Attorney Development Director

Downtown Los Angeles, CA

Employment Type: Direct Hire Position Type: Marketing/Business Development Job Number: 23432 Pay Rate: Up to $135,000

Los Angeles law firm seeks a Director of Attorney Development with 5 years of relevant experience.  Selected candidate will administer professional development and mentoring programs for firm attorneys, working in collaboration with leadership to support attorney performance, retention, and diversity initiatives.  The Director will develop trust and relationships with associates and partners, evaluating strengths and experience, and assessing goals to provide relative guidance and opportunities.  Duties include promoting a firmwide balanced work/life balance; developing training program for attorneys to develop core competencies and management and leadership skills; collaborate with and train mentoring attorneys and monitor associate developmental progress; assist with equitable associate work assignments, reviews, and related issues, providing assistance to committees and partners in evaluating and addressing issues.

Additional responsibilities include participating in Recruiting and Diversity committees; serving as a resource for attorneys in a career transition or on advancement track; conduct attorney exit reviews and analyze gathered information; and manage department budget.  The hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The Attorney Development Director must have superior interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships and work collaboratively to meet goals; conduct him/herself with integrity and authenticity; be focused on the needs and success of others; and have a determination to persevere.  This position requires proficiency in MS Office Suite, and a bachelor’s degree in a related field.  Candidates with a master’s degree or a J.D. are preferred.

Kent Daniels and Associates is a legal staffing service specializing in the placement of temporary, temp-to-hire and full-time regular employees in law firms and corporate legal departments in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, and nationwide. We staff all positions in law firms and all three shifts - day, swing and graveyard. Kent Daniels was established in 1986, giving us 33 years of experience finding candidates legal jobs in law firms in the LA area.

Applicants will be considered in a manner consistent with federal, state, and local requirements as applicable.

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