Migliaccio & Rathod LLP (“M&R”) – a private public interest law firm in Washington D.C. with a practice focused on class action litigation in the areas of Consumer Protection and Wage Theft – seeks a Legal Assistant / Paralegal / Operations Assistant. This is a rare opportunity for a talented college graduate interested in public interest law to become an integral part of a busy practice.
About the Job
The Legal Assistant / Paralegal will handle a broad range of administrative and substantive responsibilities for our small but busy law office. Responsibilities may include social media marketing related to cases and potential cases; general administrative tasks, including assistance with bookkeeping (Quickbooks Online), entering financial transactions on an online banking platform, coordinating benefits administration, answering phones, and data entry; investigation of potential cases through online research; drafting, editing, and filing legal documents; communicating with clients including in the preparation of declarations that may be submitted to courts; research and writing projects; and other tasks as assigned. The successful applicant will be exposed to a variety of challenging projects and will gain valuable experience.
We are looking for a bright and energetic college graduate with an interest in the work we do and strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. A qualified candidate should be detail oriented and able to prioritize multiple projects and effectively solve problems while remaining calm in deadline-driven situations. This job may be well-suited for a college graduate who is contemplating law school. Relevant work experience, particularly in a law office setting, is preferred. We also prefer a candidate with online marketing experience, bookkeeping experience using QuickBooks, and familiarity with Microsoft Excel Fluency in Spanish is also preferred.
Compensation and Benefits
Pay will be at an hourly rate of $18.00 an hour with eligibility for bonuses, limited student loan payment assistance, and health insurance. The position will be classified as non-exempt and, therefore, eligible for overtime pay. Expected hours worked are open for discussion.
How to Apply
If you are interested in applying, please send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org. No telephone inquiries please.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $18.00 per hour
COVID-19 considerations: The position will be remote and likely remain so for the duration of the pandemic