Office Administrator

Company:  Lewis Brisbois
Location: Dallas
Hours: Full Time
Type: Permanent
Job Requirements / Description
Our Dallas office is seeking an experienced Office Adminsitrator. The position reports to the firm’s Chief Administrative/Human Resources Officer and the local Office Managing Partner. The responsibilities include supervision of all non-attorney staff, including paralegals, heavy human resources duties, 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 and staff recruitment experience are essential functions of this role, and office relocation and/or remodeling experience is a plus. This is a full-time onsite position. 

This position primarily provides leadership and direction to the employees, while communicating proactively with the partners to ensure that the administrative services and resources are meeting their expectations and the clients’ needs. The Office Administrator participates in attorney meetings and other office meetings, and works effectively as a member of the Office Administrator Team under the direction of the Chief Administrative Officer. Proactive development plans for the short-term and long-term needs of the office, and keeping the attorneys and employees appropriately informed is essential to the success of this role. This position will maintain confidential information and balance in the office which includes monitoring workloads to ensure an efficient and timely operating environment. 

Qualified candidates will have a minimum of five (5) years management experience in a legal setting, and large firm management experience is preferred. A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience is required. 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 execute the firm’s policies and procedures in a consistent and fair manner.

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