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Paralegal

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Santa Monica, CA

Date Last Verified

Apr 10,2018

Posted on

Mar 30,2018
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Paralegal, The candidate will support the delivery of quality legal services to clients by performing technical and clerical tasks that require accuracy, attention to detail, strong organizational skills, strong written and oral communication skills and computer proficiency. Will have representative duties which include the organization and maintenance of various corporate entities such as corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, and limited liability partnerships. Establish the corporate name, obtain the EIN, prepare organizational documents and coordinate execution and subsequent filing in proper jurisdiction. Prepare entity qualification or registration forms for foreign jurisdictions. Prepare and maintain minute books and capitalization tables. Use capitalization management software to maintain capitalization records of clients. Assist in drafting employment, purchase and option agreements, stock plans and other related documents. Research and figure out filing, recording and notary procedures required in the locality where the project is located. Prepare and file necessary state and federal forms and reports with appropriate governmental entities. Assist with liquidations and dissolutions of companies and other entities. Will assist in the research of state statutes for corporate filings. Obtain documents from Secretary of State offices and Franchise Tax Board. Assist in closings by preparing and gathering closing materials and attending the pre-closings and closing. Will help in drafting and reviewing routine transactional documents, e.g., signature pages, officer's certificates and, correspondence. Should possess a bachelor’s degree, and a paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved training program is preferable. Should have 3+ years equivalent experience. Have ability to delegate appropriate tasks and offer mentorship to other firm resources. Possess strong time management skills, and ambition to work in a dynamic, shared environment are essential. Have excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and any practice-related software. Should have an understanding of Delaware General Corporate Law, New York Business Corporate Law and California Corporations Code. Significant substantive working knowledge of the procedures, terminology and documents relating to the formation of a variety of corporate entities. May be required to be licensed as a Notary Public in the appropriate jurisdiction.

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Submit resume and cover letter. Ref : 199489

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe L.L.P
631 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 210
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Review:

"A Last Hope Firm "

Current Employee - Reviewed on December 16, 2017

Keep new people on standard hours and instead offer overtime for the first week or two if they stay extra for training.

Pros : If you have no other choice in place to work this place will be nearly on par with other places.
Cons : You will be expected to work long hours during your first few months until they trust you enough that you understand your job.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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