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Legal Staff Paralegal in Oak Park, IL

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Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Corporate - General

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required


Oak Park, IL

Date Last Verified

Sep 14,2018

Posted on

Jul 23,2018

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Corporate Paralegal The candidate will assist the Legal and Compliance team to ensure compliance with all applicable state, county and municipal laws, ordinances and regulations, including the specific cannabis regulations for that state. Work independently to assist lawyers and provide support to the lawyers with transactional matters. Assists with creation of corporations and limited liability companies, including preparation of formation documents, ordering searches and overseeing all filing requirements and maintenance obligations. Prepare and customizes transaction documentation under direction of an attorney. Assists in the application process for entering new markets and assists in drafting and editing license applications. Handle all calendaring and scheduling for meetings, calls, and ensures all deadlines are met. Proofreads all documents and correspondence for accuracy. Prepares for and closes various corporate transactions. Gathers litigation and billing information to prepare responses. Provide legal and non-legal administrative support to attorneys. Manages attorney contacts and calendar. Processes expense reports and check requests. Invoice and bill reconciliation, interface with accounting department. Assists with the drafting, reviewing and filing of legal and regulatory documents. Electronically organizes and maintains all legal and corporate documents.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree. Paralegal certification preferred. A minimum of 3-5 years of corporate/transactional paralegal experience at a law firm or in-house. The Corporate Paralegal must be Notary commissioned or willing to become a Notary. Familiarity with legal research. Willingness to learn and take direction. Ability to prioritize and multitask with minimal supervision. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Deadline and detail-oriented. Demonstrates good judgment and effective interpersonal communications. Ability to work independently and collaborate with others. Well-organized and professional, capable of meeting deadlines, and adept at managing multiple complex projects. Exceptional file management skills. Detail-oriented. Excellent proofreading skills. Self-starter, high level of initiative, proven pro-active thinker. Support company policies, goals, and core values. Ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities. Work under pressure on multiple tasks concurrently and meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment. Capable of handling confidential information in a professional and trustworthy manner.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
1010 Lake Street
2nd FL Oak Park, IL 60301
Oak Park, IL 60301