The Massachusetts Interest on Lawyers Trust Account Committee (IOLTA Committee) is seeking an Executive Director with a law degree and a minimum of five years of management or administration experience in the legal aid community, law firms, government, quasi-government or charitable organizations and a demonstrated commitment to social justice.
Responsibilities include maximizing revenue, developing positive relationships with civil legal services programs and bar associations to expand the delivery of legal services and IOLTA revenue, developing productive relationships with financial institutions, obtaining attorney and financial institution compliance with IOLTA rules, managing and supervising internal and external IOLTA operations with the Chief Financial Officer, proactively addressing and developing responses to legal and regulatory environment challenges to the IOLTA Committee and its objectives, participating in the modification of the Rules of Professional Conduct on client trust funds as necessary, and implementing the Olchowski decision with the Treasurer’s Office and the Board of Bar Overseers. Review the complete job description at https://www.maiolta.org/edhiring
The IOLTA Committee is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Please submit your resume and cover letter, in strict confidence, for consideration at Hiring@maiolta.org no later than July 7, 2021. No phone calls please.
About MA IOLTA Committee
Established in 1989 by the Supreme Judicial Court (the “SJC”), the Massachusetts Interest on Lawyers Trust Account Committee (the “IOLTA Committee”) administers the Commonwealth’s IOLTA Program which was established by the SJC in 1985. The IOLTA Committee distributes all interest earned on IOLTA accounts to three charitable entities: The Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation (“MLAC”), the Massachusetts Bar Foundation (“MBF”) and the Boston Bar Foundation (“BBF’). These three entities use the IOLTA funds to make grants to: (i) civil legal services programs that represent low-income clients in family, housing, consumer, employment, education, disability, immigration and other civil legal matters and (ii) access to justice initiatives. The Executive Director reports to the members of the IOLTA Committee appointed by the SJC and is responsible for overseeing the operations of the IOLTA Committee. The Executive Director spearheads mission-driven initiatives to secure and maximize revenue available to the IOLTA Committee, creates positive and effective relationships with financial and legal institutions, obtains attorney and financial institution compliance with IOLTA rules, ens...ures fiscal integrity, is a leader in the state and national IOLTA programs, and delivers effective and efficient staff performance in all operating areas. The IOLTA Committee is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.