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Legal Staff Paralegal in Oakland, CA

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Company name


Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - Product Liability and Mass Torts

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required


USA Oakland, CA

Date Last Verified

Jun 04,2018

Posted on

Apr 05,2018

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Practice Coordinator (Products Liability and Complex Torts) The candidate will work closely with the Practice Director on implementing strategic initiatives and overseeing the daily business operations of the Products Liability and Complex Torts Practice. Assists with monitoring workflow and identifying operational efficiencies through process improvement and utilization of technology. Assists with workload management through ongoing communication with practice leaders. Maintains accurate workload reports and project/matter assignment records, raising timekeeper performance and productivity issues as appropriate. Reviews and understands billing guidelines for the practice. Assists with reviewing bills and ensuring narrative complies with established guidelines and protocols. Interfaces with billing team to effectively manage large volume of complex client bills. Reviews aging reports and builds collaborative relationships with collections managers. Extensive analysis of financial spreadsheets. Coordinates with practice leadership to handle logistics for group meetings, creates agenda and prepares and circulates meeting summaries. Maintains repository of form documents and information. Assists with managing the practice's expenses and works with practice leader and practice director to develop annual budget. Works with practice director to provide support on building, implementing and tracking progress against case budgets. Works with practice director to monitor and track flat fee arrangements. Develops training materials on group's process and billing protocols. Facilitates training with practice leaders and other attorneys as needed for existing and new practitioners as needed.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have Undergraduate degree. Should have 3-5 years of solid business operations or practice management experience including financial analysis, budgeting and workflow management. Prior law firm experience is preferred. Strong financial, analytical and problem solving skills is needed. Excellent organizational skills, communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to manage relationships and interface at various levels is essential. Familiarity with legal and business environments is must.

Company info

Tracy Wakup
Human Resources Business Partner
101 JFK Parkway
Short Hills, NJ 07078-2708
Phone: 1 312 876 8209