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Legal Staff Paralegal in Phoenix, AZ

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Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Location

USA Phoenix, AZ

Posted on

Mar 09,2018

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Experience the prestige and challenge of Fortune 500 companies including dot coms, while enjoying the sunny lifestyle of the Southwest at this very busy, larger firm. Well-reputed in intellectual property, civil and securities litigation and corporate transactional practices, it is always striving towards excellence and professionalism in its associates, and actively encourages new associates to delve into responsible roles as soon as possible. Ready to meet the challenge? The associates here are some of the happiest associates in Phoenix and truly seem to enjoy the work that they do. We do not need to tell you that as a very successful Arizona firm the people here do appear to work very hard and we hate to say it but we will: Many are working New York type hours. The firm also has been criticized in many respects for its lack of diversity; however, we do not believe that this is a serious problem because the firm's recent hires have all been very diverse in our opinion. The firm also receives very high scores for the treatment of associates by partners and there does appear to be a very good relationship here between associates and partners with associates feeling they are part of the mix to a great degree and respected by partners. Most associates at this firm would much rather stay with the firm than switch firms. In our book this is a good sign. Paralegal The candidate job responsibilities include: Prepares or assist in the preparation of all documentation relating to the formation, dissolution and qualification of entities. Prepares, maintains and/or files entity records, including minutes, annual reports, and federal and state forms. Assists in drafting merger, partnership, shareholder agreements. Assists in the preparation of loan documentation and purchase and sale documentation. Obtains and/or reviews commitments for title insurance, surveys title policies, UCC searches, Certificates of Good Standing and certified documents. Organizes and assists in loan and purchase and closings and prepares closing books. Assists in due diligence overview. Manage and calendar critical deadlines. Must be able to handle multiple assignments, work well under pressure, and have the flexibility to assist the team in meeting client demands on accelerated schedules. Superb organizational, analytical, and communications skills are also a must. Should have ability to express self effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to establish effective working relationships with Firm lawyers and staff, client personnel, and other professionals. Must possess strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Paralegal certificate preferred. 5+ years of paralegal experience required. Strong knowledge of FileSite, Microsoft applications (especially Excel), Adobe Acrobat Pro, DocuSign, and Box is required.

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Law Firm Staff