At Fishel Hass Kim Albrecht Downey we believe that our strength in relationships goes beyond the attorney – client. We rely on the valuable support we receive day-in and day-out from the non-attorney staff members at FHKAD. We know it is a team effort to successfully meet and exceed the expectations of our clients. Therefore we have recruited and set-up an administrative staff team that allows us to collectively provide the very best in client services. With resourcefulness, professionalism and reliability at the core, our administrative team is dedicated to performing the necessary tasks that provide the utmost quality of legal, training and advisory services for our clients and to ensure that the firm is running in a highly efficient and productive manner.
Beth A. Hoeft joined Fishel Hass Kim Albrecht Downey LLP in 2007 as the Firm Administrator. Beth has more than 25 years of law firm experience in human resources, finance and management. She puts her wealth of experience to work overseeing the day-to-day operations of the firm, including managing facilities, personnel, finance and information systems.
Beth is a Louisiana native, but she and her husband have enjoyed living in Washington D.C., North Carolina and Ohio. Her career in legal began when she worked as a Billing Coordinator for a global firm employing over 200 attorneys. Some of Beth’s most interesting projects have included forming and managing a billing department for a national law firm. She developed billing templates working with Elite software that is now being used in many firms. Additionally, Beth deployed a disaster recovery plan and successfully managed financial operations for a post-hurricane Katrina law firm in Louisiana.
Beth joined the Columbus Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators in 2009. She has served in several positions on the board and is a Past-President. Beth currently serves as co-chair of the Business Partner Relations Committee.
- Association of Legal Administrators Columbus Chapter, Board Member
- Columbus Bar Association, Associate Member
- Society of Human Resource Management, Member
University of New Orleans