Legal Administrative Assistant (Columbia, MD)

Seeking a Legal Administrative Assistant for our Maple Lawn, MD office. Candidates must possess 3 years prior experience supporting litigation and have a strong ability to quickly learn new task and procedures. Prior experience supporting commercial litigation is a plus.


Candidates must have law firm experience and be technology proficient (advanced Word, Excel and Outlook) with strong attention to detail and ability to turn work around in an efficient manner with minimal errors, experience with maintaining calendars and scheduling meetings and travel, strong communication skills and ability to manage the attorney assignment with a proactive approach balancing the needs of all.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage calendars, organize and schedule external and internal meetings, teleconferences, networking events, etc., maintain diary for court dates and follow-up.
  • Complete and track expense reports, credit card reconciliations, and reimbursements.
  • Organize attorney travel arrangements.
  • Open, maintain and close client files.
  • Organize and maintain filing and retrieval systems.
  • File documents with various courts.
  • Prepare and draft a variety of legal documents.


Skills and Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of litigation documents, e-filing, court rules and procedures.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 2013 (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint), Internet research skills, document management systems, attorney time entry software.
  • Proactive work style and analytical skills: able to read, research, review, verify and route correspondence, reports and legal documents.
  • Strong production skills with ability to produce accurate work product when formatting documents, inputting data, editing, copying, scanning and transmitting text, data and graphics.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with proficiency in grammar and spelling.
  • Excellent client service skills with proven record of building effective relationships with both internal and external clients.


Offit Kurman is one of the fastest-growing, full-service law firms in the Mid-Atlantic region. Offit Kurman offers a collegial and professional work environment, as well as competitive salary and benefits, to include Paid Time Off and 401(k) matching.


To apply, email resume to Charlotte Gillespie ( and include “LAA Maple Lawn” in the subject line.