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Goldstein & Russell, P.C. and SCOTUSblog are seeking to hire a full-time employee to serve as firm manager for Goldstein & Russell, P.C., and deputy manager of SCOTUSblog. The position is based in Bethesda, MD and requires occasional in-person work during the COVID-19 pandemic. The principal responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

Administrative work for the firm which includes, but is not limited to: [60%]

  • Managing finances, including payables, receivables, invoicing, and budgets;
  • Keeping organized files and records for all financial and legal matters;
  • Handling all incoming mail, which requires an in-person visit to the office at least once a week during the pandemic;
  • Serving as office receptionist;
  • Receiving legal intake and conducting follow up;
  • Occasionally coordinating and proofing Supreme Court filings or assisting with light legal research
  • Keeping office areas clean and well-stocked, and assisting with office renovations;
  • Coordinating with IT support to troubleshoot technology issues;
  • Coordinating with accountants to file annual and quarterly taxes;
  • Managing payroll and benefits, including onboarding new employees; and
  • Assisting with logistics related to the annual Harvard Supreme Court Clinic

Executive assistant work for Tom Goldstein, the firm’s managing partner, which includes, but is not limited to: [20%]

  • Assisting other professionals in personal finance management, taxes, and managing personal bills;
  • Occasional tasks involving his home, car, family, or personal matters;
  • Maintaining his calendar;
  • Scheduling travel, which may entail making last-minute changes and arrangements, sometimes during off hours

Special projects for SCOTUSblog, which could include: [20%]

  • Assisting in the production of SCOTUStalk, a podcast on the Supreme Court
  • Writing articles relating to the Supreme Court, including, but not limited to: special events, justices’ appearances, the capital case docket and special projects run by the blog;
  • Strategizing with the blog team about new features or improvements to the website and social media

The qualifications for this position include:

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Excellent writing and editing skills;
  • Strong interest in learning about the U.S. Supreme Court and its workings; and
  • Ability to improvise as we occasionally need all hands on deck both during and outside of normal business hours.
  • Undergraduate experience with courses related to law, business, and/or accounting are a plus, as is an interest in one day attending law school.

We are looking to fill this position immediately. A commitment of at least two years is required for this position. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, undergraduate transcript (either official or unofficial), and unedited writing sample (no more than five pages) to by November 25. We are hoping to onboard our new firm manager by the end of the year or in early January.

The budgeted salary range for this position is $50,000 -- $65,000 and is commensurate with experience. Benefits include immediate enrollment in a 401(k) plan, health insurance with full premium coverage, a paid phone plan, and options to enroll in a Flexible Spending Account and a SmartBenefits (pre-tax transit plan).

This position is located in Bethesda, Maryland and requires in-person training and one visit to the office per week. You will often be the only person in the office on these visits, but we are happy to discuss safety precautions and flexibility with any candidate.

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