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Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP - Fort Worth . Austin . Baton Rouge . New Orleans . Midland

Compensation & Benefits

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2019 compensation for entry-level lawyers ($/year) 165,000

Summer Compensation

2019 compensation for Post-3Ls ($/week) -
2019 compensation for 2Ls ($/week) 2500
2019 compensation for 1Ls ($/week) -
Judicial Clerkship Bonus? Yes
Compensation/progression credit for judicial clerkship? Yes
Compensation/progression credit for other advanced degrees? No
Other Compensation -
Benefits 401(k)/IRA/Other Retirement Plan
Bar Association Fees
401(k)/IRA/Other Ret. Plan w/Employer Contribution
CLE
Dental Insurance
Domestic Partner Benefits
Family/Dependent Care Leave
Flexible Spending Account/Pre-Tax Option
Life/AD&D Insurance
Long-term Disability Insurance
Medical Insurance
Health Savings Account
Parental Leave
Parking/Transportation
Profit Sharing
Sick Leave
Technology (Laptop, PDA, etc.)
Vacation Leave
Vision Insurance
Benefit Package Benefits include medical, dental, disability, and life insurance. Bar fees, bar review and parking are paid by the firm. The firm reimburses moving expenses within a reasonable amount. The firm also contributes 3% of total compensation to the 401K plan. Blackberry wireless hardware and service is provided and laptops are available for usage.
Associate base salary (excluding bonuses) is determined by A combination lock-step and merit system
Other: Compensation for entry-level lawyers is different for both the Texas and Louisiana offices.
If not strictly a set lock-step system, what criteria are used to determine associate base salaries (excluding bonuses)? (check all that apply)

Annual bonuses to eligible associates

Has your organization offered annual bonuses to eligible associates in the past five years? Yes
Comments Compensation for entry-level lawyers is different for both the Texas and Louisiana offices.
What factors are used to determine the amount of an associate's bonus? (check all that apply) Hours billed
Quality of work
Pro bono hours
Business development
Overall contribution (e.g., recruitment activities, firm committees)
Other
Are same sex domestic partners afforded the same benefits as spouses of attorneys? Yes
Are opposite sex domestic partners afforded the same benefits as spouses of attorneys? Yes

Parental leave or family care policy

Does your organization have a written parental leave or family care policy? Yes
Comments
How many weeks of paid parental leave do female attorneys receive? 12
How many weeks of paid parental leave do male attorneys receive? 12
Have one or more attorneys made use of your parental leave policy in the last 12 months? Yes

Adoptions

Does your parental leave or family care policy include adoptions? Yes
Comments

Children/dependents of same sex domestic partners

Does your parental leave or family care policy cover children/dependents of same sex domestic partners? Yes
Comments

Children/dependents of opposite sex domestic partners

Does your parental leave or family care policy cover children/dependents of opposite sex domestic partners? Yes
Comments