Virtual Legal Assistant Passion- Professionalism- Hard Work- Sound Judgement- Detail-Oriented – Dedicated to Excellent Client Service… if these words describe you, please continue reading. We are Thomas Law and we provide expertise in non-solicitation agreements, non-compete agreements, breach of contract issues, and commercial landlord/tenant issues in Fairfax, VA, and the greater Washington, DC area. We are looking to hire a full-time virtual legal assistant, but you must reside within the Commonwealth of Virginia. Responsibilities: • This role is for someone who enjoys working independently with excellent time and task management. Someone who likes to work hard, handle multiple responsibilities at once- so a master juggler of sorts- and who thrives in a fast-paced work setting- this could be the role for you! The successful candidate should be able to work remotely (but must reside within the Commonwealth of Virginia) to achieve daily assignments from 8:30 am – 5:30 pm, and have dedicated home office space and a sound internet connection. You will have autonomy and we will not look over your shoulder.Who will thrive in this role?The ideal candidate is: What’s it like to work here? • Hard-working, takes the initiative and can work independently • Able to think under pressure and multi-task • Can switch tasks and is able to adapt to changing and sometimes urgent deadlines • Incredibly organized with court filing deadlines, etc. • Someone whose pet peeve is misspellings and wrong punctuation; you are a master with grammar, spelling, and the like • A list-maker and will follow through without being reminded • Able to exercise sound judgment What will you see, do and experience on a typical day? • Copy, scan, and organize legal materials, case filings, correspondence, and office documents. • Work with attorneys to format and file documents, exhibits, pleadings, and briefs relating to court hearings, trials, appeals, and various motions. • Docket and calendar management, schedule meetings, reserve conference rooms, and arrange for video teleconferences. • Communicate status updates to current clients and answer routine client questions. • Order office supplies and oversee day-to-day office administration and management tasks. Qualifications: • Minimum of an Associate’s degree and 1-3 years experience working as a legal assistant in a law office preferred. • Computer Skills: Ability to perform standard functions in software applications such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel databases, Adobe Acrobat, One Drive, and specialized office systems. Knowledge of Lexis Nexis and Clio is a plus. • Professional Communication skills: Excellent written and oral communication skills when interacting with clients, court personnel, clerk's office, clients, and potential clients. • Professionalism: Ability to work and interact professionally and effectively with others, meet established deadlines, and work in a high-intensity litigation environment. • Strong attention to detail with the ability to multi-task, be flexible, think on your feet, and make decisions based on good common sense. • Ability to closely follow established policies and procedures. • Ability to learn from constructive feedback. • Ability to genuinely connect with clients and potential clients in a professional manner. • Ability to deal with the occasional difficult individual, with grace and professionalism. To apply, please send us your resume and a brief cover letter to introduce yourself and why you think you'd be a great addition to our team. About Company: Our attorneys have been recognized by their peers for their professional achievement and excellence. Our team has expertise in non-solicitation agreements, non-compete agreements, breach of contract issues, and commercial landlord/tenant issues in Fairfax, VA, and the greater Washington, DC area.