8 days old
2018-04-102018-05-10

Chief Operating Officer - Law Firm Management

Monzingo Legal
New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Job Type
    Other
  • 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.

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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

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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