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    Marketing & Business Development Coordinator (Chicago)

    General Statement of Duties:

    Locke Lord LLP, an international law firm, has an immediate opening for a Marketing & Business Development Coordinator located in its Chicago office. This position reports to and works under the direct supervision of the Chicago Marketing Manager. This position will play an integral role in supporting the Chicago office in all aspects of its marketing initiatives and also assist with Firm-wide projects.   

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Assisting Chicago Marketing Manager with all Chicago-related internal and external lawyer and client-related events, dinners, conferences and seminars.
    • Coordinating venue logistics, invitations, mailing lists, RSVPs, nametags, serving as “host” of the events and calendaring events for inclusion on the Firm’s website and internal newsletter.
    • Coordinating industry/association/regional/charitable sponsorships. Includes interfacing directly with the organization, receiving and processing registrations, facilitating all entitlements and coordinating all materials, (e.g., logo, ad, brochures associated with events, and staffing the events when needed).
    • Assisting Marketing Manager in compiling and organizing data for annual budget and monthly expense reports.
    • Preparing materials for attorney CLEs and other speaking opportunities.
    • Maintaining spreadsheets for various sporting tickets.
    • Coordinating/scheduling attorney professional photo shoots.
    • Tracking attorney participation in civic, professional and charitable activities.
    • Assisting Business Development Managers and other senior Marketing personnel with pitch materials, RFP responses, and other business development projects.
    • Participating as a member of Firm-wide Marketing team to provide assistance to other members of the team as necessary.

    Education & Experience:

    • B.A in Marketing or related area.
    • 3+ years of experience in marketing/business development, including event management.
    • Proficient in MS Office Suite including PowerPoint and Excel.
    • Excellent written, verbal, communication, time management and organization skills.
    • Possess the ability to work cohesively with all positions with the Firm.
    • Ability to work in a professional environment.

    Locke Lord is not working with search firms on this position (no calls please).

    Locke Lord is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or veteran status.

    Interested candidates should submit their application to our Staff Recruiter: stephanie.myers@lockelord.com 


    Marketing and Recruiting Coordinator (Austin)

    OVERVIEW:

    Locke Lord LLP is seeking a Marketing & Recruiting Coordinator for its office in Austin, TX. This position will report to the Houston Marketing Manager and Director of Recruiting and will work closely with marketing staff as well as the recruitment team to provide services in both departments.

    DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Marketing Job-Related Roles

    • Assist in planning and implementing Firm’s business development projects and events including in-house seminars, conferences, sports events, and client dinners.
    • Coordinate venue logistics such as contracts, budgets, menus, and room set-up.
    • Provide calendar information for all Austin events for the Firm website.
    • Create, track and organize data for annual office budget.
    • Assist attorneys with client proposals, compile information on existing and potential clients, and help explore business development opportunities for the Firm. This includes serving as office point of contact for local business development initiatives.
    • Track office sponsorships and charitable contributions; coordinate various charitable/marketing events, including the execution, registration, Firm branding and RSVPs.
    • Research speaking opportunities for attorneys Firm-wide and prepare materials for attorney CLEs including PowerPoint presentations and related materials.
    • Maintain multiple reports used to track marketing and business development efforts.
    • Participate as member of national marketing team and provide assistance to other members of the team on marketing/business development projects as needed.

    Recruiting Job-Related Roles

    • Support the Austin office regarding all aspects of the law school recruitment program during the recruitment season.
    • Provide support and guidance for in-office continuing legal education programs, new attorney on-boarding and training programs; including but not limited to coordinating venue logistics, establishing contracts, monitoring budgets, creating menus, organizing room set-up and calendaring.
    • Document and prepare all correspondence for the Austin office
    • Create, track and organize office recruiting budget, check requests and attorney reimbursements.
    • Track and report statistical data to the Director with respect to recruiting and development efforts.
    • Serve as Recruiting contact for Diversity initiatives and marketing materials.
    • Actively serve in NALP and city-wide recruiting organizations.
    • Participate as a member of recruiting team to provide assistance to the other members of the team on recruiting/development projects as needed.
    • Assist with projects as directed by the Director of Recruiting.

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

    • Bachelor’s Degree required
    • 2+ years previous law firm experience in recruiting, marketing or development with even management preferred or other professional services firm.
    • Proficient in MS Office Suite including PowerPoint and Excel.
    • Excellent written and verbal skills.
    • Excellent communication, time management and organization skills.
    • Possess strong leadership skills as well as be a team player.
    • Ability to work with little direct instruction on every day job tasks.
    • Display meticulous attention to detail and follow-through; perform tasks with high degree of accuracy; very strong organizational skills.
    • Demonstrate ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization, approaching every interaction with professionalism and reason; ability to instill confidence in partners and Firm leadership; enthusiastic to work with others.
    • Display strong service orientation in responding to attorney or student needs.
    • Display a high degree of flexibility in a demanding, fast-paced, and frequently changing environment.
    • Project enthusiasm and positive attitude; foster collaboration and team atmosphere.
    • Display self-starting attitude; take the initiative to create/build a successful program; be pro-active; possess the ability to take programs from the beginning stage through fruition; goal oriented.
    • Understand and apply Firm culture in everyday tasks.
    • Exhibit a commitment to the position and the Firm.

    QUALIFICATIONS FOR CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT:

    • Adherence to all personnel policies and practices.
    • Punctuality and regular attendance.
    • Safe and successful job performance, including meeting productivity standards.

    Locke Lord is not working with search firms on this position (no calls please).

    Locke Lord is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or veteran status.

    Interested candidates should submit their application to our Staff Recruiter: stephanie.myers@lockelord.com 


    Bankruptcy Secretary (Dallas)

    General Statement of Duties:

    The Dallas office of Locke Lord LLP has an immediate opening for a Legal  Secretary.  This position  provides all aspects of  administrative support to attorneys within the department.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Provides secretarial support to assigned attorney(s) which may include typing, drafting documents, answering phones, scheduling appointments, calendar management, dictation, opening and distributing mail. Deals with sensitive, confidential information and ensures that day to day support for team runs smoothly and effectively.
    • Prepares legal documents, correspondence, memos, letters and reports. Assists with drafting and preparing documents such as petitions, motions and interrogatories. Prepares and e-files numerous filings on a daily basis. Establishes and maintains files and enters data into a case management system. Assists in preparing written and oral presentations. Sends and retrieves documents from Records as needed and follows work flow procedures as it relates to opening/closing matters and generating engagement/disengagement letters.
    • Answers phone, deals with routine inquiries for both internal and external contacts; refers calls to other contacts as needed and takes thorough messages. Utilizes strong communication skills, both written and verbal. Maintains a courteous and service driven demeanor at all times.
    • Maintains attorney calendar(s) and contact lists as requested. Arranges all aspects of both internal and external client meetings and conferences. Stays apprised of calendars and actively communicates changes or reminders as needed. Assumes expertise of Firm calendar management software. If needed, coordinates all business-related travel arrangements for direct report attorneys.
    • Maintains familiarity with legal terminology, working knowledge of applicable court filing rules, including electronic filing protocols in state and federal courts,  basic legal procedure and law firm document protocol. Has knowledge of legal document formats such as contracts, agreements, briefs, summonses, complaints and motions.
    • Ensures a high level of service when interacting with clients, opposing counsel, and other related internal and external contacts. Maintains discretion and sound judgment when interacting with others both external and internal to the Firm. Assumes a helpful, proactive and professional manner at all times when dealing with both internal and external clients. Supports and cultivates service standards as expected by the Firm.
    • Operates standard office equipment such as computers, photocopiers, calculators, and uses required software applications to effectively perform job duties. Records, edits, and submits timesheets through time and billing system.
    • Takes initiative to build on existing skills through both self-directed development, as well as Firm sponsored training programs. Shows willingness to share knowledge of specialist with others in the Firm. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned. 
    • Uses initiative and creativity to solve problems and research information to advance matters. Work with junior and senior level staff members to complete projects. 

    Education & Experience:

    • Bachelor’s Degree required
    • 3-4 years of administrative or secretarial experience in a fast paced organization, preferably a professional services such as a law firm or corporate legal department.
    • Effective oral and written communication skills with strong knowledge of grammar, spelling, punctuation and legal terminology. Flexibility and the ability to handle complex, multiple tasks for several individuals with different work styles. Openness to change pace quickly while maintaining strong organization and attention to detail. Works proactively with others to support efforts within a department or function of the Firm. Organizes and prioritizes assignments.
    • Must have knowledge of court filing requirements, specifically experience with e-filing in state/federal courts.
    • Should have 2-3 years’ experience in working as a legal secretary in a law firm including exposure to bankruptcy or bankruptcy litigation  using Electronic Case Filing (ECF) and preparing motions and orders required.
    • Should have experience in both litigation and bankruptcy practices.
    • Specific knowledge of bankruptcy filing and procedure required.
    • Proficient in MS Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint essential.

    Locke Lord is not working with search firms on this position (no calls please).

    Locke Lord is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or veteran status.

    Interested candidates should submit their application to our Staff Recruiter: stephanie.myers@lockelord.com 


    Payroll Clerk (Dallas)

    General Statement of Duties:

    The Dallas office of Locke Lord LLP has an immediate opening for a Payroll Clerk.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Work with Payroll Manager to process semi-monthly, bi-weekly, commissions and other payments as needed for all firm staff employees.
    • Maintain employee records, working closely with HR to ensure deductions, pay rates, tax withholding, 401(k) elections, etc. are correct for all firm staff employees.
    • Assist in managing workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely.
    • Understand proper taxation of employer paid benefits.
    • Process correct garnishment calculations and compliance.
    • Perform daily payroll department operations.
    • Calculate appropriate partial payments for new hires and terminated employees.
    • Assist in preparing reports for management as needed.
    • Communicate payments and prepare wire information for charitable contributions and employee payments as needed.
    • Reconcile payroll prior to transmission and validate confirmed reports.

    Education & Experience:

    • 3 + years’ experience processing multi-state payroll, international beneficial.
    • Working knowledge of national payroll best practices.
    • Strong knowledge of national regulations.
    • Strong PC skills including proficient in Excel.
    • Working knowledge of ADP (Workforce and WorkDay)
    • Ability to deal sensitively with confidential material.
    • Strong interpersonal (verbal and written) communication skills.
    • Ability to communicate and respond timely to various levels of management and employees.
    • Excellent organizational, multi-tasking and prioritizing skills.
    • High degree of professionalism and team player.

    Locke Lord is not working with search firms on this position (no calls please).

    Locke Lord is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or veteran status.

    Interested candidates should submit their application to our Staff Recruiter: stephanie.myers@lockelord.com 


    HR Assistant (Dallas)

    General Statement of Duties:

    The Dallas office of Locke Lord LLP has an immediate opening for a HR Assistant. This position provides all aspects of administrative support to the human resources team at Locke Lord LLP.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Provides administrative support to the HR department, which may include typing, drafting documents, answering phones, scheduling appointments, calendar management, opening and distributing mail. Entrusted with sensitive, confidential information and ensures that day to day support for team runs smoothly and effectively.
    • Assists in preparing firm documents, correspondence, memos, letters and reports.
    • Establishes and maintains files and enters data into WorkDay and other Firm systems.
    • Answers telephone, handles routine inquiries for both internal and external contacts; facilitates referrals to other contacts as needed; and takes thorough messages. Utilizes strong communication skills, both written and oral. Maintains a courteous and service-driven demeanor at all times.
    • Assists the HR department in preparing for New Hire Orientations; ensures accurate and timely completion of required new hire paperwork/forms, including I-9 forms.
    • Processes payroll changes for the Dallas office.
    • Keeps track of PTO for office staff as well as paperwork related to PTO cash outs and rollovers.
    • Processes and coordinates parking for Dallas office staff. Assists the Office Administrator with coordinating Dallas office events. 
    • Assists in coordinating all business-related travel arrangements for HR department. Submits all business-related expenses for reimbursement on behalf of the HR department.
    • Scans and cleans up documents utilizing scanner equipment and software. Converts and formats documents from other software applications.
    • Records, edits, and submits timesheets through time and billing system.
    • Takes initiative to build on existing skills through both self-directed development, as well as Firm-sponsored training programs.
    • Ensures all employee files are complete, filed, and archived as required.
    • Completes various HR projects and reports as assigned.  Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

    Education & Experience:

    • Bachelor’s Degree required.
    • Must have 1-3 years of prior Human Resources or office experience.
    • Keyboarding skills of at least 65 wpm.
    • Advanced skills in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
    • Effective oral and written communication skills.
    • Ensures a high level of service when interacting with contacts whether internal or external
    • Maintains discretion and sound judgment when interacting with others both external and internal to the Firm. Assumes a helpful, proactive and professional manner at all times when dealing with both internal and external clients.
    • Supports and cultivates service standards as expected by the Firm.
    • Uses initiative and creativity to solve problems and research information to advance matters.
    • Operates standard office equipment such as computers, photocopiers, telephones and uses required software applications to effectively perform job duties.

    Locke Lord is not working with search firms on this position (no calls please).

    Locke Lord is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or veteran status.

    Interested candidates should submit their application to our Staff Recruiter: stephanie.myers@lockelord.com 


    Real Estate Secretary (Austin)

    The Austin office of Locke Lord LLP has an immediate opening for a Legal Secretary. This position provides support for all aspects of commercial lending and real estate transactions to four attorneys within the Real Estate Section.

    Real Estate Related Experience and Responsibilities:

    • Draft loan transaction documents using mandated forms from various national lenders
    • Recordation of lending and real estate security documents with federal, state and county jurisdictions
    • Coordinate with a third party service for UCC/Bankruptcy/Judgment Lien searches
    • Conduct Debtor name search and related document retrieval from Texas SOS and Texas Comptroller’s offices
    • Distribution of transaction closing documents to clients and other parties
    • Preparation of closing binders
    • Coordination of all timekeeping, billing and collections for Austin Office Real Estate  Section, coordination with client/intake for new client/matters conflicts check and opening new billing numbers.
    • Draft conflict waivers and new client engagement letters
    • Prepare expense reimbursement statements via internal online system

    General  Responsibilities:

    • Provides secretarial support to assigned attorney(s) which may include typing, drafting documents, answering phones, scheduling appointments, calendar management, dictation, opening and distributing mail. Deals with sensitive, confidential information and ensures that day to day support for team runs smoothly and effectively.
    • Prepares legal documents, correspondence, memos, letters and reports. Assists with drafting and preparing documents. Prepares and e-files filings on a daily basis. Establishes and maintains files and enters data into a case management system. Assists in preparing written and oral presentations. Sends and retrieves documents from Records as needed and follows work flow procedures as it relates to opening/closing matters and generating engagement/disengagement letters.
    • Answers phone, deals with routine inquiries for both internal and external contacts; refers calls to other contacts as needed and takes thorough messages. Utilizes strong communication skills, both written and verbal. Maintains a courteous and service driven demeanor at all times.
    • Maintains attorney calendar(s) and contact lists as requested. Arranges all aspects of both internal and external client meetings and conferences. Stays apprised of calendars and actively communicates changes or reminders as needed. Assumes expertise of Firm calendar management software. If needed, coordinates all business-related travel arrangements for direct report attorneys.
    • Maintains familiarity with legal terminology, working knowledge of applicable court filing rules, including electronic filing protocols in state and federal courts,  basic legal procedure and law firm document protocol. Has knowledge of legal document formats such as contracts, agreements, and other related documents.
    • Ensures a high level of service when interacting with clients, opposing counsel, and other related internal and external contacts. Maintains discretion and sound judgment when interacting with others both external and internal to the Firm. Assumes a helpful, proactive and professional manner at all times when dealing with both internal and external clients. Supports and cultivates service standards as expected by the Firm.
    • Operates standard office equipment and uses required software applications to effectively perform job duties. Records, edits, and submits timesheets through time and billing system.
    • Takes initiative to build on existing skills through both self-directed development, as well as Firm sponsored training programs. Shows willingness to share knowledge with others in the Firm. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned. 
    • Uses initiative and creativity to solve problems and research information to advance matters. Work with junior and senior level staff members to complete projects.

    Education & Experience:

    • Bachelor’s Degree required.
    • Must have 2-7 years of experience
    • Keyboarding skills of at least 65 wpm.
    • Advanced skills in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Nuance Power PDF and PowerPoint.
    • Effective oral and written communication skills.

    Locke Lord is not working with search firms on this position (no calls please).

    Locke Lord is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or veteran status.

    Interested candidates should submit their application to our Staff Recruiter: stephanie.myers@lockelord.com 


    Corporate Secretary (Houston)

    The Houston office of Locke Lord LLP has an immediate opening for a Legal Secretary. This position provides all aspects of administrative support to attorneys within the department.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Provides secretarial support to assigned attorney(s) which may include typing, drafting documents, answering phones, scheduling appointments, calendar management, dictation, opening and distributing mail. Deals with sensitive, confidential information and ensures that day to day support for team runs smoothly and effectively.
    • Prepares legal documents, correspondence, memos, letters and reports.
    • Assists with drafting and preparing documents such as petitions, motions and interrogatories. Establishes and maintains files and enters data into a case management system.
    • Sends and retrieves documents from Records as needed and follows work flow procedures as it relates to opening/closing matters and generating engagement/disengagement letters.
    • Answers phone, deals with routine inquiries for both internal and external contacts; refers calls to other contacts as needed and takes thorough messages. Utilizes strong communication skills, both written and verbal. Maintains a courteous and service driven demeanor at all times.
    • Maintains attorney calendar(s) and contact lists as requested. Arranges all aspects of both internal and external client meetings and conferences. Stays apprised of calendars and actively communicates changes or reminders as needed.
    • Coordinates all business-related travel arrangements for direct report attorneys. Submits all business-related expenses for reimbursement on behalf of the attorney(s).
    • Maintains familiarity with legal terminology, working knowledge of applicable court filing rules, including electronic filing protocols in state and federal courts,  basic legal procedure and law firm document protocol. Has knowledge of legal document formats such as contracts, agreements, briefs, summonses, complaints and motions.
    • Ensures a high level of service when interacting with clients, opposing counsel, and other related internal and external contacts. Maintains discretion and sound judgment when interacting with others both external and internal to the Firm. Assumes a helpful, proactive and professional manner at all times when dealing with both internal and external clients. Supports and cultivates service standards as expected by the Firm.
    • Operates standard office equipment such as computers, photocopiers, calculators, and uses required software applications to effectively perform job duties.  Scans and cleans up documents utilizing scanner equipment and software. Convert and format documents from other software applications.
    • Records, edits, and submits timesheets through time and billing system.
    • Takes initiative to build on existing skills through both self-directed development, as well as Firm sponsored training programs. Shows willingness to share knowledge of specialist with others in the Firm. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned. 
    • Uses initiative and creativity to solve problems and research information to advance matters.

    Education & Experience:

    • Bachelor’s Degree required.
    • Must have 3-8 years of experience.
    • Must have prior experience supporting Corporate or Transactional attorney(s).
    • Keyboarding skills of at least 65 wpm.
    • Advanced skills in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
    • Effective oral and written communication skills.

    Locke Lord is not working with search firms on this position (no calls please).

    Locke Lord is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or veteran status.

    Interested candidates should submit their application to our Staff Recruiter: stephanie.myers@lockelord.com 


    Payroll Manager (Dallas)

    General Statement of Duties:

    The Payroll Manager will be responsible for US and International staff payrolls.  Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  reviews payroll data to ensure it is accurate, logical, and timely; serves as the principal liaison with the payroll vendor (ADP) and maintains current knowledge of software capabilities; ensures optimal utilization of vendor’s service offerings and timely installation of upgrades; responds to regulatory agencies and reviews reports and filings.  This position reports to the Disbursement Manager.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Manage United States semi-monthly and bi-weekly processing of multi-state payroll, including taxes, benefits and garnishments for approximately 1,000 employees consistent with federal and state wage and hour laws.
    • Utilizing ADP international payroll services, prepare International monthly staff payroll and coordinate with partner payroll team for London and Hong Kong offices. Monitor payroll related tax rules for each country to insure accurate processing.
    • Supervise payroll staff, including Payroll Coordinators in Providence, Rhode Island and Dallas, Texas.
    • Verify new hires, temporary workers, transfers, promotions and terminations processing is accurate and timely to meet payroll deadlines.
    • Meticulous review and analyze payroll data prior to submission to outside payroll processing vendor (ADP), including collaboration with HR and Payroll Teams as necessary.
    • Communicate actively with domestic and international payroll processing vendor (ADP) to resolve reporting issues, payroll questions etc. Maintain effective internal controls for the payroll function and proactively work with management to identify process improvements and gaps.
    • Partner with HR Team for accurate employee information in HR and Payroll systems, commission payments, annual increases, bonuses, status changes, etc.
    • Ensure wire transfers for payroll fundings are submitted to Treasury on time, and interact with Treasury researching other payroll payment related matters.
    • Regular preparation of reports, including monthly overtime, charitable organizations etc. Will also be responsible for preparing remittances to charitable organizations.
    • Support the monthly accounting close and account reconciliation including monthly salary expense variance explanations and payroll balance sheet reconciliations.  Assist with the accounting annual audit and benefit audits as needed.
    • Timely response to employees and HR department questions.
    • Assist partner payroll team as needed.
    • Manage the process for Year-end W2 and 1099 calculation for commissioned attorneys.

    Education & Experience:

    • 5-10 years of experience managing a multi-state payroll department, including staff
    • Extensive knowledge of ADP
    • Proficient at MS Office and must have intermediate to advanced Excel skills.  Solid math and budgeting skills are required
    • Working experience of payroll tax at the federal, state and local levels
    • International payroll experience required
    • Ability to manage and lead staff to excellent performance
    • Must be a team player with excellent organizational skills and the ability to communicate in a clear and professional manner with all levels of attorneys and staff, as well as external vendors
    • Must possess excellent prioritization skills with the ability to meet competing deadlines in a timely and accurate manner
    WorkDay, Time Clock, and WebTime applications experience a plus

    Locke Lord is not working with search firms on this position (no calls please).

    Locke Lord is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or veteran status.

    Interested candidates should submit their application to our Staff Recruiter: stephanie.myers@lockelord.com 


    Office Administrator (Dallas)

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Human Resources or related field.
    • Demonstrated progressive experience in a law firm.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills.
    • Proven ability to work with all levels of personnel.
    • Strong organizational skills and ability to work on a variety of projects.
    • Ability to identify and analyze issues and problems in management areas, and recommend and implement solutions.
    • Strong leadership skills.
    • Ability to maintain good interpersonal relations and communications with lawyers, and support staff.
    • Ability to safely perform essential functions, with or without reasonable accommodations

    QUALIFICATIONS FOR CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT

    • Adherence to all personnel policies and practices
    • Punctuality and regular attendance
    • Safe and successful job performance, including meeting productivity standards

    JOB-RELATED FUNCTIONS

    • Supervision and management of support staff in conjunction with functional managers and senior staff
    • Coordinate management of the office with firm-wide management, facilities, office services, human resources and other administrative staff
    • Assist Partners in Charge and designees with management of office.
    • Responsible for day to day operations issues.
    • Assist with Human Resources functions including overseeing secretarial coordination, discipline, employee counseling and other general HR functions.
    • Coordinate and manage office events as required.
    • Serve as liaison among attorneys, staff and staff departments.

    Locke Lord is not working with search firms on this position (no calls please).

    Locke Lord is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or veteran status.

    Interested candidates should submit their application to our Staff Recruiter: stephanie.myers@lockelord.com 




    Financial Systems Administrator (Dallas)

    Assist in the  administration, support, maintenance, development and implementation of the Firm’s accounting & financial systems including Elite Enterprise, Webview, Whitehill, Extend, , ARCS,  and other related systems.  Will train the right person for a junior level Administrator of the Financial systems.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    • Serve as liaison between Accounting/Finance and IT departments. 
    • Manage all user/system set-ups and security in Elite Enterprise, DTE and other related systems.
    • Help Desk support for Elite products and DTE.
    • Assist with software implementations and upgrades to existing systems as well as the implementations of third party application integration processes (i.e. data loads).
    • Trouble-shoot problems related to software performance & functionality in conjunction with IT department.
    • Coordinate with third party support group regarding system maintenance and projects and incidents related to them.
    • Modify current bill templates for Document Studio templates.
    • Development of custom Extend reports as requested.
    • Perform data analysis to facilitate identifying and resolving issues and problems. Help develop documentation, training, and development of users regarding the firm’s financial systems and data.
    • Develop and generate reports, data imports/exports, and interfaces between systems.
    • SQL and Database knowledge of Elite Enterprise is a plus. 

    EDUCATION & TRAINING

    • Requires a BA or BS in Accounting or Computer Science with minimum of 5-7 years of increasing responsible, directly related experience.
    • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in legal financial system applications and databases is desirable.  Detailed knowledge of Elite Enterprise, MS SQL, and third-party systems used in conjunction with Elite Enterprise a plus.

    Locke Lord is not working with search firms on this position (no calls please).

    Locke Lord is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or veteran status.

    Interested candidates should submit their application to our Staff Recruiter: stephanie.myers@lockelord.com 


    IT Coordinator (Boston)

    The Information Systems Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating firm wide technology systems in the local office.  As a member of the Firm’s national technology team, the Information Systems coordinator will act as the primary contact for technology in the local office working with the other members of the Information Systems Department on Firm technology initiatives and activities.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Maintains, analyzes, troubleshoots, and repairs computer systems, hardware and computer peripherals.
    • Documents, maintains, upgrades or replaces hardware and software systems.
    • Supports and maintains user account information including rights, security and systems groups.
    • Support Firm hardware and software for all users. This includes but is not limited to Laptop and Desktop hardware and all peripherals, Blackberry/iPhone/PDA devices, Windows 7, Office 2010, iManage, Citrix, VPN, etc.
    • Perform hardware break/fix for laptops, desktops, printers, scanners, and peripherals
    • Image machines based on firm standard practices
    • Timely entry of support calls in the Help Desk tracking system
    • Escalate user issues to the appropriate groups for resolution
    • Support phone system moves, adds and changes under the direction of the Telecom group
    • Support local server and network hardware under the direction of System and Network Engineers
    • Support local copiers and the CopiTrak system
    • Support conference room technologies for voice and video conferencing systems
    • Perform remedial preventive maintenance as required
    • Work under the direction of the Director or SR. Engineers on System Projects at any of the offices at the firm
    • Perform or assist with desktop hardware/software training as necessary, including facilitating and setting up WebEx or Video Conference sessions for remote trainers
    • Monitor and report back on office issues and complaints regarding technology
    • Act as a liaison between users in remote locations and the IT Directors to ensure any problems and solutions are well communicated to everyone
    • Participation in 24x7 support with System and Network Engineers
    • Participate in weekly Engineer conference call
    • Perform other duties as assigned
    • Submit Weekly Activity report

    EDUCATION & TRAINING:

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Three to five years technology experience
    • A+ certification
    • Network+, MOS, MCP certifications a plus
    • MCITP in Windows 2007
    • Must possess strong troubleshooting skills for both hardware and software
    • Must be able to repair hardware systems and replace items such as hard drives, power supplies, motherboards, RAM, etc.
    • Must possess strong customer service skills

    Locke Lord is not working with search firms on this position (no calls please).

    Locke Lord is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or veteran status.

    Interested candidates should submit their application to our Staff Recruiter: stephanie.myers@lockelord.com 

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