Manages the business functions as well as the overall administration and operations of the ALP Law Firm. You will report directly to the CEO. Participate in regularly scheduled team meetings. Assume the general responsibility for financial planning and controls, personnel management and administration, information technology, and facilities management. You will identify and plan for the changing needs of the firm, and share responsibility with the CEO for strategic planning, practice management, marketing, and contribute to cost-effective management throughout the firm. Our firm helps fathers spend more time with their children and not lose their shirts in a divorce. Our core values are Integrity, Excellence, and Customer Service. This is a remote position that may become an in-office position as the firm expands and may acquire an office building. The office culture is very laid back with an intense work schedule. Must be self-sufficient.
To include planning, forecasting, budgeting, variance analysis, profitability analysis, financial reporting, general ledger accounting, billing and collections, cash flow control, banking relationships, investment, tax planning, tax reporting, trust accounting, payroll, and other financial management functions.
Human Resource Management:
To include recruiting, selection, training and development, performance evaluation, salary administration, employee relations, motivation, counseling, disciplining, discharging, benefits administration, workers’ compensation, personnel data systems, job design, resource allocation, and other human resource management functions for the legal, paralegal and support staff.
To include systems analysis, operational audits, cost/benefit analysis, computer systems design, programming and systems development, information services, records management, library management, office automation, document construction systems, information storage and retrieval, telecommunications, litigation support, legal practice systems, and other systems management functions.
Including strategic and tactical planning, business development, risk management, quality control, organizational development, firm planning processes, and other general management functions.
Including lawyer recruiting, lawyer training and development, legal assistant supervision, work product quality control, professional standards, substantive practice systems, and other practice management functions.
Including management of client profitability analysis, forecasting of business opportunities, planning client development, marketing legal services, and enhancing the firm’s visibility and image.
Must have knowledge of legal or other professional service organizations, and experience managing business operations such as human resources, technology, facilities, finance, and marketing.
Skills and Abilities:
Must be able to identify and analyze complex issues and problems in management areas, and recommend and implement solutions. Can manage office functions economically and efficiently, organize work, establish priorities and maintain good interpersonal relations and communications with lawyers and support staff. Displays excellent supervisory and leadership skills. Demonstrates willingness and ability to delegate.
Graduation from a recognized college or university with major coursework in business administration or management, finance, human resources, technology or marketing, or comparable work experience. Professional certifications are a plus, including Certified Legal Manager (CLM) designation.
We are a small, but fast-growing Family Practice Law Firm in Bellaire Texas, looking for All-Star Team Members to ensure that the firm is always putting its best foot forward for our clients. Our firm helps fathers spend more time with their children and not lose their shirts in a divorce. We also understand and focus on ensuring what’s in the best interest of children. We need someone who truly understands what it means to have the best interest of children and then their parents and not believe that only mothers should be the primary caretakers of the children. We do not believe the mother is always best for children.