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Support Staff Opportunities
Welcome to the Bodman PLC staff careers section. Bodman is a leading, Michigan-based business law firm, nationally recognized in the industries we serve.
At Bodman, staff members work in an energized and success-focused environment. We provide the training, technology, and services to allow each support staff member the opportunity to function at his or her best.
Bodman support staff members will become familiar with the core values that are the cornerstone of the firm's culture:
INTEGRITY: We adhere to the highest ethical standards. We communicate with each other honestly and openly.
SERVICE: We do what it takes to exceed client expectations. This is demonstrated through our strong work ethic, responsiveness, focus on critical issues, and creative solutions.
COLLABORATION: We work together to insure that the best of Bodman is brought to every engagement.
STEWARDSHIP: We are responsible stewards who treat client and firm resources as if they are our own.
STABILITY: We develop and maintain long-term relationships with our attorneys, support staff and clients. We recognize the need for our staff to maintain their family and personal interests.
On occasion, Bodman PLC has positions available for legal support staff. These positions may include legal secretary, paralegal, records management, word processing, human resources, marketing, and reception.
The following positions are currently available:
Applications & End User Services Leader, Detroit office: Join the Bodman Information Technology team in supporting new and existing applications, documentation and application maintenance. This role will manage support resources from third party organizations, and will manage the Technical Support Analysts Team that provides End User Services. Responsibility includes overall customer support and satisfaction in the delivery of information technology services to both internal and external users. While functioning as a primary liaison for business systems, will make recommendations to improve processes and the use of systems for ensuring high client satisfaction.
The desired candidate must possess strong communication skills in order to lead team meetings, interact with attorneys and staff to understand needs and to design and deliver efficient solutions. Must be able to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment. Demonstrated problem solving skills in handling complex and unique technical issues with resolution strategies that are aligned to the business.
Minimum qualifications are eight years’ experience in applications and end user support. Experience supporting Exchange, Citrix, Active Directory & Group Policies, VMware, ScriptLogic and building a desktop image. Solid understanding of software architectures including client server and web applications. Prior experience with and basic understanding of applications interfaces and an understanding of high availability software architectures. Experience working in a legal firm or professional services organization desired, along with an undergraduate degree in information management, computer science, engineering, technology management, financial management or business management, along with related IT service management certifications or equivalent experience. Experience and demonstrated competencies in working with teams in a matrixed organization, building and nurturing relations and effective engagement resulting in successful outcomes preferred.
For consideration, e-mail your resume and salary requirements to: email@example.com.
Paralegal, Litigation Practice, Detroit or Troy office: Performs a variety of duties to assist attorneys to whom assigned according to established policies and procedures. Maintains positive contact with clients and observes confidentiality of client matters. Reviews and analyzes materials in order to assist in case management. Conducts research and locates cases, depositions, opinions, reports and information related to the matter. Utilizes computerized litigation techniques and discovery management systems on a regular basis. Drafts pleadings. Establishes, organizes and maintains pleading files, trials/hearing binders, expert witness files and document indexes.
Requirements: Four year degree required, preferably in Social Sciences, Pre-Law, English or Business. Previous legal experience in litigation practices required. Solid computer experience preferably in Microsoft Office products. Experience with discovery management systems such as Summation, Relativity, or Concordance required. Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
For consideration, e-mail your resume and salary requirements to: firstname.lastname@example.org, subject line: Paralegal.
For More Information
If you are intersted in pursuing legal support staff employment opportunities at Bodman PLC, please send your resumes or inquiries to:
Nancy Gerhardt Davies, SPHR, Human Resources Director
6th Floor at Ford Field
1901 St. Antoine Street
Detroit, Michigan 48226
Equal Employment Opportunity
Bodman PLC recruits, hires and promotes for all positions without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, handicap, or veteran status.