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Paralegal

Company name

City Year Inc

Organization Type

Academic

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Aug 08,2018

Posted on

Aug 07,2018

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required

Location

Boston, MA
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Paralegal The candidate will assist on a wide range of legal matters relating to firm’s operations. Legal issues likely to arise include contracts, intellectual property, labor and employment, governance, real estate, and litigation. Will perform responsibilities related to the school district contracting process, including: maintaining files for each contract and related modifications, amendments and supplements; preparing information to appropriate staff regarding contract status; and performing closing activities as needed. Perform responsibilities related to corporate governance in support of the Board of Trustees, Audit, Finance and Executive Committees, including preparing agendas, minutes, and other governance materials for the Board and Committees, managing communications to members of the Board and Committees, and coordinating with the team that maintains and manages Board related databases. Bachelor’s degree or paralegal certificate is needed. Should have 3-5 years of paralegal experience at a law firm or corporate legal department. Proficiency in various applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is essential. Strong written and oral communication skill is needed. Strong time management and organizational skill is essential. Experience proofreading legal documentation is needed. Must be adept at performing research using general and legal online research tools (e.g., Social Law Library, Westlaw, and LexisNexis), be able to contribute to solutions by taking the initiative to develop recommendations, and offer suggestions to improve work processes and/or projects. Administrative duties such as scanning documents, proofreading, preparing mailings, and coordinating travel, meetings and video-conferences will be required.

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Ref: R2851

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
City Year Inc
287 Columbus Avenue
Boston, MA 02116

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