Paralegal
CORPlaw
Remote
Posted ago
CORPlaw

Enterprising business law firm on track for aggressive growth seeks experienced corporate/transactional paralegal, with start-up experience.

Responsibilities

We seek a paralegal to lead a range of projects and initiatives with broad scope and high impact to our small business client and provide strategic support on various corporate legal matters.

The position requires experience working with start-ups and helping start-ups raise capital (PPMs, SEC regulation, and corporate structuring a place you feel comfortable with). We need someone who comfortably speaks the language of corporate deals, private equity, capital raises, corporate setup (drafting all manner of corporate documents, contracts, etc.), drafting all manner of contracts, and structuring big deals without running afoul of essential regulatory frameworks; excellent writing, research, and editing skills; a sharp legal mind; and high-level organizational skills. 

We are looking for a team player willing to take ownership, including drafting necessary documents, conducting follow-up research, and take charge of producing quality legal deliverables from beginning to end. The ideal candidate will have BigLaw or in-house experience. 

We want an aspiring legal genius, and we mean that. This is not a stepping-stone job where you come in, submit poor quality work, and expect to receive intense training and handholding. We need someone whose goal is to be the go-to paralegal in his or her office for problem-solving. You want to be recognized for your next-level skills, and we want to give you the opportunity to get that recognition. 

If these statements appeal to you, then you may be the Super Star we need: 

  • You are an amazing writer who takes pride in your sickening degree of attention to detail;
  • You see a structure where other people see disorganization; 
  • Your middle name is “No Drama”; and, 
  • People who know you would describe you a “Reliable” and “Trustworthy”.

$40,000.00 (and up, commensurate with experience), with preference given to a Florida-based candidate available to work from a Miami or Tampa Office.

Qualifications
  • ABA-approved paralegal certificate program such as an Associate’s degree or proprietary school program in paralegal studies, Bachelor’s degree desired
  • At least 3 years of experience in legal services under an attorney or lawyer in a law firm setting
  • Candidates who have completed a paralegal professional certification or have advanced paralegal education will receive preference

The following will be necessary or useful to satisfy the responsibilities of the position:

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience with an emphasis on corporate or contract law.
  • Experience drafting all manner of contracts from sales agreements, to employment agreements, to terms and conditions/privacy policies; 
  • Bonus points for experience working with start-ups, filing trademarks, or with civil litigation (drafting motions, managing case files, etc.).  
  • Experience working with startup companies (specifically, with positioning the company to raise capital).
  • Experience with corporate legal matters including constructing contracts for strategic partnerships with suppliers, marketing partners, and future customers.
  • Finance or business degree;
  • Extreme comfort navigating technology, including seamless self-led orientation to differing software platforms. 
  • Strong legal writing, analysis, and research ability; 
  • Detail-oriented, prompt, professional, and available to timely complete projects; 
  • Understands and takes responsibility for maintaining daily billing entries;  
  • Clear and professional communication via phone and email;
  • Demonstrated history of working collaboratively with management and business teams to solve complex legal and business problems; 
  • Strong communication skills, presence, decisiveness, and poise; 
  • Excellent written communication skills; and,
  • English fluency (Spanish fluency a plus, but not required).

Compensation
$40,000
About CORPlaw

Who we are. CORPlaw's motto: We take legal work seriously, but we don't take ourselves too seriously. Our brilliant team of ex BigLaw attorneys has no interest in recreating the toxic work environment commonplace at many elite firms. We were rebellious enough to pose a challenge to the establishment: Producing exceptional work product and service to clients while remaining kind and well-rounded don't have to be mutually exclusive options. While fostering a better legal office culture is our priority, so too is producing exceptionally high-quality legal services to our clients.


www.corplaw.us | 1 (833) 545-7526 | Info@corplaw.us

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