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Professional Development & Legal Recruiting Coordinator
Do you enjoy meeting interesting people, building relationships and helping to shape careers? Do you have a passion for excellence?  If so, consider joining an innovative and community minded law firm that values integrity, diversity, and service.  Thompson Coburn LLP has an opening in our St. Louis office for an important role providing professional development and legal recruiting services for our attorneys. We are seeking applicants who have an Associate degree plus two or more years of experience supporting a recruiting function and/or CLE program.
Job Responsibilities
Professional Development Duties:
  • Tracks attorney CLE compliance using the CLE database; communicates with attorneys and their secretaries regarding their compliance status. Coordinates all aspects of internal CLE programs and provides CLE accreditation for external CLE programs and webinars. 
  • Generates and issues CLE certificates of attendance for attorneys attending accredited programs; processes CLE certificates for entry into the Firm’s CLE tracking database.
  • Assists attorneys with annual CLE compliance filings.
  • Maintains and updates accredited provider records in various jurisdictions, including processing annual reports and fee payments.
  • Maintains CLE compliance files and a corresponding attorney files.
  • Supports the semi-annual counsel and associate review process, including preparing review documentation and assembling packets for Review Committee members.
  • Manages meeting and program logistics including scheduling, securing meeting rooms, coordinating meeting room set-up and materials, and trouble-shooting.
Legal Recruiting Duties:
  • Assists the Legal Recruiting Manager with all aspects of attorney recruiting and hiring.
  • Maintains data in the Firm’s legal recruiting software program.
  • Creates and maintains documentation on the recruiting process, including checklists, communication templates, and user manuals for viRecruit and other relevant technology platforms.
  • Supports all aspects of the summer associate program, from recruiting and hiring to event planning and support.
  • Ensures all content on the Firm’s website for law student recruiting and the summer program is accurate and current.
  • Produces weekly, monthly, year-end and ad hoc recruiting reports
Additional Responsibilities:
  • Assists Directors of Diversity, Inclusion & Professional Development; Associate Recruiting; and Partner Recruiting with special projects.
Position: Professional Development & Legal Recruiting Coordinator
Organization: Thompson Coburn LLP
Location: St. Louis,  MO 
United States
Posting Start Date: 1/9/2020
Date Posted: 1/8/2020
Requirements Job Requirements
  • Must possess a high level of professionalism and interpersonal skills so as to be able to work well with employees at all levels within the organization and maintain all information in the strictest of confidence. Required to use tact and diplomacy when dealing with others.
  • Must have ability to read, write, and communicate fluent English; ability to compose documents in the appropriate business style using correct grammar and spelling; ability to communicate clearly using proper grammar and diction over the telephone.
  • Must possess attention to detail, ability to balance multiple projects, and strong time management skills.
  • Must have ability to reason and apply common-sense understanding to situations encountered.
  • Ability to process routine daily functions while being able to resolve sensitive issues and complex assignments utilizing above average critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to work overtime as needed.
    • The physical demands of this position are representative of those that might be met by an employee in order for him or her to successfully perform the essential functions of the position.  These include being both mobile and stationary throughout the workday, having the ability to transport 20 pounds and being able to operate a computer and other business equipment found in the office.
Thompson Coburn LLP is a large, full service, multi-state firm with offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, St. Louis, Southern Illinois, and Washington D.C. At Thompson Coburn, our behavior and the expectations we have of ourselves are guided by the values that we hold in the highest regard: integrity, a passion for excellence, a focus on serving the client, a value of diversity, innovation, creativity, trust, and loyalty. Within the Firm, we value each other as people and colleagues.  In addition to the exceptional working environment and a competitive salary, Thompson Coburn provides the following benefit options to qualifying employees:
  • Medical Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance & ADD policies
  • Short & Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Firm Paid 401(k) & Profit Sharing plans
  • Parking/Transportation Stipend
  • Section 125 Plan (Pre-tax premiums, dependent care and medical reimbursement)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • College Savings Plan Deductions (529 Plans)
  • Long Term Care
If you are interested and meet the qualifications, we want to learn more about you.  Please complete our online application found at the website below.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
Status: This listing expires on: 2/7/2020
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Organization Information
Thompson Coburn LLP
One US Bank Plaza

St. Louis,  MO 63101
United States
(314) 552-6523
Kim Morgan