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Legal Administrative Assistant - Bankruptcy & Creditors Rights

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Baltimore, MD

Date Last Verified

Mar 20,2018

Posted on

Feb 02,2018
Practice Area
Bankruptcy >> Bankruptcy
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Legal Administrative Assistant - Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights The candidate will be: Providing comprehensive administrative support to assigned Bankruptcy Litigation legal staff to include: High volume client billing. Document creation and management. Court and administrative filings. Communicating with clients, court clerks and vendors. Calendar management. New matter file opening. Expense processing, time and data entry.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have: 5+ years prior relevant work experience, including experience working within a busy Litigation practice group. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite; advanced level skills in Word. Typing speed of 55 wpm. Ability to manipulate Pdf documents and use associated software tools such as pdf Converter, Nuance pdf Converter, Adobe Reader. Proficiency in the use of document management systems. Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills necessary to convey to and obtain information from various levels of internal and external clients. The ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints. Excellent organizational, time management and problem solving skills.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Venable LLP
750 E. Pratt Street
Suite 900
Baltimore, MD 21202


"Good Compensation, but Fails to Notice Your Potential "

Current Employee - Reviewed on December 18, 2017

Treat support staff better so that there is more consistency in this area. Give people more opportunities to expand their roles, and make sure these people are selected based on merit. Help IT do their jobs better.

Pros : Pretty good pay and benefits. Stable client base. Doesn't suffer as much from typical big-firm problems, to the extent you might think. Looks good on a resume.
Cons : Too much emphasis on inter-office politics. Use of technology could be better. Lots of turnover in the support staff; support staff seems kind of poorly treated in general, actually. Advancement can be difficult.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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