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 Position: Office Administrator

Posted: March 12, 2019
Firm: Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith
Location: Newark, NJ

How to Apply: Compensation and details of position to be discussed during interview with qualified candidates. Please send resumes to the firm’s Chief Administrative Officer Susan O'Brien.

Job Description: National law firm of Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith seeks an Office Administrator for its Newark office. This office currently has 28 attorneys but is expected to grow. The position reports to the firm’s Chief Administrative Officer and the local Office Managing Partner. The responsibilities include supervision of all non-attorney staff, including paralegals, and heavy human resources, facilities and office services responsibilities. Some financial, technology and marketing activities may be required but are mostly handled from the firm’s Los Angeles office. Attorney recruitment experience and office relocation and/or remodeling experience a plus.

Job Requirements: Must be team oriented; have excellent management and leadership skills; ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing; willingness to take on firm-wide projects as appropriate; strong cost control skills; professional, fair and respectful demeanor; ability to work well with superiors, peers and subordinates; and able to enforce the firm’s policies and procedures in a consistent and fair manner. Must also have experience with a defense-side law firm. Experience with insurance carriers a plus.

Education and/or Experience: Bachelor’s degree in related field or minimum of five years’ work-related experience as a Legal Administrator in a similar managerial role as current position.