Job: Associate Training & Training Manager

Title Associate Training & Training Manager
Categories Facilities/Office Services
Job ID 2346
Location Boston, MA
Job Information

A top law firm is seeking an Associate Training & Training Manager.
• Manages the matter assignment system in our US offices for associates at all levels and
paralegals including coordinating with partners and other supervising attorneys to identify
staffing needs.
• Monitors workloads and professional development of associates and allocates additional work
with an eye toward achieving an equitable distribution of assignments consistent with the
clients’ needs and the associates’ individual professional development goals. Encourages and
facilitates cross-departmental and cross-office staffing on matters.
• Monitors associate and paralegal performance. Drafts evaluations and works with the Director
and Senior Manager of Professional Development to facilitate the delivery of formal reviews.
Facilitates the provision of real-time interim feedback.
• Assists the Director and Senior Manager of Professional Development with the administration of
the advisor program, assigns advisors to new attorneys and lateral hires, and solicits feedback
from both advisors and advisees to ensure that the program is meeting its goal of enhancing
associates’ professional development. Utilizes the advisor system to communicate professional
development information to associates as appropriate, and creates and implements mentoring
• Works with the Director and Senior Manager of Professional Development on firm-wide
initiatives designed to enhance associate development and retention.
• Works with the Director and Senior Manager of Professional Development to facilitate associate
on-boarding and integration. Conducts department orientation for new hires and facilitates
matters relating to the departure of attorneys, including transitioning cases to remaining
personnel and conducting exit interviews.
• Works with the Director of Professional Development and Senior Manager of Professional
Development to design and implement legal and professional skills training programs to support
associate development of core competencies.
• Help develop and manage the first year associate orientation.
• Work with the Director of Professional Development to manage summer associate training.
• Oversees the Firm’s CLE activity and compliance, including closely monitoring and tracking
compliance with applicable regulations.
• Administration and tracking of attorney bar admission, bar license dues, and bar association
• Consults with Human Resources on personnel matters affecting the Departments.
• Works with recruiting personnel to ensure that the firm is hiring associates with the appropriate
experience to satisfy the Departments’ needs.
• Facilitates and fosters effective communication within the Departments and between the
associates and the Managing Directors. Performs a variety of administrative duties to ensure
smooth operations within the Departments.
• Supports the maintenance and enhancement of the Departments’ systems and procedures to
ensure the efficient and sound practice of law for the Firm’s attorneys.
• Juris Doctorate.
• 3+ years of related experience, preferably in a large law firm environment.
• Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills and ability to manage multiple
tasks simultaneously.
• Sound judgment and ability to respect, protect, and maintain highly confidential and sensitive
• Job will include travel to our US offices.

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