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Posted On: Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Job Description

The Virginia Beach office of Pender & Coward seeks a qualified Legal Assistant to perform a variety of duties in support of our Workers Compensation Litigation Attorneys.

This is a Part Time position, 15-20 hours per week. 

We offer a flexible schedule and are willing to train the right person.

Applicants should possess a minimum of two years' relevant work experience, proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, and typing skills at a level of 65 WPM.

The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential.


  • Acts as liaison between Attorney, Courts, Clients and Medical Providers by maintaining communications via email, telephone, and in person.
  • Follows up with Providers on requests for medical records.
  • Assists in scheduling of Depositions.
  • Prepares routine correspondence.
  • Maintains Attorneys’ calendar; schedules and follows up on all appointments (i.e., courts, clients, case work).
  • Opens, organizes, maintains, and closes paper and electronic client files.
  • Assists with discovery and document organization.
  • Creates binders to organize and index all documents for a particular case.
  • Performs a variety of other tasks as assigned.

Salary commensurate with experience.