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Paralegal The candidate conducts legal research using Lexis/Nexis and Pacer, reviews applicable legal principles and precedents; prepares summary memorandum or report. Assist attorneys in the litigation practice area including legal research, preparation and filing of legal documents, document production, assisting in managing the work of outside counsel, and handling other legal matters and practical day-to-day aspects of the company's legal work. Preparation and execution of legal holds. Investigates facts for projects from existing files and through inquiries of various departments both within the business unit and throughout the company; organizes and coordinates information that has been gathered; drafts summaries. Assists in managing the work of outside counsel by tracking and following up on issues related to work flow and costs. Develops and maintains filing systems and data bases of filings, legal documents and related information. Initiates and completes assigned projects. Assists attorneys with other related assignments. Must have the ability to work under the supervision of attorneys and, in some cases, more experienced paralegals, to perform legal research and draft legal documents. Should be developing or progressing in practice areas, specialties or other paralegal skills; sharpening other professional skills such as organization, effective planning, problem solving and analysis; and increasing knowledge of company operations. Must have developed or be developing the skill to draft complex legal documents and finalize with guidance of attorneys are needed. Degree from accredited university or college is needed. Bachelor's degree or Paralegal certificate, OR 7+ years of experience with an in-house legal department or law firm AND obtaining a Bachelor's degree or Paralegal certificate within a reasonable amount of time. Experience with Lexis/Nexis, PACER, or other legal research tool is needed. Experience handling document productions are needed. Experience answering subpoena is needed.
Company infoCaroleena Mallos