Legal Department Manager

Greenville, NC 27858

Industry: Legal Job Number: JR65242472 Pay Rate: $50000-65000 / year

Job Description

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Department Manager to oversee the operations of our client in Greenville, NC! The successful candidate will manage a team of legal professionals, ensure the smooth execution of departmental functions, and contribute to the strategic goals of the firm.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Train and onboard new team members.
  • Organize and oversee the schedules and work assignments of the department's staff.
  • Conduct timely and constructive performance evaluations.
  • Handle disciplinary actions and terminations as necessary, in accordance with company policy.
  • Plan and organize daily activities related to production and operations.
  •  Measure productivity by analyzing performance data and activity reports.
  •  Coordinate with other support departments to ensure smooth daily operations.
  •  Utilize strategic methods to provide support to attorneys and paralegals.
  •  Determine labor needs to meet production goals.
  •  Assist with or prepare and update the organization's operations manual and policies.
  •  Monitor and review department work to ensure quality service and compliance with applicable policies and best practices.
  •  Measure team performance, communicate goals to the team, and motivate team members to achieve these goals.
  •  Resolve customer complaints and grievances in a timely and effective manner.
  •  Perform other related duties as assigned.
 
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Law, Business Administration, or a related field. A Juris Doctor (JD) degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a managerial role within a law firm or legal department.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Excellent organizational and multitasking abilities.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in legal software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • In-depth knowledge of the legal industry and specific departmental functions.
 
Skills and Competencies:
  • Strategic Thinking: Ability to develop and implement long-term strategies.
  • Problem-Solving: Strong analytical skills to identify and resolve issues.
  • Financial Acumen: Understanding of budgeting, financial reporting, and cost management.
  • Client Focus: Commitment to providing exceptional client service.
  • Adaptability: Capacity to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
 
Benefits:
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Retirement plan with company match
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Supportive and inclusive work environment
 
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status or any other protected status under the law.

EverStaff is an equal opportunity employer (M/F/D/V/SO/GI).
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