Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is a leading national law firm with over 20 business centers in the United States. With approximately 500 lawyers and 1,000 personnel we are a traditional, yet innovative and diverse Firm and our people are our highest priority. Our Chicago office is hiring for a Attorney Recruitment and Development Coordinator. The Attorney Recruitment & Development Coordinator is responsible for working with the Director in all aspects of the firm's attorney recruiting and development functions, including lateral associate and summer associate hiring, coordinating the annual Summer Associate program, assisting on attorney new hire orientations, administering firm training programs, and coordinating firm CLE function, including monthly programming. The Attorney Recruitment & Development Coordinator is expected to perform all responsibilities with a commitment to providing superior service to the firm’s attorneys, advisors and staff, and maintaining an atmosphere of teamwork and continuous improvement. Above all, the Attorney Recruitment & Development Coordinator must fulfill the needs of the firm in a manner which is consistent with the Firm’s Core Values.
Essential Job Functions:
Communicate with summer associate and lateral associate applicants through process, including scheduling follow-up meetings and responding to candidate questions.
Coordinate summer associate program implementation, including developing program materials, supporting work assignment program, overseeing evaluation process, and planning social events.
Support the Attorney Recruitment & Development Department with the coordination and execution of major Hinshaw University programming, including firm wide Basic Skills and Trial Advocacy programs.
Support the Attorney Recruitment & Development Department with the coordination and execution of regular Hinshaw University programming, including ensuring compliance with MCLE requirements, emailing and tracking invitations to programs, attending programs in the Chicago office to monitor attendance and collect evaluations, handling submission of CLE program to MCLE boards for approval, and updating related calendars and documents.
Track attorney MCLE compliance firm wide using the Firm's MCLE software and maintain records to ensure attorneys remain in good standing.
Oversee assigned practice group meeting CLE logistics.
Prepare accreditation material to apply for accredited provider status and generate certificates of attendance for Hinshaw attorneys, clients, and alumni attending CLE programs in all relevant jurisdictions.
Assist with special projects relating to recruitment and professional development as needed.
Two to four years professional attorney recruitment experience for summer associates, entry-level, and lateral associates.
A minimum of two years of attorney professional development and/or CLE experience.
Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with a high degree of responsibility.
Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to build rapport and trust with attorneys and staff.
Possess excellent analytical and creative problem solving skills.
Ability to meet deadlines while handling multiple priorities; ability to work well under pressure and maintain a positive attitude.
Computer skills including knowledge of applicant tracking systems, viDesktop, and CLE tracking software; proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
A demonstrated ability and strong desire to work as part of a team in a demanding, collegial, client-centered legal services environment.
College degree in a relevant field of study required, Juris Doctor a plus
We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits including medical/dental/vision/life and AD&D Insurance, 401(k) savings plan and retirement, generous paid time off and opportunities for professional development.
Only candidates contacted for an interview will receive a response. As an EOE/AA employer, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.
Note To Agencies and Applicants: At this time, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP will not be accepting applications submitted through search firms for this position. All qualified candidates must submit their own applications to be considered for this position.
Internal Number: 1691
About Hinshaw & Culbertson
Hinshaw is a national law firm with approximately 500 lawyers. We offer a sophisticated legal practice, with an emphasis in litigation, consumer financial services, corporate and business law, environmental, health care law, labor and employment law, professional liability defense, and wealth preservation and taxation matters. Our attorneys provide services to a range of for-profit and nonprofit clients in industries that include construction, financial services, health care, insurance, legal, manufacturing, real estate, retail and transportation. Our clients also include government agencies, municipalities and schools.
Hinshaw was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Chicago. We have offices in Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, Rhode Island, Wisconsin and London.