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Legal Staff Paralegal in New York City, NY

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Company name

Muscular Dystrophy Association

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Contract Law
Health Care
Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required

Location

USA New York City, NY

Date Last Verified

Jan 18,2018

Posted on

Jan 17,2018

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Paralegal The candidate will provide key support daily to the Chief Legal Officer in various legal matters such as contracts, leases, trademarks,insurance, risk management, litigation, healthcare, fundraising, human resources, procurement and operations. Will assist in preparing and maintaining Legal Department budget. Processes invoices for legal fees,reimbursements, and other expenses within the approved budget. Perform legal and internet research as may be necessary. Prepare and update reports as requested by the Chief Legal Officer. Safeguards access to confidential information. Handle myriad administrative duties,such as transcription and preparation of correspondence, i.e. letters, memos,emails, scheduling of teleconferences, etc. Organize and maintain comprehensive electronic and hard copy files, databases, spreadsheets and calendars. Monitor email account and transmit communications on behalf of Chief Legal Officer. Answer phone, direct calls and respond to messages as necessary for CLO. Perform other administrative duties as assigned by the Chief Legal Officer. Must have 3-5 years of experience as a Paralegal in a law firm or in-house law department. Paralegal certification required. Excellent writing and proofreading/editing skills are essential. Should clearly and persuasively communicate, listen and seek clarifications; participate in meetings, write clearly and informatively. Must have advanced level proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Google Docs, ability to learn and adapt to new technologies.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Muscular Dystrophy Association
222 S. Riverside Plaza
Suite 1500
Chicago, IL 60606