Legal Assistant Program Overview

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Legal assistants are vital members of our Firm. Kirkland employs more than 200 legal assistants who work closely with our lawyers in all practice areas and offices. Substantive work, challenging matters and opportunities to gain significant management experience are hallmarks of the Kirkland legal assistant program.

Kirkland emphasizes individual initiative, hard work and creativity. We provide legal assistants with the tools and resources necessary to effectively support our lawyers in the complex litigation and sophisticated transactional matters we handle for our clients. Training within the legal assistant program is plentiful, and is considered by our legal assistants to be a true differentiator in the marketplace.

If you have an attitude that welcomes challenge, are willing to take on significant responsibility and be proactive, consider a legal assistant career at Kirkland.  To learn more about these professional opportunities, view our list of available positions.

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