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Entry-level Paralegal - Summer

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Valid Through

Aug 17, 2021

Posted on

May 04, 2021

Location

Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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Entry-Level Paralegal
Duties: Reports to Senior Practice Manager. Assists with all aspects of document production, document management, pleadings preparation, and filings. Assists with all aspects of discovery and trial preparation including, but not limited to, coding documents; creating and maintaining document databases; creating and maintaining document logs; proofreading and cite-checking legal documents; preparation of witness binders, trial exhibits, trial notebooks; and logistical support arrangements for depositions, hearings, and trials. Assists with all document preparation and distribution including, but not limited to, ancillary documents; signature pages; notes; checklists; receipts; closing memoranda; indices; correspondence; charts; and resolutions. Assists with incorporation/formation of new entities, dissolution of entities, and amendments to corporate documents. Performs general corporate housekeeping tasks such as issuing stock certificates, maintaining minute books, qualifying corporations in foreign jurisdictions, and filing various corporate documents. Performs due diligence reviews, assists at financial printer offices, and files documents with governmental agencies. Prepares for, manages, and attends corporate closing, hearings, arbitrations, and trials.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree with a 3.4 GPA. Flexibility to work outside regular business hours, including early mornings, evenings, and weekends as needed. Ability to manage multiple tasks, deliver results, and maintain quality while working under pressure in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Ability to work effectively on own initiative and in collaboration with others. Ability to exercise discretion and maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information. Demonstrated proficiency and experience with a broad range of computer software including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Strong research skills and excellent oral and written communication skills. Foreign language skills are a plus.

Additional info

Job ID: 2021-1342

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
2112 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20037
Fax: 202 974 1999

Review:

"Accounting"

Current Employee Accountant in New York City,NY City, - Reviewed on December 11, 2018

Trust your team and speak up for us. Don't just say the right things, do them. Compensate your team better and don't blame others for your decision.

Pros : Great hours and PTO. Reputable firm. Made a lot of friends, unfortunately, the best ones have left.
Cons : Very low annual raise and bonus. Too much micromanagement and passive aggressiveness from the top. A lot of employee turnover.
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Current or former employee? : Current Employee
Job type : Full time
Length of Employment : 5-7 years

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