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Job Title: Paralegal
Location: Detroit 48202
Shift Hours:3 days in office 2 days remote hybrid 8:30- 4:30 or 9am – 5pm
On a continuing basis, manages projects on behalf of the legal office addressing substantive legal and business issues. Such projects include, but are not limited to:
1. Litigation: Requests, compiles and organizes documentation required in defending company against lawsuit claims. May periodically file or requests documents from the courts in assisting corporate counsel and outside counsel in the preparation of defense of litigation filed against company.
2. Employment and Civil Rights Claims: Assists in the gathering of facts and evidence, drafting of position statements and other documents, interviewing witnesses, and interaction with administrative agencies.
3. Contracts: Assists with drafting and editing of contracts and amendments to contracts, including student affiliations, independent contractors, physicians, employment, professional services, and software.
4. Legal Research: On a project-specific basis conducts independent legal research regarding issues assigned by corporate counsel. This involves the ability to accept and understand assignments, identify key issues for analysis and research, conduct research utilizing legal texts and electronic research tools applying specialized legal research methods.
5. Transactions: Participates in organizing and review of documents compiled as part of due diligence process in the lead up to corporate acquisitions.
6. Work Flow: Reviews and assesses incoming legal work requests in determining whether documentation sent is complete and performs any necessary follow up with clients before work can be assigned to department counsel.
7. Corporate: Preparing and filing of various documents with State and Federal agencies, including Articles of Incorporation, Assumed Names, Certificates of Good Standing, Patents, Copyrights, and Trademarks. Participate in document compilation needed in corporate transactions.
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8. Subpoenas: Assist and support processing of and responding to civil subpoenas.
9. Garnishments, etc.: Working with corporate counsel, assist and advise business units in responding to Writ of Garnishments, Tax Levies, Bankruptcy claim forms.
Must meet or exceed core customer service responsibilities, standards and behaviors as outlined in the HFHS’ Customer Service Policy and summarized below:
Must practice the customer skills as provided through on-going training and in-services.
Must possess the following personal qualities:
Be flexible and committed to the team concept
Demonstrate teamwork, initiative and willingness to learn
Be open to new learning experiences
Accepts and respects diversity without judgment
Demonstrates customer service values
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS:
Normal office environment with minimal exposure to noise, dust, or extreme
Associates Degree and completion of accredited paralegal studies program.
Bachelor’s Degree and completion of accredited paralegal studies program preferred.
Zero to two (0-2) years of experience depending on type of work and educational background.
Two plus (2+) years of work as a Paralegal preferred.
Minimum Degree Required: Associate's Degree
HonorVet TechnologiesWhy Work Here?
Company is committed to supporting the total well-being of all our Team Members, gufmests, and our local communities.
HonorVet Technologies is a technology-driven company that provides the reach of a large staffing organization with the feel of a specialized, boutique provider. Our purpose is to lower the underemployment in the Veteran community by providing them with best-fit opportunities in civilian workplaces. We are disrupting Talent Acquisition with advanced recruitment solutions, a unique combination of Predictive Analysis, Artificial Intelligence, Processes, and Methodologies to support the company’s “High Touch” Expertise. HonorVet Technologies deliver ideal recruitment solutions to our clients with suitable skillsets (preferably veterans, along with non-veterans, for the hard-to-fill positions).