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Title : Paralegal Supervisor

Location : California - San Francisco
Refer to Job # SDQE727313


Paralegal Supervisor Duties: Assign projects to paralegals, coordinate responsible for assisting with the workloads, work flow, and demand forecasts on management of the Firm s paralegal cases with the paralegal manager and program and, in particular, the supervisors in other offices supervision of office paralegal staff. Assist with projects when necessary to ensure best practices are used and deadlines are met. Making case assignments and coordinating work. Liaise with Firm lawyers and staff as needed to schedules of the paralegals in the ensure paralegal services are meet or exceed offices; assisting with recruiting; expectations. occasionally taking a lead role in the initiation of new projects; mentoring Assist in the capture, analysis and effective use paralegals and promoting best practices; of business metrics for the department, such as evaluating the effectiveness of existing utilization and billable hours, workload training programs and facilitating distribution, client satisfaction, and work product necessary enhancements. quality. Coordinate with LSS department management, office management, and Human Resources for the recruitment of paralegals; ensure effective orientation and on-boarding. Provide continuing education for paralegals by creating, coordinating, and presenting in-house training programs, as well as identifying ad hoc training opportunities on projects. Participate in the annual evaluation process, as well as provide regular feedback and constructive criticism. Resolve personnel problems, up to and including drafting written recommendations for disciplinary action and termination. Interact with outside entities (e.g. government agencies, expert witnesses, corporations, vendors, and other law Firms) to gather information or coordinate activities. Qualifications: B.A. or B.S. degree from an accredited college or university is required. Must be qualified to practice as a paralegal under CA state law. Draft, review, and/or analyze routine legal documents as requested by lawyers. 8-10 years of experience as a litigation paralegal in a comparable law firm or corporate legal setting is required. 4+ years of supervisory experience is strongly preferred. Proficiency with current Microsoft Office software suite. Thorough understanding of the civil litigation process. Utilize information systems and procedures, or establish new procedures to facilitate the organization and retrieval of documents by and for the lawyers on the case teams. Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and excellent organizational skills. Maintain administrative records, such as attendance and PTO. Ability to work independently and under pressure and available to work overtime as required.
 
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