Boutique commercial real estate law firm in Philadelphia seeks highly motivated candidate to join our team of technically adept firm management, attorneys, and staff. This individual will provide a number of legal tech functions that include support, project management, and cybersecurity oversight as our firm further develops our path for the future. We are offering a unique position where you will be asked to collaborate with management, attorneys, and staff on current projects and future plans. This creative endeavor will require drive, determination, discipline, and an eye toward future innovation in order to promote client service and firm advancement.
As the firm continues to grow and change, you will be able to grow and change with us in an environment that values learning and promotes career development. There is ample opportunity to advance here. If you enjoy intellectual challenge, a variety of tasks every day, a collegial atmosphere, and you delight in getting the details right in service of a job well done, this may be the opening you’ve been waiting to find. The ideal individual for this position will be a person of high integrity who values loyalty, excellence, and concern for others.
Firm tech support – Maintain excellent skills on firm software (including Word, Excel, Outlook, document management system, document automation program, case management program, PDF and OCR program, document comparison program, timekeeping program, and other legal tech applications); identify, track, and resolve issues as they arise; and provide highly responsive first-level support to firm users. Work closely with firm management and technical training consultant to educate and support firm users. Coordinate with IT vendors.
Cybersecurity and information governance – Investigate ever-changing security landscape; work with firm management, attorneys, and staff on best practices to minimize risk; and assist with implementing protective measures on an ongoing basis.
Computer hardware – Set up and maintain firm computers, mobile devices, and other electronics, and support firm management, attorneys, and staff in secure use of hardware in keeping with firm policies. Maintain inventory of all electronic devices.
Business continuity and disaster recoveryplanning – Work with firm management and our vendors to continually ensure procedures are in place in the event of an emergency.
Firm offices – Coordinate technology efforts among satellite offices, with occasional travel to satellite locations, one of which is accessible only by stairs, for onsite support.
VoIP – Educate firm users on operation of phone system as needed and provide necessary support and coordination with VoIP provider.
E-discovery and e-filings – Provide support to attorneys and paralegals as needed.
Special projects – Manage and complete special assignments.
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
Facility for learning other software programs quickly and eagerness to participate in ongoing education both inside and outside the firm
Sense of ownership of projects from initial idea through execution and follow-up, with ability to pay close attention to detail and to work well both independently and collaboratively
Ability to listen, synthesize information, and communicate effectively
Aptitude for multitasking, picking up new skills quickly, and adapting to ever-changing priorities
Occasional after-hours availability
Commitment to protection of client and firm confidentiality
Ability to sit at a desk and work at a computer screen for extended periods
Ability to physically access all areas where computer equipment is located, including tight areas, up stairs, and under desks
This job posting is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties. The responsibilities, tasks, and duties of the jobholder may differ from those outlined in this description, and other duties, as assigned, may be part of the job. This description does not constitute an employment contract; the employment relationship between the firm and its employee is an at-will relationship.
Larsson & Scheuritzel P.C. is a boutique law firm based in Philadelphia, PA, with a regional and national practice. Our firm is one where the lawyers have a deep-seated passion for practicing law—the right way—and have a huge emotional and intellectual investment in their clients’ success. Our firm is made up of family and friends—attorneys, management, and support staff who are very happy to work... together for the collective good of their clients.
For more information, visit our website at www.larssonlaw.com.