Attorney Professional Development, Professional Legal Management
The CLE Coordinator monitors and tracks CLE compliance for the firm's lawyers and paralegals, serves as the firm's viDesktop Learning Management System (LMS) administrator, and provides additional administrative and clerical support for programs related to firmwide and practice-specific attorney training and development. The position involves regular contact with attorneys and personnel throughout the firm. This position can be based in our Mountain View or San Francisco office with travel to other offices as needed.
Act as CLE liaison for programs offered internally firmwide, including pursuing CLE accreditation when needed.
Provide administrative support for CLE programs, including ensuring CLE-compliant materials, agendas, sign-in sheets and/or certificates. (At times, support may also include catering, set-up, technology, troubleshooting and post-program follow-up and evaluations.)
Respond to inquiries related to CLE rules and compliance, including jurisdiction-specific questions.
Maintain the firm's CLE records and accredited provider status.
Maintain and utilize the firm's CLE tracking software and ensure individual attorney CLE records are updated correctly.
Update and maintain CLE content, including LMS library of CLE programs and offerings.
Assist in new hire onboarding and support as it relates to CLE accreditation and compliance.
Source and provide CLE opportunities for attorneys to fulfill compliance requirements.
Work with the firm's risk management team to ensure CLE compliance deadlines are met and to provide support on any CLE audits.
Liaise with business development and practice groups to support and coordinate client and other external CLE offerings.
Provide additional coordinator-level support as needed for training and development functions.
Desired Skills and Qualifications:
Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to work independently and collaboratively across all departments and offices
Strong client-service orientation and focus, with ability and judgment to resolve issues promptly and with a sense of urgency
The ability to excel in a fast-paced, demanding environment and flexibility to adapt to changing environments and priorities
Strong team player
Experience with learning management systems (preferably LMS)
Proficiency in MS Office applications
The ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree and a minimum of two years relevant work experience, preferably in a CLE or training role in a law firm or other professional services environment. California, Washington and New York State CLE knowledge preferred.
Fenwick & West is a top-tier law firm with an open and inclusive culture. With more than 300 attorneys and 400 employees in the Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Seattle and New York, we work with companies on the cutting edge of technology, life sciences and cleantech. For more than four decades, our Firm has helped some of the world's most recognized companies become and remain market leaders. We are proud to have been named one of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area for the twelfth year.