• Paralegal

    Posted: 05/20/2020

    JOB SUMMARY
     
    The Paralegal assists the Legal Department by working on corporate issues, contractual and lease negotiations, research projects, litigation-management (including collections), trademark applications, employment law matters, regulatory concerns (including permitting), legislative affairs and other similar issues.
     

    CORE RESPONSIBILITIES
    1. Assist the General Counsel and other legal staff with litigation management, including discovery.
    2. Prepare contracts, negotiate terms and conditions, and enforce the contract when necessary.
    3. Review contracts and suggest options more favorable to the company when needed.
    4. Help advise the Human Resources Department, directors, managers and supervisors on employment issues to ensure compliance with labor laws.
    5. Review deeds, liens, easements, leases, and other real estate documents.
    6. Monitor regulatory and legislative activities which may affect business operations or future plans, including activities related to permitting and permit reporting.
    7. Advise the company on ways to protect its intellectual property rights.
    8. Ensure the corporate structure is preserved, prepare corporate resolutions, establish new related entities, and communicate with the officers and directors.
    9. Advise company decision-makers concerning the effects of legal issues on business operations.
    10. Address other legal or business issues that may arise.
    11. Perform legal research.
    12. Meet with employees, outside counsel, government agencies, and others to discuss legal issues.
    13. Make public presentations.
    14. Travel to other entities, outside meetings and attend company events.
    15. May occasionally be asked to participate in social events with vendors or key persons of interest.
    16. May occasionally assist other corporate services personnel with key non-legal needs of the business.
    17. File monthly lobby reports.
    18. Organize, index, file and prioritize information.
    19. Answer phones and take messages.
    20. Monitor incoming invoices, process expense reports and reconcile credit card statements.
    21. Other duties as assigned.
     
     
    REQUIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
    • Associate's degree (experience may be substituted for educational requirement on a year-to-year basis)
    • Ability to type 60 wpm
    • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite – e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
    • Excellent written and verbal communication in English
    • Knowledge of filing methods, office practices and procedures
    • Proficiency with business English and basic math
    • Professional appearance and demeanor
    • High level of interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team of administrative associates
    • Experience handling sensitive or confidential information
    • Ability to exercise independent judgment and prioritize workload
    • Excellent attention to detail
     
    PREFERRED SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS
    • Bilingual in English and Spanish

    REQUIRED LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS
    • Paralegal certification
    • Valid Class C driver’s license
    • Record of safe driving for the last three years as shown on a current motor vehicle report (MVR), with no serious accidents or traffic violations


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Kyle Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitor's Bureau

 401 Center Street, Kyle, TX 78640

 512. 268.4220