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Professional Development Coordinator - Attorney Training and Development

Filcro Legal Staffing
New York, New York 10017
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Professional Development Coordinator

Associate Attorney Development - HR

ORGANIZATION: International Law Firm 


HOURS: Monday – Friday, 9:30 - 5:30

 SALARY & BENEFITS: Base salary to $90K, plus well paid overtime, Bonus eligible, Medical and Dental Coverage; Paid Time Off; 401K; Savings Accounts; and more!


  • Develop and implement annual associate review process for associate
  • Solicit feedback from senior lawyers, including via in-person discussion sessions
  • Draft associate review documents based upon feedback received as well as the coordinator’s own assessment of the associate’s performance
  • Prepare, update and analyze charts on status of annual associate reviews
  • Use own discretion to determine whether certain associates would benefit from a mid-year review (and implement such a review) as needed
  • Develop and implement professional developments
  • Exercise independent discretion to develop and implement professional development plans for individual associate attorneys
  • Use independent judgment to identify associate attorneys who would benefit from individualized “soft skills” training
  • Create monthly staffing reports to determine associates’ individual workflow capacities, and flag potential staffing issues or opportunities
  • Facilitate regular professional development meetings with senior lawyers, in connection with associate development and staffing discussions. Develop consensus around takeaways and follow up on issues raised
  • Partner with attorneys in assigned practice groups to develop tailored practice group mentoring, training and development initiatives
  • Select Mentoring Committee members in connection with new associate mentor programs
  • Organize and facilitate quarterly mentor debriefings to discuss mentor relationships and to craft any potential changes to development plans as a result
  • Develop relationships with associates in order to serve as a resource for questions regarding their individual professional development
  • Liaise with Training and CLE department regarding potential training programs
  • Maintain internal associate records
  • General assistance on ad hoc projects
  • Support senior lawyers globally throughout the arc of their careers
  • Coordinate nomination, integration and evaluation processes, including by soliciting and constructing review feedback and overviews
  • Monitor workflow and performance on ongoing basis, interfacing with partner liaisons and developing action-oriented performance plans where warranted
  • Implement initiatives related to leadership development, morale and engagement
  • Prepare meeting materials for firm management, reporting on performance trends



  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • 2+ years of Professional Development or HR-related experience in a fast-paced environment.  Law firm experience strongly preferred
  • Must be comfortable working with lawyers at all seniority levels
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel required. Experience with viDesktop preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and client service skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good judgment; excellent organization skills and strong attention to detail
  • Flexibility to work longer hours during busier periods
  • Must be proactive, plans ahead, pushes projects forward and meets deadlines


Posted: 2018-10-04 Expires: 2018-11-03

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Professional Development Coordinator - Attorney Training and Development

Filcro Legal Staffing
New York, New York 10017

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