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Legal Staff Paralegal in New York City, NY

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Company name

Considine Search

Organization Type

Recruiter

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Corporate - General
Finance - Banking

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

USA New York City, NY

Posted on

Mar 20,2018

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Profile

Corporate Paralegal - Banking and Finance The candidate will initiate lien searches, follow-up with service companies, prepare and review summary charts, prepare UCC filings, and organize acknowledgement copies. Search State and County offices for federal tax liens, UCC filings, deeds, mortgages and judgments. File & terminate UCC financing statements with state and county offices. Will draft ancillary documents under attorney supervision (e.g., officer’s certificates, bylaws, and corporate resolutions), notes, and agent for service of process letters, stock certificates, stock powers and collateral receipt letters. Proofread and revise transaction documents (e.g., Credit Agreement, Security Agreement, etc.). Review, draft, and prepare legal documents; conduct due diligence and research; manage information using Firm databases. Prepare and organize documentation for pre-closing, closing and post-closings. Organize and distribute originally executed agreements to client and outside counsel. Compile and index documents for preparation of closing binder. Assemble and distribute closing binders in a timely fashion. Form, amend, qualify and dissolve business entities. Provide overflow assistance to peers/team members within department to further enhance departmental operations; and promote a positive work and team environment. Exhibit technical skills consistent with new and existing Firm technology and is proficient with respect to filing procedures and filing jurisdictions. Maintain time records ensuring accurate and timely release of Intapp entries. Assume other duties and/or assists with special projects as requested by the Paralegal Supervisor. Develop and maintain excellent customer service relationships with clients, attorneys, vendors, and administrative staff. Adhere to Firm policies and procedures and supports Firm’s initiatives. Attend training classes and completes annual training requirements for skills enhancement. Observe confidentiality of all Firm matters and performs under the guidelines of the Administrative Staff Principles (attached).

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have BA / BS degree with strong academic record. Law firm experience is preferred. Should have 2+ years of experience as a paralegal or legal assistant. Strong communication, organizational and research skills are needed. Highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to confidentially and graciously interact with attorneys, clients and other support staff is needed. Strong clerical and typing skills as well as proficiency in Word, Excel, Position also requires the ability to travel and to work overtime as necessary. Understands and applies current information, technology, resources, methods and procedures necessary to perform assigned work is needed. Accepts responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work; acknowledges and corrects mistakes; does not make excuses for errors or problems. Understands that their individual performance directly affects business results are needed. Analyzes problems, develops effective solutions and understands implications of solutions. Makes appropriate and timely decisions are needed. Communicates clearly and concisely in written / verbal communications. Proactively communicates to facilitate workflow, teamwork and efficiency. Chooses appropriate communication tools and utilizes technology to facilitate communications. Produces high quality work; is efficient, accurate and has good attention to detail; consistently strives to improve performance; seeks opportunities to develop professionally and expand job knowledge. Displays high level of personal integrity is needed. Demonstrates knowledge of, and adheres to, Firm policies and procedures; effectively manages PTO and punctuality and ensures that Workday and Intapp entries (where applicable) are accurate and made on a timely basis is needed.

Company info

Clinton Lewis
Considine Search
250 Park Avenue, Floor Seven
New York City, NY 10177
Phone: 646.535.4730