Chief Operating Officer - Attorney

Recruiter
Carter Mario Injury Lawyers
Location
Milford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 13, 2017
Closes
Oct 11, 2017
Industry
Executive Search
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are seeking an attorney licensed to practice in Connecticut with experience leading the daily operations of a law firm, preferably a personal injury firm.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Leadership, management, and vision to ensure financial strength and operating efficiency consistent with the strategic objectives of the firm.
  • Ensure that the proper operational controls, administrative procedures, and staff are in place to effectively grow the organization
  • Actively participate in the development, communication, and implementation of effective strategies
  • Provide the CEO with timely, complete reports on the operating condition of the firm
  • Use a respectful, constructive approach to motivate, mentor, and lead a high-performance management team
  • Interact will all staff members to foster a success-oriented, accountable environment
  • Represent the firm in an ethical manner with clients and business partners.
  • Ensure all work and activities comply with legal methods, general duty care, and management.
  • Ensures that duties, responsibilities, authority and accountability of all direct subordinates are defined and understood.
  • Collaborate and oversee the operational team to develop, implement, and evaluate the plans and processes to meet the objectives of the firm
  • Effectively partner with the leadership team to implement and monitor long and short term strategic plans and day-to-day operational needs

Primary Qualifications Include:

  • JD and admission to the CT Bar
  • Minimum 10 years' executive level experience in a mid-large organization
  • Proven record of positions with increasing responsibility and accomplishment
  • Strong interpersonal skills to foster positive working relationships
  • Sound business acumen with highly developed financial and analytical abilities
  • Experience developing, implementing, communicating and evaluating strategic operational plans and goals
  • Day-to-day leadership and management behavior reflecting the mission and core values of our firm (Champion, Innovation, Accountability)
  • Experience overseeing operational, service, and corporate level departments
  • Ability to work from Milford, CT with regular travel to our other locations (Bridgeport, North Haven, Waterbury, New Britain, and Hartford)