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Paralegal

NVT Staffing
Alexandria, VA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Position: Paralegal
Location: Alexandria, VA
Hybrid/Remote: No/No

JOB SUMMARY:
This position will primarily assist the General Counsel with conducting legal research, drafting contracts, reviewing internal national minutes/policies and resource center case files, reviewing and editing legal documents, filing documents and reports to various state departments, and drafting service mark applications and cease and desist letters, as well as handling some administrative duties. Other key responsibilities include managing the email box and tracking/calendaring important deadlines and dates.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:   
  --  Calendars/tracks important deadlines and dates.
  --  Conducts substantive and expansive legal research using Lexis Nexis. 
  --  Researches and reviews internal legal case files and policies contained in the Resource Center.
  --  Conducts legal intake meetings with NHQ Staff and Officers. 
  --  Drafts trademark applications, and cease and desist letters regarding violations of company's trademarks. 
  --  Creates draft contracts, agreements, and MOUs. 
  --  Reviews and edits legal documents, including agreements and contracts.
  --  Reviews legal opinion letters.
  --  Attends and assists with the Legal Commission bi-annual meetings.
  --  Assists with legal training workshops and other special projects.
  --  Manages the legal department communications box (email and department mailbox), and bring-ups pertaining to legal matters.
  --  Attends meetings with Officers and staff members, and facilitates communication with the departments and sections of National Headquarters. 
  --  Files documents and reports to various state departments regarding our status as a charitable organization. 

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:
  --  Some administrative job duties such as coordinating conference calls, photocopying and scanning documents.
  --  Performs other related work as required.

MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT USED:
Computer/Printer, Scanner, Copier, General Office Equipment, Fax Machine.

                                               
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED::
  --  B.A degree from an accredited college or university in a related field;
  --  At least two-three years of work experience, preferably in a legal department of an association or in a law firm setting.,
  --  Approved paralegal coursework.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  --  Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  --  Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively.
  --  Communicate effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience,
  --  Knowledge of the structure contact of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar. 
  --  Knowledge of laws, legal codes and general knowledge of the law.
  --  Demonstrates attention to detail.
  --  Knowledge of word and Microsoft office suite.
 

Company Description
https://nvtstaffing.com/job_board_public_detail.php?id=40041

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Alexandria, VA
USA

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Legal

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