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Chief Operating Officer - Law Firm Management

Monzingo Legal
New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Law firm management with a focus on technology is required for this litigation law firm seeking an organized, data-driven Chief Operating Officer (COO) who will evaluate, create, implement, and organize firm-wide systems, processes and procedures in a digital/paperless office across multiple offices. The COO will also be responsible for the firm’s day-to-day operations, including IT, finance, and human resources management. This is a hands-on position and requires a background as a principal Legal Administrator or Director of Operations and administration in the legal industry.

Qualifications – COO:

  • Ability to accurately analyze information and solve complex problems to come to the best conclusion and solution in a timely fashion.
  • Deep knowledge of paperless/digital office workflow relating to systems, processes, and procedures across multiple business units.
  • Capable of quickly diagnosing and improving internal processes, policies, and procedures.
  • Strong leadership, business management, risk management and business building experience.
  • Analytic and decisive decision maker with the ability to prioritize and communicate to staff key objectives and tactics necessary to achieve organizational goals.
  • Demonstrate interest and experience as an entrepreneurial self-starter.
  • Bright, analytical, quick thinker who can assimilate information, identify areas for improvements, and resolve issues.

Responsibilities – COO:

  • Managing operations for the firm’s New Orleans, Houston, and Puerto Rico offices.
  • Take the lead in opening additional satellite offices.
  • Work with the marketing department on expansion initiatives.
  • Handle office space negotiations and leasing as needed.
  • Establish processes and procedures for paperless law office environment, including seamless cloud computing, case management, marketing, and financial software procedures.
  • Recruiting, selection, training, and development of staff personnel.
  • Overseeing office records, storage, facilities, reception, billing, accounting, support services (copy, mail, messenger/delivery services) and supplies.
  • Helping provide oversight and strategic direction related to the Firm’s technology.
  • Manage projects from conception to completion with streamlined efficiency.

Requirements – COO:

  • Bachelor's degree in business or management or work experience equivalent.
  • CLM Certification preferred (by the Association of Legal Administrators).
  • Extensive information technology background combined with HR and operations management.
  • Principle Administrator experience; Experience opening new offices and branch office management.
  • Knowledge of law firm case management software, billing, accounting and invoicing processes and procedures.
  • Flexibility to travel frequently and on an ongoing basis.


Thank you for considering this COO opportunity based in New Orleans, Louisiana. We hope to receive your resume. All inquiries held in complete confidence.



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Monzingo.Legal is a recruiting and direct-hire agency placing Partners, Attorneys, Paralegals, Legal Assistants, Legal Administrators, Legal Marketers, Directors, C-Level Officers and other law firm personnel. Founded in 2012 in Texas, now proudly based in Florida serving law firm clients nationally

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