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Legal Practice Assistant

Legal Staff    Associate

Position Summary

The Milwaukee office of Ogletree Deakins, a premier, global labor and employment law firm representing management in all types of employment-related matters, has an exciting full-time opportunity for a Legal Practice Assistant to join its growing office.  We offer a collegial, collaborative, challenging, and growth-focused work environment with innovative technology, customized resources and processes, and continuous skill-based training and professional development.

Voted as Milwaukee’s Coolest Office Space and Best Places to Work, Ogletree Deakins is located in the historic Pabst Boiler House in the progressive Brewery District, minutes from the Deer District and Fiserv Forum, with coffee shops and dining establishments within walking distance.   We also provide paid on-site parking, a spacious work environment, employee discounts at a wide variety of vendors, and opportunities to participate in community-based, philanthropic events.

Working under the direction of attorneys to whom the Legal Practice Assistant is assigned, this individual has an integral role in delivering high-quality client and attorney support by providing administrative and legal assistance to attorneys, performing complex and specialized legal support and clerical tasks, and working collaboratively and cooperatively with others in a team-oriented environment. This position supports multiple attorneys as primary assignments and provides back-up assistance to other attorneys as assigned. Seeking a self-starter with excellent critical thinking, problem-solving, organizational, administrative, and prioritization skills who can anticipate and plan for the business needs of our attorneys.

Essential Functions


Please note, we are not working with outside recruiters for this position.


Ogletree Deakins offers a robust suite of benefits for our Staff including: Paid Time Off, Sick Time, a 401(k) matching program, Profit Sharing, Paid Holidays, Paid Parental Leave, affordable Health and Life Insurance including Dental & Vision coverage, Health Savings Account /Flexible Spending Accounts to help offset the cost of dependent care and/or health care expenses, Teladoc (24/7 access to a doctor by phone or online video), Tuition Reimbursement and an Employee Assistance Program.