Paralegal Job Description Sample
At Dollar General, our customer is at the center of everything we do! We are a fast-moving Fortune 200 publicly-traded company with more than 13,000 stores and 14 distribution centers in 44 states, growing by hundreds of stores each year. We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation and teamwork. At Dollar General, you can see a clear and fast path to career growth and success. We are committed to attracting talented and motivated people who can advance our mission of "Serving Others." Let's Grow Together!
Provide professional legal support to in-house employment attorneys with legal document preparation, specifically responses to agency charges of discrimination and other alleged violations of law. (Note: This is not a Legal Secretary.)
Investigate allegations in agency charges
Summarize cases and prepare case files.
Prepare draft responses to agency charges of discrimination and other alleged violations of law.
Maintain records; ensure that appropriate documents are indexed, archived and properly stored.
Assist in litigation document compilation and production as needed.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Excellent organizational skills; ability to perform multiple duties simultaneously.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs including Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook; high proficiency in Word.
Ability to proofread.
Ability to work independently without detailed instruction.
Ability to maintain complete confidentiality within the department.
Ability to analyze a situation and provide assistance.
Ability to communicate professionally with employees and management of the company.
Work Experience and/or Education
Associate's Degree or certification in Paralegal Studies preferred.
Previous paralegal experience preferred.
Who we are...
Verra Mobility is a global leader in smart mobility. We develop technology-enabled solutions that help the world move safely and easily. We are fostering the development of safe cities, working with police departments and municipalities to install over 4,000 red-light, speed, and school bus stop arm safety cameras across North America. We are also creating smart roadways, serving the world's largest commercial fleets and rental car companies to manage tolling transactions and violations for over 8.5 million vehicles. And we are a leading provider of connected systems, processing nearly 165 million transactions each year across 50+ individual tolling authorities. http://verramobility.com/
Verra Mobility is looking for an experienced, self-motivated and collaborative professional to serve as a Paralegal to assist with a government solutions business. This individual will be accountable for reviewing all RFP, contractual, state and/or local statutes/ordinance components and providing the business with a comprehensive commitment checklist to ensure strict compliance throughout the implementation lifecycle. The role may be accountable for accurately creating legal documents, which may be used as evidence.
Review RFPs/RFIs in order to identify issues and risks
Review and analyze RFP's, requests for bids and other competitive solicitations; assist sales team in preparing responses to such bid requests
Conduct legal research as required to provide guidance on contract compliance and legal/regulatory requirements
Distinct organization and time management skills, attention to detail and penchant for accuracy, and ability to multi-task high priorities
Influential with others and demonstrates superior communication and collaborative skills consistent with expectations for position
Flexibility and willingness to work on a broad variety of legal matters with a team-player attitude
Identifies applicable statutes or rules that are in force and effect for the particular matter.
Verifies citations and legal references on prepared legal documents
Escalate complex legal and factual issues to attorneys and assist in resolution
Some travel may be required (less than 35%)
An Associate's degree from an accredited college as a paralegal or legal assistant.OR:
A certificate of completion in paralegal or legal assistant studies from an American Bar Association (ABA) approved program at an accredited college or university.OR:
An Associate's, Bachelor's or Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited college or university in a related field such as law, business, legal secretary, criminal justice, political science, interdisciplinary studies, regional development, communications and one year of experience working in a legal setting, under direction of an attorney, performing functions consistent with paralegal or legal assistant duties.
Experience in review of contracts including NDAs, statements of work, and professional services agreements
Experience with federal, state and local government contracts/bids
Demonstrable skill in understanding contract provisions and risk allocation
Excellent written and oral communication skills to facilitate successful interaction with all levels of management and staff
Deep understanding of legal code of ethics, terminology, principles, precedents, procedures, time constraints and deadlines imposed by law
Experience with rules of court, evidence, discovery, Federal Privacy Act, Freedom of Information Act and other ordinances;
Experience working directly with sales and operations teams preferred, but not required
Aligned with Verra Mobility Values:
Do What's Right – We're committed to doing the right thing for each other and for our customers – integrity is our DNA.
Lead With Grace – We embrace the importance of our colleagues and customers and always treat them with kindness and grace.
Own It – We foster a culture of accountability and excellence, where going the extra mile is standard practice.
Win Together – We are ambitious and like to win, but we know we win more when we include others and work together.
Bill.com is the leading business payments network, with 3 million members paying and getting paid over $52 billion per year. Bill.com saves companies more than 50% of the time typically spent on financial back-office operations and helps businesses get paid 3 - 4 times faster by automating end-to-end payment processes. The company is the choice of 4 of the top 10 U.S. banks; leading accounting software providers QuickBooks Online and Xero; and over 50 percent of the top 100 U.S. accounting firms. It is the only business payments solution endorsed by the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA). The recipient of more than 70 awards, Bill.com proudly received multiple PC Magazine's Editor's Choice Awards and CEO René Lacerte was recently recognized as an E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year.
The Corporate Paralegal will be a member of the Legal and Compliance team and will responsible for management and coordination of complex legal, compliance, regulatory and administrative activities
Professional Experience/Background to be successful in this role:
Bachelor's degree (or equivalent). Paralegal certificate a plus
7-10+ years' work experience in the corporate department at a law firm or in-house setting.
Experience maintaining corporate records and preparing board and committee meeting materials, resolutions, minutes, written consents and other corporate documents;
Managed stock option plans and capitalization records;
Prior experience with complex financial transactions, due diligence and corporate reporting.
Ability to interact effectively with people at all levels of the company, including senior management and board members;
Curiosity, attention to detail and ability to work with limited supervision.
Experience working with fintech or other regulated industries is a plus
Competencies (Attributes needed to be successful in this role):
Learning Abilities/Tech Savvy
Expected Outcomes in 6 months:
Completed review, remediation and enhancement of all corporate records;
Assumed management of stock option plan, stock agreements and capitalization records;
Organized board and committee meeting materials, resolutions, minutes, written consents and other corporate documents;
Established procedures for management of all state corporate filings and established a calendar of required filings;
Managing company database of contracts;
Provided paralegal support during financial and regulatory audits;
Humble – No ego
Fun – Celebrate the moments
Authentic – We are who we are
Passionate – Love what you do
Dedicated – To each other and the customer
Location of Position: Willow Grove PA 19090
To apply: Submit resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact 215-716-3035 x 2
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- Assist in organizing and responding to incoming correspondence on single event personal injury cases and mass tort cases.
- Maintain ongoing management of files via telephone, e-mail and correspondence
- Conduct health claim audits and generate Medicare final demand notices.
- Negotiate final payback terms across all government and private health plan types
- The ability to write concisely and persuasively
- The ability to quickly assess claims and facts
- Strong telephone skills, including the ability discuss healthcare liens and negotiate with health claim adjusters and build rapport with attorney and paralegal clients
- Strong computer skills, especially with Outlook, MS Word, and Contact Management systems.
- Strong claim data analysis, organization and project management skills.
- Strong detail-orientation
- Self-motivated and directed
- Ability to suggest improvements and collaborate with others to generate ideas and implement process improvements.
Are you ready to grow your dream career while making others' vacation dreams come true? Marriott Vacations Worldwide is a world premier organization for Vacation Ownership with resorts at destinations around the globe. Join our team and help deliver unforgettable experiences that make vacation dreams come true.
Position Title: Paralegal
Leadership Role: INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTOR
Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation (MVW) is a leading global vacation company that offers vacation ownership, exchange, rental, and resort and property management, along with related businesses, products and services. The company has more than 100 resorts and nearly 650,000 Owners and Members in a diverse portfolio that includes seven vacation ownership brands. It also includes exchange networks and membership programs comprised of nearly 3,200 resorts in over 80 nations and approximately two million members, as well as management of more than 200 other resorts and lodging properties. The MVW Law Department provides legal support and legal services to all aspects of the Company's business.
This position reports to a Senior Paralegal II in the practice group. This position performs extensive document review and drafting, factual research, document analysis and organization, entity organization and maintenance tasks. The position requires regular contact and interaction with the business team as well as with consultants and outside legal counsel. In addition, the position requires substantial knowledge of the corporate secretary and entity management subject matters relative to MVW companies. This position typically works closely with other paralegals and under moderate supervision of one or more attorneys.
Draft legal correspondence, documents, and memoranda for attorney review; once reviewed, revise, distribute, and transmit legal correspondence, documents and memoranda.
Maintain corporate books and records for several hundred U.S. and foreign subsidiaries of MVW.
Prepare annual meeting minutes, resolutions, delegations of authority and other corporate compliance and maintenance documents.
Assure compliance with state and local regulations through the regular filing of annual reports, financial statements, qualifications to do business and renewals of the same in numerous jurisdictions.
Prepare corporate resolutions, powers of attorney and related documentation.
Manage and maintain filings, organizational and good standing documentation for MVW subsidiaries.
Independently research legal topics, summarize findings in writing, and file written work product in appropriate paper and computer files.
Organize and purge multiple files following completion of project or resolution of matter, as appropriate. Actively contact other associates to obtain information and guidance regarding materials and information to be included in files.
Create, update, and maintain database, as appropriate.
Analyze various documents as required by attorney(s).
Interact with outside entities (e.g., outside legal counsel, government agencies and corporations) to gather information, documentation or data.
Consult with and direct files to attorney when issues arise outside of the scope of his or her responsibility or experience.
Assist with training new associates, as appropriate.
Assist paralegals and attorneys in gathering information and resolving issues with clients.
Perform other duties and special projects as requested by the paralegal(s) and/or attorney(s) which may involve handling confidential and sensitive material.
Four-year college degree or equivalent qualifying work experience with an outstanding performance record
Certificate from an ABA-approved paralegal program or qualifying legal experience
- 0 to 3 years of substantive, relevant experience as a paralegal or equivalent experience in a law firm or corporate law department;
Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
Ability to manage multiple tasks at the same time; ability to work well under pressure;
Ability to structure moderately complex projects efficiently and set/adjust priorities effectively;
Sound judgment and use of discretion; conscientious approach to all responsibilities;
Superior attention to detail;
Diligence, dependability and strong work ethic;
Superior organizational and interpersonal skills;
Excellent written and oral communication skills;
Knowledge of LEXIS/NEXIS helpful;
PC and other relevant technology competencies (e.g., Microsoft applications).
Marriott Vacations Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.
Position Title: Paralegal - Contracts
What we need:
Cetera Financial Groupis currently seeking a Paralegal for our company's office located in LosAngeles, CA. Cetera is the nation's second-largest financial advisor network,supporting approximately 8,000 independent financial professionals and nearly600 financial institutions. This is a unique opportunity to join a legalteam of highly experienced lawyers and paralegals who have corporate,litigation, broker-dealer and investment advisory practices. This position willsupport attorneys focused primarily on commercial agreements and vendorrelationships. This position offers an excellent opportunity for long-termprofessional growth and a competitive compensation package.
What you will do:
Your responsibilitieswill include:
Managing contract requests and due dates and ensuring a timely response
Reviewing vendor,licensing, non-disclosure, technology and other corporate agreements, as wellas related statements of work
Managing contractdetails, including expiration and renewal dates
Maintaining close and trusted working relationships with Cetera's executives and other internal business partners
Interfacing with third party vendors and outside counsel as needed
Supporting adherence to Cetera's Procurement policies
Continuously and proactively updating contract templates, intakeforms and other standard documents; identifying opportunities for proceduralimprovements and developing new templates when appropriate, to support theefficient and effective delivery of legal advice
Conduct legal research and analyze legal and business issues
Escalate issuesappropriately, as needed
What you need to have:
Minimum of five years of relevant experience at a law firm or in-house legal department
Practical knowledge of and experience in vendor contract review and management
Excellent oral and written communication, analytical, research and strategic thinking skills
Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment and accept a high degree of accountability
Ability to work effectively under tight deadlines
Team and service orientation
Strong work ethic
Sound judgment and problem-solving skills
Strong organizational and time-management skills
A strong interest in financial services
Working knowledge of laws, rules and regulations relating to financial services, broker-dealers, investment advisers, intellectual property, data privacy and information security – preferred
What we give you in return:
Our competitive Health program offers a comprehensive benefits package that supports healthy lifestyles, preventative care and helps to protect against hardship. Our retirement plan offers our employees the opportunity to plan for a strong financial future well beyond their working years.
About Cetera Financial Group
Cetera Financial Group® ("Cetera") is a leading network of independent retail broker-dealers empowering the delivery of objective financial advice to individuals, families and company retirement plans across the country through trusted financial advisors and financial institutions. Cetera is the second-largest independent financial advisor network in the nation by number of advisors, as well as a leading provider of retail services to the investment programs of banks and credit unions.
Through its multiple distinct firms, Cetera offers independent and institutions-based advisors the benefits of a large, established broker-dealer and registered investment adviser, while serving advisors and institutions in a way that is customized to their needs and aspirations. Advisor support resources offered through Cetera include award-winning wealth management and advisory platforms, comprehensive broker-dealer and registered investment adviser services, practice management support and innovative technology.
- "Cetera Financial Group" refers to the network of retail independent broker-dealers encompassing, among others, Cetera Advisors, Cetera Advisor Networks, Cetera Financial Institutions, Cetera Financial Specialists, First Allied Securities, and Summit Brokerage Services.
Cetera Financial Group is committed to providing an equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. For us, this is the only acceptable way to do business. Accordingly, all employment decisions at the Cetera Financial Group, including those relating to hiring, promotion, transfers, benefits, compensation, and placement, will be made without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age, physical and/or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic characteristics, religion, religious dress and/or grooming, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, U.S. military status, political affiliation, or any other class protected by state and/or federal law.
Please Note: Cetera does not accept unsolicited Agency resumes. Any unsolicited resumes received from Agencies will be considered the property of Cetera unless specifically requested by Human Resources. Unsolicited resumes will be ineligible for referral fees.
Available Position: Paralegal
Client Facility: The Office of the Attorney General, 28 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10005
Monday to Friday for 7.5 hours per day.
Assignment Duration: 01/11/2019 to 03/31/2019. 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.
DaVita is currently looking for a Paralegal supporting our legal operations department. Those who excel in this role are high performers, results driven, and possess a "think outside the box" quality. The ideal candidate would thrive in a deadline-driven and fast-paced environment while working collaboratively within a team. Successful teammates in this role possess a high-level of multi-tasking and project management abilities, are very detail-oriented, have exceptional organizational and time management skills, have a "can do" attitude, are flexible and adaptable to change, are independent thinkers, and most of all, are strong team-players.
Why choose DaVita? Put simply, its more than just a job…it's a lifestyle. Paralegals with DaVita have the opportunity to contribute in a way that makes a positive impact in the lives of thousands! The opportunities for community involvement are abundant and encouraged! With DaVita, you have the chance to work hard, be competitive, and have FUN doing it.
Our Paralegals provide substantive legal work in support of the Group General Counsel and the team within the legal department who perform work in the areas of legal operations. Support would include, but not be limited to:
- drafting various healthcare agreements which may include Medical Director Agreements, ancillary agreements and joinder agreements;
- drafting correspondence/commencement date memos
- participating in agreement review process and maintaining tracking spreadsheets;
- supporting administrative reporting requirements of the legal operations group;
- working directly with field support to obtain critical information for drafting healthcare-specific agreements;
- other duties and responsibilities as assigned; and
- supporting other team members on special projects as needed
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (but not limited to):
Able to work overtime with little or no notice as needed
Attend team meetings, phone conferences, and training as needed or required
Know, understand, and follow teammate guidelines, employment policies, and department or company procedures
Consistent, regular, punctual attendance as scheduled is an essential responsibility of this position
Bachelor's degree or Paralegal certificate
2 years' experience in a corporate legal/ legal environment
Minimum of 2 years' healthcare experience preferred
Intermediate to advanced computer skills and a high level of proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook required
Here is what you can expect when you join our Village:
A "community first, company second" culture based on Core Values that really matter.
Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average.
Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help you reach your potential.
Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions.
A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, your financial well-being and your future.
Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure across the nation.
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Join us as we pursue our vision "To Build the Greatest Healthcare Community the World has Ever Seen."
Why wait? Explore a career with DaVita today.
Go to http://careers.davita.com to learn more or apply.
At Arup, our innovative spirit compels us to express our ingenuity in unique ways — engineering, planning, designing, and consulting on many of the most renowned projects in the built environment. We aim to deliver technical excellence, innovation, and value to clients, while maintaining our core mission of shaping a better world. The firm opened its first office over 70 years ago and now employs 15,000 people globally. Since its founding in 1946, members of Arup have developed transformative ways of working. Adapting to the ever changing environment, our work is focused on ambitiously reimagining a sustainable and resilient future for cities. Arup is rising to these new challenges: by bringing together broad-minded individuals from a wide range of disciplines, investing in research, innovating and creating better solutions for clients and the wider world.
We are currently recruiting a Paralegal to support our busy in-house regional legal team of five attorneys who are based in New York, Seattle, and San Francisco, including the General Counsel.
The paralegal role includes:
Enhancing team effectiveness and organization by filtering incoming legal requests; collecting, verifying and analyzing information for attorneys to review; routing correspondence; and initiating teleconferences.
Assisting lawyers review legal documentation including: bid documentation; proposal letters; confidentiality agreements; supplier / vendor agreements, and advising accordingly (with supervision).
Assisting lawyers review professional services agreements including amend, check, and mark up contracts and other documents as part of the contract negotiation process.
General file management including document assembly, meeting minutes and correspondence as needed.
Undertaking legal research tasks relating to specific issues and feedback to members of the team.
Assisting with maintenance of internal legal intranet and with preparation of talk / workshop material as appropriate.
Performing general administration tasks such as scheduling; filtering incoming calls / messages / mail; processing external legal invoices; and filing.
Representing attorneys by communicating and obtaining information; following up on delegated tasks; knowing when to act and when to refer matter to attorneys.
BS/BA and minimum 3 years of law firm and/or in-house law experience
Previous experience in construction / engineering design firm preferred
Relevant computer knowledge and skills (Microsoft Office and SharePoint)
Ability to adopt close attention to detail on routine work
Excellent planning, organizational and time management skills
Excellent communication skills essential (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills to deal with attorneys, engineers and staff on a daily basis
Highly motivated, proactive and willing to take on new challenges
Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
Upon joining Arup your journey is likely to be varied and rewarding, giving you the opportunity to make a positive difference in the world. Outlined below are a few of the benefits Arup has to offer you as a FT employee of the firm:
Global Profit Share - paid out bi-annually
Personal Health Insurance
401(k) - with a dollar for dollar company match up to 10%
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Professional Membership and Certification reimbursement
Short Term and Long Term Assignment Career Opportunities around the Globe
Arup is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment where our people are encouraged to thrive.
LG - Legal, Regulatory & Gov't Affairs
Estimated Travel Percentage (%): No Travel
Relocation Provided: No
American General Life Insurance Company
In this challenging and dynamic role based in Houston, Texas, you will have the opportunity to support a team of legal professionals who make up our Regulatory Team supporting primarily AIG's Life and Retirement ("L&R") businesses, operations and legal entities
("L&R Regulatory Team"). The Regulatory Change Management Team ("RCM") is responsible for maintaining the process by which legislative and regulatory enactments that impact our segment's business operations on our domestic life insurance entities are effectively communicated across Life and Retirement Insurance.
This position will report to the Manager, Regulatory Change Management Team.
Assessing applicability of legislative and regulatory enactments received through Archer Regulatory Change Management
If enactments are determined to be applicable, identifying product line(s) impacted and Consumer Insurance Legal Subject Matter Experts ("SMEs")
Providing accurate and succinct summary of material elements of the enactments
Communicating enactments to the Consumer Insurance Compliance Implementation team, via Archer, in a timely manner
Partnering with Compliance's Implementation Team
Ensuring that all questions/concerns are addressed
Inform Consumer Insurance Legal SMEs of enactments
Perform historical research of enacted laws and regulations
Contributing and participating in RMA (Regulatory Management Advisory) meeting
Maintain RMA proposal database
Provide RMA database training
Assist in special projects as requested
The ideal candidate should have:
Paralegal experience preferred. Preference will be given to Paralegals and/or candidates with 2+ years of legal experience.
Ability to work in a large high-volume, corporate environment or law firm
High detail orientation with the ability to succeed in a fast-paced and demanding environment while managing to shifting deadlines and priorities
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to interact with all levels of staff and management
Ability to work independently, take initiative and anticipates needs, while also working effectively as part of a team
Strong capability to carry out tasks with a high level of ownership and accountability, judgment and follow through
Discretion and integrity
Highly proficient in Microsoft Office applications: Outlook, Word, Excel, VISIO, and PowerPoint and Access
Experience in working with and using SharePoint
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
Adept at multi-tasking and ability to work under tight deadlines
It has been and will continue to be the policy of American International Group, Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliates to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories.
At AIG, we believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our future and our mission – creating a foundation for a creative workplace that leads to innovation, growth, and profitability. Through a wide variety of programs and initiatives, we invest in each employee, seeking to ensure that our people are not only respected as individuals, but also truly valued for their unique perspectives.
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