Diocese of Cleveland

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General Counsel & Director of Risk Management, Diocese of Toledo

The Diocese of Toledo is seeking an attorney to serve as full-time General Counsel and Director of Risk Management.  This position serves as the chief legal officer of the Diocese of Toledo and is responsible for overseeing and managing the risk management office for the Diocese, including matters related to property/casualty insurance.  This officer represents and supervises legal representation of the Diocese in all legal matters, serves as counsel to the Diocesan Bishop, Chancery, Boards, Councils, Committees, Departments and Offices of the Diocese, as well as Parishes and Schools within the Diocese in both legal and risk management matters. 

Candidates must have the ability to respect, promote, accommodate, and not be in conflict with the mission, moral and social teachings, doctrines, and laws of the Roman Catholic faith and must be a Catholic in good standing with the Church.  A Juris Doctor degree from a law school approved for accreditation by the American Bar Association and a member in good standing with the Supreme Court of Ohio along with a minimum of six (6) years of experience in the practice of law with a reputable law firm, non-profit organization, or commercial institution is required.  The successful candidate will have significant experience in transactional and commercial law, with particular emphasis on non-profit organizations, wills, trusts, and estates, real estate, and employment matters.  In addition to this, the candidate must have a strong knowledge and background in all matters related to risk management, including insurance coverage and claims adjusting and mediation, as well as safety training and loss control. 

Interested candidates please send cover letter and resume with salary requirements to humanresources@toledodiocese.org



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