PARALEGAL

PARALEGAL - BG12

 

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: 

We are currently seeking a general paralegal with some IP experience to support various practice areas in our Washington, DC office. Paralegals in the Washington, DC office have an opportunity to gain valuable and real-work legal experience by working closely with partners and associates on all aspects of litigation, international arbitration and IP. Organizing documents and coordinating document productions in litigation. Obtaining documents and certificates from local or federal courts and state agencies. Preparing and filing all court documents. Conducting various document searches and research. Preparing witness and matter materials. Preparing for and attending depositions. Coordinating trial set-up and logistics. Preparing for and attending client meetings, and trials. Assisting attorneys during meetings with clients and during court proceedings, including by taking notes and handling exhibits. Acting as liaison among various internal departments as well as with outside vendors, such as translation services, document production vendors and trial graphics providers. Assisting in the preparation of marketing materials. And other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED SKILLS:  

Outstanding organizational, administrative, and communication (oral and written) skills. Possess high attention to detail, a strong work ethic and is self-motivated. Demonstrated ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, efficiently multi-task and produce a high-end work product in a fast-paced environment. Team-oriented mindset. Ability and willingness to work overtime. Interest in the legal field, as demonstrated in undergraduate coursework, extracurricular activities, or prior jobs or internships. Must have BA/BS with minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA. And proficiency in Microsoft Office.

LOCATION:

Washington, DC

SALARY:

$50,000 - $60,000 depending on experience.
 

SENIOR CORPORATE PARALEGAL - BG11

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

 

Corporate Paralegal to assist in all aspects of corporate transactions including venture formations, foreign qualifications, reinstatements, acquisitions, mergers, withdrawals, dissolutions and stock issuance transactions. Provides lawyers and clients with all necessary assistance in furtherance of corporate transactional matters.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS: 

 

At least 5 years of transactional paralegal experience at an AMLAW 100 or 200 law firm, or similar experience in a large in-house corporate legal department. Excellent communication and

interpersonal skills required to interact with lawyers, staff, and clients on a daily basis. Excellent analytical, organizational, trouble-shooting and planning skills. Strong skills in Microsoft Office. Strong research skills and proficiency with common research tools, including Westlaw, LexisNexis, SEC/EDGAR and other modern financial services and legal research tools and services. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision as well as be a part of a team as matters require. Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality. Ability to handle multiple projects, shifting priorities, and meet deadlines. A Four-year degree from an accredited college or university is required. A graduate degree is a plus, but is not required.

 

LOCATION:

 

Washington, DC

 

SALARY:

 

Depending on experience.

 

HOURS: 

 

9:00 am – 5:30 pm

 

Availability and willingness to work overtime, and light travel as needed.

252-586-0920

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