Covington employs paralegals to assist attorneys and clients in all of its practice areas. The firm’s team-based approach brings together lawyers and paralegals from different offices to meet the needs of its clients.
The firm’s paralegal program is comprised of entry-level and experienced paralegals – at all experience levels paralegals contribute to the success of the firm and their contributions are highly valued.
Entry-level paralegal candidates must have a four-year undergraduate degree, strong academic background, and interest in pursuing a legal career.
Entry-level paralegals must be willing and able to make a two-year commitment to the firm, which allows them to assess their career interests while gaining professional experience and insight into the practice of law.
Experienced paralegals are career-track litigation (mid-level and senior) or practice specialists.
Mid-level litigation paralegals must have two or more years of experience with general litigation matters; and senior litigation paralegals must have five or more years of experience with general litigation matters.
Paralegal specialists must have substantial experience in their respective specialty area.
If you are interested in being considered for an open paralegal position, please send your resume and cover letter (optional) to email@example.com.
Candidates are first screened on the basis of their resume; if invited in for an interview, are asked to provide college transcripts and professional references.
New paralegals take part in basic orientation upon starting at the firm, which includes an overview of firm policies and practices as well as basic computer training.
Litigation and corporate practice specific training sessions follow, taught by attorneys, senior paralegals, and experienced outside professionals.
Refresher training is also provided throughout the year to reinforce Covington practices and procedures, and to introduce new technology and information to the staff.
850 Tenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001-4956
+1 202 662 6000