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Title: Contract Administrator - Paralegal
Employer: Central Maine Medical Cente
Employer's Website: www.cmmc.org
Location: Lewiston, ME
Salary/Benefits: Flexible Benefits Program
Posted: June 1, 2014
The Contract Administrator assists the contracting staff in the contracting process, ensures that timelines are met, and maintains a database of all CMHC contracts. Requirements: • Bachelors Degree – Law/Business – equal experience level. • 3 years’ experience in paralegal contracting & contract management, preferably in the Healthcare field • Ability to prioritize workload independently. • Advanced computer knowledge Excel, Word, & MS Outlook; intermediate knowledge in Access environment.
For additional information and to apply online, please visit our website: www.cmmc.org Inquires and resumes may also be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Employer: CSX Transportation
Employer's Website: csx.com
Location: Jacksonville, FL
Posted: June 22, 2014
Job number 040303
Employer: Patrick Malone & Assocaites, P.C
Employer's Website: www.patrickmalonelaw.com
Location: Washington, DC
Salary/Benefits: Based on Experience.
Posted: July 22, 2014
Patrick Malone & Associates, a top Washington, D.C. personal injury firm, is looking for an experienced paralegal to work full time on complex medical malpractice and other injury lawsuits.
Qualified candidates will have a college degree, as well as several years’ experience working as a paralegal. Prior employment at a medical malpractice firm, defense or plaintiff, is helpful. The paralegal will be responsible for managing large discovery projects, including analyzing extensive medical records, as well as e-filing pleadings and corresponding with clients and experts. Successful performance of the job will require the ability to work efficiently and accurately under pressure.
We are looking for someone to start between now and September of this year. Salary based on experience
Please email a resume to Daniel Scialpi at email@example.com
Employer's Website: www.darden.com
Location: Orlando, FL
Salary/Benefits: $51,900 - $60,000
Posted: August 29, 2014
This position will be responsible for the following activities within an approximate 25 state region: conducting due diligence and acquiring alcohol licenses for approximately 40 - 50 new restaurant openings annually; supervising and obtaining non-alcohol licenses related to those openings; monitoring and reviewing compliance regulations and providing legal guidance to Operations and RSC departments, thus ensuring compliance with federal, state and local regulations; resolving alcohol-related administrative cases; completing special projects as directed. The Paralegal will maintain active communications with his/her Manager, his/her team members, key personnel within the Development Department, all levels of Operations, and additonal personnel within RSC departments.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Conduct due diligence for new sites, within CPR timing guidelines. Communicate and consult with Development regarding license availability, timing, cost, unique legal requirements/restrictions, and alternative acquisition strategies.
-When applicable, coordinate SUP/CUP process with site plan approval and communicate any SUP/CUP conditions to Development and Operations.
-Obtain preliminary license approval, when available, prior to real estate contract/lease contingency waiver.
-Obtain new alcohol licenses, within established internal guidelines, including: negotiating license purchase prices; drafting license purchase contracts; negotiating attorney and consultant service fees; preparing and submitting accurate and complete government applications; creating hearing materials; preparing outside counsel, Operations personnel, or others for hearing appearances; and, coordinating final inspections and the satisfaction of all government requirements necessary for final issuance of the license.
-As directed, supervise and obtain non-alcohol licenses in order to meet team's internal deadlines.
-Effectively research and interpret existing codes and regulations to determine operating requirements applicable to our restaurants (i.e., server ages, alcohol sale hours, employee permits, mandatory alcohol training, etc.)
-Investigate, research, and analyze new/proposed legal requirements affecting restaurant operations. Provide operations teams and RSC depts. (i.e., Marketing, Employee Relations, Training, etc.) with effective communication and recommendations regarding the impact of these changes on company practices and policies.
-Investigate and effectively dispose of alcohol related administrative cases, with an eye toward avoiding suspensions and/or reducing monetary penalties, thereby maintaining the company's brand image and mitigating financial impact.
-Participate in government agency audits by compiling materials and negotiating with auditors. Ensure audit results are shared with Operations teams and appropriate departments to educate and ensure any necessary corrective actions are taken.
-Ensure compliance with requirements, specific to entities holding alcohol licenses, by providing accurate and effective advice and recommendations to Corporate Secretary, Corporate Tax, Treasury and Sales/Cash and conducting annual meetings when required.
-Promptly respond to field calls from Operations utilizing system surveys (i.e., server ages, local liquor regulations, inspections, etc.). Maintain and continuously update system surveys ensuring database information is current, accurate, and consistent.
-Obtain approvals for and coordination of alcohol inventory transfers for restaurant closings, rebuilds and relocations.
-Acquire additional and supplemental licenses for existing restaurants and for special events as needed.
-Oversee work performed by outside counsel and manage outside counsel fees to ensure adherence to budget.
-Complete special projects as directed by department leadership team.
REQUIRED TECHNICAL SKILLS:
-Minimum 3 years of direct experience interacting with regulatory agencies, with preference to those with experience in alcohol licensing or comparable regulated industries.
-Extensive and demonstrable experience researching and interpreting statutes, codes, rules and regulations.
- Bachelor's degree in Legal Studies, Business, Finance, or related field
OTHER KEY QUALIFICATIONS:
-Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
-Highly effective listening skills
-Excellent attention to detail and follow through
-Exceptional organizational skills
-Ability to work unsupervised
-Ability to determine when it is necessary to bring a problem or issue to Manager or Director
-Proven analytical ability to recognize and creatively resolve problems without delay and to make decisions on critical issues with an in depth understanding of the risks involved
-Ability to coordinate and organize priorities to ensure accountabilities are performed timely and deadlines are met
-Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment
-Ability and willingness to travel (approximately 10%)
-Work effectively and professionally with co-workers, restaurant operators, members of other depts., and government agencies
PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
-Knowledge, experience, and understanding of the terminology, processes and procedures related to alcohol licensing and compliance or other comparable regulated industry.
To apply please visit our website at www.Darden.com.
Title: Litigation & Corporate Paralegal
Employer: Environmental Resources Management Inc
Employer's Website: www.erm.com
Location: Austin, TX
Salary/Benefits: Dependent upon experience
Posted: June 6, 2014
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Title: Legal Assistant
Employer: Public Utility Commission of Texas
Employer's Website: www.puc.texas.gov
Location: Austin, TX
Salary/Benefits: $3,021.00 - $3,750.00
Posted: July 7, 2014
Perform complex legal assistant work in the Commission Advising and Docket Management Division. Work involves researching, analyzing, investigating and drafting legal documents and orders, and assisting judges with successful case management. Work under general supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
Prepare orders and other documents for the Administrative Law Judges (ALJs). Monitor procedural schedules and deadlines on assigned applications. Check citations, quotations, footnotes, and references for accuracy. Edit and proofread documents. Assist in the preparation of various legal and administrative documents, including orders for open meetings. Assemble exhibits and other documents as necessary. Assist with administrative matters as needed. Assist the ALJs with Commission held hearings. Research and analyze sources such as statutes, judicial decisions, and articles. Prepare memoranda of research findings. Compile citations and references. Explain previously interpreted laws, rules, and regulations to others. Responsible for performance measures related to applications assigned.
REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Copy of College Transcripts (official or unofficial) or Paralegal Certificate must be submitted with the State of Texas Application for Employment.
Education And Experience:
Graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with major course work in law or a related field; or certification from a Legal Assistant Program or completion of a formal paralegal course of instruction. Minimum of two (2) years work experience as a paralegal.
Administrative law or general litigation experience. Background in the electric, telecommunications, or water utilities industries.
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completed State of Texas Application and must include job posting name and job posting #2014-33 on the application. Please submit State of Texas Application and Unofficial/Official College Transcripts or Paralegal Certificate via mail to: PUC Mail Room, 8th Floor, Rm 8-100, 1701 North Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. For a complete description of the posted position please visit our website at www.puc.texas.gov. Failure to provide required documentation with your completed State of Texas Application will result in no further consideration for employment.
Employer: The Nature Conservancy
Employer's Website: www.nature.org/careers
Location: San Antonio, TX
Salary/Benefits:Include any min. salary reqs in cover letter.
Posted: July 8, 2014
Immediate opening for in-house paralegal with The Nature Conservancy, an environmental non-profit organization, at its San Antonio TX office. This is a full-time position (35 hrs/week) with little travel involved.
For more info and to apply, please visit www.nature.org/careers and search for "Paralegal" or "Job ID 42282". Deadline to apply is 11:59 pm CST on Sunday, July 27, 2014.
Title: Paralegal/Contracts Administratorl
Employer: Southwest Key Programs
Employer's Website: www.swkey.org
Location: Austin, TX
Posted: August 20, 2014
The Paralegal/Contracts Administrator is responsible for assisting the company’s attorneys with special projects as well as preparing, examining, analyzing, negotiating, and revising contracts on behalf of Southwest Key and its affiliated entities.
• Draft, analyze and revise legal documents.
• Implement and manage Southwest Key’s contracts administration software and database.
• Negotiate terms and conditions and facilitate contract changes.
• Assist with litigation and administrative claims.
• Conduct factual and legal research.
• Prepare first drafts and/or outlines of legal briefs, and other legal documents.
• Assist in drafting and explaining company policies and procedures.
• Communicate effectively with staff and outside entities to resolve legal-related issues.
• Coordinate with internal departments and outside contractors; track authorizations and correspondence.
• Maintain detailed, accurate and organized files in accordance with the company’s retention policies.
• Ensure contracts are executed, renewed or terminated, as appropriate.
• Provide other administrative, legal support to Southwest Key’s attorneys.
• Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.
• Bachelor’s Degree is required.
• Paralegal certificate/experience is a plus.
• The ideal candidate will have 2-5 years of experience in a Paralegal or Contract Administrator role.
• The candidate should have experience with negotiating and/or drafting contracts.
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Employer: First Data
Employer's Website: www.firstdata.com
Location: Denver, CO
Posted: August 26, 2014
This position supports the Intellectual Property Legal Group within the Legal Department (General Counsel's Office – GCO). This position specifically works with trademark, copyright and domain name matters, under the guidance of a manager paralegal or attorney.
The ideal candidate should have the ability to:
• work with internal clients and outside counsel on global trademark application, prosecution and maintenance matters
• assist with trademark enforcement matters
• assist in maintaining and improving established processes and databases
• review marketing materials for proper use of trademarks and copyrighted materials
• assist with trademark and copyright licenses
• communicate diplomatically with clients and outside counsel verbally and in writing
• conduct research on the Internet and in legal research databases
• work independently and as part of a team
Requirements: ABA approved Paralegal Certificate or equivalent legal experience. Alternatively, enrollment in a Paralegal program and relevant legal experience. College degree preferred. Familiarity with trademark, copyright and domain name fundamentals. Command of Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel, Access and Sharepoint. Intellectual curiosity and attention to detail. Excellent communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications: At least 2 years substantive paralegal experience is required; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Ability to describe basic legal concepts in clear and understandable language to internal clients; Abiltiy to conduct legal research and fact gathering and perform analysis and evaluate small risks under supervision; Demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with internal and external clients and act as a liaison between business units and outside counsel.
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