Job: Corporate Paralegal

Title Corporate Paralegal
Categories Paralegals
Job ID 2353
Location New York City
Job Information

Our client, a prestigious law firm, is seeking a Corporate Paralegal.
Responsibilities:
•Perform paralegal duties and responsibilities as directed by group leader and other attorneys in assigned substantive practice group.
•Demonstrate strong organizational and writing skills.
•Research, analyze and summarize law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treatises, constitutions, legal codes and law-related information relevant to practice area.
•Research, investigate, analyze and summarize facts and factual issues relevant to practice area.
•Receive and follow complex instructions.
•Draft and prepare legal documents appropriate to practice area.
•Docket and take appropriate action to monitor and meet deadlines.
•Establish priorities and work concurrently on a variety of projects.
•Perform all assignments in strict compliance with ethical guidelines governing the practice of law.
•Assist with preparation of legal briefs including cite checking, bookmarking, table of contents & table of authorities.
•Work with outside vendors/attorney services to arrange for retrieval and service of legal documents.

Qualifications and Requirements:
•Demonstrate good teamwork skills within and among practice groups, offices and firm to facilitate efficient delivery of legal services.
•Consistently exhibit a high degree of professionalism.
•Use initiative and discretion in accomplishing routine assignments with minimum supervision.
•Direct and coordinate activities of law office support personnel as assigned
•Must be a self-starter with ability to successfully work independently or as a team.
•Ability to effectively communicate and present information as well as respond to questions from lawyers, staff, clients and the general public.
•Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written or oral form.

Education and/or Experience:
•Graduation from a four-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree, and certificate of completion from a paralegal training program, American Bar Association (ABA) approval preferred.
•Possess at least 3 years of Corporate Paralegal experience.
•Real Estate experience as a paralegal a plus.

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