Paralegal Job Description Sample
Simon & Schuster, a part of CBS Corporation, is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for consumers of all ages, across all printed, electronic, and audio formats. Its divisions include Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing, Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, Simon & Schuster Audio, Simon & Schuster Digital, and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom.
This position will be responsible for providing fast-paced and time sensitive day-to-day administrative, business and legal affairs services for a five-person attorney team, including the EVP, General Counsel. Responsibilities include: creating, editing, revising, proofreading and redlining documents (including legal contracts, agreements, letters, and other legal correspondence); coordinating, printing, distributing and organizing documents, including contracts/agreements, pleadings, manuscripts and related documents; responding to subpoenas, garnishments and other legal processes; coordinating and collating quarterly Sarbanes-Oxley related documents; creating and maintaining departmental and attorney files and upholding a highly organized, efficient and logical filing system of all documents (in electronic and hard copy formats) for working purposes and for archival use; mailing/faxing correspondence and other routine administrative tasks in accordance with attorney and departmental needs; scheduling and booking travel; preparing and submitting attorneys' travel and expense reports; tracking, processing and reviewing legal fee and legal department invoices and maintaining budget grid and docket reports; keeping and maintaining departmental lists and contacts; arranging and placing calls for supervisors and sending electronic invites for the same (including multi-party conference calls); scheduling and coordinating meetings among parties with demanding calendars; maintaining office supplies by placing orders as needed; handling confidential matters with utmost discretion and liaising with other departments across the company on any and all administrative legal matters.
Previous paralegal experience preferred.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
Assist Real Estate Law Attorneys in the preparation and assembly of leases, amendments and other documentation, and provide litigation support as requested.
Prepare lease documentation and related legal documents for new and existing store, office and warehouse facilities:
Prepare exhibits for leases and other in-house generated legal documents.
Prepare memoranda of lease.
Compile documentation and oversee the preparation of execution sets of new lease documents for the Real Estate Law Department.
Obtain and review due diligence materials from landlord representatives and/or outside counsel, including survey and title documents, CCRs, OEAs, REAs, and environmental reports to surface legal issues that could impair the development or operation of a proposed Ross facility.
Obtain and confirm legal descriptions to ensure that they describe the property on which the Ross facility is to be located.
Obtain and review exclusive use provisions contained in leases for other tenants in proposed shopping center developments to identify potential conflicts with Ross uses, and make initial recommendations to Real Estate Law Attorneys regarding required waivers.
Proof read leases and related documentation prepared by Real Estate Law Attorneys.
Prepare lease-related and other miscellaneous legal documents and perform related tasks
Prepare Estoppel Certificates based on information received from real estate, property management, construction, and facilities departments.
Under the supervision of Real Estate Law Attorneys, and within guidelines established by Real Estate Law Attorneys, negotiate and draft Subordination, Attornment and Non-Disturbance Agreements with Landlords and their Lenders.
Maintain internal litigation files for disputes arising out of Ross leases.
Under the supervision of Ross Real Estate Law Attorneys, obtain and organize information from relevant departments in response to discovery requests in connection with pending litigation.
Under the supervision of Ross Real Estate Law Attorneys, review mechanic's lien filings and prepare correspondence to Landlord or follow up internally, as appropriate, to facilitate removal of lien.
Prepare transmittals to Property Management department regarding change of landlord information as determined by estoppel process
Collect and distribute lease information, including redacted leases, to risk management personnel, as requested.
Other special projects or assignments as required or assigned from time-to-time.
Accuracy & Quality of Work
Planning and organizing
QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:
Minimum of 3 years paralegal experience.
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
Excellent spelling, grammar and communication skills required. Ability to compose correspondence and reports.
Ability to handle numerous activities and prioritize workload.
Ability to operate with minimal direction, set priorities, and exercise independent judgment.
Ability to learn custom Real Estate programs such as Site Seer/Site Tools.
Job requires ability to work in an office environment, primarily on a computer.
Requires sitting, standing, walking, hearing, talking on the telephone, attending in-person meetings, typing, and working with paper/files, etc.
Consistent timeliness and regular attendance.
Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.
This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management's discretion.
Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills, abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part of the Company's overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a strong, talented and diverse workforce. Ross is committed to complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, physical, mental or developmental disability, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), veteran status, military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.
We're one of the fastest growing homeownership companies in America. Why? Because we're building a better way to get home and our customers love it. By combining the technology people expect with a seamless customer service experience, we're making homeownership so simple it feels magical.
In 2018 alone, we've helped over 10,000 families get home, saving them on average $3,500 in upfront fees and days of stress-filled time.
Our backers have helped build some of most transformative tech and finance companies in history. Kleiner Perkins, Goldman Sachs, IA Ventures, Ally Bank and others have invested over $85MM in Better and our vision of making homeownership magical.
A Better opportunity:
As Better's Paralegal, you will provide the highest quality support to our General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. You will take on cross-functional projects that address the legal, compliance, and operational needs of our business, such as state licensing, affirmative litigation, vendor management, and other related tasks. Your attention to detail, organization, and strong written and oral communication skills will make you an integral part of our team.
Responsibilities will include:
Managing MLO licensing and renewals for Home Loan Experts and Processing Experts
Assist with company and branch licenses
Assist with Complaint Management Process
Assist with regulatory examinations
Work on special projects as needed
Two years of experience in a paralegal position.
Excellent communication skills- not aren't afraid to ask questions when you need help.
Eager to learn and can quickly get up to speed on any topic.
High attention to detail and are extremely organized.
Excited to be part of a small team at a growing company.
Things we value:
Curiosity. Why? How? Repeat.
Nerdiness. Financial news and trends are fascinating. Seriously.
Relentlessness. No one here gives up. We try. We fail. We try again.
Passion. If you don't get excited about homeownership, mortgages, and real estate, it simply won't work.
Smarts: book and street. We have to use all the tools at our disposal to build Better.
Empathy and Compassion. You understand that people's biggest dreams are in your hands.
Communication. Can you ask for help or put your hand up when you don't understand?
Building. Doing. Making. Yes, we have to do a lot of thinking and talking to figure this stuff out, but you can't wait to leave the conversation and build it.
IF YOU CARE, THERE'S A PLACE FOR YOU HERE
For a career path that is both challenging and rewarding, join Sedgwick's talented team of 21,000 colleagues around the globe. Sedgwick is a leading provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions. Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do. Millions of people and organizations count on Sedgwick each year to take care of their needs when they face a major life event or something unexpected happens. Whether they have a workplace injury, suffer property or financial loss or damage from a natural or manmade disaster, are involved in an auto or other type of accident, or need time away from work for the birth of a child or another medical situation, we are here to provide compassionate care and expert guidance. Our clients depend on our talented colleagues to take care of their most valuable assets -- their employees, their customers and their property. At Sedgwick, caring counts®. Join our team of creative and caring people of all backgrounds, and help us make a difference in the lives of others.
PRIMARY PURPOSE: To provide general litigation support to the legal department; to prepare status reports related to claims against the Company; to conduct initial investigation of claims as requested; and to provide support to legal counsel responsible for claims.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES
Provides legal support and research skills to Corporate Legal department.
Prepares comprehensive, complex and accurate reports to assist legal counsel in analysis of E&O claims to meet client specific, program or company senior management needs.
Compiles, reviews and analyzes claims reports and communicates data to legal counsel.
Conducts initial investigation of claims as requested to include interviewing appropriate colleagues and utilizing information technology to obtain information regarding the underlying claim.
Assists with reporting appropriate claims to carrier and responding to carrier requests.
Assists responsible location in responding to department of insurance complaints.
Maintains subpoena database and forwards subpoenas to responsible location.
ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs other duties as assigned.
Supports the organization's quality program(s).
Education & Licensing
Associates degree from an accredited college or university preferred. Paralegal certification required.
Three (3) years of corporate legal experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Skills & Knowledge
Knowledge of JURIS claims management system
PC literate, including Microsoft Office products
Excellent oral and written communication
Analytical and interpretive skills
Strong organizational skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Good judgment and discretion skills
Ability to work in a team environment
Ability to work independently
Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies
When applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.
Mental: Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment, troubleshooting, problem solving, analysis, and discretion; ability to handle work-related stress; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet deadlines
Physical: Computer keyboarding, travel as required
Auditory/Visual: Hearing, vision and talking
NOTE: Credit security clearance, confirmed via a background credit check, is required for this position.
The statements contained in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a colleague assigned to this description. They are not intended to constitute a comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances. Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time.
Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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.
Paralegal Summary of Position
Global Biopharma Company seeks experienced paralegal to work on clinical trials and other contracts. The ideal candidate will be a strong team player with keen contract skills and ability to prepare review, negotiate and administer clinical trial agreements and other agreements as needed.
Roles and Responsibilities
The Paralegal - Contracts is responsible for:
Drafting and negotiating a wide variety of agreements including: Non-Disclosure Agreements, Consulting Agreements, Clinical Trail Agreements and Service Agreements.
Review, develop and draft clinical trial and research study related agreements (template and non-template), vendor agreements and other agreements, with limited supervision
Negotiates final CTA templates with clients, sites, and the internal project team
Negotiate a variety of common contractual issues related to standard template agreements
Works with teams to determine priorities to meet timelines
Draft a variety of contracts using standard template agreements
Negotiate a variety of common contractual issues related to standard template agreements and internal standards
Preparation of amendments to contracts, as necessary and managing the contract amendment process
Prepare and negotiate Confidentiality Agreements
Reports to Transactional Attorney
Qualifications and Background Requirements
Bachelor's degree preferred
Prior in-house experience working in legal department is a plus
Minimum of 3 years of experience with clinical trial agreements
Paralegal certification is a plus
Professional Work Experience
Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task on a large number of complex issues
Strong written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated high proficiency for correct spelling, grammar, tone, and syntax
High-level of experience in contract negotiation
Advanced computer skills (e.g. expertise in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and contract management applications)
Assisting attorneys with a wide array of hotel-related transactional real estate matters and corporate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, changes in ownership, and refinancings
Preparing first drafts of various hotel and real estate related documents, including franchise agreements, hotel management agreements, leases, licenses, financing agreements, construction, design and consulting contracts, development agreements, confidentiality agreements, listing and service agreements
Assisting attorneys with joint ventures, including formation of joint ventures, joint venture agreements, and purchase and sale agreements
Drafting amendments to franchise agreements and hotel management agreements and other operative agreements for open and operating hotels
Maintaining and updating database that stores and summarizes hotel management and franchise agreements
Working with outside counsel on matters, as necessary, to accomplish legal and business objectives
Assuming additional responsibilities and performs special projects as needed or directed
Reference Code: 57041
Location: United States (US) - Houston, TX
Job Category: Legal
Employment Type: Employee Full-time
Relocation Eligibility: This position is not eligible for our relocation program
Reporting to the Director, US Governance and Securities Law this position is responsible for paralegal support to TransCanada's U.S. Corporate Secretarial group in Houston, Texas. The group currently includes one attorney and two paralegals. This position is responsible for a wide range of governance and corporate secretarial duties for TransCanada's U.S. subsidiaries and joint ventures. This position will also provide paralegal support with NYSE and SEC compliance, governance and other matters relating to TC Pipelines, LP, a publicly traded master limited partnership, and the Board of Directors of its general partner, TC Pipelines GP, Inc.
Assist with preparation and mail out of Board and committee meeting materials, including agendas, minutes, resolutions and
Draft and arrange for execution of written consents, powers of attorney, designations and other corporate authorizations;
Schedule and manage calendar for Board and committee meetings; track attendance;
Maintain minute books and other corporate records for TransCanada's U.S. legal entities (80+);
Input Maintain Secretariat database for domestic subsidiaries and other entities;
Complete state regulatory and other filings, including annual reports, Texas Railroad Commission and assumed name filings;
Assist with responses to auditor, due diligence, litigation and other document requests;
Draft certified resolutions and certificates;
Track and report unclaimed property
Prepare and file Section 16, Form 8-K and other reports on the SEC's EDGAR system;
Track and report changes in officers, directors and ownership;
Facilitate signatures on documents requiring officer signatures; and
Perform special projects as needed.
Qualifications and Education
Ability to manage multiple tasks with minimal oversight and comfortable interacting with all levels of an organization;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
Manage documents with minimal oversight;
Ability to prepare and file state annual reports and other compliance requirements;
Ability to work independently and to plan and organize work;
Must be proficient in use of Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
Proven track record as a team player;
Flexibility to support occasional after-hours mailings prior to Board meetings.
Knowledge of or experience with energy industry;
Education & Experience
Bachelor's or paralegal certificate
Minimum 1 to 2 years' experience as a corporate secretary paralegal.
Experience drafting resolutions, minutes, bylaws, charter documents, and other legal
Experience with managing corporate minute books, governance matters and corporate records;
Experience with EDGAR filings;
Experience with Secretariat, iManage and/or LawBase.
Depending on the qualifications of the applicants, the successful candidate may be offered a position at a more appropriate level and/or ladder.
Applicants must have legal authorization to work in the country in which the position is based with no restrictions.
All positions require background screening. Some include criminal and/or credit checks in order to comply with regulations.
Please apply to this posting by 04/02/2019. To apply, please visit transcanada.com/careers through your desktop or laptop. Use reference code 57041. Only applications submitted through the TransCanada Careers website will be acknowledged.
TransCanada is an equal opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program supervised by the U.S. Government.
Make what you do matter.
At TransCanada we dream big, think big and do big things. For over 60 years, we've had the vision and scale to deliver big things that matter to the world. From supplying reliable and efficient energy to millions of North Americans with our pipelines, gas storage and power generation facilities, we believe in making big things possible.
TransCanada is looking for people who are willing to think about the future...and think big. We're looking for people who are ready to take on the most significant challenges of their careers and define energy infrastructure in North America.
Thank you for choosing TransCanada in your career search.
Nearest Major Market: Houston
Job Segment: Paralegal, Law, Compliance, Database, Legal, Technology
Class Definition Benefits Supplemental Questions
Illustrative Examples of Work Performed: Responsibilities and Opportunity Offered:
The office is seeking a paralegal to fill a position within the Insurance Unit of the Civil Division. The position offers a unique and challenging experience for a highly motivated person. The candidate will be responsible for assisting attorneys in the review of insurance rate filings, drafting responses, preparing for public rate hearings and working closely with the Department of Business Regulation and the Office's Fiscal Unit to track annual insurance assessments. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, monitoring insurance-related legislation, summarizing insurance and health care related sign-on requests, performing legal research, assisting with consumer inquiries, and other duties and related capacities and abilities as needed.
Required Qualifications for Appointment: Applicants must possess superior paralegal, clerical and organizational skills, as well as the capacity to function at a high level in a demanding environment.
Additionally, applicants must exhibit the ability to work in a supportive and professional manner with other support staff, attorneys and state agencies. Candidates must be computer literate and adept at learning new computer programs. Knowledge of Westlaw is preferred.
Supplemental Information: Application Process: Please submit a cover letter and resume to:
Aida P. Crosson
Director of Administration
Office of the Attorney General
150 South Main Street
Providence, RI 02903
Today, people spend more time playing video games than they do playing all physical sports, and eSports are poised to become bigger than the NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL combined. Skillz provides the technology that powers an eSports industry forecast to exceed as much as $40 billion in revenue by 2020.
As the eSports provider for over 8,000 game developers, Skillz enables any mobile game to be turned into a competitive eSport that can also be broadcast on major streaming sites like Twitch and YouTube. We do this by integrating our unique layer of code directly into a mobile app, which activates our end-to-end tournament administration and other important features like player matching, anti-cheating mechanisms, customer support and a built-in loyalty program. Using our patented technology stack, we've already hosted more than 500 million tournaments for 15 million players around the world.
Skillz has raised over $53 million in funding from sources including Telstra, Liberty Global, and the owners of the New England Patriots, Milwaukee Bucks, New York Mets and Sacramento Kings. In our quest to make gaming better for players and developers, we're looking for savvy, driven and enthusiastic teammates to help us build the future of sports. If you're excited about defining a multibillion dollar industry, building an awesome product, or working with cutting-edge technology, Skillz just might be for you!
We are true believers in electronic sports, so don't be surprised if you see us playing mobile games at our desks or in the kitchen. At Skillz, this type of behavior is encouraged! You can also catch us at our weekly game nights playing anything from Super Mario Kart to Codenames over dinner, while discussing new technologies or brainstorming ideas to improve our business.
Not a "gamer"? Don't worry about it. Every Skillzian brings a unique perspective to the team, and we bond over plenty of activities that don't involve games. We're working to build a truly groundbreaking company, and we want top-notch people to join us in that mission. As the creators and leaders of a new marketplace, we work with a "do whatever it takes" mentality, and frankly, we get the job done!
Our team is comprised of passionate, intelligent and creative individuals who consistently seek out new challenges and knowledge. We embrace out-of-the-box strategies to propel our business forward, and foster a culture where every person's voice is heard. Our team comes from diverse backgrounds, and our leaders have a strong history of funding and building successful enterprises. If you're up for the challenge, we'd love to meet you.
Who We're Looking For:
Skillz is looking for a passionate and talented Corporate Paralegal to join our Legal team! Working in tandem with in-house counsel and business partners, you will be the operational foundation of the team. Everything you do impacts how effective our team is at achieving our goals--you are the first interaction nearly all internal and external partners will have. Your daily life will include managing requests, correspondence, and contracts; organizing corporate records and streamlining operations for Legal. You are a self-starter, love teamwork, and thrive in ambiguity. You're diligent when it comes to reviewing legal documents and contracts in the first instance, assisting with various corporate and compliance initiatives, and building processes to help us operate more efficiently. This role is based in our San Francisco office and reports to our Corporate Counsel. Our Legal team is growing and the ideal candidate is organized, professional and committed to building the future of eSports!
Develop, own and optimize legal operations by designing processes and systems, implementing project management tools, and more; you're a creative problem solver.
Manage contract administration, including intake of contract review requests and communicating with internal clients re: timelines for review
Own and organize all corporate records
Schedule and complete corporate and regulatory filings
Update corporate templates as instructed by needs of the team and outside counsel
Partner with other departments to support the needs of the legal team
Manage and maintain all aspects of non-disclosure agreements including, but not limited to, preparing, reviewing, revising and summarizing
Ad-hoc projects relating to real estate and employment matters
At least 2 years of experience as a Corporate Paralegal or contract administrator;
Experience with corporate matters required; experience with intellectual property matters a plus;
Post-secondary degree; Cal. B.P.C. 6450 compliant (paralegal certificate not required)
Previous legal support experience, preferably in-house environments
Any experience with M&A, periodic reporting or Section 16 filings welcomed
Excellent written and communication skills, including keen attention to detail
The ability to synthesize and organize complex requests with ease and to multi-task in a highly demanding, deadline driven environment
Exceptional judgment and logical reasoning
Professionalism and maturity; positive attitude
Comfortable liaising with C-suite executives, outside counsel and business partners
Demonstrated discretion handling confidential information
Advanced knowledge of GSuite, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat
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