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Corporate Paralegal in Tampa, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/12/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
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  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
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Job Description


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.