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500 East Lexington Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
United States
Organization information
Organization name: 
Maryland Legal Aid
Street address: 
500 East Lexington Street
Job type: 
Legal - Civil
Position Description: 


The Baltimore City Housing/Consumer Law Unit of Maryland Legal Aid announces a full-time administrative assistant position to qualified applicants.

Essential Functions: The Administrative Assistant performs secretarial, clerical and administrative functions. The Administrative Assistant must be detail oriented and work well under pressure while exhibiting a high degree of professionalism.

Primary Duties include, but are not limited to:
• Greets clients and visitors and directs as necessary.
• Answers phones, takes messages and provides referrals.
• Maintains appointment schedules with clients for attorneys.
• Maintains court schedules for attorneys.
• Enters staff timekeeping.
• Sorts, distributes, scans and logs incoming and outgoing mail.
• Enters client information into database.
• Types legal documents and general correspondence.
• Proofreads and edits legal documents.
• Assists attorneys with trial preparation (i.e. exhibit copies).
• Types and edits meeting and training notes for staff.
• Maintains upkeep of computers, printers and copiers.
• Maintains inventory of supplies for unit/office.
• Maintains, organizes and updates legal forms, brochures and other printed materials.
• Maintains filing system in file room. Includes routine filing, pulling files, and purging files.
• Provides temporary coverage for other administrative support positions as needed and assigned.
• Performs court travel as needed, including, but not limited to, the filing of motions and/or briefs.
• Keeps work areas neat and clean.
• Maintains a good working relationship with clients and staff.
• Other duties as assigned

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Qualifications: High school diploma or GED equivalency with five years experience in an office setting; ability to manage your own time while working independently and as a team player; ability to communicate accurately and clearly both orally and in writing; ability to maintain a pleasant telephone manner with a customer service oriented “can do” approach; knowledge of office procedures and computers, specifically, experience in Microsoft Office; an accurate multitasker with superior organizational skills and accuracy and excellent people skills.

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To apply: 

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Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary range: 
Submission deadline: 
Thursday, March 2, 2017