Paralegal (Alcohol and Hospitality)
Assisting attorneys in the practice of alcoholic beverage law, specifically preparing, revising, and filing beer permit application and liquor license applications, as well as applications for manufacturers, breweries, and special occasions. Ability to maintain a high volume of applications using strong organizational skills, attention to detail, communication skills, and ability to adhere to strict deadlines are critical aspects of this position. Paralegal experience and working knowledge licensing and renewals is preferred, but not required.
- Drafting, proofreading, finalizing, and filing beer permit and liquor license applications, as well as applications for manufacturers, breweries, and special occasions.
- Drafting correspondence to coordinate filings.
- Managing a high volume practice that is deadline driven.
- Researching, investigating, analyzing, and summarizing facts and factual issues relevant to practice area.
- Drafting notices to clients to report developments related to applications and registrations.
- Performing daily project management tasks, such as verifying application deadlines and maintaining project calendar, organizing key materials, etc.
- Regularly communicating with clients, regulators, attorneys and others.
- Performing related duties as assigned.
Supervision Received and/or Given:
Receive both oral and written instructions from the supervising attorney. This position does not generally involve supervising others; however, this employee may direct other staff members when assigned large projects.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
- High School / College degree
- Proficient in Microsoft Office 2010, Excel 2010.
- Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Additional Desirable Qualifications:
- College degree
- Paralegal certificate
- 3 years of experience as paralegal or legal secretary in a position involving exercising independent judgment
This position requires sitting for long periods of time while operating a computer. At times, employees are required to work in excess of the normal work schedule, particularly during application deadlines.
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