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Legal Secretary The candidate roles and responsibilities include: General overflow support to multiple attorneys and other support staff across all practice areas; Coordinating cal....
Legal Secretary The candidate will perform a variety of secretarial and clerical duties for attorneys to whom assigned according to established policies and procedures. Typically a....
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Location : Texas - Dallas
Refer to Job # FGPJ744110
Paralegal-Corporate DUTIES: Follow the ethical requirements as set forth by the Rules of Professional Conduct of the State. Prepare correspondence and external written communication to include general corporate housekeeping documents, security documents, UCC statements, etc. Communicate with clients, government agencies or officials, consultants and various other parties on a regular basis to collect and assemble information, communicate findings to attorneys. Ability to search and interpret UCC search results (including bankruptcy, judgment and lien searches). Prepare UCC summary charts. Prepare and organize signature pages. Prepare and file UCC financing statements. Assist in all aspects of a closing (management of signature pages and preparation of closingsets). Ability to obtain certified organizational documents, good standing certificates, bring down good standings. Coordinate pre-clearance documentation with State agencies. Assist with the formation of entities, including the drafting of organizational resolutions, certificates of conversion, name changes and other amendments to organizational documents. Familiarity with Secretary of State websites and forms. Proofread, redline and compare documents. Record daily time entries in accordance with Firm policies and procedures. Perform administrative tasks such as photocopying, faxing and filing. Perform other duties and projects as assigned. Compile and maintain minute books.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors degree required. 5+ years of corporate paralegal experience in a Law Firm or Professional Services environment is required. 7+ years of corporate paralegal experience in a Law Firm or Professional services environment preferred. Experience in Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity & Corporate Transactions highly preferred. Paralegal certificate from an ABA approved program preferred. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and other software applications and websites commonly used in corporate legal practice. Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints. Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail when performing duties. Ability to proofread typed material for contextual, grammatical, typographical or spelling errors Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate effectively in person, by e-mail and telephone; effectively follow instructions from a diverse group of clients, attorneys and staff; provide reports with professional courtesy and tact. Work occasionally requires a high level of mental effort and strain while organizing and maintaining multiple matters and projects and maintaining an acute attention to detail. Ability to travel to private and public buildings, locally and nationwide, via private or public conveyance, while attending to assigned legal work. Ability to work overtime, when needed, as the Firm determines is necessary to meet Firm and client business needs.
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