Attorney Professional Development, CLE Management, Professional Legal Management
4 Year Degree
We seek a Legal Learning and Development Assistant to provide support to the Legal Learning and Development Specialist and the Legal Learning and Development department in our Washington, DC office. This position will be responsible for logistics surrounding associate orientation, core curriculum, and other trainings, liaising with various departments, tracking lawyer developmental needs, and working on CLEs for lawyer development. Law firm or other professional service environment experience, events coordination skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to be proactive are musts in this role.
Regular Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Reports to: Director of Learning and Development
Assist in the planning, organization and execution of New Associate Orientation, Core Curriculum and other trainings, including sending out invitations, reminders and surveys, and tracking attendance
Liaise with other Firm departments (e.g., catering, facilities, audio/video) to schedule, plan and execute pre- and post-program logistics
Support the Legal L&D Specialist and other team personnel and attorneys in preparing training program materials, and ensure that they are kept updated on the Firm's online resources
Track lawyer developmental needs, liaising with the Attorney Development team to ensure that training programs are informed by annual associate reviews, staffing meetings and mentor debriefings
Publicize the Firm's training resources and improve information sharing among global offices
Liaise with training contacts in other offices for multi-office programs and events
Issue CLE credits to lawyers, maintaining an expertise in the CLE rules as needed
Manage eLearning materials on Firm's learning management system using Micron CE Manager
Publicize CLE opportunities (both internal and external) and assist in logistical planning of CLE programming
Monitor weekly arrivals and departures of lawyers and ensure that all relevant department files are updates to reflect status and developmental needs of current associates
General work and assistance on ad-hoc projects
Bachelor's degree required
Experience in a law firm or other professional services environment preferred
Strong events coordination and organization skills
Excellent interpersonal, client service, and written and verbal communication skills
Exercises good judgement, has excellent organization skills and strong attention to detail
Able to work independently, plan ahead, push projects forward and meet deadlines
Experience with viDesktop and Micron CE Manager a plus
Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook and Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Lotus Notes
Internal Number: 2019-1263
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