From time to time, Rees Broome has openings for full- and part-time staff and summer staff positions.

We also hire summer law clerks, school-year law clerks and associates as needed.

If the firm has an opening, the position will be posted below. Please do not submit resumes unless a specific position matching your education and experience is posted.

Attorney resumes should be emailed to: 
Arteida G. Bickford, Human Resources Manager

abickford@reesbroome.com


CA Associate

Job description

Rees Broome, PC, a Top 20 law firm in Virginia, is recruiting for an associate with 2-3 years of bankruptcy and general collections experience to assist our community association and HOA clients in our Community Association practice group. The position will be in our Tysons location. This position offers competitive compensation and generous bonus plan. The firm actively engages in its associates’ professional growth. Candidates must be licensed in Maryland and Virginia (District of Columbia is a plus). Our ideal candidate will have 2-3 years’ experience practicing general collections work for banks or other creditors, exceptional research and communication skills, a strong attention to detail, the ability to manage multiple clients simultaneously and excellent academic credentials.

 

Responsibilities:

Independently manage a caseload of 250-400 active collection cases from initial intake to closing of files

• Work closely with paralegals, administrative assistants and Shareholders on collection case load

• Review and interpret client documents and draft legal opinions for Shareholder review

• Regularly handle court appearances in multiple jurisdictions and handle abatement court cases for enforcement of covenants

• Routinely communicate with community association clients and their management agents and provide routine status reports

• Manage billing of hourly time and via task codes for fixed fee collections work

• Routinely attend on-site meetings at client community associations to oversee elections and Board meetings

Qualifications:

• JD from an accredited law school

• Admitted to practice in Virginia and Maryland

• 2-3 years’ experience in collections

• Experience with collections, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act compliance, district court, and post-judgment enforcement

• Strong analytical skills.

• Strong written and oral communication skills

• Legal project management experience is helpful

• Prior experience managing paralegals and other staff


Litigation Associate – Northern Virginia Law Firm

Rees Broome, P.C., a Top 20 law firm in Virginia, is actively recruiting an associate with 5-6 years of litigation experience to join the litigation practice group in our Tysons Corner, Virginia office.  Candidates must be licensed in Maryland, being licensed in Virginia and the District of Columbia is a plus.  Our ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of experience practicing general commercial and business litigation, with emphasis on research, writing, deposition, hearing, and discovery practice.  Excellent writing skills, attention to detail, and strong academic credentials are required.

 

This position offers competitive compensation, generous bonus plan and the firm actively engages in its associates’ professional growth. Rees Broome is an EOE. 

 

Candidates should submit a resume and a writing sample to abickford@reesbroome.com.


Litigation Legal Assistant      


Job Title:                     Litigation Legal Assistant      
FLSA Status:               Non-Exempt
Department:              Litigation Practice Group
Reports To:                 Legal Assistant Manager
Hours:                          9:00 am -5:30 pm

SUMMARY

Performs a variety of secretarial duties for attorneys to whom is assigned according to established policies and procedures. Maintains positive contact with clients, attorneys, supervisors, and staff. Observes confidentiality of client matters.

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Composes letters, memos and various other documents. Prepares documents for delivery to court with appropriate formatting, copies, and court fees. Proofreads all work completely and carefully.
  • Sorts and dates incoming mail, identifying time-sensitive documents and notifying attorneys. Ensures that outgoing mail is timely prepared, and, if necessary, routes mail to specific delivery service and follows up on timely delivery.
  • Utilizes and is proficient in computer software including Microsoft Office Suite and Orion. Operates standard office equipment, including personal computer, printers, copiers, typewriter, facsimile, telephone and dictation equipment.
  • Establishes and maintains duplicate calendar and deadline reminder systems (“tickles”) to comply with law practice liability requirements. If applicable, has thorough knowledge of all court deadlines and creates reminders when required, e.g. deadlines stemming from court trial and discovery scheduling orders.
  • Timely opens, closes and maintains all case and general files according to written procedure.
  • Timely maintains filing and Chron records.
  • Receives clients and visitors. Schedules and prepares conference room. Prepares refreshments. Maintains good public relations with clients.
  • Timely opens, closes and maintains all case and general files according to written procedure.
  • Assists in preparing application for additional Court or State Bar membership or admission
  • Assists attorneys in registering for required mandatory Continuing Legal Education credits for each MCLE year.
  • Maintains current and accurate contact list in attorneys’ Outlook and other formats as designated by supervising attorney, including all relevant persons affiliated with client file.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs paralegal duties as requested and bills time according to policy and client billing guidelines, including proper task codes when needed.
  • Performs overload typing, filing, and photocopying as needed.
  • Inputs attorney daily time entries into Juris.
  • Maintains active case list and trial calendar.
  • Monitors facsimile activity.
  • Reviews and edits attorney publication activities.
  • Travels to bank, court, stores, restaurants or other locations as requested.
  • Assists attorneys with marketing activities: maintains attorney marketing and seminar folders, resume, and mailing lists; coordinates registration for networking functions; assists in planning and coordinating marketing activities; prepares PowerPoint presentations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2-5 years of legal assistant/secretarial experience
  • Working knowledge of legal office practices and procedures.
  • Ability to handle and maintain confidential information.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite applications.
  • Able to work independently and take direction well.
  • Ability to multi-task, make decisions and deliver results under deadlines.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Also, experience with iManage and Orion is preferred.