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Full-Time Administrative Assistant/Paralegal for Criminal & Traffic Law Practice Area (Leesburg, VA)

Simms Showers LLP is an AV rated, growing 11-attorney law firm with offices in Leesburg and Winchester, VA, and Baltimore, MD. We serve a wide variety of clients including numerous Christian ministries, churches, businesses and individuals throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and nationwide.

Simms Showers LLP is currently seeking a well-qualified applicant for an administrative assistant position (with some paralegal duties) in our Criminal & Traffic Law Practice Area. The position involves being the first point of contact for clients and providing administrative support to our criminal and traffic law attorneys with several dozen combined active cases.

Requirements:

The ideal candidate is a logical and organized individual who is a skilled multitasker. This person handles external stress well (situational and relational) and can maintain a courteous and professional demeanor under pressure. The ideal candidate should be able to think critically about the merits of potential cases and creatively problem-solve when encountering challenges. The ideal candidate should be very well organized and able to keep track of multiple different cases at once, as well as keep track of payments from clients. The ideal candidate is self-motivated and able to work independently with minimal supervision. Excellent writing and editing skills are required.

Preferred Skills (but not required):

  • Administrative experience
  • Spanish proficiency or fluency

Pay is negotiable based on qualifications and experience. Benefits included. 2-year minimum commitment required. To apply, send your cover letter and resume to our Office Manager, Jessica James at jljames@simmsshowerslaw.com.


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Simms Showers LLP is an AV rated, growing 12-attorney law firm with offices in Leesburg, VA, Winchester, VA and Baltimore, MD. We serve a wide variety of clients including numerous Christian ministries, churches, businesses and individuals throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and nationwide.

We are currently seeking a student who is interested in law to work as an in-office part time intern for 15 hours per week during the school year and 40 hrs per week during the summer, starting in August/September 2019.

Duties would include:

  • Filing and organizing legal documents into correct client folders
  • Answering and directing phone calls to the correct recipient
  • Mailing and/or filing legal documents for various attorneys
  • Creating new accounts in Timeslips for new clients for criminal defense and church/nonprofit
  • Possible legal research projects for various attorneys

Respond with resume to Jessica James at jljames@simmsshowerslaw.com


Part-Time Receptionist or Administrative Assistant (Leesburg, VA)

Simms Showers, LLP is an AV rated, growing 13-attorney law firm with offices in Leesburg and Winchester, VA, and Baltimore, MD. We serve a wide variety of clients including numerous Christian ministries, churches, businesses and individuals throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and nationwide.

Simms Showers, LLP is currently seeking a well-qualified applicant for a part-time receptionist position (with some legal assistant duties) in our Leesburg office. The position involves being the initial point of contact for clients and others, including often giving clients their first impression of our firm.

Requirements:

The ideal candidate is a logical and organized individual who can handle a steady stream of interruptions without losing track of other tasks. This person handles external stress well (situational and relational) and can maintain a courteous and professional demeanor under pressure. The ideal candidate should be generally outgoing and enjoy customer service and serving others. The ideal candidate is a team player, self-motivated, and able to work independently with minimal supervision. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.

Helpful Skills (not required):

  • Customer service experience
  • Administrative experience
  • Legal Experience
  • Spanish proficiency or fluency

Job Duties Include:

  • Greeting clients and other visitors
  • Answering and routing incoming calls
  • Creating/Maintaining files
  • Logging, sorting, and distributing incoming mail and faxes
  • Receiving payments from clients and distributing receipts
  • Scanning, copying, faxing documents
  • Preparing mailings
  • Typing letters and documents
  • Other duties as assigned by the Office Manager

Depending on a candidate’s skills, experience, and availability, this position allows for the ability to branch out into several other areas of work in addition to the duties listed above, and is a great stepping stone for moving up into a legal assistant or paralegal role with the firm in the future.

The position is open for part-time employee working 5 or more hours daily ending at 5:30pm. Pay is negotiable based on qualifications and experience. A 2-year minimum commitment is required. To apply, send your cover letter and resume to our Office Manager, Jessica James, at jljames@simmsshowerslaw.com.


Mid- to Senior-Level Litigation Associate:

Simms Showers LLP is an AV rated, growing 12-attorney law firm with offices in Leesburg, VA, Winchester, VA and Baltimore, MD. We serve a wide variety of clients including numerous Christian ministries, churches, businesses and individuals throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and nationwide.

Simms Showers LLP is currently seeking a well -qualified applicant for a mid- to senior level litigation associate attorney position in its Northern Virginia office to join our team of renowned attorneys. Simms Showers LLP is looking for someone who is looking to settle down in the Northern Virginia area, to network and grow a client list in the Northern VA/Leesburg area.

The qualified applicant should have approximately 5-10 years of active litigation experience, with proven ability to handle all aspects of litigation practice without extensive supervision. Virginia bar license is required; other bar licenses are a plus for qualified candidates. Excellent legal writing, analysis and drafting skills and a strong academic record are required. Litigation experience in personal injury, commercial and employment litigation, with portable business or a strong potential for business development are a plus. Compensation will be commensurate with experience, qualifications and business potential.


Please send inquiries, resumes and cover letters to jljames@simmsshowerslaw.com and you can review firm at http://www.simmsshowerslaw.com

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