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Legal Administrative Assistant – Corporate


This posting is for our Legal Administrative Assistant (LAA) opening in our Minneapolis office’s Corporate Group.

About Messerli Kramer

Founded in 1965, Messerli Kramer is a top-20 law firm in Minnesota, with offices in Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Plymouth, along with satellite offices in Denver, Milwaukee, and Omaha. We have a well-earned reputation within the business community of providing sound, reasoned and comprehensive legal advice. With an emphasis on building lasting relationships with our clients, our professionals take the time to listen and understand their legal issues within the larger framework of their business as a whole. Known for our dedication and responsiveness, our attorneys and staff are focused on finding pragmatic solutions and producing remarkable results for our clients.

Messerli Kramer serves individuals and businesses through three unique, yet complementary, divisions. We represent a variety of clients across an array of fields: Banking and Finance, Business Litigation, Corporate Law, Estate Planning, Commercial Real Estate and Family Law. This Legal Administrative Assistant (LAA) position will be housed in our renowned Corporate Law group.

Job Description for the Corporate Legal Administrative Assistant (LAA):

  • Prepare legal documents and correspondence
  • Prepare record and closing books
  • Assemble and file documents electronically
  • Enter time on behalf of assigned timekeepers, process payment requests, and coordinate the client billing process
  • Maintain client files and contact information
  • Schedule meetings, conference calls and travel arrangements
  • Proactively ensure the legal team is prepared with necessary materials for closings, meetings, etc.
  • Other administrative tasks, as assigned

Position Expectations for the Corporate Legal Administrative Assistant (LAA):

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong commitment to client service
  • Ability to work with and take direction from multiple individuals, as well as the ability to work independently
  • Good planning, prioritization, and organizational skills
  • Excellent administrative/secretarial and proofreading skills
  • Strong attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to problem-solve and use sound judgment
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Positive and professional demeanor
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities with competing deadlines

Requirements for the Corporate Legal Administrative Assistant (LAA):

  • 5+ years of legal administrative experience preferred, with experience in transactional (Real Estate/Corporate) strongly preferred
  • Minimum of high school graduation, Business school or related professional legal secretarial degree preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Outlook
  • Proven ability to manage multiple calendars

Company benefits for the Corporate Legal Administrative Assistant (LAA):

  • Variety of health plan options, as well as dental, vision, and retirement plans
  • Generous paid time off
  • Business casual attire
  • 37.5-hour work week, with a one-hour lunch break
  • Professional environment and the opportunity to work with experts in the field
  • One of the best hybrid work models in the state

This is a great opportunity to become part of a talented group of attorneys and staff who work extremely well together in a positive employment environment. We are looking for an experienced professional who can deliver high quality work, help support our growing corporate practice, and continue to move our office culture forward. We offer a competitive salary and benefit program. If you would be a good fit for this position, please send a resume and cover letter to:


Messerli Kramer is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law.