Careers for Staff

At Robinson+Cole, our top-notch team of administrative professionals deliver high quality services across a variety of disciplines including: finance, operations, information technology, business development, paralegal, and legal administrative assistant support services. Our professional staff play an integral role in the overall success of our firm and our ability to meet the needs of our clients. Our culture is one of professionalism, teamwork, and collegiality, where creativity and strategic thinking are valued. We welcome the opportunity to tell you more about our firm. 

Current Needs

Litigation Paralegal - Hartford, CT 
The Hartford office seeks an experienced full-time litigation paralegal with a minimum of three years of complex commercial litigation experience to join our litigation section. The candidate must have working knowledge of federal and CT state court practice and will be expected to assist attorneys in all phases of the litigation process including motion practice, discovery, trial preparation, file analysis, and research.  Experience with e-discovery software is preferred.   
  
Bachelor’s degree required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are also required. Candidate must be highly motivated with strong organizational skills (with emphasis on detail) and the ability to prioritize tasks and work under pressure in a fast paced environment.  Flexibility for overtime is required.  For consideration email resume, writing sample, transcript, and a cover letter with salary requirements to:         

Lisa M. Vooys
Recruiting, Development & Paralegal Manager
Robinson & Cole LLP
280 Trumbull Street
Hartford, CT 06103
Email: legalcareers@rc.com

Legal Administrative Assistant - Miami, FL

We are currently seeking a full-time highly skilled Legal Administrative Assistant to join our growing Miami, FL office. 
This candidate  will collaborate with various internal departments to enter billable time, complete submissions for expense reimbursements and check requests, assist in opening matters, and perform receptionist duties.  The ideal candidate must have experience with state and federal district court filing, the ability to manage physical and electronic records, as well as strong document production skills.
Additional responsibilities may include managing and organizing attorney’s cases in the docketing system, calendar management, scheduling travel arrangements, preparing correspondence, facilities requests, and completing special projects as assigned.
Qualified candidates will have a minimum of five years of legal administrative assistant experience, proficiency in MS Word, Power Point, Excel, iManage, Aderant, as well as contact management software.  Candidates will have experience functioning independently in a fast paced environment.  For consideration, send resume and cover letter, including salary expectations, to:

Debra Amato
Administrative Manager
Robinson & Cole LLP
280 Trumbull Street
Hartford, CT 06103-3597
e-mail: adminhr@rc.com

Director of Legal Recruiting & Professional Development - Hartford, CT

The Hartford office seeks a Director of Legal Recruiting & Professional Development to join our firm. The Director of Legal Recruiting & Professional Development is responsible for leading all aspects of the legal recruiting function across multiple offices for lateral hires, first-year associates, summer associates, and legal interns. This role will also partner with human resources, digital learning and development, and key members of the firm’s hiring and professional development committees to deliver professional development programs and initiatives. In addition, the Director of Legal Recruiting & Professional Development will collaborate with practice group leaders to establish goals and benchmarks for training, and ensure practice specific training needs are met and are in alignment with the professional development needs of the firm. This role may provide additional opportunities to participate on various firm committees, including, serving as a liaison to the Associate’s Council. 

Qualified candidates should have at least seven years of prior legal or corporate recruitment experience. Knowledge of CLE requirements and experience with LawCruit or similar applicant tracking software is highly preferred. This position requires strong collaboration skills with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. The ideal candidate must embrace and lead change and adapt to multiple priorities and shifting deadlines. JD is required. The firm may consider a bifurcation of the recruiting and professional development roles depending on the candidate.

For consideration send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to Human Resources Generalist:
Human Resources Generalist
Robinson & Cole LLP
280 Trumbull Street
Hartford, CT 06103-3597
e-mail: adminhr@rc.com

Human Resources Coordinator - Hartford, CT

The Hartford office is seeking a full-time enthusiastic Human Resources Coordinator to join the HR Team. 
The Human Resources Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the day-to-day operations and initiatives of the Human Resources team.  
Responsibilities:
•    Assists with the talent acquisition process including, sourcing & reviewing resumes, scheduling interviews, and facilitating background screen checks.
•    Ensures delivery of new hire welcome materials and follows up on the completion of new hire documentation. 
•    Coordinates onboarding activities including initiating the provisioning steps and ensuring completion prior to new hire arrival
•    Serves as HR system subject matter expert, time & attendance module, maintaining system data. Performs ad hoc reporting for the HR team and other leaders.
•    Manages all employee files including creating and archiving files as needed.
•    Administers staff milestone anniversary gift program and vendor relationship.
•    Assists employees, supervisors and managers with basic interpretation of HR policies and procedures as well as responds to employment verifications.
Qualifications:
•    Minimum of three years of Human Resources experience preferred
•    Bachelor’s degree required
•    Experience with HRIS systems, preferably ADP Workforce Now
•    Excellent verbal & written communication skills
•    Strong problem solving and analytical skills
•    High level of proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and computer data entry
•    Excellent organizational skills, team player and detail oriented
For consideration send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to Human Resources Generalist:
Human Resources Generalist
Robinson & Cole LLP
280 Trumbull Street
Hartford, CT 06103-3597
e-mail: adminhr@rc.com

Software Engineer (Financial Systems)  - Hartford, CT

The Hartford office seeks a Financial Systems Software Engineer interested in being part of an experienced IT team dedicated to the operational success of Aderant and the firm’s financial systems.  This position will lead product management, service support, and hands on design, development and testing of financial system improvements. As you gain experience you will be called upon to understand vendor product roadmaps and research industry innovations. In addition, you may contribute to the ongoing implementation of our Common Data Management architecture that is responsible for ensuring the integrity of critical business data. Future opportunities to grow your technical skills working on systems outside of the finance domain are possible.

Opportunities for professional development in a thriving IT department are plentiful. Management encourages time spent sharing knowledge amongst team members and independent learning. Attending conferences and training classes is also supported. 

Responsibilities:
•    Work directly with business leaders and end-users to learn processes and establish system standards for Aderant and other integrated financial applications
•    Plan and implement system software updates; working with users, analysts and software engineers to determine impact and provide recommendations
•    Function as liaison between firm and product vendors
•    Develop forms, queries and reports for Aderant and other financial systems
•    Construct SQL database tables, stored procedures and other objects to support customizations
•    Prepare and maintain system architecture technical documentation
•    Ensure that the financial systems remain current and are operating at optimal performance levels
•    Balancing time between customer service, development and strategic research is critical

Required:
•    Bachelor’s degree in computer science / related field or equivalent work experience
•    Proficiency in T-SQL
•    Experience developing multi-tier applications
•    Working knowledge of application delivery following Project Management methodologies and use of systems development life cycle processes

A Plus:
•    Certifications related to Aderant, financial systems, application development or architecture design
•    Experience with data brokering technologies, such as Integration Builder or other integration software
•    Experience in .NET, ColdFusion and HTML/JavaScript/CSS
•    Experience developing Aderant reports and forms
•    Experience supporting Aderant and other financial systems

For consideration, send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:
Human Resources Generalist
Robinson & Cole LLP
280 Trumbull Street
Hartford, CT 06103-3597
e-mail: adminhr@rc.com

Legal Recruiting & Professional Development Coordinator - Hartford, CT

The Hartford office is seeking a full-time Legal Recruiting & Professional Development Coordinator to provide administrative support to the legal recruiting and professional development department.
The Legal Recruiting & Professional Development Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating the candidate interview process; supporting training and development programs; and assisting with the administration of the summer associate and/or intern programs. Additional responsibilities include, tracking expenses, drafting correspondence and program materials, and providing additional administrative support as needed.
A bachelor’s degree and at least three years of law firm or professional services support experience is preferred, along with experience with LawCruit or other applicant tracking software. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, and Excel is required. For consideration, send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:

Human Resources Generalist
Robinson & Cole LLP
280 Trumbull Street
Hartford, CT 06103-3597
e-mail: adminhr@rc.com

IT Support Help Desk Analyst - Stamford/Metro NY Office

The Stamford office is seeking a full-time IT Help Desk Support Analyst to join our Information Technology team. The IT Help Desk Support Analyst will provide customer service driven remote and desk side support as a part of our core IT Help Desk team. The team is responsible for ensuring customer satisfaction through problem resolution and follow-up and provides the highest level of customer service to our attorneys and support staff.

The IT Help Desk Support Analyst is responsible for working as part of the Help Desk team to log, resolve and/or escalate work orders. Responsibilities include effectively recording and managing work order resolution using BMC Track-It software. Other duties include facilitation of multi-media presentations and meetings and drafting training materials. Candidates should be available to participate in on-call after hours coverage rotation. Qualified candidates must have experience researching, trouble-shooting and resolving hardware and software related issues and be proficient with MS Windows 7 and 8.1, MS Office Suite, LAN architecture (TCP/IP protocol), and video conferencing technologies. Working knowledge of PC imaging, Active Directory, SCCM, and software deployment systems are preferred with conceptual knowledge of WAN architecture and Unified Communications recommended. 

A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Management is preferred, as are industry accredited certifications such as Comp TIA and HDI. Qualified candidates should have 2-4 years of experience. Excellent written and verbal communications skills are necessary. For consideration, send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:

Human Resources Generalist
Robinson & Cole LLP
280 Trumbull Street
Hartford, CT 06103-3597
e-mail: adminhr@rc.com

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