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Legal Docket Assistant

Federal Defender Program-  Main

43 Attorneys; 25 Staff

Reports to:            Administrative Officer

LOCATION:        55 East Monroe Street, Suite 2800, Chicago IL 60603
EDUCATION:         High School Minimum, Bachelor's preferred, 2yr degree acceptible

EXPERIENCE:        2yrs legal experience.

DESCRIPTION:       The Federal Defender Program for the Northern District of Illinois is now accepting applications for the position of Legal Docketing Assistant for our Chicago office. The position is full-time. The Federal Defender Program operates under authority of the Criminal Justice Act, 18 U.S.C. §3006A, to provide legal defense services in federal criminal cases and related matters. The Federal Defender Program is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation.  The Legal Docketing Assistant compiles, analyzes, and maintains case statistics for the Federal Defender Program of the Northern District of Illinois. This position requires opening and closing of case files, organizing casefile updates using specialized software programs, inputting client information, and other statistical information into database, preparing regular statistical reports, and maintaining archived closed files, both on and off site, among other tasks.  Qualified applicants must possess a high school degree or the equivalent, at least one year of work experience, preferably in a law office, general understanding of confidentiality issues such as attorney/client privilege, an ability to analyze and apply relevant policies and procedures to office operations, an ability to communicate orally and in writing, the ability to recognize and analyze problems and recommend practical solutions, the ability to use a personal computer. Some knowledge of Word, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat is required.  Salary is commensurate with experience and is payable only by direct deposit. Good benefits apply. Appointment is subject to availability of funds. The Federal Defender Program is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The application deadline is May 22, 2018.  Qualified persons should apply by submitting a cover letter, resume, salary history, and three references via e-mail only (No telephone inquiries please) to:

SEND RESUMES/APPLY TO:   Isela Antunez Assistant to the Executive Director Federal Defender Program 55 East Monroe Street Suite 2800 Chicago, IL 60603 isela_antunez@fd.org

Posted: May  14, 2018  


Conflicts Analyst

Vedder Price P.C.  - Main

300 Attorneys; 500 Staff

Reports to:     Conflicts Manager

LOCATION:             222 N. Lasalle St., Chicago, IL 60601

EDUCATION:     Bachelor's degree in relevant information management or legal studies is required.  A secondary degree is strongly preferred.

EXPERIENCE    Minimum of two years’ experience in conducting legal research • Advanced internet skills, and exceptional attention to detail • Previous experience in a law firm, professional services or consulting firm in processing new business and/or conflicts of interest is strongly desired • Working knowledge of the Model Rules of Professional Conduct pertaining to business intake and conflicts • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. • Excellent professional work ethic, initiative and customer service • Excellent analytical skills. • Familiarity with industry leading NBI and Conflicts systems. • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs • Demonstrated proficiency with new technology, including experience as a system administrator; experience with Intapp Open preferred • Experience with Elite Enterprise • Experience with WallBuilder • Ability to work with tight deadlines.

DESCRIPTION:      Vedder is hiring a Conflicts Analyst. This position is primarily responsible for the entire conflicts checking process, which requires an ability to have a comprehensive understanding of conflict databases, producing conflicts reports by using search strategies, processing and analyzing incoming new client and new matter workflow, analyzing large conflict check reports on a daily basis to identify actual/or potential conflicts, documenting potential conflict situations, proposing resolutions, and coordinating the documentation for resolution, including procuring engagement and waiver letters as necessary. Candidates must have knowledge of the American Bar Association’s Model Rules of Professional Conduct. Additionally, a working knowledge of AML/KYC research/clearance as it relates in a corporate law practice, and risk analysis. The position is full-time at 35 hours per week, however with the ability to work outside normal business hours as needed. Travel to other offices, as needed. Candidates must have a minimum of two years conflicts experience. Hours are 9:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m. Responsibilities: • Data entry, search, and analysis of conflicts data as supplied by secretaries, attorneys, marketing and other administrative support staff into the Firm’s conflicts and new business intake system. Understanding the business intake and conflicts search process in accordance with Firm policies and procedures • Conduct exhaustive research via internal and external sources on all related parties, affiliates, lateral hire candidate, and major organizational relationships of and investments made by Firm attorneys. Verify that all searching is comprehensive and adhere to established standards and procedures. • Prepare and analyze reports and effectively summarize conflict check results. • Articulate potential issues and follow-up on conflict issues with attorneys and others. • Maintain a working knowledge of technology relating to new business intake and conflicts and effectively create workflow changes in the system. • Assign new matter numbers, ensure that all waiver and engagement letters are being collected and erect ethical walls as necessary. • Respond to all inquiries made by secretaries and attorneys relating to intake and conflicts. • AML/KYC research/analysis and data collection. • Knowledge of Anti-Money Laundering regulations. • Knowledge of research databases • Assume any other duties/special projects as assigned by manager. • Work after hours or weekends, as needed.

SEND RESUMES/APPLY TO:      http://www.vedderprice.com, or by email: ch.recruiting@vedderprice.com

Posted: May 8, 2018


Compliance & Business Intake Manager

Seyfarth Shaw LLP  -  Main

800 Attorneys; 2000 Staff

Reports to:            Director of Conflicts and Business Intake  

LOCATION:        233 S. Wacker Drive    
EDUCATION:         Bachelor's degree or higher

EXPERIENCE:         - At least 3+ years of demonstrated knowledge of conflicts of interest principles and business due diligence rules. The ideal candidate will have previous experience using online corporate research tools and conflicts software; experience using advanced MS Outlook skills; strong organizational skills; excellent attention to detail; and the ability to work on complex matters in a fast-paced environment. Successful candidates will have the following qualities:- Demonstrate thorough attention to detail with work product including applying new business processes, data quality control and standardization of procedures. Apply critical thinking to determine new steps, escalate issues to superiors for resolution and complete complex tasks without supervision. Readiness to review, assess and recommend improvements and ability to assess incremental decisions that affect the big picture. Superior project management skills, including effective time management, i.e., the ability to meet deadlines and prioritize projects and assignments efficiently.- Excellent interpersonal skills with a positive customer service oriented attitude and the ability to work and communicate well with team members and colleagues, management, and various other departments.- Ability to carry out normal supervisory functions including interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; coaching, rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems for Compliance and Intake functions.- Excellent written and oral communication skills with all levels of the Firm including partners, staff and senior management.

DESCRIPTION:       The primary focus of the Compliance &; Business Intake Manager will be to establish and manage processes related to the due diligence and financial review of all new clients and matters while providing leadership for Compliance and Business Intake personnel.  This position will specifically manage the compliance, business intake, and database integrity team.  The person will consult with members of the Conflicts and Finance departments, as well as with the Intake Committee, Chief Marketing Officer and Office of General Counsel to ensure all new business is appropriately reviewed according to Firm standards.  This person will report directly to the Director of Conflicts &; Business Intake in the Risk department.  Exercising judgment and applying the Firm’s business rules and general business priorities to the review of all new and existing clients and their matters.  Evaluate proposed terms of engagement with clients to determine whether they are in compliance with the Firm’s standard template. Track and record executed engagement letters and other terms of engagement. Evaluate complex and novel new business situations to identify risks, adversities to clients and other business policy issues that emerge in new lines of business. Prepare summaries of due diligence findings for the Intake Committee summarizing findings.  Keep current with latest business intake technology, processes, and procedures. Create and implement a structured training program for all business intake positions based upon the position’s responsibilities and in accordance with current due diligence and department standard operating procedures.  Create and maintain related training materials for new hires.  Prepare metrics to evaluate business intake personnel performance. Provide detailed evaluations of business intake work products.  Identify training issues and design appropriate training plans to overcome identified issues. Design new business intake workflows according to practice areas and client portfolio needs.  This position will lead department efforts to implement and maintain efficient workflows for the matter intake process. The position will also be responsible for creating and reviewing metrics to determine if the workflows are running efficiently. Provide training to staff and attorneys firm-wide regarding the new business intake process, as well as new template engagement letters. Keep abreast of functionality contained in the latest release of the Conflicts and Intake software and perform targeted functional testing of the same.  Make recommendations to optimize the flow of work within the Department and throughout the entire organization as related to the intake and conflicts clearing processes.  Create and maintain standard operating procedure documentation and administer peer training sessions with the Conflicts team. Lead a cross-departmental effort to establish data integrity standards at matter inception and beyond by promoting improvements in data capture and data hygiene. Maintain portal page for Office of General Counsel

SEND RESUMES/APPLY TO:            https://seyfarth.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SSStaffCareers/job/Chicago/Compliance---Business-Intake-Manager_180189

Posted: May  5, 2018  

Compliance & Business Intake Specialist

Seyfarth Shaw LLP  -  Main

800 Attorneys; 2000 Staff

Reports to:            Director of Conflicts and Business Intake  

LOCATION:        233 S. Wacker Drive    
EDUCATION:         Qualified applicants should have a Bachelor's degree

EXPERIENCE:        The ideal candidate will have: experience using advanced MS Outlook; Excel and Word skills; strong organizational skills; and excellent attention to detail. Successful candidates will have the following qualifications/skills - Ability to interpret and analyze information. Demonstrated ability to draw logical conclusions and make recommendations based on review, analysis, and synthesis of data and information that is varied in content and format. - Strong research skills using online resources and internal and external databases, such as Dun & Bradstreet. Proven aptitude to quickly learn new applications.- Ability to think independently and make decisions when appropriate.- Excellent project management and organization skills, including the ability to work efficiently, set priorities, and provide a quality and accurate work in an atmosphere of multiple projects, shifting priorities, and extremely tight deadline pressure.- Ability to apply critical thinking to escalate issues to superiors for resolution and complete complex tasks without supervision.

DESCRIPTION:       This position will be responsible for entering data into the conflicts database based upon standard operating procedures.  The position will support the Compliance & Business Intake Manager by reviewing new business intake forms for completeness and consistency. The position also will assist the Compliance & Business Intake Manager  and the Conflicts Attorneys in organizing and filing conflicts waivers and client engagement information. The candidate must be highly attentive to detail and have the ability to communicate with both staff and attorneys in a professional and diplomatic manner. to make sure information entered is complete. Job Description:-Learn and master use of all applicable software and databases.-Enter data and conduct quality control validation, as needed, of certain automated data upload processes.-Identify and reconcile data deficiencies and discrepancies by using standard procedures or raising issues with the Compliance &; Business Intake Manager when appropriate.-Process client and matter data revisions, ensuring that entered data is appropriate and valid.-Create conflicts of interest reports to identify potential conflicts of interest between potential and existing matters.-Utilize corporate research tools and the internet to research corporate relationships, transactions and histories.-Assist Conflicts Attorneys and Compliance &; Business Intake Manager in organizing and filing conflicts waivers and client engagement information.-Review business intake forms for completeness and consistency.-Complete additional special assignments as needed

SEND RESUMES/APPLY TO:            https://seyfarth.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SSStaffCareers/job/Chicago/Compliance---Business-Intake-Specialist_180187

Posted: May  5, 2018   

Manager of Records and Information Compliance

Vedder Price P.C.  - Main

300 Attorneys; 550 Staff

Reports to:     Director of Operations

LOCATION:             222 N. Lasalle St., Chicago, IL 60601

EDUCATION:     Bachelor's degree preferably in an area related to information management systems administration, technology or business or equivalent work experience.

EXPERIENCE:     Five or more years of legal (or comparable) management experience as a leader in an information management area, that includes three years direct supervision or management of paper and electronic Records Management function within an organization.
DESCRIPTION:      The manager of Records and Information Compliance will provide leadership, direction, planning, supervision and overall management of the firm wide Records Management function.  This position is highly visible, and will communicate with senior Firm management, shareholders, practice area leaders, office leadership, and administrative leaders.  Responsibilities: Develops and maintains the strategic vision for Records Management as an active member of the Firm's Operations leadership team.  Supervises the onboarding and departure of attorneys and others from a records managment and coordination perspective.  Working with Loss Prevention counsel, oversees all RIM compliance programs, including legal holds, document destructionobligations, records retention and matter mobility (inbound/outbound) transfers. Oversees development of systems that manage RIM compliance programs.  Work with loss prevention counsel to ensure RIM programs meet legal and ethical requirements.  Provides advice and proposes solutions for complex and/or technical records management and/or information technology issues.  Provides leadership and direction on the use of records management technologies.  Oversees the cost effective use of offsite storage of paper recors through diligent procurement practices.  Works with administrative staff and legal practitioners to identify business requirements and automate records managment processes. Communicates the Records Management policies and practices throughout the firm in a variety of forums.  Provides training and engages in ongoing education related information management theory, practice and trends. Advocate Information Governance principles and practices to create a culture of IG awareness, Drafts, reviews and/or presents proposals, project plans, status reports and other informationin a variety of formats and styles appropiate to the audience.  Advises on operational and compliance responsibilities relating to the lifecycle management of client and administrative records regardless of media format.

SEND RESUMES/APPLY TO:        Apply on our websitehttp://www.vedderprice.com, or by email: ch.recruiting@vedderprice.com

Posted: April 25, 2018


Case Assistant

Seyfarth Shaw  - Main

800 Attorneys; 2000 Staff

Reports to:     Case Management Attorney

LOCATION:             233 S. Wacker Drive Chicago, IL

EDUCATION                  •Undergraduate Degree required
EXPERIENCE:        Exceptional analytical ability critical thinking, independent problem-solving. -Strong research skills required, academic research experience a plus. Strong verbal and written communication skills, particularly the ability to concisely summarize research findings.- Proven ability to work effectively both independently and within a team.-Excellent attention to detail a must. - Proficiency with MS Office, particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint. -Ability to type at least 60WPM

DESCRIPTION:       Under close supervision of attorneys(case manager in conjuction with partners and associates), provide support to a nationwide labor and employment litigation and counseling practice based out of the Firm's Chicago office.  Job Description- Provide support in various aspects of case management for live litigation matters, including but not limited to: calendaring/docketing: preparation of documents for production; preparation of privilge logs and deposition summaries; and maintenance and organization of evidentiary data and case-related information.  Assist attorneys in dedevelopment and organization of complex fact patterns through review and issue-based analysis of high-volume evidentiary documents; review and analysis of testimony for relevance to specific facts or issues; compilation and organization of documents for witness preparation, depositionexhibits, hearing exhibits, and trial exhibits; perform fact research and fact pattern development projects under attorney supervision to support motion practiceand oral argument; perform search and analysis of discrete topics to support firm publication efforts for PR and marketing purposes.- Provide clerical litigation support for case teams as needed, including but not limited to: transcribing witness interview notes, reformattingand printing large documents and spreadsheets, converting ESI to hard-copy formats, creating issue-based binders, and preparing privilege logs and deposition summaries.  - Maintain best records managements practices across wide array of case files and documentation, including tracking and organizing files electronically and in hard copy. Perform data compilation, data cleanup, and QA on data transfer/data integrity. Work closely with dedicated Project Manager,eDiscovery attorneys, and Firm's Litigation Support Group to intergrate and deployLIMO tools during all phases of litigation, particularly discovery and trial preparation.  Regular schedule is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, but ability to work overtime as needed on short notice- both during the evening and on weekends-is required. Some standing to assemble and carrying of large binders is also required.  Disclaimer:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this job, and duties may change from time to time depending on our business needs.

SEND RESUMES/APPLY TO:        Apply on line by visiting our website https://seyfarth.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SSStaffCareers/job/Chicago/Case-Assistant_180154

Posted: April 11, 2018

Attorney Development & Recruiting Coordinator/Senior Coordinator

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates -  Branch

150 Attorneys; 150 Staff

Reports to:      Attorney Development and Recruiting Administrator

LOCATION:  155 N Wacker, Chicago, IL 60606           
EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s degree     
EXPERIENCE:       Minimum of two years recruiting, development, and/or program coordination experience in a professional services environment

DESCRIPTION:        Skadden's Chicago Office is seeking an Attorney Recruiting and Development Coordinator to coordinate all aspects of attorney recruiting including on-campus interview process, Summer Associate Program and lateral hiring. This person will also coordinate attorney development and training programs. Candidates with three or more years of direct experience in a law firm plus two years of demonstrated leadership experience could be hired as a Senior Coordinator. JOB SUMMARY: Provides support for the Attorney Development and Recruiting Department. Coordinates attorney recruiting including on-campus interview process, Summer Associate Program and lateral hiring. Coordinates attorney development and training. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Coordinates all aspects of lateral and on-campus interview (OCI) processes: plans and organizes the OCI calendar and on-campus events, including coordination of diversity initiatives; prepares and distributes interview schedules and information packets for interviewers; gathers interview evaluations; and schedules callback interviews. Coordinates all aspects of the summer associate program: helps plan and execute social events and training programs; on-boards summer associates; and facilitates the work distribution and evaluation processes. Coordinates and assists with planning attorney training programs. Oversees the planning of events, including attending such events. Maintains the applicant tracking database (LawCruit) and attorney files. Maintains and updates the CE Manager and PCAM databases with new courses and CLE certificate entries and prepares materials for CLE Trainings. Responsible for training department team members and delegating tasks as necessary. Responsible for vendor and event contracts: makes revisions per firm policies and preferences; negotiates rates; and coordinates approval between the firm's General Counsel and vendors. Assists with budget preparation, tracking, and statistical reporting. Acts as a point of contact for attorneys, summer associates and applicants. Coordinates Mentor Program and Rising Associate Mentor Program (RAMP). Answers phones, processes department expenses, maintains spreadsheets, and performs other administrative duties as needed. Demonstrates effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to facilitate effective work relationships with others. Manages Firm resources responsibly. Complies with and understands Firm operation, policies and procedures. Performs special projects and other related duties as assigned. ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER JOB-RELATED COMPETENCIES: Knowledge of relevant firm computer software programs (e.g., Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), with the ability to learn new software (e.g., LawCruit, CE Manager, Symplicity) and operating systems Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, organizational, and planning skills Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing Demonstrates close attention to detail Self-starter with a strong initiative and leadership skills Ability to use discretion and exercise independent and sound judgment Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality Ability to organize and prioritize work Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs (e.g., attend evening events, sometimes with short notice and with increased frequency during peak periods of the recruiting cycle) Flexibility to travel In order to stay compliant with updated regulations, all candidates should be directed to the below link. Please ensure this information is provided to any candidates you submit for the AD&R Coordinator role. If you have any questions please let me know. Skadden.com/careers       


SEND RESUMES/APPLY TO:       https://www.skadden.com/careers/staff/opportunities

Posted: March 12, 2018  

Director of Risk Management

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP  -  Main

465 Attorneys; 475 Staff

Reports to:     CIO/COO                     

LOCATION:      222 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 300         
EDUCATION:      College degree preferred. Juris Doctor a plus.      
EXPERIENCE:      Minimum Job Qualifications Background - Superb leadership, communication and interpersonal skills; an ability to function in a collaborative and collegial environment; sensitivity to others; high integrity and intelligence; excellent judgement; a conceptual thinker (strategic as well as pragmatic); and an ability to generate trust and build alliances with co-workers - Strong organizational and project management skills - Proven experience in directing effective processes for change and adaptation - Ability to develop the existing management team by being a good listener, team builder and an articulate advocate of the firm - College degree preferred with at least 12+ years of related law firm or equivalent experience; 7+ years management experience, Juris Doctor a plus - 12+ years of combined experience in Conflicts, New Business Intake and Records at mid-sized or large law firms - Ability to understand, evaluate and supervise the operation of technologically and functionally complex equipment and systems - Comfortable with the use of technology and the ability to master new applications quickly and sufficiently, to translate it for the attorneys (tools like Intapp and Research databases like D&B, Hoovers, Lexis Nexis) - Proficient in all Microsoft applications, including but not limited to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and SharePoint Proficient in ChromeRiver, CompuLaw, iManage/DMS, Intapp Wall Builder, Intapp Open, and SQL and demonstrate the ability to conduct research using Internet and court-related databases with the ability to teach others how to use these databases effectively; must be able to generate reports using Adobe, Excel, etc., and navigate through databases Management Experience - Perceptive and creative perspective on opportunities available in Risk Management - Demonstrated management expertise of large professional service organizations or comparable disciplines - Extensive experience in developing and motivating managers and staff - Demonstrated experience in administering budgets and controls - Proven experience in working with senior-level lawyers or professionals and in balancing competing priorities in a time-sensitive environment - Skilled in communications to all levels in the organization; writing, speaking and presentation skills for work with the firm leadership, the user-community and clients - Strong track record in system planning, communication, budgeting and implementation          

DESCRIPTION:      Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is a leading national law firm with over 20 business centers in the United States. With approximately 500 lawyers and 1,000 personnel, we are a traditional, yet innovative and diverse Firm and our people are our highest priority. Our Chicago office is looking for a Director of Risk Management to oversee all aspects of the firm’s overall risk and client data management, including new business intake, docketing, conflicts and records management operations. The Director of Risk Management will align department services with firm business needs to support the firm's legal practice and business objectives and contribute to the firm’s financial performance through strategic planning, budget development, vendor management, and effective management of financial and human resources. MISSION OF THE DIRECTOR OF RISK MANAGEMENT To provide vision, leadership and management for developing and implementing the firm's business goals and objectives through management of the key risk areas, administrative personnel, policies, procedures and initiatives in a constantly changing and intensely competitive marketplace. The Director of Risk Management will act as a trusted advisor to lawyers on compliance and risk-related matters. OVERALL MANAGEMENT DUTIES The Director of Risk Management has responsibility for establishing an effective organizational structure. The Director of Risk Management must support a community of lawyers, professionals and staff in addressing time-sensitive client needs and ongoing management of key firm systems. It is critical for the Director of Risk Management to be highly responsive as well as a proactive and communicative leader ensuring that the risk functions and related infrastructure are running effectively and that ongoing investments are being made to ensure continued agility while managing the risk associated with the functions. The Director of Risk Management must demonstrate flexibility in schedule and requisite time commitment to ensure coordination across multiple time zones, including consistent coordination with the firm’s main office in the mid-west of the United States. RELATIONSHIPS WITH FIRM MANAGEMENT The Director of Risk Management will work with the firm's Chief Information & Operations Officer and the Office of the General Counsel to define office-wide policies, plans and budgets that are in accordance with the firm's overall policies, plans and budgets. The position requires collegial relationships and accountability to effectively operate as a senior management resource. The Director of Risk Management must be able to develop and maintain a spirit of teamwork with firm management, lawyers and practice groups, and functional area directors and other office managers and coordinators and their staffs in providing time-sensitive service to the clients of the firm. Essential Job Functions / Duties & Responsibilities Operations - Dual reporting with the firm’s Office of General Counsel - Direct oversight and management for New Business Intake, Conflicts, Docketing and Records Departments - Set strategic plans, goals and objectives necessary to guide new business intake, conflicts, docketing and records infrastructure and systems - Recommend and oversee implementation of new technologies in support of department goals and initiatives and identify alternatives, analyze potential benefits and risks, and provide justification for recommended solutions - Develop and maintain best practices and firm-wide policies in managing business intake, conflicts of interest, ethical walls, calendaring and docketing, compliance and records retention programs to protect the firm and its clients Financial - Negotiate contracts with vendors - Formulate recommendations for projects or programs to management and act as project manager working across departments, developing implementation plans and keeping on track and within budget - Develop and manage staff and operational resource budgets - Review expenditures monthly and tracks against approved budgets - Control expenses within approved budget Management - Hire, train and evaluate new business intake, conflicts, docketing and records managers - Define responsibilities, roles and objectives for team positions - Communicate firm policy and expectations to team members - Provide training for staff and identify growth opportunities both in-house and outside to ensure professional education for staff and the firm - Establish and document best practices and work closely with new clients to identify and specify business requirements and processes - Assign, direct and monitor the progress of the work of the team while coordinating the equitable distribution of work and office coverage - Develop career paths for staff development and prioritize the needs of the department - Practice and foster a culture of teamwork and cooperation - Model qualities and performance desired in firm employees, including professionalism, quality work product, and customer service orientation - Implement effective and appropriate policies, procedures and workflow processes to provide reliable and efficient client service, as well as a pleasant and productive work environment Records Management and Conflict Clearance - Jointly oversee the local office records management function and ensure the development, maintenance and continued refinement of the office-wide system of records management - Ensure training is provided to all personnel on how to effectively use the records system and, in particular, how to comply with the firm's conflict of interest programs - Monitor the identification, resolution and documentation of all potential conflicts of interest within the firm - Communicate with attorneys and General Counsel the potential issues with matter submissions to facilitate the conflicts clearing process. We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits including medical/dental/vision/life and AD&D Insurance, 401(k) savings plan and retirement, generous paid time off and opportunities for professional development. As an EOE/AA employer, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law. Note To Agencies and Applicants: At this time, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP will not be accepting applications submitted through search firms for this position. All qualified candidates must submit their own applications to be considered for this position.       


SEND RESUMES/APPLY TO:     staffrecruiting@hinshawlaw.com   

Posted: March 12, 2018