Paralegal/Legal Assistant

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Project Id
11305

Project Description

This is a contract position.

Job Summary 

Provides paralegal support for specific practice area, under general attorney supervision. Drafts standard documentation, distributes for review, and obtains necessary approvals and signatures. Conducts, summarizes, and analyzes basic research. Summarizes and monitors relevant issues. Manages intake of new matters, as well as the data in case management system, and gathers matter related documents for the attorney to analyze. 

Key Responsibilities 

Conduct, summarize, and analyze basic research, including gathering facts, researching and analyzing applicable laws, regulations, and case laws, etc., as necessary 
Maintain corporate records and archives, in accordance with records retention requirements 
Assist with the identification and summarizing of relevant issues; continually monitor issues and update attorney, as appropriate 
Review new and proposed legislation and determine applicability 
Gather matter related documents for the attorney to analyze 
Manage intake of new matters; enter new matter data and upload new documents 
Review and explain various aspects of forms to in-house clients 
Consult with outside counsel, as needed 
Oversee project management, coordination, and collaboration with L&R, business clients and board members, as needed 
Manage data (execute, file, track, and retain) documents in matter management system 
Prepare and follow through on filings with regulatory agencies (including required follow-up issues, requests, etc.) 
Coordinate with various functions within the company to respond to regulatory inquiries, licensing requests, law department referrals, and business transactions 
Assist with management of litigation, as needed 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Experience 

Bachelors Degree in related field; American Bar Association (ABA) approved Paralegal Certificate 
Insurance-industry experience preferred 
Knowledge of legal holds and discovery processes 
Analytical skills and strong attention to detail 
Ability to identify, prioritize and solve problems effectively regarding basic matters 
Ability to work in diverse, multi-office, and long distance environments 
Basic budget management skills and ability to reconcile expense reports 
Basic project management skills and experience interacting with law firm/vendors 
Ability to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information 
Basic researching, proofreading, and formatting skills 
Ability to collaborate and interact with all levels of personnel and build strong relationships with business colleagues 
High degree of ethics and integrity 
Strong interpersonal skills, advanced written and oral communication and effective customer service skills 
Ability to identify inconsistencies in routine work and initiate corrective action within own workflow 
Able to deliver results with a sense of urgency 
Adapts well to change; able to multi-task and make effective decisions in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment 
Is a proactive self-starter who is able to manage his/her time effectively and work independently

This Project is seeking consultants.

Project Location:
Dallas,
Texas
This is not a remote position.
This position does not require travel.

Project Salary - Hourly
Minimum Range In Dollars:
Maximum Range In Dollars:

Functional Expertise

  • Admin/Office Support
  • File Clerk
  • Paralegal

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