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  • Chief Operating Officer

    Hill Ward Henderson, a diversified practice law firm with over 100 attorneys in Tampa and Clearwater, Florida, is seeking a Chief Operating Officer to replace our longtime C.O.O., who is retiring at the end of 2014. The new C.O.O. will oversee all business and administrative operations of the firm.  It is the highest level non-attorney position at the firm, managing the Senior Directors of Administration, Finance, IT, and Operations.  

    Among other responsibilities, the C.O.O. develops and monitors the firm’s operating budget and strategic initiatives, recommends administrative policies, and assists with the compensation process. The C.O.O. is active on the firm's Management, Compensation and Profit Sharing Committees to promote the efficient, effective, and profitable operation of the firm.

    HWH is seeking a candidate with a minimum of 15 years experience managing the business and administrative operations of a professional services firm (law firm management experience is preferred), who is prepared to make a long-term commitment to the firm. The candidate is a proven leader who is regarded as fair and honest, and who can relate to a diverse group of professionals.

    The ideal candidate is a strategic planner who is an effective communicator, conveying complex material in a concise, readily usable manner. The candidate will have a history of recognition for his/her own achievements as well as promoting achievement in others – someone who is a motivator and a mentor, who recognizes talent and deploys it effectively, and who engenders respect and loyalty from the entire firm.

    Contact:
    Bob Fulton
    bfulton@hwhlaw.com
  • Training Coordinator

    Hill Ward Henderson is an AV rated firm that offers sophisticated clients, challenging work, a friendly, collegial work environment and excellent compensation and benefits. The Firm is currently seeking qualified candidates for their Information Technology Department.

    Requirements:
    • Minimum of three (3) years of applied knowledge and demonstrated end user training in a mid to large-size corporation
    • Proven experience with learning management, or related methodologies
    • Ability to express complex concepts in business terms
    • Proven ability to create, revise and maintain a strategic training program 
    • Demonstrated ability to train employees on many software applications.  This will include a variety of formats, including: one-on-one, group hands-on, group lunch & learn, and tips of the week e-mails.
    • Experience supporting software applications, including, but not limited to:  Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.), HP Autonomy’s WorkSite, Workshare Protect, Microsoft Windows.
    • Creation and maintenance of templates created in Microsoft Word
    • Assist the IT department as needed with support calls to the IT Service Desk (both in person and over the phone).  Work with the IT department to identify patterns of support calls, which can ultimately be reduced through training efforts.
    • Certifications preferred in any of the following:  Microsoft, CompTIA, and/or ITIL -- such as MCT, MCITP, MCSE, CTT+, ITIL Foundation/Practitioner
    • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology preferred
    Candidates must also have excellent customer service skills, strong written and verbal communication skills, professional demeanor, initiative, analytical thinking, attention to detail, project management and organizational skills. 

    To apply for the Training Coordinator click below. 

Paralegal

  • Medical Malpractice Paralegal

    Hill Ward Henderson is an AV rated firm that offers sophisticated clients, challenging work, a friendly, collegial work environment and excellent compensation and benefits. The Firm is currently seeking qualified paralegal candidates for their Personal Injury Department to assist attorneys with preparation for trial, research and document management.
     
    Requirements:

    Minimum of five (5) years of demonstrated experience as a paralegal in medical malpractice, personal injury and professional liability

    • Previous trial experience
    • Knowledge of Florida state court rules
    • Concordance and/or Summation is desired

    Candidates must also have strong written and verbal communication skills, client-oriented focus, professional demeanor, initiative, analytical thinking, attention to detail and organizational skills. Candidates must also have solid computer skills, including Word, Excel and Outlook. 
     
    To apply for the Medical Malpractice Paralegal Position click below. 

  • Commercial Litigation

    Hill Ward Henderson is an AV rated firm that offers sophisticated clients, challenging work, a friendly, collegial work environment and excellent compensation and benefits.  The Firm is currently seeking qualified paralegal candidates for their Commercial Litigation Department.

    Requirements:
    • Minimum of three (3) years of demonstrated experience as a paralegal handling complex commercial litigation matters 
    • Previous trial and courtroom experience
    • Knowledge of Federal and Florida state court rules
    • Concordance and/or Summation is desired
    • Experience with a mid to large firm is preferred
    Candidates must also have strong written and verbal communication skills, client-oriented focus, professional demeanor, initiative, analytical thinking, attention to detail and organizational skills.  Candidates must also have solid computer skills, including Word, Excel and Outlook.  

    To apply for the Commercial Litigation Paralegal Position click below. 

Legal Assistant

  • Commercial Real Estate Legal Assistant

    Hill Ward Henderson is an AV rated firm that offers sophisticated clients, challenging work, a friendly, collegial work environment and excellent compensation and benefits.  The Firm was named one of the 25 Best Places to Work by the Tampa Bay Times three years in a row.  The Firm is currently seeking qualified secretarial candidates for their Commercial Real Estate Department.

    Candidates must have a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a mortgage company or as a real estate secretary in a law firm. Candidates must also have strong written and verbal communication skills, client-oriented focus, professional demeanor, initiative, analytical thinking, attention to detail and organizational skills.  Solid computer skills, including Word, Excel and Outlook is required as well as experience with digital dictation.

    To apply for the Commercial Real Estate Legal Assistant Position click below.

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