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Director of Paralegal Services
Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C. is searching for a Director, Paralegal Services to join our Philadelphia headquarters.  The role will report directly to the firm’s Executive Committee and will be responsible for firm-wide management of non-lawyer paraprofessionals, both exempt and non-exempt (approximately 125 across 20 offices). 
 
All candidates should possess at a minimum an undergraduate degree, however, a J.D. is preferred.  An ideal candidate will have both paralegal experience and law firm management experience.   
 
We are seeking a talented individual who brings technological capability, personnel management skills, and a solutions-driven EQ ability to recognize areas for improvement. 
 
Our firm thrives on a positive culture created by all employees.  This is one reason Marshall Dennehey has been recognized as a Best Place to Work each year since 2013.  The right candidate should be prepared to join a team that prospers on diversity, collaboration, and creativity.
Position: Director of Paralegal Services
Organization: Marshall Dennehey
Location: Philadelphia,  PA 
United States
Salary:
Posting Start Date: 5/20/2021
Date Posted: 5/20/2021
Requirements Core skills and responsibilities include the following and will evolve as the role matures.
  • Display initiative and motivational leadership
  • Communicate effectively with senior management; establish good working relationships with other department directors; and coordinate routinely with 20 office managers
  • Manage recruitment, orientation, and on-boarding processes for new paralegals
  • Manage annual paralegal training firm-wide
  • Possess an understanding of four large firm litigation practices
  • Manage paralegal staffing, work flows, and production consistent with firm goals
  • Manage paralegal performance; periodic appraisals (probationary and end-of-year); and recommend paralegal compensation to the EC
  • Exercise trustworthy discretion with sensitive and confidential information
  • Display keen organizational and time management skills
  • Maintain current working familiarity of federal and state employment laws and regulations (e.g., ADA, FMLA, COBRA, FLSA and ACA)
  • Be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
 
Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
 
Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to HRRecruiter@mdwcg.com for consideration.
 
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer AA/M/F/D/V.
Status: This listing expires on: 7/19/2021
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Organization Information
Name:
Marshall Dennehey
Address:


Philadelphia,  PA 19103
United States
Email:
hrrecruiter@mdwcg.com
Phone:
(215) 575-2855
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Contact:
Leslie Wallace