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Title : Legal Practice Assistant/paralegal

Location : Missouri - Kansas City
Refer to Job # ETHU844211

Legal Practice Assistant/Paralegal Duties: The candidate will prepare initial drafts of legal documents for attorney review. Organize, review, revise and assemble all documents necessary to complete financing transactions. May conduct research, speak with clients, coordinate internal resources when necessary, and review various documentation to obtain necessary information. Prepare initial drafts of municipal securities offering documents for attorney review, including assisting with due diligence research and summarizing of demographic, economic, financial and operating data for the offering document. Simultaneously coordinate and track multiple transaction schedules to ensure draft and final document delivery in an accurate and timely manner. Assemble documents for signature and coordinate execution of documents. Interact with clients and other transaction participants in a professional and courteous manner primarily by phone or email. Maintain and monitor files in an organized fashion in firm's document management system (NetDocs) and billing software system (ProLaw). Perform other clerical duties, including invoicing, composing routine correspondence, and saving, printing and scanning documents. Qualifications: The candidate should have a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. 3 or more years of related experience. Paralegal certification or degree. High attention to detail and accuracy of work. Document management system experience. Intermediate to advanced proficiency in MS Office software applications: Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat, Outlook. Superior oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to provide a high level of client service internally and externally. Professional and collaborative attitude. Proven organizational skills in a fast-paced environment; ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects. Independent, action-oriented thinker who is able to successfully undertake and complete projects and major tasks with a minimum of supervision. Ability to understand written legal material. Ability to understand and summarize basic financial statements.

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