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Corporate Paralegal

Dallas, TX 75201

Posted: 01/29/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Positions Job Number: 128416 Pay Rate: $75000 / year

Job Description

Paralegal Responsibilities:

  • Conducting legal research: Corporate Paralegals are responsible for researching legal precedents and laws related to corporate matters, including contracts, securities, and intellectual property.

  • Drafting legal documents: They help prepare legal documents such as contracts, agreements, and corporate filings, and may also review and edit drafts prepared by attorneys.

  • Maintaining corporate records: Corporate Paralegals maintain and organize corporate records, including minute books, annual reports, and other legal documents.

  • Assisting with transaction: They assist attorneys with due diligence, transaction closings, and post-closing matters.

  • Managing compliance: Corporate Paralegals help ensure the corporation complies with legal and regulatory requirements, such as filing annual reports and maintaining corporate licenses.

  • Coordinating meetings: They assist with the scheduling and coordination of meetings, including board and shareholder meetings.

  • Liaising with outside counsel: Corporate Paralegals may act as a liaison between the corporate’s legal team and outside counsel.

  • Training and supervising other paralegals: They may train and supervise other paralegals or legal assistants.

  • Assist attorneys with drafting, reviewing, and revising legal documents, including contracts, agreements and leases.

  • Organize and manage case files, including maintaining electronic and paper documents and ensuring proper document retention.

  • Prepare and file legal documents with courts and regulatory agencies.

  • Coordinate with outside counsel, clients, and other stakeholders to gather and exchange information.

  • Communicate with internal stakeholders to ensure compliance with legal requirements and deadlines.

  • Provide administrative support, including scheduling meetings, preparing correspondence, and maintaining calendars.

Paralegal Requirements:

  • Associate’s or bachelor’s degree in Paralegal Studies or related field.

  • 7+ years of experience working in a law firm or legal department

  • Strong analytical and research skills, with the ability to synthesize complex information.

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and legal research databases

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

  • Familiarity with legal terminology and procedures

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.


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