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Posted by: Socius Law Group, PLLC

Category: Overall Management

Position: Firm Administrator

Posted: April 16, 2018

    

Posted by: Summit Law Group PLLC

Category: Overall Management

Position: Executive Director

Posted: April 2, 2018

    

Posted by: Stoel Rives LLP

Category: Human Resources

Position: Director of Human Resources

Posted: March 13, 2018

    

Posted by: Davies Pearson, P.C.

Category: Overall Management

Position: Law Firm Administrator

Posted: January 30, 2018

    

Posted by: deNormandie, Sidlo & Associates PLLC

Category: Overall Management

Position: Part time office manager

Posted: January 17, 2018

    

Socius Law Group, PLLC

Position: Firm Administrator

Job Summary: The Socius Firm Administrator provides strategic direction in the day-to-day management of the firm's business operations. The FA is a key contributor to planning and executing the firm's goals in the areas of IT, marketing and HR operations and budgeting.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Support executive committee in overall firm management
  • Develop and monitor annual operating budget
  • Oversee HR functions (benefits, comp, performance management and recruiting)
  • Oversee IT consultants in meeting the firm's technology needs.

Experience:

  • Five to eight years experience managing a law firm or professional services firm
  • Knowledge of law firm practice management

Education: Bachelor's degree preferred but not required depending on experience

Qualifications: 

  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Diplomacy
  • Flexibility
  • Creative problem solving
  • The ability to prioritize and juggle multiple tasks with aplomb

Salary: DOE

To Apply: Contact Linda Hoffman, lhoffman@sociuslaw.com
601 Union Street, Suite 4950
Phone: 206-838-9114
Fax: 206-838-9115


Summit Law Group PLLC

Position: Executive Director

Job Summary: The Executive Director has broad responsibilities for the day-to-day management of the Firm's business operations. Key functional areas include finance, personnel, I.T. and physical facilities. We currently have 36 lawyers and 25 supporting employees.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Finance and Accounting - annual budgeting, controls and guidelines, operating efficiencies, management reports, banking
  • Human Resources - recruiting, hiring, training salary and benefits administration
  • I.T.
  • Marketing
  • Facilities Management
  • Governance

Experience: Minimum ten (10) years’ experience in management and administration in a professional services firm environment, with law firm experience preferred

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • MBA and/or CPA preferred

Qualifications: 

  • Strong financial skills required
  • Effective organizational, communications and interpersonal skills required
  • Excellent problem-solver and team player
  • “Firm first” attitude and mindset
  • Works effectively with professionals in a dynamic environment

Salary: Depends on experience

To Apply: Contact Don Potter, positions@summitlaw.com or 206-676-7000

Download the complete job description as a PDF.


Stoel Rives LLP

Position: Director of Human Resources

Job Summary: Stoel Rives LLP is seeking a Director of Human Resources to provide firm-wide strategic direction and daily oversight of the firm’s Human Resources department, which includes the Employee Benefits and Retirement functions.

Essential Job Duties: As the leader of the Human Resources function, the Director of Human Resources serves as a trusted advisor to firm leadership and the Administrative Leadership Team, providing expert advice on all technical human resources issues.

Experience:

  • 10+ or more years of administrative management experience in a large law firm or professional service organization
  • At least five years of HR management experience
  • The requisite knowledge of compensation systems, benefits selection, etc.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, human resource management, or related field is required
  • Advanced degree and/or human resources related certification (e.g., SPHR) is highly desirable

Qualifications: 

  • Must be able to strategically and tactically evaluate and implement sophisticated HR-related policies and programs
  • Must be able to work with a variety of organizational leadership to build consensus around HR strategy and tactics

Salary: DOE

To Apply: Contact Andrea Tinnon, andrea.tinnon@stoel.com


Davies Pearson, P.C.

Position: Law Firm Administrator

Job Summary: A well-established Tacoma law firm of approximately 20 attorneys and 20 staff members is seeking a Firm Administrator to manage the law firm’s human resources and overall financial operations. This individual will be responsible for managing the office’s day-to-day operations and all staff in collaboration with the firm’s President and Board of Directors.

Essential Job Duties:

Financial Responsibilities include:

  • Preparing and monitoring annual operating budget
  • Financial reporting
  • Oversight of billing and collection
  • All aspects of firm bank accounts
  • Maintaining and monitoring IOLTA accounts
  • Other operational duties including building/facility management
  • Managing firm accounts with vendors

Human Resources include:

  • Execute the recruitment, development career growth and retention strategies of quality, diverse and innovative professional support staff
  • Develop and update job descriptions to reflect current duties and expectations
  • Understand firm benefits (retirement, health benefits, paid time off, etc.), and assist in communicating benefit information to staff
  • Assist the firm’s Board of Directors with compensation strategies
  • Recommend solutions to improve employee performance and enhance the staff experience, to include training of staff and attorneys
  • Maintain personnel files, and ensure they are complete and accurate
  • Gather performance feedback from staff and from attorneys, conduct performance reviews of the professional staff, and revise processes as necessary
  • Assist the firm’s Board of Directors with the development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures; prepare and maintain employee handbook/policies and procedures manual; and interpret and enforce policies and procedures accordingly
  • Assist in the preparation of performance improvement plans
  • Assist in the preparation of employee separation communications, and conduct employee exit interviews

Experience: Job Requirements include:

  • Progressive experience managing a law firm or other professional services firm
  • Strong knowledge of and experience in law firm accounting and business finances

To Apply: Contact davies@dpearson.com.


deNormandie, Sidlo & Associates PLLC

Position: Part time office manager

Job Summary: Small Seattle law firm is seeking a part time office manager to support a two-attorney real estate practice. The office manager will manage the business functions and overall operations of a downtown law office.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Manage accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Manage payroll and benefits
  • Manage records and facilities
  • Hire, train and develop staff
  • Conduct daily human resource functions
  • Vender Relations
  • Contribute to cost-effective management throughout the organization

Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years manager-level experience in a professional services environment
  • TABS- legal billing software

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in HR, business admin or related

Qualifications: 

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at one time
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Knowledge of employment laws, FMLA administration, ADA compliance

Salary: DOE

To Apply: Contact Katherine Hess
1215 Fourth Ave. Suite 1901, Seattle, WA 98161
206-805-2708
katherine@denormandiesidlo.com.