Roseland, NJ


The Professional Development (“PD”) Assistant will provide administrative support to the team for events and collect and organize and maintain career development information so the team can deploy initiatives in a timely and efficient manner and position those initiatives to deliver desired results. Hybrid role.


  • Identify dates for various PD programs, meetings, and events.
  • Reserve on-site and off-site venues for trainings and other PD organized events.
  • Create meeting details for videoconference platforms (e.g.: Zoom) and add meeting joining details to our learning management systems.
  • Circulate pre-event registration reports and post-event videoconference attendance reports to the PD Training Manager.
  • Place catering orders for trainings and other firm events.
  • Maintain data relating to attorney performance reviews and bar admission as well as mentorship, sponsorship, and other programs/initiatives.
  • Keep track of attorney touchpoints with their external coaches.
  • Provide administrative/clerical support to the PD Director.
  • Organize information related to the Fall Associate Orientation Program.
  • Prepare emails and documentation related to the departing attorney process.
  • Process career development related expense reports.
  • Update PD content on the Firm’s intranet.
  • Prepare and keep track of salary advance documentation/information for incoming associates.
  • Be familiar with and comply with firm policies and procedures.
  • Seek timely solutions to work conflicts.
  • Keep track of open items and initiate timely follow-up.
  • Provide support with miscellaneous tasks (e.g.: research for the Firm newsletter).


  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Strong attention to detail with solid client service skills.
  • Ability to keep confidentiality in all HR matters.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills.
  • High proficiency in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.).
  • High degree of familiarity with the functionality and features of videoconference platforms such as WebEx and Zoom (e.g.: recording, polling, chat).
  • Prior experience with database entry is helpful.
  • Ability to work independently and thrive in a fast-paced, demanding environment.
  • Uphold a professional demeanor at all times.
  • Display an attitude of cooperation with legal staff, peers and administrators.
  • Law firm or corporate experience preferred.


Date Active: 4.14.2023
Exempt/Not Exempt: Non-Exempt