Experience: 5 years
Location: Chicago Loop
Law Office Manager
The Law Office Manager will oversee non-attorney staff who perform a variety of clerical and administrative support tasks to facilitate the efficient operation of the law firm.
Trains staff regarding firm procedures and information systems.
Supervises and counsels support staff.
Recruits and assists in hiring new non-attorney employees.
Conducts performance evaluations that are timely and constructive.
Handles discipline and termination of non-attorney employees as needed and in accordance with company policy.
Manages the day-to-day operations of the office; prioritizes use of support staff and facilities.
Manages the daily operations of information systems.
Manages equipment, office services, and facilities.
Manages schedules and appointments including trial dates and hearings, and meetings and travel.
Maintains a professional and positive work environment by facilitating effective communication and information sharing among professional, paraprofessional, management, and support staff.
Prepares legal correspondence and documentation.
Participates in strategic planning process with management to identify and accomplish short- and long-term organizational goals.
Drafts and implements operational and human resource policies and practices to ensure quality services.
Assists with human resource management as needed.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Superior written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
Detail-oriented and professional.
Advanced understanding of office management practices including knowledge of accounting procedures and information systems.
Ability to organize and prioritize tasks, delegating when appropriate.
Extremely proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or other similar software program.
Ability to maintain confidential records.
Education and Experience:
Bachelors degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Finance or related field required.
At least five years of experience in a senior management position.
Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
Send resumes to Lea@walnerlaw.com.