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Practice Coordinator (Products Liability and Complex Torts)

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required

Location

Oakland, CA

Date Last Verified

Apr 16,2018

Posted on

Apr 05,2018
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - Product Liability and Mass Torts
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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
Dentons.
101 JFK Parkway
Short Hills, NJ 07078-2708
Phone: 1 312 876 8209

Review:

"Popular Universal Law Firm"

Current Employee - Reviewed on August 04, 2017

The firm needs to offer more positions for new attorneys.

Pros : Dentons is a new and innovative law firm and is determined in focusing on their clients and appealing to the consumer to the best of their ability.
Cons : Some difficulties can arise when working for Dentons.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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