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Legal Administrative Assistant - Real Estate

Venable LLP
United States, Maryland, Baltimore
750 E Pratt St Ste 900 (Show on map)
June 06, 2023

You're looking for a change, and so are we. At Venable, we know that every new hire brings valuable experience, new perspectives, and a chance to raise the bar on our approach to how we work. That's why we're looking for a Legal Administrative Assistant for our Commercial Real Estate Practice Group.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for...

  • Prioritizing assignments and preparing sensitive and detailed correspondence
  • Drafting engagement letters and routine documents; assisting with document production
  • Scheduling appointments, making travel and/or meeting arrangements, and maintaining business calendars
  • Showing a strong sense of ownership and integrity when reading, prioritizing, and following up on client communications.
  • Coordinating with billing attorneys on all monthly billing processes
  • Performing related general office duties such as monitoring and ordering standard office supplies, and collating, assembling and distributing documents

The successful candidate will demonstrate...

  • Three to five years related work experience; including experience supporting a real estate practice group
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite, including advanced use of MS Word (including redlining, comparing documents, advanced formatting, TOA creation and manipulation, and hyperlinks)
  • Proficiency in the use of document management systems (iManage preferred)
  • High level of communication skills requiring social sensitivity and willingness to gain extensive knowledge of department procedures in order to communicate effectively with staff, management, attorneys, and clients
  • Must be a problem solver, ability to work independently, prioritize, display good judgement, and handle confidential information with discretion
  • Excellent organizational skills; very detail oriented

Investing your time and talents is no small matter-we know that superior service to our clients starts with an investment in you. Our competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and programs that support our employees' well-being, families, and futures reflect our pride in our people. From our legal administrative assistants to our senior partners, Venable prioritizes the whole person in order to cultivate the most successful of relationships.