NALP Directory of Legal Employers

Directory Year: 2021

Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, PA - Orlando, Florida

http://www.lowndes-law.com

Hours & Work Arrangements

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Hours

Is there a minimum billable hour expectation? Yes
If yes, what is the minimum? 1860
Is billable hour credit given for pro bono work? No
Is there a maximum that will be credited? No
If yes, what is the maximum?
For bonus consideration, is a pro bono hour equivalent to a required hour? No
Hours policy details

Additional 240 non-billable hours are expected.

Recent hours history

Average annual associate hours worked in 2019 1622
Average annual associate hours worked in 2020 1589
Average annual associate billable hours worked in 2019 1133
Average annual associate billable hours worked in 2020 1167

Part-time options

Is part-time allowed? Case-by-case
Is part-time available to entry-level? No
Is there a minimum percentage of full-time hours that a part-time attorney must work? Case-by-case
Comments

In order to be eligible for benefits, an attorney must work a minimum of 30 hours per week.

Are attorneys who work part-time and exceed their agreed upon part-time hours compensated in some manner for the additional hours? Case-by-case
Comments
Are attorneys who work part-time given bonus consideration? Yes
Comments

Number of part-time lawyers

Number of male part-time associates 0
Number of female part-time associates 0
Number of male part-time partners/members 0
Number of female part-time partners/members 0
Number of male part-time other lawyers 0
Number of female part-time other lawyers 3

Part-time policies

Do you have a written part-time policy for associates? Yes
Do you have a written part-time policy for partners? No
Eligibility for alternative work schedules determined by

The firm's management.

Part-time advancement

What is the impact of working part-time as an associate, if any, on an associate's progression toward partner?

The impact of an associate's choice to work an alternative schedule on his/her partnership determination and track is determined on a case-by-case basis.

Can an associate be promoted to partner while working on a part-time schedule? Case-by-case
In the past five years, have attorneys made partner who have worked or are currently working alternative schedules with your organization? Yes
Comments
Can a partner work on a part-time schedule? Case-by-case

Other alternative work options

Please describe any other alternative work arrangements:

Attorneys have the ability to work a flex-time arrangement as much as their practice and clients allow, and as approved by firm management.

Does your organization have a written alternative work option policy (e.g., flex-time, remote, etc.)? No
Does your organization have an alternative track adviser? No
Are attorneys who work alternative schedules given bonus consideration? Yes

Non-traditional Track Attorney Info

Does your organization have attorneys on a non-traditional track? Yes
Non-traditional track attorneys - comments
Is there a separate point of contact at your organization for this type of position? No
If yes, please provide contact information
What title(s) does your organization use for non-traditional track attorneys? (check all that apply) Other
Do you hire entry-level attorneys for non-traditional track positions? Case-by-case
In which practice areas do you hire non-traditional track attorneys?
What is the minimum billable hour requirement for non-traditional track attorneys?

Case-by-case

Please include any additional information about non-traditional track positions (including mentoring, evaluations, billable hours, training, benefits, opportunities for pro bono work, etc.)