Legal Assistant (Roanoke, VA)

The Roanoke office of Woods Rogers Vandeventer Black PLC  is seeking a Legal Assistant to join its team. This position will support attorneys in the business law practice group to include Labor & Employment, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, and Intellectual Property.

This position is 35 hours a week.

Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm

In office (Roanoke), without any remote work.

Woods Rogers Vandeventer Black PLC is an equal opportunity employer.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Drafts, reviews, proofreads, and routes routine correspondence, reports, and legal documents
  • Maintains confidentiality
  • Organizes client conferences and attorney meetings
  • Communicates and schedules appointments with clients
  • Schedules couriers, court reporters, and other special functions
  • Prepares expense reports
  • Makes travel arrangements & annual firm events arrangements
  • Maintains attorney calendars and proactively anticipates the attorneys’ needs
  • Files and secures client documents
  • Enters time into billing system

Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of preparing and filing pleadings, briefs, notices, and subpoenas
  • Understand the courts’ expectations for filings and procedures
  • Working knowledge of E-Filing
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft software (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)


  • A minimum of 3 years relevant experience in a professional legal setting is preferred.

Please e-mail resumes to