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ProfileBusiness is very brisk at this large, international full-service law firm that is one of the oldest and most prestigious firms in the Pacific Northwest. Their practice includes corporate, litigation, real estate, intellectual property, legislative, and other types of law. It's clients include some of the largest corporations from around the region and the globe. The firm has a strong commitment to diversity, and its attorneys enjoy a flexible, exciting environment where they can choose the specific types of work that they enjoy. All attorneys are given meaningful, interesting assignments and client contact, as well as the training and mentoring they need to enhance their skills. Relationships between associates and partners are generally good, and the firm encourages pro bono work. Billable hours requirements are reasonable, and market compensation is paid. Project Coordinator / Senior Paralegal Duties: Assists lawyers, performing a variety of information management functions and factual investigation. Responsible for coordinating practice support for a designated client or group of clients, including contributing to preparation of client budgets and billings. Examines, organizes, analyzes, and summarizes information relating to particular questions and organizes its communication into a logical and usable work product. Investigates factual issues by using a variety of sources, including libraries, websites, client repositories, and other outside sources. Maintains client-, matter-, or practice-group-specific resources in electronic format or hard copy. Assists in all aspects of the deal or case, including, but not limited to, drafting transactional documents and pleadings, coordinating document productions, administering trusts and estates, assisting with real estate transactions, and creating and maintaining spreadsheets. Maintains all administrative standards set by the firm, including the preparation and submittal of daily time entries, attendance at administrative meetings, legal keying all client relevant/firm information, and other administrative tasks as assigned. Communicates and enforces firm policies as necessary. Coordinates with vendors and service providers for outside services, if necessary, following the firm s procurement policies. Delegates work assignments and monitors workloads and capacity of timekeepers and other support personnel as necessary. Contributes to the preparation of client budgets, reviews proformas, and coordinates with firm s accounting and billing departments to provide regular billing support for client(s) as directed by the supervising partner. Manages and trains project assistants and administrative staff as necessary. Develops procedures and systems to provide effective legal services. Provides input regarding hiring and performance reviews. Meets all responsibilities of a Senior Paralegal experienced in the specific practice area supported by this position.
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