Litigation Legal Assistant


The Litigation Legal Assistant is responsible for supporting attorneys in the Litigation group in all aspects of administrative support.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Drafting of pleadings and familiarity with basic litigation pleadings and procedures
  • Assisting with preparation and assembling of documents regarding discovery
  • Calculating deadlines, inputting deadline reminders, and distributing to attorneys
  • Corresponding with various courts to schedule hearings
  • Knowledge of PACER filing process (Federal Court)
  • Assisting in time entry and monthly billing
  • Responsible for the organization and upkeep of all case filing documents to include electronic scanning
  • Answering telephone calls, meeting and assisting clients as needed in office
  • Opening and closing files in timely manner to include initial conflict check process
  • Scheduling appointments for attorneys and maintaining calendars
  • Sorting and distributing mail
  • Willingness to perform various administrative/interoffice duties
  • Notary public preferred

Job Qualifications:

  • 0-5 years of related work experience in a professional services firm
  • Exceptional organization skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, a willingness to use Microsoft Teams
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds

Salary starts at $45,000/year for entry level candidates. Competitive salary is commensurate with experience for candidates with a law firm background. Generous benefits provided.

Hours: 9:00AM-5:00PM, Monday-Friday

We offer our employees competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package, along with a collegial work environment. Benefits include health (employee premium paid by firm), dental and vision, life and disability insurance, long-term care, paid parking, and a 401K plan.

ThompsonMcMullan provides equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

About Us:

ThompsonMcMullan, P.C. is a law firm committed to excellence in serving business, governmental, and individual clients in business transactions, corporate and real estate, employment counseling and litigation, civil litigation, bankruptcy, administrative law, elder law, estate planning, and family formation. Our core values focus on dignity, community, honor, civility, teamwork, and passion expressed in a balanced life.

In addition, ThompsonMcMullan has been recognized by the Richmond Times Dispatch, in partnership with Energage, as a Top Workplace for three years running, thanks to positive feedback and shared experience from our employees.


Apply by submitting your resume to The position will remain open until filled.

To learn more about our company, please visit our website:

EOE M/F/D/V on behalf of our client, we reserve the right to alter, change, modify and/or terminate this job posting at any time without notice, or obligation, to any party.


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