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Managing Partner – Law Firm Job Responsibilities:
A managing partner makes the law firm successful by focusing its people and their efforts on serving clients.
Managing Partner – Law Firm Job Duties:
- Accomplishes law firm human resource strategies by determining law firm structure; establishing, communicating, and enforcing values, policies, and procedures; implementing recruitment, selection, orientation, training, coaching, counseling, disciplinary, and communication programs; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions; establishing compensation strategies.
- Establishes law firm organizational strategies by contributing opinions and substantiation to the firm’s strategic thinking and direction; creating functional strategic thinking and direction; establishing functional objectives in line with organizational objectives.
- Establishes law firm operational strategies by evaluating trends; defining critical measurements; establishing production, productivity, quality, and client-service strategies; evaluating service results; defining systems objectives; accumulating resources; establishing change strategies.
- Establishes law firm financial strategies by forecasting and anticipating requirements and trends; distributing monetary resources; evaluating results.
- Creates understanding and positive image of the law firm by building relationships; maintaining credibility; providing information to the legal community, media, government, and the public; building legal staff and employee commitment to the firm and the community; providing the firm’s fair share of pro bono representations; following other American Bar Association suggestions and guidelines.
- Generates revenues by attracting and pleasing clients; obtaining new referrals from existing and past clients.
- Increases revenues by exploring new and additional services; developing and presenting cost-benefit analyses of new and additional services to Senior Partners.
- Maintains law firm stability by establishing and communicating a law firm value system; enforcing ethical legal practices; inspiring service excellence.
- Prevents disruptive conflicts by observing and resolving disagreements among specialty groups and between service areas; remaining objective; identifying root causes of internal problems; implementing pragmatic solutions; promoting harmonious work relationships.
- Updates job knowledge by creating state-of-the-art practices within the firm; providing leadership in educational and professional organizations; being sought as a subject-matter expert; contributing to professional publications; maintaining personal networks.
- Enhances law firm reputation by doing anything and everything legally, ethically, and morally appropriate to assist the firm in helping clients and potential clients. Skills/Qualifications: Legal Compliance, Financial Planning and Strategy, Decision Making, Customer Focus, Building Relationships, Managing Profitability, Planning, Process Improvement, Verbal Communication, Informing Others, Written Communication
Managing Partner – Law Firm Skills and Qualifications:
Legal Compliance, Financial Planning and Strategy, Decision Making, Customer Focus, Building Relationships, Managing Profitability, Planning, Process Improvement, Verbal Communication, Informing Others, Written Communication