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Legal Support Manager

Special Counsel Oakland, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Are you an experienced legal support manager interested in a full-time, permanent job opportunity in Oakland, CA? Generally, you will be supervising all of the firm’s secretary, paralegal, and office services groups. This will involve managing all recruiting and hiring of secretaries and paralegals, from writing and posting job posts, to reviewing responses, to conducting staff screening interviews, to hiring, and coordinating new hire orientation and training; coordinating paralegal and secretary schedules; reviewing timesheets and absence requests; overseeing and giving feedback on employee performance, including annual reviews; providing regular feedback to paralegals and secretaries to help them further their professional goals; developing programs and trainings to develop and enhance legal skills and talent; and acting as a liaison between support staff and the HR, IT, Marketing, and Finance teams. You will also be responsible for managing all office services, including reception, mail, copy room operations, hospitality, and messenger services; coordinating and overseeing office events and celebrations; managing facility maintenance; managing internal desk moves; purchasing all equipment and supplies; and traveling among offices in different geographic locations. The ideal candidate will be a pleasure to work with, with great capacity for building strong, supportive professional relationships alongside superb communication skills. If you are an innovative, creative thinker with solid analytical and decision-making skills, we want to hear from you! This position offers an excellent compensation and benefits package.


  • 3+ years of legal professional management experience, with 3 – 5+ years of experience as a paralegal or legal secretary
  • BA/BS preferred, but not required
  • Strong computer proficiency, especially with MS Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Solid organizational and multi-tasking skills with high attention to detail
  • Great communication skills and a helpful, collaborative mentality

If you are a qualified legal support manager interested in stepping up your career, apply above or submit your resume in Word format to! To see additional job opportunities across the country, check out

Equal opportunity employer. Minorities / Women / Veterans / Disabled are strongly encouraged to apply< The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Special Counsel


Oakland, CA