Closing Paralegal Manager

KNR Consulting Corp - Akron, OH (30+ days ago)


Description:
Kisling, Nestico & Redick is one of the largest personal injury law firms in Ohio. We are looking for a self-motivated team player to join our team. The Closing Paralegal Manager coordinates and oversees the operation of the Closing Paralegal Department including the direct supervision of non-exempt personnel. The Closing Paralegal Manager performs a broad range of administrative tasks of a confidential nature requiring initiative and judgment necessary for the operation of the Closing Paralegal Department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities*

  • Supervise and mentor paralegals and legal assistants
  • Assign paralegals and legal assistants to teams
  • Interview candidates for open positions; make hiring decisions
  • Review weekly reports and monthly submissions
  • Regular observance of case counts and facilitation of transfers
  • Set quarterly goals and prepare agendas for quarterly meetings
  • Conduct monthly meetings with teams
  • Draft department reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Regular collaboration with attorneys
  • Assist paralegals and legal assistants with goals by following up with medical providers
  • Approve time off requests/ensure adequate staffing
  • Submit weekly timecard approvals
  • Complete and conduct Annual Performance Evaluations
  • Reconcile credit card expense report
  • Regular travel, including overnight travel, to staffed locations
  • Evening and weekend work as job demands require
  • Regular and consistent attendance
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or GED required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in a similar field
  • Paralegal certification preferred
  • Notary Public
  • Exceptional interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to multi-task while maintaining organization
  • Must be highly proficient in Outlook and MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point)
KNR offers competitive compensation, health, dental, vision, and supplemental insurance, paid time off, flextime, and a 401k with company match.

Kisling, Nestico & Redick is an Equal Opportunity Employer.