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Law Firm Administrator

Company: McKinnon Legal
Location: Pembroke Pines
Posted on: June 10, 2022

Job Description:

Our business is hiring an office manager to join our growing team. We're looking to invest in a candidate who is interested in team leadership, upward mobility, and the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, high-energy work environment. You'll be in charge of our administrative staff, oversee day-to-day operations, and ensure our business is running smoothly. If you're a systems thinker with a passion for building the best team, start your application today!


Perform additional human resources and office administration duties as needed
Optimize office policies and procedures to meet internal needs while upholding our business standards
Liaise with customers, service providers, vendors, and contractors, acting as the main line of communication
Lead office management including day-to-day operations, directing administrative assistants, and other secretarial duties
Keep office systems running smoothly including ordering office supplies, organizing filing systems, maintaining office equipment, optimizing the organizational budget, and scheduling meetings

--- Systems management and process refinement to ensure matters are handled appropriately so that client needs are met, legal ethical requirements are met, and clients receive excellent service
--- Employee engagement and leadership, supervision, and termination
--- Measuring what matters and using common financial reports to make business decisions (budget variance, PL, cashflow forecast)
--- Managing vendors such as bookkeepers, accountants, and technology services
--- Lead change - drive it and thrive in it
--- Talk more about the solution than the problem
--- Equally, embrace both aspects of the "work/life balance"
--- Never hesitate to praise when deserved and correct when needed
--- Have thick skin and high empathy
--- Have keen conflict resolution skills (not conflict avoidance skills)


Over 2 years of prior management experience or similar work experience in an office environment
Familiarity with Microsoft Office or similar systems

Excellent time management, problem-solving, and communication skills
High school diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent
--- Ideal applicants will have the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities recommended by the Association of Legal Administrators.
--- Prior legal experience is required. Knowledge of our areas of practice will be helpful.
--- In all cases, you need to commit to getting yourself up to speed quickly because you will be expected to make sure cases and clients are getting the attention they need and that the staff is following the rules.

TO APPLY, WE NEED YOU TO SUBMIT BOTH A COVER LETTER AND RESUME. If both are not provided, your application will not be considered. (Yes, we are serious about this. Following instructions is pretty important for a Firm Administrator who is supposed to help us streamline our operations and make sure everyone follows the rules.) The cover letter should tell us why you would be great for this job.

About Company:
McKINNON LEGAL's passion lies in bringing about better solutions for the family litigation clients we serve. We aspire to expand her practice to a multiple-lawyer organization to serve more families going through hard times coping and resolving a myriad of issues, including co-parenting, timesharing, the amicable division of assets acquired during the marriage, support and other ancillary matters related to the family. We enjoy bringing people out of difficult situations and are grateful when they let us know how our firm has made a huge impact on the trajectory of their futures. We love bringing resolution to acrimonious situations and helping post-divorce parties live better.

Keywords: McKinnon Legal, Pembroke Pines , Law Firm Administrator, Accounting, Auditing , Pembroke Pines, Florida

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