Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers (LCL), based in Boston, MA, seeks its next Executive Director.
LCL operates under the auspices of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) which funds the LCL operation from an allocation of annual lawyer licensing fees. The mission of LCL is to support the wellbeing of the legal community in the Commonwealth by providing free and confidential consultations in the areas of substance abuse, mental health, and practice management through the Law Office Management Assistance Program (LOMAP). These efforts are supported by four credentialed clinicians on the mental health and substance abuse side of the agency and four program advisors dealing with practice management issues.
Working with and reporting to the Board of Directors the Executive Director is responsible for the strategic direction, daily operation, and management of the staff of both LCL and LOMAP. In addition, the Executive Director represents and participates with key stakeholders at various agencies and Committees of the Supreme Judicial Court (SJC), including the SJC Standing Committee on Lawyer Well-Being, the Board of Bar Overseers (BBO), and the Standing Advisory Committee on Professionalism.
Provides management and oversight of LCL/LOMAP’s three main service areas: mental health, recovery, and practice management;
Actively participates in professional committees at the local, state, and national level;
Is responsible for the financial management and oversight of annual $1.8 mil budget, including periodic reports to the Board of Directors;
Monitors monthly cash flow, prepares the LCL Annual Report and reports to the Board of Directors on activities, progress, and financials of the institution;
Meets with other LOMAPS around the country to identify and implement appropriate best practices; and
Ensures compliance with related Federal and State regulations applicable to a 501C-3 organization.
JD admitted to the Bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts;
A minimum of 5 years of experience managing professionals in a related environment; and
Demonstrated experience and empathy in dealing with issues related to sobriety and the stress of a professional’s responsibilities.
Lawyers Concerning Lawyers has retained the Diversified Search Group to assist in this search. Please submit a cover note outlining qualifications as they related to the role and a resume, in confidence, to ED_LCL@divsearch.com