Simms Showers LLP is an AV rated, growing 15-attorney law firm with offices in Leesburg, VA, Winchester, VA, Williamsburg 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. Our practice areas are varied including criminal defense, family law, intellectual property, civil and commercial litigation, personal injury, employment, church, nonprofit, and businesses.
Full-time Front Desk Legal Assistant (Leesburg, VA)
The ideal candidate is a logical and organized individual who is able to handle a steady stream of interruptions without losing track of their 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. When filled full-time, the position can be taken in more of a Legal Assistant direction (providing backup support to our attorneys) or an Administrative Assistant direction, (providing support to the Office Manager), depending on the interests of the employee.
The position is open for a full-time employee working 9:00am-5:30pm or 8:30am to 5:00pm or a part-time employee working 5 or more hours daily ending at 5:30pm. Pay is negotiable based on qualifications and experience. Benefits including health insurance, vacation & sick time, and retirement are included with a full-time position. 2-year minimum commitment is required. To apply, send your cover letter and resume to our Office Manager, Jessica James, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Billing Manager (Leesburg, VA)
Simms Showers LLP in the Leesburg office is searching for a skilled billing manager with 3-5 years of experience with running billing for a business or a law firm. Experience with the accounting program Timeslips would be preferred. Duties would include running billing for 6+ practice areas, creating attorney compensation reports and referral reports for attorney payroll, helping to answer any client questions, setting up new clients in the billing system, and helping to train new personnel on billing as needed.
This exciting opportunity to make a difference in His Kingdom also offers a great office environment in a family friendly, fast growing county of Loudoun, Virginia. This position would be a full-time associate position (40+ hrs) with significant benefits. Salary is based on experience and benefits include health insurance options, paid sick/vacation leave, 401K retirement with 4% matching program, cash balance program and profit sharing.
- 3-5 years in accounting, billing, or finance
- Experience working in an office setting
- Experience using Timeslips
- Experience running billing for a law firm or small business
Please fax or e-mail resume and salary requirements to Jessica James at (703) 771-4681 or email@example.com.
Mid- to Senior-Level Litigation Associate (Leesburg, VA)
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.
- 5-10 years of litigation experience
- VA Bar License
- Legal writing, analysis and drafting skills
- 5-10 years of experience in personal injury, commercial and employment litigation
- Current client list
- Experience in business development
Please send inquiries, resumes and cover letters to firstname.lastname@example.org.