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Legal Staff Paralegal in Chesterfield, MO

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Company name

Rabo Agrifinance, Inc.

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Contract Law
Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

5-7 yrs required


Chesterfield, MO

Date Last Verified

Jun 01,2018

Posted on

Mar 31,2018

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Senior Paralegal Responsibilities: Under minimal supervision, assists Counsel with more complex preparation of legal documentation, corporate governance related tasks, clerical/operational tasks within the Legal Department, administration of quarterly Legal Entity Review and system application used to track legal entities updates. Preparation and review of legal and transactional documentation, such as: funding agreements, amendments, waivers, assignments, powers of attorney, incumbency certificates, statements of work, confidentiality agreements and joinders, release and reliance letters, engagement and commitment letters, credit applications, term sheets, etc. Managing response to litigation, which includes: accepting legal process; issuing and tracking of legal hold notices; responding to discovery and information requests; utilizing eDiscovery systems for document preservation, collection, and production; logging of matters; and liaising with AML Compliance, IT, and internal and external counsel, as necessary. Liaising with various board members to obtain signatures and approvals. Managing the Legal Department’s SharePoint sites, which includes: posting of documents, managing access, creating new sites as necessary, and logging change requests. Maintaining the Approved Counsel List and conducting an annual external counsel review. Annual Self-Assessment Plan document review and Legal Monitoring Program. Reviewing and preparing Uniform Commercial Code financing statement filings (“UCC”), maintaining the integrity of the Bank’s UCC portfolio, and conducting an annual audit of UCC portfolio. Maintaining good order of the legal files and corporate minute books and overseeing document imaging and filing. Liaising with in-house counsel, outside counsel, and all internal personnel. Completing corporate governance related tasks, such as maintaining organization charts and submitting entity filings as required by banking regulations. Preparing and filing all dissolutions, formations, mergers and amendment documents with the appropriate state agencies. Administration of the quarterly Legal entity review including tracking entity owner responses and liaising with various entity owners. Maintaining corporate governance information databases as necessary. Preparation of packages for Board of Directors and Committee meetings on a quarterly basis. Respond to legal Audit Requests as necessary. Draft corporate governance procedures when necessary. Acts as a mentor to junior colleagues and serves as a project team lead. Complete all mandatory training. Comply with code of conduct and Bank policies/ procedures. Actively identify incidents outside of established policies and procedures and report to management immediately. Understands and complies with all anti-money laundering, compliance, and all other applicable laws.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: BA degree with 5-7 year of paralegal experience. Paralegal certification. Computer proficiency with MS Word, Outlook and Excel required. Must possess good human relation and communication skills. Needs to be able to work well under time constraints. Experience with electronic discovery applications. Desirable: Notary Public license in the State of Missouri. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. The ability to write routine reports and correspondences. Ability to speak effectively with employees of the organization and outside contacts. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, and percentages. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations where only limited standards exist. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written or oral form.

Additional info

Requisition ID: 1134

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Rabo Agrifinance, Inc.
15193 Olive Blvd
Chesterfield, MO 63017