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Legal Staff Paralegal in Kansas City, MO

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Company name

JE Dunn Construction Group, Inc

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Construction
Contract Law

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required

Location

Kansas City, MO

Date Last Verified

Apr 12,2018

Posted on

Mar 13,2018

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Paralegal The candidate will help evaluate, direct, implement, and monitor policies and procedures related to the Company’s contract administration and other related legal/risk management responsibilities. Will perform research tasks as assigned, and summarizes findings into reports, memos or similar communications for reporting throughout the Company. Assists with claims (insured and non-insured) and lawsuit management, including, claim reporting and preparation; creating claim files; assembling documentation; drafting correspondence; managing litigation holds; coordinating with Operations, outside counsel and insurance companies; and updating computerized claim information. Performs basic analysis of legal documents such as contracts, insurance claims, pleadings and discovery. Manages and updates legal database of transactions and claims, including opening and closing files, filing documents, and updating status and related information in accordance with best practice standards. Reviews contracts and other legal forms for usefulness, accuracy, and compliance with the law. Assists with licensing and other corporate compliance requirements. Develops training materials and helps deliver training as assigned. Assists with implementing, maintaining and monitoring insurance and other risk management programs for construction projects. Assists with the preparation of project-specific subcontract documents and forms. Reviews subcontracts and other agreements for compliance with project requirements. Provides legal/risk management assistance and guidance to other departments including HR, Accounting, Operations, Preconstruction, Safety and Quality. Maintains, updates and organizes standard contracts and other forms related to the construction industry. Assists with the negotiation and preparation of term sheets for selected subcontractors. Reviews other contract-related forms, including subcontractor insurance certificates, for compliance with subcontract requirements and follows up as required with subcontractors and their agents/brokers in the event of non-compliance.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should preferably have Bachelor’s degree in business or related field. In lieu of the above requirements, equivalent relevant experience will be considered. 2+ years paralegal experience is required. Construction industry experience is preferred.

Additional info

Req Id 24511

Company info

Human Resources
JE Dunn Construction Group, Inc
929 Holmes
Kansas City, MO 64106