Professional Development Director

Mountain View, CA 94041

Post Date: 07/18/2018 Job ID: 1369 Job Category: Legal

Professional Development Director

Industry: Am 100 Law Firm

Status: Full Time Employee

Location: Silicon Valley Center 801 California St., Mountain View, California 94041

 

THE ROLE YOU WILL PLAY:
  • This is an opportunity to develop, lead, and monitor learning focused Firm wide initiatives for lawyers
  • You will have the chance to work with the Managing Partner, Chief Professional Development Officer, practice group leaders and directors, and associates to identify program needs 
  • You will assist with the talent development budget process and expenditures
  • You will be responsible for  lawyer integration, performance evaluation, continuing legal education and career development
  • You will lead and engage the team in an effective project management

 

COMPANY PROFILE:
  • Leading law firm with seven offices globally, but headquartered in Silicon Valley
  • Known for providing quality counsel to leading technology companies (Fortune 100) for the past four decades
  • With some of the largest deals in history under their belt, this firm is known for their leading corporation, litigation and intellectual property practice groups

 

FEATURES AND BENEFITS:
  • This firm offers exciting perks from amusement part trips to fitness and wellness reimbursement programs
  • The firm retains the quintessential features of Silicon Valley culture – arcade in the headquarter office included
  • They offer several generous benefit options including health, dental and vision coverage
  • Paid time off with incremental increases, discounted auto and home insurance, and center-based childcare
  • Premier location in the Bay Area allows for you to serve in leadership roles throughout the community and engage in a variety of non-profit and professional organizations

 

BACKGROUND PROFILE:
  • Expertise in management
  • 6+ years of experience in a law firm or professional services
  • Exposure to professional development, with an understanding of a law firm or professional services environment
  • Bachelor’ s degree

 

ABOUT ABA SEARCH:

At ABA Search, we value professionalism, honesty, and hard work. We’ re positive, innovative thinkers, and we use creativity to turn challenges into opportunities. We love to learn, and we continuously seek new ways to deepen our expertise. We’ re energized by the legal industry, passionate about staffing, and committed to the success of our clients and candidates. That' s what makes us “ the name to know in recruitment.

Haeley Girlich
Director of Legal Recruiting

Haeley joined the ABA team in 2012 as a Staffing Specialist generalist. Searching for a career out of college that was both intellectually stimulating and people-oriented, Haeley came to ABA and has never looked back. She has a passion for people and thrives on matchmaking corporate cultures to vibrant people. Haeley loves the exciting spectrum of Silicon Valley business that allows her to work with all types of clients – from the big names to the start-ups with brilliant minds.

Haeley earned her B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Business and graduated Cum Laude from Gonzaga University. As an undergraduate she kept quite busy; Haeley was Chief of Staff for the Psychology Club, Secretary for the Italian club, a member of Psi Chi (International Psychology Honors Society), and played in the symphony. 

Haeley is currently the President of the Gonzaga Bay Area Alumni Chapter and a Board Member for the Golden Gate Chapter of California Staffing Professionals organization.

Haeley lives in San Francisco.

Favorite things to do in the Bay Area: Weekend trips to wine country!

Favorite quote: “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” – Colin Powell


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