Paralegal (Employment Law)

The Spiggle Law Firm - Arlington, VA

Full-time

REQUIRED: SHORT COVER LETTER INDICATING FAMILIARITY WITH OUR FIRM

The Firm:

The Spiggle Law Firm is a boutique employee-side employment law firm headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. TSLF’s mission is to empower professional women who have been fired, or are afraid that they might be, particularly those discriminated against on the basis of pregnancy or leave-taking to manage family responsibilities. You can find more information about our firm at www.spigglelaw.com.

TSLF seeks a senior paralegal to support our growing team of attorneys.

PLEASE DO NOT APPLY UNLESS YOU HAVE A MINIMUM OF 10 YEARS OF LITIGATION EXPERIENCE, INCLUDING THREE YEARS OF EMPLOYMENT LAW EXPERIENCE, PREFERABLY HANDLING BOTH FEDERAL AND PRIVATE SECTOR CASES.

Duties

  • Use our online case management software to service our cases
  • Draft simple motions (e.g. Extension of Time)
  • Interview new clients to complete a case timeline and narrative
  • Draft EEOC charges
  • Draft initial demand letters for attorney review
  • Serve documents on counsel and file documents with the court
  • Maintain pleadings and discovery indexes
  • Organize exhibits, documents, evidence, briefs, and appendices
  • Draft discovery requests and discovery responses
  • Gather relevant information from a variety of sources
  • Perform administrative duties (calendar hearings and deadlines, organize case files, manage logistics etc)
  • Provide assistance with case settlements and case closings

This is a full-time position. This position can be performed remotely. However, the paralegal will need to be able to work from the Arlington Office at least three days per week.

Firm employees can receive benefits through the firm, including health care, dental and 401K. The firm contributes to a portion of employee health insurance costs.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $40,000.00 to $70,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • LITIGATION: 10 years (Preferred)
  • Employment Law: 3 years (Required)

Location:

  • Arlington, VA (Preferred)

License:

  • Paralegal Certificate (Preferred)