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Legal Staff Paralegal in Abbot, IL

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Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

2-4 yrs required


Abbot, IL

Date Last Verified

Mar 28,2018

Posted on

Dec 26,2017

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Litigation Paralegal The candidate will provide legal services and resolves legal matters for assigned responsibilities or clients. Will perform substantive legal work that requires knowledge of legal concepts and identifies basic legal issues related to assigned matter, for example drafting and responding to routine contract matters. Resolve routine legal matters in area of responsibility with direct supervision from more experienced paralegals, paralegal supervisor and/or attorneys. Assist more experienced paralegals and/or attorneys in resolving legal issues on projects involving multiple disciplines within the Legal Division and/or multiple functional areas or divisions within Abbott. Represent Legal Division internally to clients. Interface with internal clients in preparing commercial agreements such as relating to contracts and pricing, professional service agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and clinical study agreements. Support attorneys on more complex legal agreements, assembling exhibits and schedules, coordinating input from other stakeholders. Help maintain all agreements in document management system. Maintain templates in document management system and help prepare updates to templates. Direct assigned support staff in their responsibilities. Report to Paralegal Supervisor or an attorney. Advise legal department managers of project developments in a timely manner. Execute core job responsibilities in a timely manner. Assigned matters typically have a significant impact on business activities and operations. Interact across all levels of management. No direct department budget responsibility. Must have Bachelor’s Degree and/or relevant legal education (Paralegal certificate). Must have 2 - 4 years of relevant legal experience.

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JOB ID: 30057976.

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Hiring Coordinator
100 Abbott Park Road
Abbot, IL 60064-3500