Legal Assistant
Alliance Defense Fund - Washington, DC

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ADF is seeking a highly professional Legal Assistant located at our Washington D.C. Regional Service Center. As Legal Assistant, you will have at least 3-5 years of progressively responsible legal assistance experience within a law firm. Familiarity with basic constitutional law is required. You will be proficient in MS Office software including Word, Excel and Outlook. A paralegal certification is desirable, but not required.

Through your attention to detail, organizational and proven communication skills, you will support the legal staff with administrative duties including, but not limited to, answering the phone and greeting guests, legal research, preparing correspondence and legal documents in a timely manner, impeccable application of court procedural rules, proofreading and editing documents, maintaining files, calendaring court dates, and coordinating meeting and travel arrangements.
As a full-time Legal Assistant, you will be expected to occasionally put in the extra time it takes to help the legal staff meet litigation deadlines.