Experience: 3+ years’ project management and related experience
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We are seeking an experienced Legal Project Manager (case manager, adjuster, or former paralegal) to join our growing team to establish and maintain processes for the management of a high-volume litigation client. The Legal Project Manager’s job will be to coordinate attorneys and client-specific workflows to ensure compliance with client guidelines, litigation driven and reporting deadlines. Specific project manager responsibilities include scheduling, tracking and ensuring various legal teams completion of tasks, including investigations, reporting, pre-trial discovery, and monitoring additional specific projects associated with a high volume of litigation work. You will be the go-to person for organizing and managing deadline tasks associated with the client. A solid technical background, with an understanding of or experience with management systems or software is required.
Determine and define project scope and objectives
Predict resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources in an effective and efficient manner
Ability to manage all phases of the project i.e. the development of the schedule and work plan; the management of the budget; the monitoring of the project progress and adjusting as needed
Manage and oversee tasks assigned to a group of attorneys and paralegals to maintain client workflow compliance
Maintain excellent client relations during all aspects of legal project management, including complying with client guidelines
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Business or related field
3+ years’ experience in legal project management, project management or other related experience
Excellent analytical skills
Strong interpersonal skills and extremely resourceful
Proven ability to successfully manage projects, including prioritization of a high volume of tasks to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget and timeline
Our Mission Statement is to cultivate a working environment that provides a humane, sustainable approach to earning a living and living in our world — for ourselves and for our clients. Further, we are committed to reducing our costs, and our footprint on the planet, by integrating virtually and avoiding the traditional “brick and mortar” costs associated with operating a law firm. We achieve this by ensuring that our team comes from diverse socio-economic, cultural, geographic, and educational backgrounds. We believe diversity is required to bring a variety of perspectives and approaches to our clients’ needs. Although we have sophisticated clients and robust resources typical of a large law firm, we strive to maintain a relaxed, informal atmosphere that fosters professional development, personal satisfaction, and growth.
Salary is commensurate with experience and skill set. Position offers benefits, including health, life, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability, as well as 401k, flexible work, and paid time off.
For New York City Applicants: Salary range: $15.00 – $30.00/hr. ($31,200.00 - $62,400.00), plus may be eligible for an annual discretionary bonus. The anticipated salary range is for candidates who will work in New York City. The salary offered to a successful candidate will depend upon the individual’s skills, experience, qualifications, and other job-related factors permitted by law. Gerber Ciano Kelly Brady, LLP, is a multi-state employer and this salary range may not reflect positions that work only in other states.