Law Firm Development Assistant

Location: La Jolla, CA
Date Posted: 01-03-2018
Reporting to the Firm Development Partner, this candidate will support the implementation of the Firm’s key initiatives and committees, including internal education and leadership development programs.  This position is based in our San Diego office and supports firm-wide growth and development projects.  The Firm Development Assistant must be self-motivated and detail-oriented, committed to excellence, and have outstanding attention to detail and organizational skills.  Strong writing skills are a must.  Successful candidates will respond to task requests from the firm and team members in a timely and accurate manner and will follow up to ensure completion. Position Responsibilities
  • Plan, coordinate, and execute internal firm events for key initiatives, including attorney meetings and education programming
  • Support Firm Development Partner in creating attorney education materials and events
  • Execute new attorney on-boarding process
  • Manage Firm Development Partner and Firm calendar for key initiatives
  • Collaborate and strategize with partnership and other members
  • Other Firm Development projects as needed
Position Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree required, in no particular discipline
  • Experience as a civil litigation legal assistant or paralegal preferred
  • Expected to gain competence in industry terminology and concepts to support essential job functions
  • Proficiency in MS Suite (specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Can do attitude – will do what it takes to get the job done
  • Ability to think and act independently and with minimal supervision
  • Strong team collaboration skills
  • Outstanding listening, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Professional appearance and demeanor
  • Occasional travel may be required
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