Washington & Associates, a dynamic and growing Contra Costa criminal defense and civil rights firm, seeks a file clerk.  This entry level position allows successful candidates to work directly with attorneys and support staff while getting experience working in a litigation atmosphere.  This is a great position for students and post-graduates to learn about the legal field while contributing meaningfully to helping the Firm stay organized.  Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States.  No work experience is necessary but must demonstrate keen attention to detail, strong organizational skills, efficiency and enthusiasm.  Candidates must be reliable and able to meet the demands of working in a professional atmosphere including the ability to complete work with little oversight and do it accurately.  Extensive experience with computers (including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, and Corel Word Perfect) and scanners/copiers is required.  This is a half to three-quarter time position with an opportunity for promotion with demonstrated competency and credentials.   Salary commensurate with experience: $15-$17.50 per hour.  Applicants must apply via our website at www.thebestonyourside.com/apply.  Only complete applications will be accepted.