Paralegal

  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Anchorage Consultants is an executive placement firm located right outside of Washington, DC. Our model is based on a dual approach of utilizing our vast personal networks and technological savvy to locate and place top flight professionals in the public and private sectors. We employ a results based methodology to find the right people for the right positions.  

Job Description

We are currently seeking a paralegal to support various practice areas in a Washington, DC office.  Paralegals in the Washington, DC office have an opportunity to gain valuable and real-work legal experience by working closely with partners and associates on all aspects of litigation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Organizing documents and coordinating document productions in litigation;
  • Obtaining documents and certificates from local or federal courts and state agencies;
  • Preparing and filing all court documents;
  • Conducting various document searches and research;
  • Preparing witness and matter materials;
  • Preparing for and attending depositions;
  • Coordinating trial set-up and logistics;
  • Preparing for and attending client meetings, and trials;
  • Assisting attorneys during meetings with clients and during court proceedings, including by taking notes and handling exhibits;
  • Acting as liaison among various internal departments as well as with outside vendors, such as translation services, document production vendors and trial graphics providers;
  • Assisting in the preparation of marketing materials; and
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Ideal candidates should meet the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1-3 years of experience as a paralegal:
  • BA/BS degree with minimum 3.3 cumulative GPA:
  • Outstanding organizational, administrative, and communication (oral and written) skills;  
  • Possess high attention to detail, a strong work ethic and is self-motivated;
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, efficiently multi-task and produce a high-end work product in a fast-paced environment;
  • Team-oriented mindset;
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

Additional Information

Salary range: Commensurate upon experience (up to $58k).

Benefits

Benefits include healthcare, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401k and profit sharing plan, monthly transportation allowance, and more!  Paralegals receive overtime pay, and receive meal and transportation allowances when working overtime.