Careers – Administrative

Health Care Legal Secretary

Christian & Barton, L.L.P., one of Virginia’s premier mid-size law firms, is seeking a motivated, energetic, experienced, professional legal secretary to join its team in the Health Care Law Department.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide secretarial support and assistance
Prepare/revise/finalize correspondence, pleadings, client documents and other documents as requested
Experience drafting documents and/or reviewing documents for grammatical/formatting errors
File and search for documents with appropriate courts, including experience completing e-filings and docket searches
Maintain attorney emails, calendar, travel arrangements, process expense reports, register for CLE credit classes, etc.
Open new client/matter engagements, maintain electronic and paper client files
Schedule client meetings, communicate with clients as necessary
Ability to communicate with other departments in the Firm to assess and answer first round questions in regard to assignments, invoices, time entry, etc.
Ability to handle large volumes of filing/document assembly
Flexibility to work overtime as assigned

Minimum Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalency mandatory
A minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Legal Secretary
Strong working knowledge of technology including Office 365 (Word, Outlook & Excel) and court websites
Strong typing, organizational and communication skills required
Strong sense of confidentiality and ability to exercise sound judgment
High attention to detail
Courteous and positive attitude
Candidate should be a self-starter who is assertive and proactive with excellent problem solving, organizational, prioritization, and delegation skills
Experience with a document management system (eDocs), billing and time entry programs a plus
Job Type: Full-time

To apply, please email cover letter and resume to personnel@cblaw.com. Christian & Barton, L.L.P. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Energy Legal Secretary

Christian & Barton, L.L.P., one of Virginia’s premier mid-size law firms, is seeking a motivated, energetic, experienced, professional legal secretary to join its team in our Energy & Telecommunications Department.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide secretarial support and assistance to three assigned attorneys
Prepare/revise/finalize correspondence, pleadings, client documents and other documents as requested
Experience drafting documents and/or reviewing documents for grammatical/formatting errors
File and search for documents with appropriate courts, including experience completing e-filings and docket searches
Maintain attorney emails, calendar, travel arrangements, process expense reports, register for CLE credit classes, etc.
Open new client/matter engagements, maintain electronic and paper client files
Schedule client meetings, communicate with clients as necessary
Ability to communicate with other departments in the Firm to assess and answer first round questions in regards to assignments, invoices, time entry, etc.
Ability to handle large volumes of filing/document assembly
Flexibility to work overtime as assigned

Minimum Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalency mandatory
A minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Legal Secretary
Strong working knowledge of technology including Office 365 (Word, Outlook & Excel) and court websites
Strong typing, organizational and communication skills required
Strong sense of confidentiality and ability to exercise sound judgment
High attention to detail
Courteous and positive attitude
Candidate should be a self-starter who is assertive and proactive with excellent problem solving, organizational, prioritization, and delegation skills
Experience with a document management system (eDocs), billing and time entry programs a plus
Job Type: Full-time

To apply, please email cover letter and resume to personnel@cblaw.com. Christian & Barton, L.L.P. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.