Mayer Brown LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in 26 key business centers across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. We are a collegial, collaborative and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support and development they need to grow, thrive and realize their greatest potential.
If you enjoy working with team members whose defining characteristics are achievement, initiative, professionalism, responsiveness and adaptability, you may be the person we are seeking to join our Attorney Development and Recruitment department in Chicago as a CLE Coordinator.
MCLE Illinois Lawyers
Maintain database for tracking CLE compliance status of our attorneys; input CLE credit information for attorneys and course management
Prepare reports for management on attorneys not in compliance with requirements
Master information regarding Illinois MCLE regulations and monitoring for regulation updates
Draft communications to attorneys on rules, CLE course credit awards, updates on regulations, upcoming programs, deadlines, compliance status, etc. for both Chicago office attorneys and for lawyers not resident in Chicago but admitted to the Illinois bar
Handle application process with state MCLE Board for individual course accreditation and reporting requirements for accredited providers
Assist in ensuring in-house course offerings meet CLE requirements
Maintain course materials and attendance records as required by CLE rules
Complete PCAM record keeping and process monthly attendance fees
Analyze external CLE program attendance and administer external course reimbursement policies and procedures
Develop local contacts with CLE professionals in Chicago area
State Bar Admission & Good Standing Status for Illinois Lawyers
Track state bar license status for attorneys in Illinois and confirm good standing status
Update CE Manager records for new state bar admission information including bar numbers, date admitted, etc.
Coordinate timely payment of Illinois bar dues for all Illinois licensed lawyers and update Firm records
Coordinate timely payment of additional jurisdiction bar dues for Chicago lawyers
Report to management on lawyers who are delinquent with CLE compliance or bar dues payments; initiate regular communication to present issues
National Support for US Lawyers
Liaise with CLE contacts in other offices for multi-office issues and events
Track renewal of accredited provider status in MB jurisdictions
Serve as expert in CE Manager database administration procedures for US offices
Process and monitor timely state bar dues renewal, good standing status recordkeeping and compliance for U.S. attorneys in CA, TX, NC, and WDC
Coordinate timely payment of Illinois bar dues for lawyers in other MB offices
Primary CLE contact for Marketing sponsored programs for clients and internal lawyers; coordinate with other offices for CLE accreditation in other states as needed
Coordinate response efforts for Client requests of good standing compliance audit
Assist L&D group as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned or required to meet Firm goals and objectives
BA or JD degree strongly preferred. An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered in lieu of the degree when the experience has been directly related to the functions of the job
3+ years law firm or professional services firm administration experience required
Library science or database administration experience a plus
Strong computer skills, web applications and database experience required
Experience using CE Manager and PCAM systems preferred
General MCLE or CPE regulation knowledge a plus
Strong written and verbal communication skills, able to communicate effectively and in a professional manner with all levels of the Firm and outside vendors
Ability to work in a diverse team environment and effectively support the demanding needs of the Firm
Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines with shifting priorities
Must be a self-starter with a high level of initiative
Strong customer service skills, able to anticipate needs
Strong attention to detail, organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects
Maintains confidentiality and exercises discretion
Exercises solid strategic thinking and problem-solving skills
May require occasional lifting of up to 20 lbs.
We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, back-up childcare and eldercare, generous paid time off (PTO), as well as opportunities for professional development and growth. EOE m/f/d/v/so
About Mayer Brown LLP
Mayer Brown LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in 26 key business centers across the Americas, Asia and Europe. We are a collegial, collaborative and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support and development they need to grow, thrive and realize their greatest potential.