We’re looking for a smart, driven individual to start immediately as a paralegal in a small DC law firm. We are a wage and hour firm, representing DC workers who have not been paid minimum wage and/or overtime.
Previous work experience is a plus, but is not required, as the firm will provide extensive training. Candidates should hold or be completing a four-year degree. A paralegal certificate is not required. Candidates must be able to read, write, and communicate proficiently in English and Spanish.
Primary responsibilities include:
- Participating directly in the litigation process by drafting, filing, and negotiating lawsuits in the federal courts of DC and Maryland.
- Meeting with prospective clients to assess their cases by performing intakes, collecting evidence, conducting legal research, and performing damage calculations.
- Attending court hearings and trials.
- Monitoring the litigation process by corresponding with clients, attorneys, and the federal courts.
Benefits include: flexible schedule; generous vacation; casual dress; central DC location, directly on the Metro line.
Please reply with your Resume.