The Paralegal will provide assistance to in-house corporate attorneys in the areas of litigation oversight, contracts, claims, corporate compliance and legal research. The Paralegal/Legal Assistant also assists and relieves department and other legal personnel of administrative and clerical work.
Education and/or Experience
Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or paralegal school.
Minimum 3 Years of experience in the role as Legal Assistance, Paralegal or Executive Assistance to include litigation background and Paralegal Certification.
Ability to read and comprehend documents such as pleadings, contracts, and reports . Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Other Skills and Abilities
The employee is regularly required to stand for long periods of time; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Vision abilities include close, distance, color, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The employee is normally exposed to a quiet work environment.