Ballard Spahr, a national law firm with more than 1000 lawyers and staff in 15 offices across the United States has an exciting opportunity for a Legal Solutions Developer to join the Client Value and Innovation team in Washington DC or Baltimore, Maryland.
The Legal Solutions Developer will integrate and leverage a variety of technologies to improve legal processes and client relationships. This includes online collaboration, case management, legal process workflow, automating document assembly and streamlining the contract review and negotiation process. The successful candidate will be well versed in the structure and form of legal contracts. He or she will possess a demonstrable mastery of technology including implementing solutions to automate routine administrative tasks. He or she will assume responsibility with minimal supervision, exercise initiative and judgment to make decisions within the scope of their assigned authority, and work cooperatively with internal clients to ensure the highest level of effectiveness and efficiency of work production.
If you are passionate about technology and your goal is to join a strong team of technology innovators focused on leveraging the latest tools to transform the delivery of legal services then look no further. Innovation is a core component of Ballard’s Client Value initiative. Team collaboration, open minds and creative thinking drive our success and culture.
Ballard Spahr LLP offers excellent compensation, a comprehensive benefits package and a generous paid time off program is offered. For immediate consideration, please click on the link below and apply online. https://jobs.silkroad.com/BallardSpahr/Careers
Ballard Spahr is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culturally diverse environment. The firm encourages applications from a diverse pool of candidates, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, age, national origin, handicap or disability, citizenship, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, transgender status, sex stereotyping, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.
Qualified candidates will have strong communication and interpersonal skills to interview attorneys and collect requirements, technical, analytical and problem-solving skills to implement solutions, be a team player who prefers to work in a collaborative environment and must also be able to manage multiple deadlines and priorities effectively.
Undergraduate degree (JD is preferred) and 3+ years of experience with document automation tools such as Contract Express, HotDocs or equivalent technologies and demonstrated experience in solutions development, programming or MS Office Macro development, application testing and design required. An advanced level of proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite is essential. A basic understanding of legal processes, development methodology and lifecycle preferred.
Ballard Spahr is not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.
Additional Salary Information: The benefits package includes medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage; life insurance, short and long-term disability; 401(k) retirement savings plan with a firm contribution and match; generous paid time off program; health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts, and a health savings account; firm subsidized emergency child and elder care services; family and medical leave; employee assistance program; and a pre-tax transportation program.
Internal Number: 173537
About Ballard Spahr LLP
Ballard Spahr LLP, a national firm with more than 650 lawyers in 15 offices in the United States, provides a range of services in litigation, business and finance, real estate, intellectual property, and public finance. Our clients include Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, life sciences and technology companies, health systems, investors and developers, government agencies and sponsored enterprises, educational institutions, and nonprofit organizations. The firm combines a national scope of practice with strong regional market knowledge. For more information, please visit www.ballardspahr.com.