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Legal Staff Paralegal in Saint Petersburg, FL

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Company name

Raymond James Financial, Inc.

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Finance - Banking

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Saint Petersburg, FL

Date Last Verified

May 07,2018

Posted on

Feb 23,2018

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Paralegal - Operations Counsel The candidate will provide legal support services under the guidance of in-house Operations Counsel. Will gathers, organizes, summarizes legal and supporting documentation for in-house Operations Counsel. Research and compile information utilizing Lexis Nexis, Westlaw and back office systems. Maintains the on-going status of matters in the case management system. Prepare standard letters and respond to third-party subpoenas. Act as a liaison between branch services and in-house Operations Counsel. Assist other paralegals, as required. Maintain currency in paralegal practices and methodologies. Operate standard office equipment and uses required software applications. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned. Intermediate level concepts, practices and procedures of the paralegal profession is needed. Basic investment concepts, practices and procedures used in the securities industry is essential. Principles of banking and finance and securities industry operations is needed. Financial markets and products is essential. Must have skill in: Gathering, organizing, summarizing and indexing legal and supporting documentation; Maintaining information in an automated case management system; Operating standard office equipment and using required software applications. Must have ability to: Maintain professional currency; Use analytical and critical thinking skills in reading, interpreting, analyzing and applying information from legal documentation and references; Manage multiple tasks with changing priorities to meet numerous demands in a fast paced environment with constant interruptions; Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; Work independently as well as collaboratively within a team environment; Handle stressful situations and provide a high level of customer service in a calm and professional manner; Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others at all organizational levels. Paralegal certification is preferred. Must have associate degree and a 2+ years of experience in a law firm or legal department in a financial planning, investment management or other financial services environment. An equivalent combination of experience, education, and/or training approved by Human Resources is needed.

Additional info

Ref: 1800479

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Raymond James Financial, Inc.
880 Carillon Parkway
Saint Petersburg, FL 33716