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General/corporate Paralegal

Company name

Habitat for Humanity International.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Atlanta, GA

Date Last Verified

Dec 08,2017

Posted on

Dec 07,2017
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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General/Corporate Paralegal Duties: Reporting to the Deputy General Counsel, will provide both corporate paralegal and compliance support by assisting attorneys in transactional and compliance work,as well as training & learning development and administrative assistance to the Legal Staff. Paralegal support and project management for the legal department: Provide paralegal support of complex domestic and foreign transactions, e.g. maintain closing checklists, prepare corporate resolutions, officer’s certificates and related transactional documents. Coordinate legalization and apostiles for international banking and corporate documents. Conduct KYC searches of vendors and others for anti-terrorism compliance. Oversee regular compliance matters such as recurring and special domestic and foreign registrations. Prepare compliance and reporting materials for government and institutional grants. Maintain record retention policy and compliance. Support data privacy policy compliance and project management. Assist in providing training resources to Habitat employees and affiliated organizations: Revise, publish and maintain legal training materials on intranet. Prepare and maintain contract and policy templates for reference by employees and affiliates on intranet. Support Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Director and maintain ERM and governance website. Act as a contact for U.S. call center to direct callers to intranet resources, route legal questions, and coordinate responses from attorneys. Use Westlaw and internet to assist in legal research. Assist other paralegal work as needed, such as: Coordinate dissolution process for U.S. affiliates and international organizations. Support for trademark enforcement - Report fraudulent emails, prepare cease and desist letters and track progress. Prepare and submit tax filings and registrations with the IRS. Support of litigation - track case progress, coordinate responses. File and Maintain Business, Corporate and Charitable registrations. Administrative assistance for the legal staff, including: Maintain files & Coordinate meetings. Coordinate travel, Process expenses & Order supplies. Prepare/Revise General Correspondence, Memoranda, Reports, PowerPoint Presentations and other Legal documents. Photocopy & Compile records and Review/Distribute mail.

Qualification and Experience

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree & Paralegal Certification or Equivalent qualification. 3+ years of Corporate Paralegal work. Strong organizational, analytical, and writing skills. Project management and strong written and verbal communication skills. Process oriented with a positive outlook, a strong work ethic and an even-keeled demeanor. Comfortable in a global, humanitarian, Christian organization. High level of proficiency with technology including Microsoft Office Suite applications (including Excel and PowerPoint) and Adobe Acrobat. Proficiency with Lexis/Nexis, Westlaw, or similar research platforms. Licensed notary or willingness to obtain notary shortly after hire. Proficiency with internal learning databases and SharePoint preferred. Spanish or other language beneficial. Grant Management experience beneficial. Litigation support experience beneficial. International experience beneficial.

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