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Legal Specialist The candidate provides professional legal support by assisting supervising attorneys with a wide range of tasks. Depending on the assigned dept, it may involve litigation, transactional/contractual or regulatory support. Specialists will draft legal and business communication, participate in the administration and negotiation of contracts, general file and database management, gather documents and respond to litigation requests, assist with regulatory filings, respond to customer legal inquiries by involving the proper legal department. Conduct legal research/research business problems and provide recommendations as to course of action; respond to clients legal inquiry under the supervision of counsel; review legal documents (e.g., deeds, contracts, subpoenas) to identify key issues. Under supervision, draft business/legal communications typically using template forms (e.g., contracts, discovery, regulatory filings, cease/desist letters). General file/database management â€“ maintain complete and accurate electronic and paper files for all assigned matters. Gather relevant documents for contract negotiation/drafting, litigation responses, regulatory filings. Negotiate settlement of smaller matters (e.g., small-claims litigation, low regulatory fines) or negotiate smaller contracts/ amendments/statements of work. Other tasks as assigned by supervisor. Should have a associateâ€™s degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job. Must have 2+ years of years of relevant work experience. Should preferably have 3-5 years experience as a paralegal in a law firm or corporate legal department, or 3-5 years experience as a claims adjuster or manager at a claims management company or insurer. Paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved program, or equivalent claims management certificate is a plus. Should preferably have experience in commercial litigation including contract disputes, business torts, class actions, antitrust, construction, and real estate law. Customer service experience is a plus.
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