Job Details

Paralegal

Company name

Veterans Association of America Inc

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Oct 27, 2020

Valid Through

Feb 09, 2021

Posted on

Apr 23, 2019

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Trusts and Estates >> Trusts and Estates
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Profile

Paralegal
The candidate will report directly to the Director of Legal Services and will be assessed for clear, concise written and oral communication that consistent with the policies. Procedures and mission essential guidelines of the corporation. Work for the office of legal affairs under the overall leadership of the VP/LA for the organization. Must have diverse experience with the Uniformed Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) for the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard, corporate policies and procedures, federal regulatory guidelines, statues of limitation in various areas of concentrations, torts, wills, estate planning, powers of attorney, criminal proceedings, discharge upgrades, nonprofit management, real estate development, various city and state ordinance laws, intellectual properties, banking & finance, housing property laws, compliance laws, IRS filings, etc. Provide honest upfront information based on performed research compiled and completed in it's entirety. Establish working rapports with executive, senior and intermediate management with various entities of the corporation and all other requested experience and knowledge: Prepare legal documents, including briefs, pleadings, appeals, wills, contracts, and real estate closing statements. Prepare affidavits or other documents, maintain document file, and file pleadings with court clerk. Gather and analyze research data, such as statutes, decisions, and legal articles, codes, and documents. Investigate facts and law of cases to determine causes of action and to prepare cases. Call upon witnesses to testify at hearing(s). Direct and coordinate law office activity, including delivery of subpoenas. Arbitrate disputes between parties and assist in real estate closing process. Keep and monitor legal volumes to ensure that law library is up-to-date. Appraise and inventory real and personal property for estate planning.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must be able to work collectively as a team and independent of supervision in completing specific tasks, ability to meet deadlines, collaborate with various departments and divisions for the greater good of the organization. Must have an accredited degree (BA/BS) at a minimum. Advanced degree desired. Knowledge of legal stautes, principles, with the ability to multi-task independently or with a team is required. Prior work experience in a for-profit or not-profit capacity is needed. Should have ability to adapt to changes as they arise, able to work with executive and senior management. Must have ability to give educated opinion on various researched topics, be of high moral character, presentational skills, and great communication. Bilingual (Spanish, French, etc.) background strongly encouraged.

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Company info

Dr. Works
Veterans Association of America Inc
P.O. Box 309
Audubon Station
New York City, NY 10032

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