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Chief Operating Officer, Fort Myers

Henderson Franklin is seeking a Chief Operating Officer (COO) to replace the retiring incumbent who has held the position for 16 years. The COO:

  • Provides strategic management and direction by serving as ex-officio member of Henderson Franklin’s Executive Committee
  • Chairs other firm committees and acts as principal advisor to Managing Attorney
  • Manages (either directly or through direct reports) the firm’s overall day-to-day operations in the areas of Finance, Human Resources, IT, Marketing, Facilities, Support Services, and Library
  • Provides input for the firm’s strategic planning and succession plan

Ideal candidates should have:

  • Strong managerial and leadership skills
  • Degree in business (MBA preferred) or finance
  • Strong financial skills
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a law firm management position of 35 or more attorneys
  • Ability to successfully delegate tasks when appropriate
  • Professional certifications, including CLM designation a plus

Compensation and benefit package will be commensurate with candidate’s experience level and qualifications. Please send your resume in confidence to Joanne Lashey, Human Resources Manager at joanne.lashey@henlaw.com.

Legal Secretary, Fort Myers

Henderson Franklin is accepting resumes for experienced legal secretaries in various practice areas. Ideal candidates should have:

  • Minimum of three to five years of experience in a law office
  • Strong computer proficiency in the use of MS Office (Word, Outlook, and Excel), document management and time entry software
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; demonstrated understanding of correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation
  • Ability to work effectively and proactively within a team environment
  • Strong time management skills and ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to coordinate multiple tasks concurrently and to meet deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills, interpersonal skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to use digital transcription equipment
  • Minimum typing speed of 60 cwpm
  • Experience in DoubleTime, Propel and Aderant Total Office (f/k/a Client Profiles) a plus

Workers' Compensation Paralegal, Fort Myers

Henderson Franklin is currently accepting resumes for an experienced Workers' Compensation Paralegal. Ideal candidates should have:

  • Strong computer proficiency in the use of MS Office (Word, Outlook and Excel)
  • Experience with Aderant Total Office f/k/a Client Profiles, a plus
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; demonstrated understanding of correct grammar, spelling and punctuation
  • Ability to work effectively and proactively within a team environment
  • Ability to coordinate multiple tasks concurrently and to meet deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills, interpersonal skills and attention to detail
  • NALA Certification or Florida Registered Paralegal a plus
  • Prior experience in workers' compensation law necessary; defense experience preferable

To submit your resume for consideration, please e-mail your resume to Joanne L. Lashey, Human Resources Manager at careers@henlaw.com or submit by fax at 239.344.1598. No phone calls please.