Intrastaff

Transactional Legal Assistant

US-MD-Baltimore
Job ID
2017-1369
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Category
Administrative/Clerical
Type
Temporary Full Time

Overview

Johns Hopkins Intrastaff is the internal staffing agency for the Johns Hopkins Health System and partner hospitals, providing temporary support to a variety of the Johns Hopkins locations. Our employees are the strength of our service. Intrastaff is unique because it's one of the very few agencies where a person has the benefit of being a temporary employee and also feels like a member of a large organization. Working at Hopkins means joining a culturally diverse team that includes some of the best nurses, physicians and allied health professionals in the world. Directly or indirectly, you'll have exposure to cutting-edge technology and groundbreaking medical research.

Responsibilities

This position is responsible for the performance of complex legal assistant and administrative duties for the Senior Counsel and the Associate Counsel such as drafting and typing complex and general correspondence for attorney work product, organizing and compiling corporate documents and due diligence materials, managing attorney files and electronic document storage system, relaying sensitive and confidential information and responding to client requests for information.

Qualifications

Requires a high school diploma. An Associate degree is preferred.

Seven (7) years’ experience required, ten (10) years preferred. Experience with practice group handling real estate, financing and/or corporate transactions is preferred. Experience in a law firm or in house legal department or a combination thereof, with a significant portion of such experience being in a sophisticated, transactional environment.

Requires good verbal communications skills for interaction with attorneys and clients. Requires organizational ability to maintain attorney files, assemble documents for bond and other closings and to prepare and maintain document binders. Requires ability to type from dictation. Requires good telephone skills compatible with a professional office. Requires adaptability to a quickly changing environment.

Requires level of English to read and write business and legal correspondence.

Requires knowledge of standard PC word processing software.

Experience with AIA software preferred.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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