Attorney Professional Development, Attorney Recruitment, Professional Legal Management
As a member of the integrated Legal Recruiting and Professional Development Team, the Legal Talent Coordinator will play a key role in collaborating with and supporting the team in the areas of legal recruiting, orientation and integration, as well as training and development of lawyers across the firm. The Legal Talent Coordinator will work closely with the Manager of Legal Recruitment and play a key role in coordinating the firm’s summer associate program, on-campus interview (OCI) program, and building and strengthening law school relationships. The Legal Talent Coordinator will also serve as a supporting resource for the mentoring and diversity programs at the firm. The Legal Talent Coordinator will collaborate with the Senior Manager of Talent Development to implement firm-wide legal and professional skills training for lawyers across the firm. This is a non-exempt position.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Working with the Manager of Legal Recruitment, coordinate the firm’s on-campus interview (OCI) program in support of the firm’s summer associate program;
Assist the Manager of Legal Recruitment with building and strengthening law school relationships;
Coordinate and monitor Mentor-Associate meetings for Associates;
In collaboration with other Legal Talent team members, coordinate social events for the mentoring program as well as Associate events in and across all firm offices;
Provide support to the Manager of Legal Recruitment for key recruiting and diversity events such as mock interviews, resume reviews, job fairs, etc.;
Serve as liaison to Practice Group Leaders to coordinate the bi-annual evaluation meetings for Associates and related logistical planning;
Assist Senior Manager of Talent Development in the implementation of practice area and firm-wide training curricula, including coordination of logistics, in collaboration with the IT and Facilities Departments;
Coordinate the collection and analysis of feedback regarding in-house and external training seminars and recommend program enhancements based on feedback;
Support firm lawyers with mandatory CLE requirements by understanding and keeping up-to-date on CLE guidelines and requirements in jurisdictions where lawyers are licensed and assisting lawyers with compliance;
In collaboration with Senior Manager of Talent Development, use specialized knowledge to review course materials for NY CLE compliance;
Assist the Director of Professional Development and Flexible Work Mentors with the administration of the firm’s Flexible Work Program;
Assist the Legal Talent team members in supporting and implementing the goals of the Associate Development Committee;
Coordinate monthly small group lunches with Associates and Co-Managing Directors and other small group meetings and focus groups;
Collaborate with Legal Talent team members and other firm business operations leaders on lawyer orientation, integration and departures to enhance processes and materials and ensure smooth transitions;
Maintain Legal Recruiting database and provide analytical reports and statistics regarding law firm and law school information as needed;
Work on special department or firm projects as needed.
Understanding of law firm or professional services firm business operations, preferred.
Detail and action-oriented with demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously.
Proactive and deadline driven.
Strong verbal and written presentation skills with the demonstrated ability to build relationships and communicate effectively across all levels.
Ability to troubleshoot problems and implement solutions in a fast paced environment.
Ability to build relationships and communicate effectively across all levels.
Knowledge and experience with NY CLE, preferred.
Highly Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, CLE tracking software and database management systems
The Legal Talent team at Goulston & Storrs is growing under the leadership of our new Chief Legal Talent Officer, Karen Febeo. We are looking for enthusiastic legal recruitment and talent development professionals to join our modern, vibrant law firm, where serious business is conducted with genuine camaraderie and fun, our people are paramount, and where mutual respect drives open discussion, fre...sh ideas and optimal solutions for our clients.
With more than 200 lawyers in our Boston, New York and Washington, D.C. offices, Goulston & Storrs is a powerhouse law firm that offers leading-edge service to local, regional and global clients in need of corporate, capital markets, finance, litigation, and real estate counsel. Our private client group also features one of the largest and most well-established trust and estate practices in New England, serving wealthy clients, families and charitable foundations across the country.
On the front lines as ambassadors for our law firm, the members of our Legal Talent team will implement the firm’s targeted growth plan with the resounding support and resources of firm leadership. This team will lead the firm’s efforts to grow our practices in each of our core markets by strategic talent acquisition – and retain and advance our existing legal talent by delivering cutting-edge, relevant professional development programs to our lawyers. Legal Talent team members will also serve as stewards of the firm’s commitment to diversity and inclusion as fundamental components of the firm’s recruitment, retention, development and advancement of a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace.