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Job Title: Paralegal

Employer: Forbes & Broadwell

Employer's Website: www.forbesbroadwell.com

Location: Hampton, VA

Salary/Benefits: TBD

Date Posted: October 24, 2014

Job Description:
Well-established law firm in Hampton has an immediate need for an experienced paralegal with a minimum of 5 years of experience in personal injury litigation. Must have experience in trial preparation in both General District and Circuit Courts. Workers’ Compensation experience preferred. Must be able to work independently and meet deadlines in a high-volume office. Proficiency in MS Office is required. Must be dependable, able to multitask and work well within a team. 
Searching for Candidate in search of a long term position
How to Apply:

Send resume and cover letter to hbroadwell@forbesbroadwell.com

 


Job Title: Paralegal, Commercial Litigation

Employer: Sodexo

Employer's Website: Sodexo

Location: Gaithersburg, MD

Salary/Benefits:

Date Posted: November 7, 2014

Job Description:
Sodexo has an exciting Paralegal, Commercial Litigation and Bankruptcy position now available in our Corporate Legal Department. This position is based out of our Headquarters in Gaithersburg, MD. This role will primarily be responsible for assisting with administrative case management of all commercial litigation and bankruptcy cases. This position will directly support three attorneys within the Commercial Litigation team.

The Paralegal’s primary responsibilities will include:
Administrative case management
updating the status of cases ongoing basis
Maintain matter management and legal hold databases
Coordinate creation and updating of quarterly case reports
Respond to subpoenas
Draft correspondence, litigation hold notices, routine pleadings, settlement agreements, and ad hoc reports
Identify, compile, and review relevant documents for discovery and other purposes
Assist with discovery and trial preparation, including document production and searches of electronically stored information
Coordinate the gathering of relevant documents and information
assist with litigation hold management
Assist with case investigation
Conduct factual and legal research
Assist in contract and other document review, including electronic review
Assist in witness interviews
Assume primary responsibility for managing low exposure cases and bankruptcies
Prepare and file claims in small bankruptcy matters
Track distributions
Under direction of an attorney, resolve routine legal issues
Assist attorneys and outside counsel on special projects 
The ideal candidate will have the following preferred experience/skillset:
Bachelors of Arts/Bachelors of Science or Paralegal certification
Minimum 3 - 5 years of Commercial Litigation experience as a Paralegal within a Corporate Legal Department or Law Firm
Experience in Bankruptcy Law would be a plus
Excellent writing, organizational and communication skills
Ability to prioritize effectively, work under pressure, handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to foster strong working relationships with stakeholders
Excellent analytical skills with the ability to identify, evaluate and resolve problems
Strong proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel; Familiarity with WestLaw or comparable research methodology
Experience with PACER is a plus
Sodexo is the 18th largest employer worldwide and prides itself with great work-life balance opportunities. Sodexo is a stable company offering robust benefit packages for its employees.
How to Apply:

On our Website CLICK HERE

 


Job Title: Paralegal - Land Conservation

Employer: OPEN SPACE INSTITUTE, INC.

Employer's Website: www.osiny.org

Location: New York, NY

Salary/Benefits:

Date Posted: November 17, 2014

Job Description:
The Open Space Institute, Inc. protects scenic, natural and historic landscapes to ensure public enjoyment, conserve habitats, and sustain community character. OSI achieves its goals through land acquisition, conservation easements, loan and grant programs, creative partnerships, and analytical research. 
Position Summary
The OSI Legal Department (three lawyers and a paralegal) handles all of the legal work of OSI, including the acquisition of conservation lands and conservation easements; the disposition of lands that have been acquired by OSI; conservation loans and other conservation transactions; servicing OSI’s existing portfolio of land and conservation easements; resolving disputes and violations of conservation easements; preparing grant agreements and undertaking due diligence for each of the grants; and associated work involved with the acquisition, holding, maintenance and disposition of a large portfolio of land and conservation easements, leasing, contracts and corporate governance matters.
The Paralegal will work closely with all members of the Legal Department as well as other staff members in the Conservation Capital Department, Stewardship Department and other OSI departments. The Paralegal will also work to ensure the smooth operating of the Legal Department on a day-to-day basis.
Primary Responsibilities
The Legal Department Paralegal will be responsible for:
• Working directly with grantee organizations to collect and compile relevant documentation of land transactions and compile for OSI Legal Department review;
• Updating data fields with regards to land transactions leading up to the closing date and after the close of the project; 
• Working within the grants management system to track status of property closings;
• Assisting in the preparation of option agreements, purchase and sale agreements, grant agreements, conservation easements, leases, and escrow instructions;
• Assisting in the preparation of all closing documents necessary to close a transaction, deal with counsel for the landowner; deal with public agency staff; and
• Assisting the Legal Department with the evaluation of title, survey, environmental investigation and other matters related to the acquisition and disposition of land and interests in land. 
Required Skills/Core Competencies
• Excellent organizational skills;
• Ability to multitask and prioritize among numerous ongoing projects in a fast paced environment;
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
• Excellent numerical skills;
• Ability to prioritize numerous ongoing projects;
• Computer mastery in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other applications;
• Ability to work to reasonable deadlines and plan accordingly;
• Ability to work cordially and professionally with all levels of staff, and across organization; and
• Detail oriented self-starter.
Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree; 
• Paralegal certificate from an accredited program desirable;
• Minimum of two years’ work experience as a paralegal, working in commercial or residential real estate, with an emphasis on closing real estate transactions;
• Nonprofit work experience desirable;
• Strong interest in conservation and real estate transactions 
Physical Requirements
• Frequently sits for long periods of time;
• Frequently speaks, reads, writes and uses a computer keyboard ; and
• May require occasional standing, walking, lifting, stooping, bending, moving files
How to Apply:

Please email resume and cover letter (including salary requirements) as a single PDF to resumes@osiny.org, with “Paralegal” and where you saw the posting in the subject line.


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Job Title: IP Paralegal

Employer: Koch Companies Public Sector, LLC

Employer's Website: www.kochcareers.com

Location: Wichita, Kansas

Salary/Benefits: commensurate with experience

Date Posted: October 19, 2014

Job Description:
Coordinate and oversee implementation of docketing/IP asset management system
Coordinate and oversee management of Koch Companies’ patent and trademark portfolios through outside docketing vendor and internal docketing system
Coordinate and assist with US and foreign trademark prosecution, including preparing and filing trademark applications and maintenance documents for US filings such as renewals, gathering required information and materials for filings of evidence of use, and maintaining related docket and files
Perform trademark availability searches for the United States and countries around the world
Review trademark watch notices, conduct preliminary research, obtain and review investigations, draft recommendations for presentation to clients, assist with oppositions and litigation support
Assist in monitoring and maintaining patent portfolio. Coordinate with domestic and foreign counsel for patent matters, including filings
Management of the IDS Docket for patents and coordinate with outside IDS vendor for filing
Coordinate with outside vendors (including CPA) and the Koch businesses for the payment of annuity fees
Assist with IP due diligence pertaining to potential mergers or acquisitions (including status, chain of title, third party and/or competitor patent portfolio reports, etc.)
Draft internal communications to attorneys related to patent and trademark filings and reporting letters, as well as direct communication with clients related to patents and trademarks
Assist in preparing analytical data charts and presentations related to IP portfolios and metrics
Coordinate and facilitate IP-related knowledge sharing, training and meetings
Monitor various social media for infringing uses and file abuse claims as needed
Obtain apostilles and other documents necessary for legalization or certification requirements
Draft agreements under the direction of counsel, including releases, copyright licenses and trademark licenses
The successful candidate will operate with a sense of urgency and possess the ability to simultaneously manage several ongoing projects for a group of attorneys. This position is fulfilling to a candidate who thinks economically, critically, and strategically. A successful candidate will also have the following attributes:
Candidate must possess a strong work ethic, high level of personal integrity, and a strong commitment to compliance and confidentiality
Excellent communication skills including writing, proofreading and phone etiquette
Detail-oriented individual with strong reading comprehension skills and a dedication to accuracy and thoroughness
Self-directed and able to work independently
Strong organizational and project management skills
Intellectual curiosity and ability to learn quickly
Required 
Associate Degree in Paralegal or Legal Assistant Studies OR graduate certificate from an ABA-approved paralegal education program 
5+ years of experience as a paralegal handling patent and trademark matters
Previous experience with commercial IP docketing or IP asset management system
Experience with process improvement, proactively streamlining procedures and reporting
Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Outlook and Word and a strong familiarity with Excel and PowerPoint
Some overtime may be required
Some travel may be required
Preferred 
Bachelor's degree
Experience with the implementation of docketing/IP asset management systems
Experience with patent and trademark docketing
7+ years of experience with assisting in patent, trademark, and copyright filing and prosecution
Experience assisting with IP enforcement matters, including social media, domain name and trademark misuse or infringement
Experience with litigation matters involving intellectual property, including patent or trademark infringement, or trade secrets misappropriation
How to Apply:

Go to this link on our website

 


 

Job Title: Paralegal, Litigation

Employer: Koch Companies Public Sector, LLC

Employer's Website: www.kochcareers.com

Location: Wichita, Kansas

Salary/Benefits: commensurate with experience

Date Posted: October 19, 2014

Job Description:
Prepare routine legal documents and correspondence
Maintain document and electronic files
Gather and analyze data / investigate facts
Collaborate with inside and outside counsel
Work directly with experts, consultants and witnesses regarding case and prepare them for trial
Correspond with clients regarding case status
A successful candidate will possess the following attributes:
Sense of urgency which drives results
Intellectual curiosity and ability to learn quickly
Self-directed and able to work independently
Detail-oriented individual with strong reading comprehension skills and a dedication to accuracy and thoroughness
Excellent communication skills including writing, proofreading and phone etiquette
Candidate must possess a strong work ethic, a commitment to compliance and confidentiality, and a high level of personal integrity
Required 
3+ years’ work experience as a paralegal in a law firm or corporate litigation environment 
Experience with process improvement, proactively streamlining procedures and reporting
Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Outlook and Word / strong familiarity with Excel and PowerPoint
Strong organizational and project management skills
High School Diploma
Preferred 
Familiarity with electronic review tools and databases such as Concordance / Summation / Relativity or other electronic review tools / databases
Experience with Westlaw or similar research tool
Experience with electronic discovery collection, management and production
1-2 years’ employment litigation experience
1-2 years’ patent and trademark experience
How to Apply:

Go to this link on our website

 


Job Title: PI Paralegal/Part-time Contract Position

Employer: Colley & Colley, LLP

Employer's Website: www.colley-law.com

Location: Austin, TX

Salary/Benefits: $20 to $24 per hour-depending on experience

Date Posted: October 19, 2014

Job Description:
Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation paralegal. Part-time contract position offered. Need someone with at least 5 years experience in PI plaintiffs litigation. All of the typical skills needed, to include Word, Office, data-base/case management software. Experience and knowledge with the Travis County courts, efile system. Experience in sending and responding to discovery, pleadings, scheduling and other general litigation matters. Would be working directly for founding partner and responsible for trial preparation and calendar management. Bi-lingual (Spanish) a plus but not required. 
How to Apply:

Send resume' and cover letter Via email to info@colleylaw.net.

 


Job Title: Part Time Paralegal

Employer: Murphy & Vickers

Employer's Website: www.murphyslawtx.com

Location: Houston, TX

Salary/Benefits: TBD

Date Posted: November 13, 2014

Job Description:
This is a part time position in a single attorney office. Duties include, answering phones, filing with the state, file management, helping attorney prioritize. This practice is strictly transactional with client in O&G, entertainment, builders, real estate, technology, etc....
How to Apply:

Please call (281)734-0221 and/or email brookehawes@yahoo.com.

 


Job Title: Legal Researcher

Employer: Mendelsohn Legal, Inc.

Employer's Website: www.mendelsohnlegal.com

Location: Chicago, IL

Salary/Benefits:

Date Posted: December 3, 2014

Job Description:
Mendelsohn Legal, Inc. is seeking a dynamic, outgoing, personable, and motivated paralegal with a minimum of 5 plus years work experience to join our team. This is a unique opportunity to explore the legal field and market while interacting with a variety of successful attorneys. Responsibilities include market research and cold calling, base salary, commission, 401k and insurance benefits are included. 
How to Apply:

If you are interested in joining an energetic, fast-paced, growing organization, please contact Claire Nelson at cnelson@mendelsohnlegal.com


Job Title: Paralegal

Employer: Eastern Kentucky University

Employer's Website: http://www.Click2Apply.net/pfcb6yp

Location: Richmond, KY

Salary/Benefits:

Date Posted: January 6, 2015

Job Description:
Eastern Kentucky University is accepting applications for Paralegal (University Counsel). The incumbent is responsible for researching legal precedent, investigating facts, reviewing contracts, and preparing legal documents as well as coordinating administrative office activities. Bachelor’s degree in Paralegal Studies and three years of previous work experience as a Paralegal is required, or an equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. All interested applicants must apply at jobs.eku.edu (search requisition#0616323). All offers of employment are contingent on completion of a satisfactory background check. Eastern Kentucky University is an EEO/AA institution that values diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body. In keeping with this commitment, the University welcomes applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity.
 
How to Apply:

Apply online click HERE

 



Western

Job Title: Corporate Paralegal

Employer: Facebook

Employer's Website: www.Facebook.com/Careers

Location: Menlo Park, CA

Salary/Benefits:

Date Posted: December 17, 2014

Job Description:
Facebook is seeking a talented Corporate Paralegal to join the Legal department’s corporate and securities team. You must have the ability to operate independently in a fast-paced environment and work proactively with various teams across the organization, including Finance, Corporate Development and Human Resources. This is a full-time position based in Menlo Park and will report to the Associate General Counsel, Corporate/Securities/M&A.
Responsibilities
Maintain corporate minute books and records for the company's domestic subsidiaries
Support merger and acquisition transactions, including entity formation, due diligence, document preparation, closing mechanics and post-closing integration and administration
Manage corporate filings with state, local and other government agencies
Assist with ongoing securities laws compliance, including preparation of Section 16 reports and other Exchange Act filings
Assist with annual meeting of stockholders, including preparation of proxy statement and coordination of annual meeting
Assist with implementation of corporate policies, including code of conduct and insider trading policy
Requirements
5+ years experience, in-house experience a plus
Bachelor’s degree preferred with strong academic record
Excellent organizational skills, superior work product, and ability to work well with cross-functional teams
Strong analytical skills with ability to apply legal requirements to practical business needs
Understanding of relevant federal, state and key international laws and regulations
Flexibility and willingness to work extended hours when necessary to complete projects in a timely fashion
Talent for thinking creatively in confronting new issues and pursuing novel approaches to old problems 
How to Apply:

Via Job link: Click Here

 

 


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