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DLA Piper
Remote, United States
(remote)
4 days ago
Job Type
Full-Time
Job Function
Paralegal

Description

DLA Piper is, at its core, bold, exceptional, collaborative and supportive.  Our people are the backbone, heart and soul of our firm.  Wherever you are in your professional journey, DLA Piper is a place you can engage in meaningful work and grow your career.  Let’s see what we can achieve. Together.

Summary

As a Paralegal under the supervision of attorneys, you will perform a range of substantive case, matter or entity related duties. You will prepare drafts of legal and other documents and correspondence for attorney review. You will compile, analyze and summarize information. You will coordinate efforts between attorneys, clients, outside legal counsel, opposing legal counsel, other parties and outside vendors.

Location

This position can be remote. Candidates should reside within reasonable commuting distance to the home office and must be based in one of the following offices: Phoenix, New York, Washington DC, Short Hills, Houston, Dallas, Austin, Atlanta, San Francisco, San Diego, Los Angeles, Palo Alto, Baltimore, Northern Virginia, Wilmington, Boston, Chicago, Minneapolis, Miami, Raleigh, Seattle, Philadelphia office.  

Responsibilities 

  • Performing a range of substantive case, matter, or entity-related duties by supporting efforts between attorneys, clients, outside legal counsel, opposing legal counsel, and other parties.

  • Developing, monitoring, and updating closing and other books and other documents.

  • Responsible for researching, preparing, and filing legal UCC Financing Statements, Articles of Incorporation/Organization, annual reports, managing data rooms, and matter files, coordinating execution and delivery of documentation to other parties’ counsel, lenders, governmental agencies, etc., including all closing documentation.

  • Develop, monitor, and update closing and other checklists.


Desired Skills

Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills required to interact with staff, paralegals, attorneys and clients on a daily basis. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail required to handle large volumes of work associates with each matter. Responsibilities will include assisting attorneys in your home office and in office across the firm. Must be able to work effectively in a fast paced environment.

Minimum Education 

  • Bachelor's Degree and/or a Paralegal certificate. Must meet the California Paralegal Requirements.


Certificates

  • Paralegal certificate


Minimum Years of Experience 

  • 6 years experience as a paralegal

  • Must have strong skills in Word, Excel and Outlook.

  • Experience with legal software such as Relativity, LexisNexis, Westlaw or similar application 


Essential Job Expectations

While the specific job requirements of a DLA Piper position may vary depending upon scope of the job and area of specialty, there are certain universal requirements that are expected of all DLA Piper employees, which include but are not limited to: 

  • Effectively communicate, verbally and in writing, with clients, lawyers, business professionals, and third parties; 

  • Produce deliverables, answer phone calls, and reply to correspondence in an efficient and responsive manner; 

  • Provide timely, accurate, and quality work product; 

  • Successfully meet deadlines, expectations, and perform work duties as required; 

  • Foster positive work relationships; 

  • Comply with all firm policies and practices; 

  • Engage in both physical and sedentary activity, such as (a) working at a computer for extended periods of time, including on-screen reading and typing; (b) participating in digital/virtual conference calls; (c) participating in meetings as needed; 

  • Perform all other duties, tasks or projects as assigned. 

Our employees are expected to embrace and uphold our firm values as a part of our DLA Piper culture. We are committed to excellence in how we represent our clients and develop our people.

Physical Demands 

Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Work Environment 

  • Hybrid - Regular in-office presence with some flexibility for work-from-home


Disclaimer

The purpose of this job description is to provide a concise statement of the work elements and to organize and present the information in a standardized way. It is not intended to describe all the elements of the work that may be performed by every individual in this classification, nor should it serve as the sole criteria for personnel decisions and actions. The job duties, requirements, and expectations for this position may be modified at the Firm’s discretion at any time. This job description does not change the at-will nature of employment. Reasonable accommodations may be made upon request to permit individuals with a disability to perform the essential functions and responsibilities of the position or to participate in the job selection process.

Application Process

Applicants must apply directly online instead of sending application materials via email. If you have a request for an accommodation during the application process or have any questions about the process, please contact careers@us.dlapiper.com. Please add dlapiper@myworkday.com to your list of safe senders.

Accommodation

Reasonable accommodations may be made upon request to permit individuals with a disability to perform the essential functions and responsibilities of the position or to participate in the job selection process. If you have a request for an accommodation during the application process, please contact careers@us.dlapiper.com.

Agency applications will not be considered. 



Job ID: 74288881

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