Modrall Sperling Law Firm

Staff Openings

Human Resources Director

An experienced Human Resources Director is needed to support our lawyers and staff in our Albuquerque and Santa Fe offices.

Key Responsibilities

  • Directly supervise legal support staff, including paralegals, legal assistants, and document clerks
  • Implement and maintain staff schedules, including backup assignments
  • Monitor staff workloads and rebalance as needed
  • Oversee staff recruiting, onboarding, discipline and separation processes
  • Plan and facilitate staff training
  • Support firm committees, including the Associates, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, and Benefits committees
  • Manage annual staff performance evaluation process and conduct feedback sessions
  • Support firm events
  • Assist with the annual benefits renewal process; respond to benefit inquiries during the year
  • Review requests for leaves of absence and/or medical accommodations
  • Maintain the firm’s policy manuals for lawyers and staff
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by firm management

Minimum Education and Experience

  • A bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field is strongly preferred
  • At least three to five years of experience in Human Resources, preferable in a law firm or professional services firm

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Must be a team player and able to work with lawyers and staff at all levels
  • Must have excellent communication and conflict resolution skills
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with an ability to prioritize competing assignments and deadlines

While remote access is available in special circumstances, the HR Director will be expected to work in the office five days a week.

This is a great opportunity to work with an outstanding New Mexico law firm. For consideration, please send your resume to Susan Harris at the email or office address listed below.

Susan Harris
Modrall Sperling
P.O. Box 2168, Albuquerque, NM 87103
susanh@modrall.com