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Legal Staff Paralegal in Chattanooga, TN

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Company name

Us Xpress Enterprises, Inc.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial

Years of Experience

2-5 yrs required

Location

USA Chattanooga, TN

Date Last Verified

Jan 25,2018

Posted on

Jan 12,2018

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Legal Assistant The candidate will gather, organize, analyze, and validate company and employee information for the purposes of claim investigation, litigation discovery, or risk mitigation. Will perform factual and legal research and analysis on an as-needed basis. Assist in claims and litigation management by maintaining files; reviewing, researching, and responding to information requests; and processing settlements. Assist in debt collection efforts. Assist in issuing Legal Hold notices and ensuring the preservation of evidence. Assist in transactional due diligence and document productions. Proofread and edit documents for accuracy, spelling, grammar, and form. Draft correspondence to external agencies, counsel, etc. Assist in written policy review and drafting. Review and summarize contracts, pleadings, and other documents. Assist in maintaining legal webpage. Assist in corporate governance by helping to maintain corporate books of firm and its subsidiaries, including drafting and facilitating execution of resolutions and written consents. Organize and track case files, and prepare case-status reports. Locate and interview witnesses and document what is learned. Assist with financial and claims reporting. Help maintain the electronic Legal Files in an organized manner. Assist in compliance with current laws and regulations pertinent to the trucking industry. Assist in sending and receiving correspondence and other documents. Monitor attorney phones as needed. High School diploma or GED equivalent required and Associate’s degree is preferred. Should have 2-5 years as a legal or administrative assistant, or equivalent experience. Proficient in word processing or other software programs necessary to perform job function, including without limitation, Microsoft Office Suite is needed. Strong communication skills, including correct grammar, punctuation, and spelling and professional verbal communication is needed. Strong technology skills, including the ability to learn and navigate company’s proprietary systems is essential.

Additional info

Requisition Number:10182

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Us Xpress Enterprises, Inc.
4080 Jenkins Road
Chattanooga, TN 37410