Legal Support Assistant

Ballard Spahr, LLP
Baltimore, MD
Jan 27, 2022
Jan 29, 2022
Full Time
Ballard Spahr LLP has an exciting opportunity available in our Baltimore office for a Legal Support Assistant. The selected individual will provide administrative support to Legal Administrative Assistants (LAAs) in our Finance, Real Estate, Business & Transactions and Litigation practice groups. Duties will include document production, client file organization, records management, accounting and billing functions, and assisting with pre- and post-closing transactions. Candidates considered will be proactive self-starters; able to work well both independently and within a team and have demonstrated experience maintaining high quality work products in a fast-paced environment.This position requires a high degree of proficiency and advanced skill level with Microsoft Office programs, such as Word, Excel and Outlook. The selected individual must possess strong administrative, time management, organizational, communication and diplomacy skills to handle tasks with keen attention to detail. Successful candidates will have the ability to exercise initiative and good judgment while working in a team atmosphere.A High school diploma or equivalent is required, college is a plus and prior law firm or professional services experience preferred.Ballard Spahr is committed to increasing diversity in the legal profession and to supporting the communities where we live and work. People from all backgrounds are valued and integrated into every part of the firm. Diverse candidates including women, people of color, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, veterans, and individuals with a disability are encouraged to apply.The health, safety and well-being of our Ballard community is a top priority. Therefore, all lawyers and staff are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. We believe this is the most prudent position to take in order to meet our obligation to provide as safe of a workplace as possible. The firm will provide exemptions and accommodations for medical and religious reasons consistent with applicable law.The Firm is not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.Excellent compensation, a comprehensive benefits package and a generous paid time off program is offered. For immediate consideration, please visit and apply online. Ballard Spahr is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culturally diverse environment. The firm encourages applications from a diverse pool of candidates, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, age, national origin, handicap or disability, citizenship, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, transgender status, sex stereotyping, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.