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Legal Staff Paralegal in Chicago, IL

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Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Location

USA Chicago, IL

Posted on

Dec 21,2017

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Law Firm Staff brings you up to date and high quality legal staff openings in law firms and in-house legal departments of business organizations. In addition, we help solo attorneys hire experienced personnel from the legal industry. We not only have the best law firm staff positions, but we also have the most. Entry-level Corporate Paralegal The candidate will participate as a team member and assist attorneys and paralegals in the Corporate group. Will assist with the recovery, drafting and filing of basic corporate documents including certificate of incorporation, amendments, and Uniform Commercial Code financing statements. Assist with managing, filing, proofreading and drafting all documents and correspondence related to funds. Track and maintain corporate minute books, board books and stock records. Track, calendar and maintain deadline-driven documents.Complete and file various forms with the IRS, including Form SS-4 (Application for Employer Identification Number). Draft and process legal response letters in connection with audit requests in compliance with established firm processes. Assist in the preparation of stock certificates, financing statements, and other corporate documents as requested. Retrieval of certified copies of corporate documents, certificates of good standing and legal existence and related documents from state officials for corporate transactions or when otherwise requested. Perform public searches of all kinds, including federal and state lien searches, financing statement, and secretary of state records; prepare charts to illustrate results. Assist with SEC filings and searches within the SEC's EDGAR database. Review printer proofs (proofreading). Assist in closing binder preparation and distribution, and with other corporate document distributions. Assist with tasks in connection with closing of corporate transactions, including preparation of signature page packets, tracking execution status of documents and the maintenance and organization of corporate closing rooms, whether physical or electronic. Perform other work-related duties as assigned by the senior manager of corporate support, and corporate paralegal supervisor and corporate paralegal coordinators. Should have a Bachelor's degree from a top-ranked institution. Position will involve significant contact with lawyers and paralegals at the firm and requires strong interpersonal and communication skills. Start Date: June/July 2018

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Law Firm Staff