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Law Firm Administration

Location:
West Orange, New Jersey, United States
Posted:
December 18, 2018

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ROBIN S. KARPEL

** ******** ******

WEST ORANGE, NEW JERSEY 07052

ac7z81@r.postjobfree.com

201-***-****

OBJECTIVE:

Effective and efficient administration and management of a law firm

EXPERIENCE:

2005-Present Mandelbaum Salsburg P.C., Roseland, NJ

2009-Present Legal Administrator

Work closely with managing partner and executive committee

Attend monthly partners meetings

Management of all non-attorney personnel and workflow, including office services and IT department in primary and satellite offices

Recruitment of attorneys and support staff including interview process

Development, implementation and administration of compensation and benefits programs, including all insurances and 401K administration

Business Liability, Professional Liability and Employment Practice Liability Insurance applications processes

Member of marketing, compensation, policies, technology, facilities, onboarding and business insurance committees

Oversee and conduct onboarding, orientation and training of all new employees

Perform accounts payable and receivable functions as they relate to Corporate (Operating) Account

Financial reporting; maintenance of financial records, work with firm accountants

Supervision of IT Department

Supervision of Office Services Department

Facility maintenance, oversight of construction of new offices and operation of four “satellite” offices

Interface with all technology vendors/review of contracts with vendors

Orientation and training of new employees

Employee relations including investigation and resolution of employee issues

Interface with payroll company and all benefits providers

Worked with payroll company to build HRIS system; ongoing administration of HRIS

All Human Resources Functions

2005-2009 Human Resources Director

2002-2005 Wiley, Malehorn & Sirota, Morristown, NJ

Office Administrator

Worked closely with managing partner and executive committee

Conducted Management Committee and Billing Meetings

Developed, implemented and administration of compensation and benefits programs, including all insurances and 401K administration

Developed and implemented firm policies

Managed of timekeeping, monthly billing and collections processes

Managed and reconciled all bank accounts including attorney trust accounts

Financial reporting; maintenance of financial records

Management of non-attorney personnel and staffing

Administration of computer network/office systems

Facility management

All Human Resources functions

1999-2002 New Jersey Meadowlands Commission, Lyndhurst, NJ

Human Resources Manager

Employee relations for 130 employees

Legal compliance

Compensation and benefit administration

Quarterly reporting to NJ State Pension Program

All Payroll and Human Resources Functions

1992-1999 Alpert, Butler & Sanders, P.C., West Orange, NJ

Office Administrator

Developed and implemented firm policies

Developed and supervised billing department

Managed operating and trust accounts

Oversight of construction of new offices, building maintenance and operation of “satellite” office

Administration of all IT functions.

Interfaced with all vendors and trades people

Interfaced with accountant; maintained financial records

All Payroll and Human Resources Functions

EDUCATION:

Yeshiva University, Stern College, B.A.

Fairleigh Dickinson University, Graduate Courses

REFERENCES SUPPLIED UPON REQUEST



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