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Paralegal Manager

Los Angeles, California
SourcePro Search is conducting a search for a Paralegal Manager who will be responsible for the oversight and management of all assigned members of the Paralegal Department.

What You'll Do:
•           Manage all members of the Paralegal Department ensuring compliance with both Firm and department policies and best practices.
•           Monitor attendance and approve timesheets and time entry; ensuring consistency and alignment with both billable and non-billable hours.
•           Manage all aspects of the hiring process, ensuring candidate selection meets both administrative and legal department standards.
•           Manage the life-cycle of professional development and  training for all members of the Paralegal department
•           Maintain strong relationships with Practice Group Leaders and others within the practice group to ensure client/matter teams are adequately and consistently supported.
•           Manage all aspects of performance management, including performance evaluations, timely feedback, and issuance and monitoring of all corrective disciplinary action.
•           Manage onboarding, orientation, and training for all new hires within the Paralegal Department.
•           Assist members of the Paralegal Department with low billable hours to find billable work.
•           Fill Attorney Assignments.
•           Monitor updates related to  up-to-date Paralegal regulations, including court and administrative rules, and communicates as needed to members of the department.
•           Manage routine processes and procedures and makes recommendations for process improvement.
•           Maintain Paralegal Department Manual.

What You'll bring:
•           Bachelor’s degree required. 

•          Minimum five years of paralegal, relevant legal support, or equivalent experience in a law firm or legal services environment required.
•           Minimum four years in a supervisory or management capacity.
•           Large law firm experience is preferred.

•           Effective organizational and interpersonal skills, including strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of colleagues, leaders, stakeholders, and subject matter experts.
•           Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
•           Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and prioritize multiple requests and competing deadlines while effectively managing ongoing                                 duties/responsibilities.
•           Strong Microsoft Office skills (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint).
•           Knowledge of State and Federal court Rules. 
•           High level working knowledge of the process and procedures in each of firm’s Practice Areas.
•           Ability to synthesize complex and diverse information.
•           Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs.


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