Legal Assistant Jobs in the D.C. Metro Area

Take your job search to the next level with Whitman Associates. We work with actively hiring employers in the D.C. metro area. For over 50 years, we’ve helped legal secretaries, paralegals and legal assistants find jobs in D.C. We go beyond matching candidates with great jobs. We’ll also provide you with job search resources to fine-tune your resume, cover letter, and interview skills to help you land the perfect job. And when you’ve been hired, we will stay connected with valuable tips and career advice for long term success.

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Legal assistants start here

Whether you are fresh out of college or an experienced professional looking to make a career move, a legal assistant position is a good place to start. Legal assistants help keep the office running smoothly and provide a wide range of clerical duties under the supervision of a lawyer. Some examples of duties might include providing administrative support to attorneys, facilitating communications with clients and witnesses, preparing case briefs, performing investigations, researching information for cases and drafting basic legal documents.

To enter the legal field, you’ll need to have great attention to detail, technical and organizational skills, the ability to adapt and multitask, exceptional writing skills, solid interpersonal skills and an understanding of legal terminology and documentation. Most legal assistant jobs in the D.C. metro area will also require you to have a college degree or certification. A legal assistant position is a great way to get your foot in the door for a rewarding career track in the legal field.

Positions that match your skills and experience

Employers searching for legal assistants to fill positions may want someone with plenty of experience on their resume, or they may be willing to help guide and train someone with the ambition to learn. We’ll help pair you with legal assistant jobs in D.C. that match your skills and prior experience. Employers may also offer positions that are temporarypermanent or temp-to-perm. Whatever your current situation is, we’ll help you find a position that meets your needs. We pride ourselves in cultivating relationships with our clients and job seekers. 

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Trust Whitman Associates to help you in your job search. Check out our 5-star Google reviews to see why job seekers and employers enjoy working with us to fulfill their employment needs. If you’re looking for legal secretarial, paralegal or legal assistant jobs in the D.C. metro area, search our job listings now. Apply within the online listing or send your resume to