A Legal Assistant is needed to assist the General Counsel with Legal/Paralegal Administrative duties relating to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, document productions, ethics inquiries, and review of financial disclosure reports. The applicant will take in-scope direction from the General Counsel; however, project-by-project, the applicant will take in-scope direction from the person assigning the work.
Expert ability to speak English and write effectively and efficiently.
Experience in a professional office setting and ability to display proper professional behavior at all times.
Ability to handle multiple projects and work with multiple staff members at a time.
Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
Ability to prioritize work.
Must maintain a high degree of professionalism.
Must maintain the confidentiality of work
Knowledge of and experience with: the FOIA.
the Ethics in Government Act.