Paralegal Job Description Sample
Available Position: Paralegal
Client Facility: The Office of the Attorney General, 28 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10005
Monday to Friday for 8:30 am to 5 pm.
Assignment Duration: 06/01/2019 to 12/01/2019. End date may be extended.
Scope of Work:
- Prepare legal documents for filing and service,
- Including creating covers and and affidavits of service, overseeing duplication and collating of documents and legal papers;
- Electronically file legal papers;
- Draft litigation hold letters in Article 78 and bankruptcy cases;
- Draft and electronically file notices of appearance in bankruptcy cases and in corporate dissolution cases in which receiverships have been requested ;
- Work with IT to upload and maintain documents and create privilege logs on the electronic document programs;
- Maintain hard-copy and electronic case files for document-intensive cases;
- Organize and check over exhibits for depositions and court filings;
- Arrange for service of subpoenas;
imum Requirement: Bachelors Degree
The ideal candidate should have litigation skills such as document review and organization, preparation for depositions, familiarity with investigatory procedures, competency in excel, research on the Internet, experience with e-discovery, and compiling motion papers. We also expect the candidate to be organized and have very good inter-personal skills. An ideal candidate would have a technical degree/certificate, a BA or extensive experience as a legal assistant.
Job Class: Paralegal
Who May Apply: Open to all qualified job seekers
Date Posted: 05/20/2019
Closing Date: 05/28/2019
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Employment & Economic Development
Division/Unit: Legal Affairs
Work Shift/Work Hours: Day Shift
Days of Work: Monday - Friday
Travel Required: No
Salary Range: $20.30 - $28.54/hourly; $42,386 - $59,592/annually
Classified Status: Classified
Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes
This position will facilitate the Workers' Compensation intervention process in order to prevent an applicant from receiving both workers' compensation wage loss benefits and unemployment benefits for the same time period under MS Section 268.085, Subd. 3a, paragraph (a). The paralegal assists the UI Appeals Unit with legal research, case preparation, and other duties as assigned. The position would typically report to a UI supervisor but be accountable to a UI program director for approval of case handling, business process development, legal decisions. The Paralegal works closely with compensation attorneys, working as unemployment law judges, to assist them administratively in initial case review and file setup. The Paralegal would also assist with workers' compensation intervention case management and other special projects as assigned, including, but not limited to preparing transcripts for Court of Appeals cases, completing law appeal workflow, and assembling exhibit packets.
Assists the Compensation Attorneys, Compensation Attorney Principals, and unit direction of UI Legal Affairs and Appeals with research and investigation activities, and responds to attorneys, Office of Administrative Hearing officials, and local agency workers.
Conducts training to ensure accurate and timely messaging and communication of intervention policies and procedures.
Understands and maintains a working knowledge of changes in state and federal requirements and case law relating to UI and WC; Maintains and updates knowledge in legal areas touching UI and WC, including case law, legislation, policy and procedures.
Conducts research and analysis related to state and federal rules, statutes and case law in applicable areas - to support the provision of legal advice to division staff to ensure uniform and legal interpretation of laws and rules governing division/section functions.
Assist in developing legal documents and business procedures/processes necessary for agency operations.
Ensures that his/her practices, decisions, and actions reflect mandates and DEED management objectives.
Performs other legal and administrative duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree or associate's degree in legal studies or a related field, OR
Graduation from an accredited paralegal program, OR
Two (2) years of experience as a Paralegal
In addition to the above listed education and/or experience you must have the following:
Ability to provide legal research and gathering of relevant information pertinent to assigned duties.
Strong communication skills.
Grammar skills to write, edit, and review materials.
Strong organizational skills and ability to coordinate multiple projects.
Ability to deal with multiple priorities and deadlines.
Ability to work well with others, but manage an independent workload.
Intermediate or greater proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, and Excel.
Ability to type dictation and/or transcripts.
Experience working with Unemployment Insurance and Workers' Compensation laws.
Extensive experience conducting legal research.
Knowledge of state and federal privacy laws.
Experience typing dictation and/or transcripts.
Technical knowledge of Unemployment Insurance and Workers' Compensation laws and procedures
Resumes of all applicants to this posting will be evaluated against the Minimum Qualifications stated above if your skills match the required skills for this positon, the department may contact you. Employee reference checks will be conducted on all finalists. This may include a review of documentation related to job performance. It includes contact with the applicant's current and/or former employers.
A Criminal Background Check will be conducted on all finalists for the position. A criminal conviction will not automatically remove you from consideration for employment.
When the position requires travel and the applicant drives a state owned or leased vehicle, a driver's license and record check will be conducted
Why Work For Us
GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.
How to Apply
Click "Apply" at the bottom of this page. If you are unable to apply online, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637.
For additional information about the application process, go to http://www.mn.gov/careers.
If you have questions about the position, contact Heidi Hartwig at firstname.lastname@example.org or 651.259.7101.
The Department of Employment and Economic Development is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer, and encourages all qualified candidates to apply for job opportunities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application and search tools, please contact Karen Lilledahl at 651-259-7089 or Karen.Lilledahl@state.mn.us. Please indicate what assistance is needed.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637 or email email@example.com. Please indicate what assistance you need.
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The Paralegal reports directly to the General Counsel and provides paralegal support to Attorneys and enhances Attorney effectiveness by performing delegated substantive legal work for all Attorneys in the Litigation Department.
The following are the usual, basic and essential functions of the position. These functions are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.
Essential Job Functions
Calculate and manage deadlines
Review and summarize case files
Review, draft and file legal documents such as discovery responses, motions and other pleadings for Attorneys
Input billing for daily activity
Responsible for providing Paralegal support to all Attorneys
Compile, analyze and organize information
Other duties as assigned
Required Knowledge, Skills & Ability
Understand legal terminology and procedures
Ability to handle and maintain time sensitive material
Legal research and administration skills
Attention to detail and accuracy
Ability to handle heavy work load
Ability to work independently as well as a team player
Dependable and reliable
Ability to multi-task
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Outlook
- Medical, dental and vision insurance (post 60-day probationary period)
- 401(k) Retirement Plan with a Company match up to 5% of your contribution and match is fully-vested (post 90-day probationary period)
- Paid vacation (post 90-day probationary period)
- Free health club membership
Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider the best qualified individuals available, without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.
By submitting your resume for this position, you understand and agree that Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc., may share your resume, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.
Ecolab is seeking a professional Paralegal to provide support to Ecolab's Nalco Water division. This position will primarily support the Nalco Water Light sales division with review, tracking, and support for execution of commercial sales contracts.
What You Will Do:
Receive and review customer form contracts including customer master services agreements, site service level agreements, goods and services supply agreements, purchase orders, equipment sale agreements, and amendment agreements.
Support Law Department Attorneys in the review, editing and negotiation of all contracts.
Communication with Nalco Water Light Business including sales, finance and other support functions to track status of customer contracts.
Become familiar with the content and use of Nalco Water form contracts.
Work with the Ecolab Patent Department in review of confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements in support of Nalco Water commercial opportunities.
Work collaboratively with and support other Nalco Water commercial paralegals.
Provide support to several Nalco Water commercial attorneys.
Utilize Nalco Water's contract management software system including electronic signature software systems (i.e., DocuSign).
Attend meetings with Nalco Water sales leaders to discuss and monitor progress in completing commercial contracts with customers.
Prepare powers of attorney, good standing certificates, and apostille/legalize documents.
Support due diligence efforts in connection with Nalco Water asset acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and commercial agreements.
Maintain records database and files for access to executed agreements.
Review of office lease agreements.
Gain an increased understanding of the Nalco Water business and commercial and legal issues that need to be addressed in customer contracts.
Support legal and business personnel and performing special projects and other duties as assigned.
Anticipates, investigates, and reviews potential legal problems in assigned areas with management and proposes solutions to problems.
Understands Ecolab corporate policies and procedures and assists in communicating and ensuring such policies and procedures are followed.
Paralegal degree or certificate
A minimum of 1-3 years of experience as a certified paralegal
Experience reviewing commercial contracts and proposing modifications
Excellent computer skills; proficiency in one or more contract management systems including Sharepoint preferred
Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Microsoft Outlook (email and calendar management) with an ability to become familiar with other key programs such as Workday, Sharepoint and HCUE.
Understand how to utilize electronic signature software and convert pdf files to editable Word documents
55+ WPM; excellent grammar, punctuation, spelling and understanding of deadlines with minimal supervision
Ability to uphold to strictest level of confidentiality and effectively manage sensitive information with professionalism and speed
Excellent organizational, project management and analytical problem-solving skills with a high attention to quality and detail
Ability to excel in a fast-paced environment and to coordinate and prioritize diverse tasks simultaneously
Excellent interpersonal communication skills including listening and following-up with business managers
Preferred work experience with corporate legal department or large law firm
Demonstrated effective oral and written communication and organizational skills
Demonstrated initiative with the ability to both work independently and be resourceful, anticipating and communicating potential issues
Flexibility to respond to urgent project needs and shifting priorities.
Strong customer focus
Ability to effectively manage multiple, competing priorities, to staggered deadlines, in a fast-paced environment
Adaptability and flexibility, with a willingness to collaborate in a team environment
Under general supervision, provides paralegal expertise in law research and legal document preparation in support of Butte County attorneys, and in accordance with policies, procedures, and state, federal and local laws.
Essential Job Functions
Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks.
Researches and analyzes criminal and civil law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, and legal codes; drafts correspondence and documents to others regarding answers to legal questions, legal opinions, appeals, pleadings, subpoenas, interrogatories, requests for production, deposition notices, resolutions, settlement agreements, contracts, collections and other legal documents; prepares and assembles reports.
Prepares and proofs legal documents such as briefs, petitions, motions, affidavits, and other documents for use by attorney; coordinates and monitors assigned projects.
Investigates facts and case law to prepare cases and determine actions; recommends strategy.
Supports legal case preparation; reads and reviews reports; acquires background information; organizes trial orders, schedules and court filings; contacts witnesses, victims, attorneys and others associated with cases; acquires and organizes related reports, documents and other background information; interviews witnesses, victims and other participants in the legal process.
Gathers information for prosecution and litigation; prepares written and oral reports for internal and external audiences; tracks legal documents, and routes to defendants, attorneys and courts for processing; maintains, tracks, and updates legal information.
Assists attorneys in litigation and prosecution by tracking the course and deadlines of cases; assists at trials, hearings, deposition, and strategy meetings; establishes and maintains complex files related to criminal and civil cases.
Directs and coordinates activities of legal office employees; resolves routine problems.
Provides a wide range of legal support and administrative duties.
Provides information and assistance within the scope of designated authority.
Promotes District Attorney's programs as assigned; projects positive support of the department and county organizations at all times.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Associate's degree in Paralegal Studies, and two (2) years of legal office experience in the research, review and preparation of legal documents and pleadings. Certification by the California State Bar Association as a certified law student or certification as a Legal Assistant, or Paralegal required by time of appointment.
Must possess State of California driver's license and successfully pass a background investigation, fingerprinting, criminal and other relevant records checks.
Employees hired into this classification must file statements of economic interest with the Butte County Clerk/Recorder.
Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements
Work is performed in an office environment.
May be subject to repetitive motions, such as typing and vision to monitor.
May be subject to angry or distraught citizens.
USANA Health Sciences is seeking an experienced and organized professional to join the legal department as a mid-level paralegal. In this position, you will assist the legal department with matters related to legal research and analysis, contract review and drafting, legal compliance, and a wide variety of other legal matters.
As a USANA Paralegal, you will assist and support the department's role in various processes and project management related functions and will prepare documents pertaining to finance, securities, trademarks, and patents. In addition, you will manage the U.S. and international portfolio, complete basic trademark clearance searches, and review labels and company materials for trademark compliance. Your ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment will be integral to your success. As you develop in this position, you will increase your knowledge and skill and provide invaluable support to the legal team.
A successful individual in this position will exemplify USANA's core values and will work collaboratively with colleagues and various USANA teams and markets
Additional Essential Functions
Prepare corporate resolutions, log board minutes
Intake contracts, conduct review, maintain contract database, enforce internal contract reviewing procedures, and other similar corporate items as assigned.
Assist with various legal and administrative duties as needed
Qualifications/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Requirements
Associate's degree in paralegal studies and/or paralegal certificate required
7+ years' paralegal experience, large law firm or in-house experience preferred
Experience in the direct selling industry is a plus
Excellent communication skills
Good understanding of contract law
Excellent attention to detail with the ability to gather data and prepare reports
We've been around a while. We've done some amazing things. We've climbed to the top of the nutritional supplement industry, touching millions of lives along the way. Founded in 1992 by Dr. Myron Wentz, USANA Health Sciences is a U.S.-based international company that manufactures high-quality supplements, personal care, and energy products in our FDA-registered facility in Salt Lake City, Utah.
USANA is committed to making the highest quality products without compromise. That's why we use only the purest ingredients, stringent quality control, and a manufacturing process that's second-to-none. After all, at USANA we make more than just nutritionals––we help others create their USANA lifestyle. And we are able to do that with teams of incredible employees based around the world.
USANA employees do more than work for our company––we embody the culture, and we live our company values: Excellence, Integrity, Health, and Community. We are committed to doing whatever it takes to ensure USANA's direct-selling Associates are supplied with whatever they need to become successful.
Position: Paralegal/Legal Clerk, Business Affairs and Entertainment Reports To: VP Business Affairs and Ent
Location: Dallas Department: Legal
FLSA: Exempt Station: N/A
Mandate: To competently* and professionally* provide administrative and legal support to Vice President, Business Affairs and Entertainment in day-to-day activities with regard to the negotiation, documentation of agreements and other Business Affairs and Entertainment projects.
Administration and Legal Support
Objectives (by Responsibility )
Administration and Legal Support
Draft, revise, redline and proofread various agreements under supervision of VP, Business Affairs and Entertainment.
Handle and track calls regarding executed agreements.
Manage contracts and other related administrative work, including managing and updating the department contract status and tracking report for Business Affairs and Entertainment Departments.
Follow-up with outside parties on contract related matters.
Schedule appointments and meetings on a day-to-day basis using Microsoft Outlook and maintain calendar.
Place and log day-to-day calls to/from numerous agents, managers, attorneys, and in-house personnel.
Coordinate travel arrangements.
Prepare expense reports and check requests.
File, fax, photocopy and messenger correspondence and documents.
Organize and maintain filing system, including on-site files and archives for Business Affairs and Entertainment Departments.
Interact and maintain relationships with members of other business units at Reach as well as third parties.
Interact with upper-level management.
Manage, as assigned, operational aspects of entertainment projects, including production, scheduling, catering, etc.
Develop processes and operational plan for entertainment bookings, as requested
Prepare spreadsheets or grids summarizing various entertainment aspects of contracts and entertainment information, including but not limited to, production, catering, media scheduling, etc.
Interpret, advise and summarize entertainment, contract requirements/compliance
Coordinate and work with events department in process of implementing and executing events
Assist Vice President, Business Affairs and Entertainment in resolving routine and non-routine entertainment contract issues
Assist with draft copy for entertainment presentation materials
Develop detailed production schedule for key aspects that contribute to entertainment aspects of event or project
Manage volunteers, as requested, to ensure activities & deadlines are met
Troubleshoot real & potential pitfalls to entertainment event deadlines
Assist Vice President, Business Affairs and Entertainment with management of logistical needs of entertainment events, including negotiation of talent agreement, catering & artist needs, green room, backstage, etc.
Create spreadsheets with certain information from relevant agreements, for use by Vice President, Business Affairs and Entertainment in negotiating agreements
Perform other duties as requested by the Vice President, Business Affairs and Entertainment and Senior Director, Entertainment
To attend all relevant skill building workshops as requested.
To stay current with all relevant industry information as it applies to the overall job responsibility.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:
Competent knowledge of commonly used contract coordination and administrative support concepts, practices, and procedures.
Strong problem solving, troubleshooting, customer service and relationship building abilities.
Strong organizational and proofreading skills with the ability to handle multiple, high priority projects with a keen attention to detail.
Professional demeanor; team player orientation. Ability to interface with internal and external parties.
Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines. Works under immediate supervision while exercising minimal independent judgment.
Hands on, energetic and motivated self-starter.
Well organized with strict attention to detail.
Ability to multi-task and prioritize work assignments.
Ability to work with and maintain confidential information.
Display a great deal of initiative, strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well under pressure.
Must be effective written and verbal communicator.
Must be able to effectively manage time and multiple priorities to meet deadlines.
Ability to develop procedures, processes and systems for accuracy, efficiency and productivity.
Able to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a positive, upbeat attitude.
Detail oriented and ability to work under pressure and assess priorities
Ability to travel on an as-needed basis and available to work nights and weekends when necessary
Education and Experience
Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school; with 2-4 years of legal practice experience in a related area. Strong Microsoft Office, Word, Excel & PowerPoint skills. Extremely knowledgeable in Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat and Internet.
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At Exelon, we've got a place for you Join the nation's leading competitive energy provider, with one of the largest electricity generation portfolios and retail customer bases in the country. You will be part of a family of companies that strives for the highest standards of power generation, competitive energy sales, and energy delivery. Our team of outstanding professionals is focused on performance, thought leadership, innovation, and the power of ideas that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce. Exelon will provide you the tools and resources you need to design, build and enhance a successful career. We are also dedicated to motivating the success of our employees through competitive base salary, incentives, and health and retirement benefits. Join Exelon and share your passion at a forward-thinking Fortune 150 company. Establish yourself in a place where you can truly shine and create a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow.
Join our Exelon Business Services Company (BSC) to be part of a diverse and inclusive team that provides best-in-class professional services and adds exceptional value to Exelon's family of companies. We provide financial, human resource, legal, information technology, supply management, communications, and corporate governance services.
Energize your career at Exelon!
PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION
Under attorney direction and supervision, performs general, specialized and confidential legal assignments, functions and research for specified area within the Legal Department. Assists with legal proceedings, transactions and other legal matters by identifying problems, needs and procedures. May work closely with other legal, governmental, or regulatory disciplines and a variety of clients, and assists in the planning, research and evaluation process directed towards the management of the Company's legal exposure.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
Collect, analyze, organize and maintain the entire array of electronic and hard-copy data, information, records and documents, and utilize applicable software systems (e.g., legal hold and document review platforms), as needed to support Legal and Litigation attorneys and to manage document subpoena productions/responses
Under attorney supervision, manage tracking of tort-related matters and outside spend, assist in the coordination of outside counsel and support insurance recovery efforts
Develop and maintain a knowledge of other internal procedures and processes in the applicable areas of practice within the law department
Under direct supervision of attorney, provide general support as needed to pre-litigation and litigation matters
Draft documents that require insertion of basic information and/or utilizing standard format following department practice
Special projects for litigation group, non-litigation practice groups or legal operations team
Possess at least two to four years of professional legal experience; possess a high school degree or equivalent; and possess a paralegal certificate from an accredited institution or have a minimum of two to four years of in-depth practical experience, including litigation, in an established law firm.
Possess a general knowledge of law firm and legal practices and procedures, including litigation, and the rules or procedures required of the various courts and administrative systems. Possess a working knowledge of legal terminology.
Be highly skilled in Microsoft Office and other office applications.
Possess and demonstrate initiative and sound judgment required to make decisions without supervision and in the absence of exact established procedures.
Possess willingness to accept responsibility and devote the time necessary for success in a legal environment. Possess the ability to meet critical and short deadlines and a commitment to the successful performance of tasks.
Possess the ability to communicate clearly – both orally and in writing – and to read and analyze legal materials and other data.
Supports attorneys, company management and senior level paralegal staff in matters involving company personnel, and outside counsel and their staff
Supports co-workers regarding department activities and functions
Exelon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.
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Kruger Immigration Law is a boutique immigration law firm located in Buffalo, NY seeking an experienced paralegal to join our team immediately.
Assist with the drafting and reviewing of family and business based immigration forms
Assist with the drafting and reviewing of Immigration Court filings and motions
Communicate with clients
Record and store client information
2-5 years experience as an immigration paralegal (note only candidates with prior immigration experience will be considered)
Familiarity with legal research
Ability to prioritize and multitask
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Deadline and detail-oriented
2-5 years experience as an immigration paralegal (note only candidates with prior immigration experience will be considered)
Familiarity with legal research
Ability to prioritize and multitask
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Deadline and detail-oriented
The Fresh Market currently has an opening for a Paralegal in our Corporate Office in Greensboro, North Carolina. As a Paralegal, you will be responsible for providing paraprofessional support directly to all internal attorneys in the various areas listed below under the supervision of the company's Assistant General Counsel. The Paralegal will also engage with the executive management team, internal business units, store employees, government agencies, and third-party consultants a regular basis.
Providing paraprofessional support to the Legal Department in the following areas:
Prepare, review and negotiate routine documents, agreements and amendments
Oversee the contracts database system which includes updating and controlling templates, filing agreements and tracking renewal dates and other contract deadlines
Coordinate responses to subpoenas and other requests for information from governmental agencies in collaboration with internal and external attorneys
Stay abreast of developments in key areas of employment law, and inform and work with internal company clients to timely make any necessary adjustments
Provide support to internal and external attorneys regarding administrative agency charges
Oversee the discovery process for all litigated matters in collaboration with internal and external attorneys
Maintain intake and status log for various litigation matters, inquiries and similar external matters and refer the same to internal departments for appropriate action, as needed
Create, disseminate and manage litigation holds and maintain related logs
Draft routine real estate and general corporate documents using standard templates
Compile and coordinate execution and recordation of commercial real estate documents
Assist with identifying, documenting, tracking, and protecting important dates and company rights relating to all phases of store development and operations life-cycle
Conduct initial review of potential new marks, slogans, etc. to determine viability of use and/or registration
Evaluate potential infringement claims in collaboration with internal and external attorneys
Maintain files related to trademark disputes and lawsuits
Maintain the company's trademark logs and track trademark maintenance/filing deadlines
Conduct research used to resolve questions of internal attorneys or company clients
Use, develop and update templates commonly needed by internal company clients
Paralegal certification and/or an associate's degree
5+ years of corporate paralegal experience, preferably with a consumer-facing employer
Employment law, contract review/drafting and litigation experience
Extremely organized with a strong sense of priority, urgency and commitment to deadlines
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and etiquette
Proactive worker with an ability to creatively solve problems with a variety of variables
Flexible team player with a positive, proactive attitude and drive to provide exceptional service and support to business units
Ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage own workload independently under deadlines while functioning in a team environment
Exceptional attention to detail and ability to work independently while functioning in a team
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of internal and personnel information
Proficiency in Microsoft Office products and ability to quickly learn and utilize specialized software programs to perform job tasks
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