About Kirkland & Ellis
Kirkland & Ellis LLP is a preeminent, full-service law firm with offices around the world and a staff as diverse as the practice areas we support. Our clients range from Fortune 100 companies to medium and small corporations, financial institutions, and private equity firms. Known for our commitment to excellence, Kirkland strives to provide superior service to our clients as well as our fellow employees. From Information Technology to Human Resources, Paralegal Services to Business Development, Kirkland offers non-attorney professionals challenging careers in a variety of functional areas. Whether starting or growing your career, Kirkland can offer a performance-driven culture filled with bright and innovative teams of co-workers.
Essential Job Functions
The Legal Training and Development Assistant is an integral member of our Legal Recruiting & Development (“LRD”) Department. Reporting to the Firmwide Director of Legal Education & Development, this Assistant will be an office focused resource that actively supports training delivery locally for the Houston office, as well as for Firmwide training programming at Kirkland.
The Legal Training and Development Assistant will serve as a master scheduler and day of event support resource for all Houston and Firmwide specific training, programming, learning lunches, and forums. Additionally, this Assistant will be a first first point of contact for Houston Attorneys and Legal Recruiting & Development leaders in all areas related to Houston training needs.
The Legal Training and Development Assistant is a highly visible role within the firm and responsible for a broad set of activities. The specific activities this Assistant is charged with includes those below, but is not exhaustive and may be supplemented and changed as necessary to comply with Attorney learning needs and firm strategy.
Additional Role Functions:
The Firmwide CLE Training Compliance Assistant will also need to demonstrate skills throughout the participation of firm, team, and other intangibles to continue to be successful. Examples below are inclusive, but not collectively exhaustive:
Qualifications & Requirements
Education, Work Experience, Skills
How to Apply
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