Action Step – Hire A Flexible Work Coordinator

The Alliance’s Action Steps are designed to assist organizations with implementing practical strategies and policies related to diversity and flexibility.  Members can access full versions of all of the Alliance’s Action Steps in the Member Resource Center.


Most Alliance member firms have flexible work coordinators. They play an essential role in the success of flexible work programs. Here are some of the things flexible work coordinators can do for firms:

  1. Oversee the schedules, assignments, evaluations, and promotions of the lawyers who are working flexibly, monitoring them for reasonable compliance with the agreement between the lawyers and the firm;
  1. Work with lawyers who want to make a proposal for flexible work, helping them to think through various schedule options, anticipate client needs, and suggest necessary workload adjustments…

For full details of this Action Step, become a member of the Alliance and access our Member Resource Center.