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Corporate Paralegal - Tampa - Up to $25/hr in Tampa, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/7/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/7/2018
  • Job ID:
    112151

Job Description

Summary/Objective

The paralegal position researches law, investigates facts, and prepares documents to assist the VP, general counsel by performing a variety of support duties.

Essential Functions

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


  • Researches and analyzes law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treaties, constitutions, and legal codes.
  • Prepares legal documents such as briefs, pleadings, appeals, contracts, initial and amended articles of incorporation, stock certificates and other securities, buy-sell agreements, closing papers and binders, deeds, and trust instruments for review, approval, and use by VP, general counsel.
  • Investigates facts and law of case to determine causes of action and to prepare case accordingly.
  • Performs other clerical duties such as scheduling appointments, providing information to callers, taking dictation, composing and typing routine correspondence, and reading and routing incoming mail
  • Prepares affidavits of documents and maintains document file.
  • Prepares office accounts and tax returns.
  • Prepares real estate closing statement and assists in closing process.
  • Acts as arbitrator and liaison between disputing parties.
  • Acts as law librarian, keeping and monitoring legal volumes and ensuring legal volumes are up-to-date.
  • Searches patent files to ascertain originality of patent application.
  • Files correspondence and legal documents in office filing system.
  • Ensures proper indexing and filing of original legal documents.

  • Competencies


  • Problem Solving/Analysis.
  • Thoroughness.
  • Teamwork Orientation.
  • Communication Proficiency.
  • Initiative.
  • Personal Effectiveness/Credibility.
  • Business Acumen.
  • Presentation Skills.
  • Technical Capacity.

  • Supervisory Responsibility

    This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

    Work Environment

    This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

    Vaco was again named in the INC 5000 list of fastest growing private companies in the US, we provide the highest quality staffing solutions for accounting, clerical, management, sales and other professional positions on a contract, contract to hire and permanent basis. Our strength is our ability to match your talent and expertise as a professional to the unique business needs of your future employer. We offer you a solution - a career solution that allows you to free yourself to focus on what you do best.

    Vaco is an Equal Opportunity Employer.