Floater Legal Assistant/Backup Word Processor

Reston law firm seeks a highly skilled Floater Legal Assistant/Backup Word Processor.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous benefits package offered


  • This position primarily provides floating secretarial support to attorneys and paralegals in different practice areas.
  • The job also entails high-level proficiency in word processing; providing support at secretarial stations; giving computer and problem-solving help to attorneys, paralegals, secretaries and support staff; and prioritizing the flow of work in and out of the Word Processing Department.
  • Produce, format and revise complex legal documents and/or statistical reports with minimal supervision.
  • Processing documents in a multi-software environment; editing and proofreading legal documents; converting and formulating documents from Adobe PDF to Microsoft Word; converting and formulating Excel data; and assisting other staff members throughout the Firm.


  • High school diploma.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of related word processing/secretarial experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Microsoft 2010 Office Suite, PDF Converter, Adobe, and document management systems
  • Legal experience is a plus.

The ideal candidate will exhibit attention to detail, possess superb organizational skills, self-starter with a professional demeanor and excellent grammatical and communication (written and verbal) skills. The candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and be able to maintain a high level of customer service. The candidate must also have excellent problem-solving and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision and have a team-oriented attitude.

If you are looking to become part of a congenial/team-oriented workplace, please e-mail your resume and cover letter with salary history to careers@ofplaw.com. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.