Be part of an organization dedicated to enhancing the practice of law and improving our community through programs that provide equal access to legal services. The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) has a strong commitment to employee work-life balance and provides a stimulating work environment. BASF currently has an opportunity for a Fee Disputes Program Administrator to be part of the team!
BASF is a nonprofit organization and the oldest voluntary bar association in California. Today, over 7,400 San Francisco lawyers are members of BASF, which prides itself as being one of the most active and innovative local bar associations. Our offices are located in the Financial District. In addition to services and benefits to our members, BASF provides a variety of legal services to San Francisco residents including our Lawyer Referral and Information Service, Alternative Dispute Resolution, and the Justice & Diversity Center (including the Homeless Advocacy Project) which is the largest provider of legal services to San Franciscans.
BASF also offers a variety of charitable programs, including Food from the Bar, Head Start Holiday Gift Program, Law Academy, School-To-College, Destination Law School and the Minority Law Student Scholarship programs.
About The Job:
The Fee Disputes Program Administrator is responsible for case management of the Attorney/ Client Fee Disputes program, and also assists with other Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) projects as needed, such as trainings and new programs and social network management. The Fee Disputes program provides mediation and/or arbitration for resolution of disputes between attorneys and clients regarding legal fees and costs.
The Fee Disputes Program Administrator also facilitates inquiries from clients and attorneys, and ensures filings are in compliance with procedures, rules, and governing civil codes. The Administrator coordinates new cases, receives and processes incoming fees, facilitates flow and calendaring of correspondence, appoints mediators and arbitrators, reserves rooms, and evaluates arbitration awards. The Administrator also tracks hearings and program statistics and attends meetings of the Executive Committee.
The successful candidate will have the following:
- Bachelors Degree in related field or an equivalent combination of relevant education, training, and expertise sufficient to perform the essential duties of the position.
Skills & Requirements:
- Interest in working with and assisting the public
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office
- Knowledge of social media such as Facebook and Twitter
- Proficiency in Spanish preferred
- Excellent oral, written, and customer service skills
- Ability to multi-task in a high volume, fast-paced environment, and independently prioritize with high attention to detail
- Ability to maintain confidential information
Please submit resume along with your cover letter.