San Francisco, CA

An Am Law 50 law firm with offices worldwide, has an opening for a Paralegal Manager within their San Francisco office.

The Opportunity 

It’s an exciting time to join as a Paralegal Manager in their San Francisco office!  The Manager supervises the San Francisco Paralegal team and manages administration of the overall program.

  • Coordinate workflow, establish priorities and assign projects as needed; review paralegal hours to help manage effective distribution of work and to help ensure hours expectations are met.  Proactively work with attorneys in all practice groups to help ensure the effective utilization of paralegals.
  • Manage the evaluation process, including annual reviews, introductory reviews, and formal check-in meetings.  Ensure that substantive reviews are prepared and delivered in a timely and appropriate manner.
  • Ensure paralegals effectively meet client service objectives.  Conduct regular meetings with the paralegals to determine workloads, training and technology needs, staffing issues and job satisfaction, to exchange information, and to address general concerns and issues.
  • Participate in recruiting for paralegals, coordinate with Human Resources; assist in drafting job descriptions for open positions; coordinate orientation and training of new paralegals with Human Resources and the Director of Paralegal Services.
  • Meet with new attorneys to provide an overview of the paralegal program and the services offered by the paralegals.
  • Assist with the development and delivery of substantive paralegal training programs.
  • Monitor attendance, overtime and time records; review and approve weekly electronic time sheets; approve PTO requests and maintain PTO schedule for paralegals.

Ideal Candidate       

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Minimum of six years paralegal experience and/or experience managing paralegal programs strongly preferred.
  • Previous supervisory experience in a law firm required.
  • Knowledge of Litigation practices strongly preferred.

Salary: Highly competitive above market compensation
Date Active: 1.4.2022
Exempt/Not Exempt: Exempt