May 24, 2017

Corporate Paralegal

Job Description:

Position Overview
The Corporate Paralegal is responsible for providing assistance to lawyers in the Corporate Finance, Technology, Entrepreneurial and Commercial Practice, and Transactions Client Services Groups.

Responsibilities
•Prepare and file organizational documents, foreign state qualifications, merger certificates and Uniform Commercial
Code (UCC) financing statements for corporations, general and limited partnerships and limited liability companies.
•Obtain good standing certificates, certified documents and UCC searches from state agencies.
•Prepare closing documents and certificates for transaction closings and coordinates execution of same.
•Prepare post-transaction closing binders.
•Prepare organizational documents (e.g. bylaws, operating agreements), publicly file formation documents (e.g. articles
of incorporation, certificates of formation), foreign state qualifications, merger certificates and Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) financing statements for corporations, general and limited partnerships and limited liability companies.
•Prepare and maintain stock and option ledgers and related governance records (e.g. minutes, certificates, powers).
•Prepare and file annual reports in states where corporations are incorporated and/or are qualified to do business.
•Assist in due diligence review, data room management and related organizational matters.
•Prepare documents and spreadsheets for transactions such as financings, mergers, conversions, dissolutions,
acquisitions, and closing statements.
•Prepare and maintain capitalization tables.
•Perform blue sky research and prepare and file blue sky forms.
•Prepare and file Form D filings.
•Maintain corporate files and databases.
•Perform electronic research using internet-based research tools.
•Communicate regularly with attorneys regarding the status of projects and deadlines, and informs attorneys of any
issues.
•Track and record time in the DTE system.

Essential Job Specifications/Qualifications
•Proven analytical, mathematical, and organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail.
•Proven process improvement and/or knowledge management skills.
•Ability to organize large amounts of data, both hardcopy and electronic, for easy filing and retrieval.
•Ability to be flexible, handle pressure and adapt to changing work priorities, work flow and work assignments in a fast-
paced transactional practice.
•Ability to deal professionally and communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing with internal and
external clients.
•Proven ability to problem solve, think independently and tackle projects with minimal supervision while maintaining
timely and efficient organization.
•Demonstrated skills in Word, Excel, PDF-based programs, and databases. PowerPoint and Visio preferred.
•Demonstrated computer skills, including basic word processing, familiarity with electronic research tools, and/or basic
database skills.
•Flexibility to arrive early, stay late or work weekends with little or no notice.
•Ability to work off-site at client location(s) for extended periods of time.
•Requires the ability to regularly report to work on the days and times scheduled.

Physical Demands
Ability to work in a typical office environment and lift up to 25 lbs.

NOTE: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Travel
Ability to travel up to 10 times per year.

Education/Experience/Certifications
•Bachelor’s Degree and/or Paralegal Certificate
•Minimum of five years’ experience with corporate practices at a law firm or in-house legal department.

Disclaimer:
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent in the position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills of the employee. Duties and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice.
Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Posting Date: 2/17/17

Salary: TBD

Location: Kansas City

Job Posting Link: https://apply.ecave.net/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=51&FilterJobCategoryID=16&FilterJobID=663

Company Website: http://www.bryancave.com

Company Profile: Bryan Cave focuses all of its energy and efforts on providing the best possible legal representation to further our clients’ interests. It is built on a unique “one firm” structure and philosophy, whereby our lawyers collaborate to bring the best skills and talent in the firm to support our clients in corporate transactions, in the courtroom and in helping to solve the complex business challenges facing their organizations across industries and geographic boundaries.
Throughout our long history, we have built substantial and enduring relationships with our clients. We take the time to understand our clients’ businesses, work as partners to help them address challenges and capitalize on opportunities, and deliver legal advice that provides the greatest benefit to them.
Whether we are working on a multibillion dollar deal, a multimillion dollar dispute or a pro bono matter, at the heart of everything we do is a set of core values that defines who we are and pushes us to become a better version of ourselves.

Contact Name: Lisa Spann

Contact Email: lisa.spann@bryancave.com

Contact Phone: