1+ months


Yorkson Legal
New York, NY 10007
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The Professional Development Coordinator is a key member of the PD team and a valued resource for attorneys at the firm. The position supports cutting-edge associate development initiatives, as well as individual attorneys’ continuing education compliance and goals.





Reporting to the Manager of Professional Development, the primary responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate training programs for NY and other domestic offices, which includes: communicating with attorney presenters & outside consultants and coordinating conference rooms, catering, videoconferencing and other technical needs
  • Collaborate with PD team to plan new associate orientation and other multi-day programs, held in New York for attorneys from multiple offices
  • Plan social events held in connection with new associate orientation and other programs
  • Advise attorneys about their CLE compliance, research off-site CLE opportunities as requested by attorneys, assist attorneys with applications for time extensions
  • Coordinate program evaluations, assist at associate focus groups, compile and analyze feedback, and recommend improvements as needed
  • Support PD Team with implementing coaching and mentoring programs
  • Maintain CLE database, records and reports to ensure the firm and its attorneys comply with CLE rules and regulations
  • Manage relationships with external CLE vendors, coordinate webcasts and external program enrollment, and promote relevant programs
  • Other responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time





  • A 4-year college degree strongly preferred
  • 1 - 2 years’ related experience or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. Prior law firm experience encouraged
  • Strong computer skills (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) required. Knowledge of CE Manager CLE tracking system preferred
  • NY CLE experience preferred
  • Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills in order to effectively interact with attorneys
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to take initiative and juggle multiple priorities
  • Positive, flexible attitude; team player
  • Flexible and available for overtime as needed 


Posted: 2019-10-15 Expires: 2019-12-14

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