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Paralegal Manager
The Paralegal Manager is responsible for the oversight and management of all assigned members of the Paralegal Department. 

• 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.
Position: Paralegal Manager
Organization: ArentFox Schiff LLP
Location: Los Angeles,  CA 
United States
Salary: The annualized good faith base salary range for this position is a minimum of $70,000 to a maximum of $100,000 per year. The actual salary rate offered to candidates within that range will depend on
Posting Start Date: 4/10/2023
Date Posted: 4/10/2023

• 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 AFS’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.

• 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 five years in a supervisory or management capacity.
• Large law firm experience is preferred.
Status: This listing expires on: 6/9/2023
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Organization Information
ArentFox Schiff LLP
555 West Fifth Street, 48th Floor

Los Angeles,  CA 90013
United States
Janelle Rynes