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Paralegals and Legal Assistants

Assist lawyers by investigating facts, preparing legal documents, or researching legal precedent.

Salary Breakdown

Paralegals and Legal Assistants

Average

$50,470

ANNUAL

$24.26

HOURLY

Entry Level

$35,530

ANNUAL

$17.08

HOURLY

Mid Level

$48,110

ANNUAL

$23.13

HOURLY

Expert Level

$60,690

ANNUAL

$29.18

HOURLY


Current Available & Projected Jobs

Paralegals and Legal Assistants

13

Current Available Jobs

5,800

Projected job openings through 2024


Top Expected Tasks

Paralegals and Legal Assistants


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Paralegals and Legal Assistants

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Law and Government

KNOWLEDGE

Clerical

KNOWLEDGE

Computers and Electronics

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Writing

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Critical Thinking

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Written Comprehension

ABILITY

Oral Expression

ABILITY

Written Expression

ABILITY

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Job Opportunities

Paralegals and Legal Assistants

  • Senior Attorney Technology & Transactions
    USAA    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 4 days    

    **Purpose of Job**

    We are currently seeking a talented Sr Attorney Technology & Transactions for either our San Antonio, TX, Tampa, FL, Phoenix, AZ or Colorado Springs, CO locations.

    In this position you will be responsible for providing legal counsel to business unit leadership within USAA by identifying and analyzing legal issues and communicating effective legal advice. Proactively engages with business clients to better understand USAA’s strategic and operational objectives. Engages and collaborates with internal stakeholders within business units and the Chief Legal Office. Works independently on matters of significance to the organization, has in-depth expert knowledge and the proven ability to lead efforts to resolve complex issues.

    **Job Requirements**

    **About USAA**

    USAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.

    USAA Careers – World Class Benefits (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=APwPQizcENY) (31 seconds)

    **Primary Responsibilities:**

    + Independently provides legal counsel to senior leadership to support business objectives and manage regulatory, compliance and litigation risk to USAA.

    + Leads complex legal assignments with a high level of business impact and delivers appropriate solutions.

    + Proactively identifies and manages existing and emerging legal and other risks that stem from business activities, in alignment with USAAs legal risk appetite. Ensures risks are effectively measured, monitored and controlled. Follows written risk and compliance policies and procedures.

    + Effectively communicates with stakeholders and varying levels of leadership in both verbal and written forms. Produces clear and concise legal positions involving highly complex issues.

    + Proactively collaborates across USAA and the Chief Legal Office to mitigate risk.

    + Proactively monitors and analyzes changes in laws, regulations and industry and advises appropriate organizational leadership of such changes in a timely manner. Anticipates potential or future legal and operational issues that present a risk to the organization and proactively engages with others to identify potential solutions.

    + Regularly provides guidance to more junior attorneys and serves as a resource to others in the Chief Legal Office.

    + Provides leadership through cross-functional projects that have a material impact to USAA.

    + Effectively manages outside counsel to obtain legal advice.

    When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions. This will take approximately 5 minutes. Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and you will not be able to change your responses.

    **Minimum Requirements:**

    + Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited school

    + Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school required.

    + Licensed and in good standing to practice law in one state or a territory of the USA

    + 8 years of relevant experience with at least 7 years of experience as a practicing attorney.

    + Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with key resources and stakeholders, influencing decisions and managing work to achieve strategic goals.

    **Preferred Experience:**

    + Seven plus years of experience with the Cybersecurity and Privacy regulatory frameworks within a large financial services institution or supporting financial services clients.

    + Current experience with complex commercial transactions

    + Demonstrated experience with IT Regulatory landscape and industry

    The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

    **Compensation:**

    USAA has an effective process for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range based on your experience and market position. The salary range for this position is: $135,200 - $243,500.

    Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance or at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors.

    ***Geographical Differential** : Geographic pay differential is additional pay provided to eligible employees working in locations where market pay levels are above the national average.

    **Shift premium** will be addressed on an individual basis for applicable roles that are consistently scheduled for non-core hours.

    **Benefits:**

    At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and various wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals.

    Please click on the link below for more details.

    USAA Total Rewards (https://hrportal.ehr.com/usaa/Prospective-Employees)

    Relocation assistance is **not available** for this position.

    **If you are an existing USAA employee, please use the internal career site in OneSource to apply.**

    **Please do not type your first and last name in all caps.**

    **_Find your purpose. Join our mission._**

    USAA is unlike any other financial services organization. The mission of the association is to facilitate the financial security of its members, associates and their families through provision of a full range of highly competitive financial products and services; in so doing, USAA seeks to be the provider of choice for the military community. We do this by upholding the highest standards and ensuring that our corporate business activities and individual employee conduct reflect good judgment and common sense, and are consistent with our core values of service, loyalty, honesty and integrity.

    USAA attributes its long-standing success to its most valuable resource: our 35,000 employees. They are the heart and soul of our member-service culture. When you join us, you'll become part of a thriving community committed to going above for those who have gone beyond: the men and women of the U.S. military, their associates and their families. In order to play a role on our team, you don't have to be connected to the military yourself – you just need to share our passion for serving our more than 13 million members.

    USAA is an EEO/AA Employer - applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Associate Attorney P&C Insurance
    USAA    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 4 days    

    **Purpose of Job**

    We are seeking a talented Associate Attorney - P&C Insurance for either our San Antonio, TX, Tampa, FL, Colorado Springs, CO or Phoenix, AZ facility.

    In this position you will be responsible for providing legal counsel to assigned clients within USAA. Analyzes legal issues of a routine and moderately complex nature and communicating legal advice. Engages with business clients to better understand USAA’s strategic and operational objectives. Collaborates with internal stakeholders within business units and the Chief Legal Office.

    **Job Requirements**

    **About USAA**

    USAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.

    USAA Careers – World Class Benefits (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=APwPQizcENY) (31 seconds)

    Primary Responsibilities:

    + Provides legal counsel to support business objectives and mitigate regulatory, compliance and litigation risk to USAA;

    + Leads routine to moderately complex legal assignments and delivers appropriate solutions.

    + Proactively identifies and manages existing and emerging legal and other risks that stem from business activities, in alignment with USAAs legal risk appetite. Ensures risks are effectively measured, monitored and controlled. Follows written risk and compliance policies and procedures.

    + Effectively communicates with internal stakeholders in both verbal and written forms.

    + Monitors and analyzes changes in laws, regulations and industry and advises organizational leadership of such changes as appropriate.

    + Supports senior attorneys with legal questions or issues by leveraging general knowledge and conducting research.

    + Ensures escalation of matters presenting more significant risk to more senior attorneys.

    When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions. This will take approximately 5 minutes. Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and you will not be able to change your responses.

    **Minimum Requirements:**

    + •Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited school

    + Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school required.

    + Licensed and in good standing to practice law in one state or a territory of the USA OR

    + Must pass the State Bar exam and receive a license to practice law within 10 months of hire date

    **Preferred Experience:**

    + One or more years of current or prior experience with P&C insurance in underwriting or rating within a large financial services institution.

    + P&C insurance experience in compliance or risk management within a large financial services institution.

    + Experience in legal project management.

    The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

    **Compensation:** USAA has an effective process for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range based on your experience and market position. The salary range for this position is: $80,200 -$144,500 *( this does not include geographic differential it may be applied based on your work location)

    Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance or at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors.

    ***Geographical Differential:** Geographic pay differential is additional pay provided to eligible employees working in locations where market pay levels are above the national average.

    **Shift premium:** will be addressed on an individual-basis for applicable roles that are consistently scheduled for non-core hours.

    **Benefits** : At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and various wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals.

    Please click on the link below for more details.

    USAA Total Rewards (https://hrportal.ehr.com/usaa/Prospective-Employees)

    **Relocation** assistance is **not available** for this position

    **If you are an existing USAA employee, please use the internal career site in OneSource to apply.**

    **Please do not type your first and last name in all caps.**

    **_Find your purpose. Join our mission._**

    USAA is unlike any other financial services organization. The mission of the association is to facilitate the financial security of its members, associates and their families through provision of a full range of highly competitive financial products and services; in so doing, USAA seeks to be the provider of choice for the military community. We do this by upholding the highest standards and ensuring that our corporate business activities and individual employee conduct reflect good judgment and common sense, and are consistent with our core values of service, loyalty, honesty and integrity.

    USAA attributes its long-standing success to its most valuable resource: our 35,000 employees. They are the heart and soul of our member-service culture. When you join us, you'll become part of a thriving community committed to going above for those who have gone beyond: the men and women of the U.S. military, their associates and their families. In order to play a role on our team, you don't have to be connected to the military yourself – you just need to share our passion for serving our more than 13 million members.

    USAA is an EEO/AA Employer - applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Attorney Technology & Transactions
    USAA    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 4 days    

    **Purpose of Job**

    We are currently seeking a talented Attorney - Transactions & Technology for either our San Antonio, Texas, Tampa, Florida, Phoenix, AZ, or Colorado Springs, CO locations.

    In this position you will be responsible for providing legal counsel to business unit leadership within USAA by identifying and analyzing legal issues and communicating effective legal advice. Proactively engages with business clients to better understand USAA’s strategic and operational objectives. Engages and collaborates with internal stakeholders within business units and the Chief Legal Office. Works independently on matters of significance to the organization.

    **Job Requirements**

    **About USAA**

    USAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.

    USAA Careers – World Class Benefits (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=APwPQizcENY) (31 seconds)

    **Job Description Summary**

    + Provides legal counsel to support business objectives and mitigate regulatory, compliance and litigation risk to USAA.

    + Leads complex legal assignments with a high level of business impact and delivers appropriate solutions.

    + Proactively identifies and manages existing and emerging legal and other risks that stem from business activities, in alignment with USAAs legal risk appetite.

    + Ensures risks are effectively measured, monitored and controlled.

    + Follows written risk and compliance policies and procedures.

    + Effectively communicates with stakeholders and varying levels of leadership in both verbal and written forms. Produces clear and concise legal positions.

    + Proactively monitors and analyzes changes in laws, regulations and industry and advises appropriate organizational leadership of such changes in a timely manner.

    + Proactively collaborates across USAA and the Chief Legal Office to mitigate risk.

    + Works effectively with outside counsel or contract professionals to complete assignments.

    + May assist more senior attorneys in providing advice and counsel on highly complex matters.

    + Ensures escalation of matters presenting more significant risk to more senior attorneys.

    + Serves as a resource to less experienced team members.

    When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions. This will take approximately 5 minutes. Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and you will not be able to change your responses.

    **Minimum Requirements:**

    + Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited school.

    + Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school required.

    + Licensed and in good standing to practice law in one state or a territory of the USA

    + 6 years of relevant experience with at least 4 years of experience as a practicing attorney.

    **Preferred Experience:**

    + Legal experience advising and working on technology related issues.

    + Strong background in negotiating transactions such as technology outsourcing, software licensing, cloud services, hardware/software leasing and consulting services.

    + Knowledge of vendor management regulatory environment and guidance applicable to financial institutions.

    The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

    **Compensation:**

    USAA has an effective process for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range based on your experience and market position. The salary range for this position is: $106,800.00 - $192,300.00.

    Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance or at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors.

    ***Geographical Differential** : Geographic pay differential is additional pay provided to eligible employees working in locations where market pay levels are above the national average.

    **Shift premium** will be addressed on an individual basis for applicable roles that are consistently scheduled for non-core hours.

    **Benefits:**

    At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and various wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals.

    Please click on the link below for more details.

    USAA Total Rewards (https://hrportal.ehr.com/usaa/Prospective-Employees)

    Relocation assistance is **not available** for this position.

    **If you are an existing USAA employee, please use the internal career site in OneSource to apply.**

    **Please do not type your first and last name in all caps.**

    **_Find your purpose. Join our mission._**

    USAA is unlike any other financial services organization. The mission of the association is to facilitate the financial security of its members, associates and their families through provision of a full range of highly competitive financial products and services; in so doing, USAA seeks to be the provider of choice for the military community. We do this by upholding the highest standards and ensuring that our corporate business activities and individual employee conduct reflect good judgment and common sense, and are consistent with our core values of service, loyalty, honesty and integrity.

    USAA attributes its long-standing success to its most valuable resource: our 35,000 employees. They are the heart and soul of our member-service culture. When you join us, you'll become part of a thriving community committed to going above for those who have gone beyond: the men and women of the U.S. military, their associates and their families. In order to play a role on our team, you don't have to be connected to the military yourself – you just need to share our passion for serving our more than 13 million members.

    USAA is an EEO/AA Employer - applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Senior Legal Assistant (Litigation)
    RR Donnelley    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 5 days    

    We are seeking a dynamic professional to join a team of word processing, proofreading and administrative support staff located in our Phoenix, Arizona service center. As a Document Processor/Administrative Support Specialist, you will provide real-time assistance to clients in support of their time-sensitive project requests on your designated shift. You will work together with a team of individuals across multiple locations and shifts in an effort to provide the highest level of customer service and quality. This is a challenging and rewarding position within our organization, supporting a prestigious law firm.

    + Create, edit and format legal documents to firm specifications using a variety of software applications

    + Prepare pleadings and discovery documents for filing and service

    + Proofread complex legal documents for proper firm style, consistency, spelling, syntax, punctuation and grammar using proper citation protocols (The Chicago Manual of Style, The Bluebook and the California Style Manual)

    + Perform word-for-word reading of converted documents against originals to ensure accurate conversions

    + Perform cross-reference checks and defined term checks

    + Review tables of authorities as requested

    + Check corrected proofs against markup to ensure all corrections were made accurately

    + Check formatting for consistency and adherence to client specifications

    + Convert, clean and format documents to/from different file formats

    + Create charts, graphs, tables and spreadsheets as requested

    + Create and/or edit Tables of Authorities and Table of Contents

    + Perform data entry utilizing various software applications

    + Transcribe analog or digital dictation files

    + Restore/recover corrupted document files as necessary

    + Edit contracts

    + Conduct eFiling – State and Federal

    + Utilize docketing/calendaring department to track court and filing deadlines

    + Research projects

    + Cite checking (as required)

    + File sharing and file downloading

    + Court/agency filings

    + Time entry

    + Scheduling assistance

    + Pleadings and discovery indexing

    + New business intake

    + File management

    + Conference/CLE registration

    + Troubleshooting/customer questions

    + Complete all assigned jobs by the deadline in an accurate and timely manner

    + Follow established policies and procedures at all times

    + Maintain client confidence by keeping client/attorney information confidential

    + Special projects as required by the Firm

    Required Skills

    + Familiarity with legal terminology and a variety of document formats used in legal work

    + Ability to work through complex legal document markups and instructions in a timely and accurate manner

    + Ability to prioritize various requests and deadlines simultaneously

    + Strong written and verbal communication skills, including strong knowledge of the English language, including grammar, spelling, and punctuation

    + Proven ability to perform complex work in a timely manner and meet strict deadlines

    + Exceptional attention to detail

    + Ability to interact with client and team members in a professional and respectful manner at all times

    Required Experience

    + High school diploma or equivalent required; bachelor's degree preferred with 3+ years experience as a litigation secretary, legal (litigation) administrative assistant, or legal field

    + Strong knowledge of MS Office programs including Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint required

    + Experience and exposure in any of the legal word processing tasks below would be an added advantage; proofreading, Creating TOAs, TOCs, inserting automated cross-references, converting PDFs to Word using a variety of software, applying Word styles using macros, troubleshooting problem documents including redlines and documents containing multiple numbering schemes, style separators, cross-references, and other automated fields

    + Knowledge of currently used legal writing styles and citation protocols (The Chicago Manual of Style, The Bluebook, and the California Style Manual)

    + Previous experience working in a law firm as a Litigation Secretary, Paralegal, or similar position

    RRD is an EEO/AA including Vets and Disabled Employer


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Credentialed Tax Expert - CPA, Enrolled Agent or Practicing Attorney – Seasonal Remote
    Intuit    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 6 days    

    Overview

    Are you a credentialed CPA, EA, or practicing attorney? And do you have a minimum 3 season of paid Tax Preparation experience with a minimum of 30 tax returns per tax year? If you’re one of tax professionals, we need you to help our customers complete their taxes using TurboTax. You’ll advance our goal of “Powering Prosperity Around the World” by providing expert guidance and explanations of tax and technical terms to our customers. You’ll also play an important role in our effort to enhance our brand by delighting our customers and empowering them to prepare their taxes.

    What you'll bring

    + Must possess active unrestricted credential: EA (Enrolled Agent), CPA (Certified Public Accountant), or Practicing Attorney with strong tax preparation experience and extensive knowledge of tax laws

    + Must possess or be able to obtain any related State licenses, certificates, permits or bonds

    + Must possess active PTIN (Preparer Tax Identification Number)

    + 3 or more years of recent experience preparing federal and state individual 1040 tax returns for clients/customers, using commercial tax preparation software

    + Working knowledge of Circular 230

    + Audit experience a plus (IRS and state tax authorities)

    + Proficient with technology; solid knowledge of computer operations and software

    + Must have (or be willing to obtain) a dedicated hardwired internet connection

    + Strong customer service skills - ability to interact with customers through video and audio tools in a way that is professional, friendly and reassuring

    + Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    + Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision

    + Critical thinking, problem solving, research skills and determination

    + Bilingual (English/Spanish) communication skills (written & spoken) a plus

    For internal use: tst

    How you will lead

    + This is a seasonal, virtual, customer-facing role; you will be using our state of the art video communication software (SmartLook) to interact with customers

    + Help TurboTax customers who are working on their tax return with 1) Tax advice, including return preparation and signature when required; 2) Product/software inquiries, and 3) Tax calculations

    + Create high quality customer interactions and experiences that instill confidence using deep customer empathy, and your deep knowledge and expertise in the field of tax preparation

    + Utilize and leverage government websites, professional resources, and team expertise to seek out and deliver the right answer to the customer using everyday language

    + Apply defined practices, procedures, and company policies to troubleshoot and resolve tax advice and preparation customer inquiries

    + Document customer interactions

    If you are a Colorado resident, visit intuit.com/careers/colorado-job-postings-information/

    EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability. Intuit will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with requirements of local law.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Bilingual Spanish Tax Expert - CPA, Enroll Agent or Practicing Attorney – Seasonal Remote
    Intuit    Tucson, AZ 85702
     Posted 6 days    

    Overview

    Are you a credentialed CPA, EA, or practicing attorney? Or do you have a minimum 3 season of paid Tax Preparation experience with a minimum of 30 tax returns per tax year? If you’re one of tax professionals, we need you to help our customers complete their taxes using TurboTax. You’ll advance our goal of “Powering Prosperity Around the World” by providing expert guidance and explanations of tax and technical terms to our customers. You’ll also play an important role in our effort to enhance our brand by delighting our customers and empowering them to prepare their taxes.

    What you'll bring

    + Must possess active unrestricted credential: EA (Enrolled Agent), CPA (Certified Public Accountant), or Practicing Attorney with strong tax preparation experience and extensive knowledge of tax laws

    + Must possess or be able to obtain any related State licenses, certificates, permits or bonds

    + Must possess active PTIN (Preparer Tax Identification Number)

    + 3 or more years of recent experience preparing federal and state individual 1040 tax returns for clients/customers, using commercial tax preparation software

    + Working knowledge of Circular 230

    + Audit experience a plus (IRS and state tax authorities)

    + Proficient with technology; solid knowledge of computer operations and software

    + Must have (or be willing to obtain) a dedicated hardwired internet connection

    + Strong customer service skills - ability to interact with customers through video and audio tools in a way that is professional, friendly and reassuring

    + Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    + Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision

    + Critical thinking, problem solving, research skills and determination

    + Bilingual (English/Spanish) communication skills (written & spoken) a plus

    For internal use: tst es

    How you will lead

    + This is a seasonal, virtual, customer-facing role; you will be using our state of the art video communication software (SmartLook) to interact with customers

    + Help TurboTax customers who are working on their tax return with 1) Tax advice, including return preparation and signature when required; 2) Product/software inquiries, and 3) Tax calculations

    + Create high quality customer interactions and experiences that instill confidence using deep customer empathy, and your deep knowledge and expertise in the field of tax preparation

    + Utilize and leverage government websites, professional resources, and team expertise to seek out and deliver the right answer to the customer using everyday language

    + Apply defined practices, procedures, and company policies to troubleshoot and resolve tax advice and preparation customer inquiries

    + Document customer interactions

    If you are a Colorado resident, visit intuit.com/careers/colorado-job-postings-information/

    EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability. Intuit will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with requirements of local law.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Immigration Legal Assistant
    International Rescue Committee    Glendale, AZ 85304
     Posted 6 days    

    Requisition ID: req20008

    Job Title: Immigration Legal Assistant

    Sector: Legal

    Employment Category: Regular

    Employment Type: Full-Time

    Open to Expatriates: No

    Location: Phoenix, AZ USA

    Job Description

    Job Overview:

    A part of RAI, IRC's immigration legal services program serves more than 14,000 individuals in 23 sites throughout the U.S. each year, providing accessible and critical legal representation and advice to immigrants and their families in order to acquire the highest level of immigration status available, keep families together, access their full rights, and successfully integrate in the U.S.

    The position supports legal practitioners (attorneys and/or Department of Justice (DOJ) accredited representatives) in representing clients before United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and conducting community-based naturalization workshops. Legal services focus on naturalization, adjustment of status, and family reunification. It is encouraged that staff hired in this role will work towards DOJ accreditation with support from IRC’s Immigration Technical Unit based at IRC Headquarters.

    Major Responsibilities:

    + Under the supervision of the Managing Attorney provide clients information on immigration benefits before USCIS, work with clients to gather documents, and assist clients to complete applications.

    + Respond to inquiries from clients regarding case status and submit inquiries on case status to USCIS and Department of State (DOS).

    + Process correspondence from USCIS and DOS, including notifying clients, assisting clients to prepare responses to notices or evidence requests as appropriate, and following up with relevant parties.

    + Maintain accurate and up-to-date physical and electronic files and detailed case notes, enter required data in a timely manner, meet all case reporting requirements within established timelines and standards, and assist in the completion of statistical, narrative, and financial reports.

    + Represent the IRC with clients, community members, and partners by receiving and returning phone calls and emails, scheduling appointments, supporting events (including group processing events), and conducting outreach for legal services.

    + Maintain strict client confidentiality and observe all other ethical practices/obligations as outlined in IRC’s Immigration Program Policies Manual.

    + Pursue Department of Justice accreditation by successfully completing all vital training.

    + Manage intern and volunteer support as needed.

    Job Requirements:

    + Bachelor’s degree in relevant field.

    + Demonstrated success working and communicating effectively in a multi-cultural environment and with Limited English Proficient populations.

    + Able to work effectively in a team environment, as well as take independent initiative

    + Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills

    + Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook) and comfortable utilizing online software and programs.

    + Excellent communication skills with proficiency in written and spoken English is required.

    + Proficiency Spanish, Swahili, Kinyarwanda, Arabic, or French strongly preferred.

    + Demonstrated dedication to immigrant rights, social justice, and/or human rights based on work experience, volunteer service, or educational activities.

    Preferred experience & skills:

    · Previous experience with immigration legal or social services is strongly preferred.

    · Familiarity with immigration software and experience with data entry and management are a plus.

    · Community-based outreach and/or work promoting immigrant rights experience is preferred.

    Working Environment:

    · Standard office environment with occasional opportunities to participate in community outreach and legal assistance events.

    · May require occasional weekend and/or evening work.

    COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement : In accordance with IRC’s duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards and our commitment to safeguard the health of our employees, clients, and communities,IRC requires candidates who are selected for interview to furnish proof of vaccination against COVID-19 in order to be considered for this position.

    Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity : IRC is committed to building a diverse organization and a climate of inclusivity. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate that they can contribute to this goal.

    Equal Opportunity Employer : We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

    #LI_GR1


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Attorney - Tax Relief (Remote)
    Edge Financial    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 6 days    

    This is a high case volume, strictly phone negotiation type of work. The right individual would be willing to learn a new industry and take risks! We want someone who is not afraid to push back against the IRS for their clients. You will gain experience in :

    + Filing Offer in Compromises (OIC)

    + Partial Pay Agreements (PPIA)

    + Removing Bank and Wage Levies

    + Lien Withdrawals ... and many more collection practices.

    Duties:

    + Communicate with case managers/assistants

    + Prioritize and manage case load

    + Review financial documents to determine the best resolution for clients.

    + Communicate with the IRS/State agencies.

    + Release levies on bank accounts and wages.

    + Negotiate installment agreements, partial pay, offer in compromise etc.

    + Finalize resolutions and close out cases daily.

    Qualifications:

    + Bar in good Standing.

    + Ability to crush.

    + Strong written and verbal skills.

    + Ability to Multi-task and prioritize deadlines.

    + Thrive in a fast paced environment.

    + Pretty darn analytical.

    + No tax experience required. We train. Wax on wax off.

    Benefits and Perks:

    + Medical & dental.

    + Vision

    + Life Insurance - Company sponsored

    + Sick-pay.

    + Paid vacation.

    + Family friendly environment.

    + 40 hour work weeks.

    + Holiday hooplah.

    + Flexible hours. Open from 6AM - 6PM Mon - Fri.

    + Ninety day review and then again at one year.

    + Remote Work

    + Closed weekends and major holidays.

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  • Senior Privacy Attorney
    Acxiom LLC    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 7 days    

    The Attorney will act as a legal point of contact on behalf of the Privacy team. As such, the Attorney will conduct legal research in the following areas: privacy-related regulation and legislation on federal, state, and international level and perform special projects. With guidance from the Chief Privacy Officer and the Privacy Program Manager, the Attorney will prepare and provide legal opinions to relevant areas of the business.

    In addition, the Attorney will assess the impact of proposed laws, regulations, cases, industry policies, and Acxiom’s self-regulation policies, all in an effort to provide advice to affected stakeholders on compliance. The Attorney will maintain the list of laws and regulations that touch the organization and track proposed legislation and regulations and update stakeholders as required.

    The Attorney will be an active participant on internal and external industry committees. Specifically, the Attorney will participate in various industry trade associations, such as the Association of National Advertisers, the Coalition for Sensible Public Record Access, the National Association of Attorneys General, and Conference of Western Attorneys General. Internally, the Attorney will participate in, and lead various strategic committees in order to ensure Acxiom is compliant with relevant privacy legislation. The Attorney will also participate in, and provide legal oversight and approval where necessary, for the Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) committee.

    Additionally, the Attorney will serve as an escalation point for several areas of Acxiom. First, the Attorney will be a point of escalation for the consumer care advocate on the Privacy team. In this regard, the Attorney will assist as needed for standard consumer opt-out request escalations, consumer inquiry escalations, and enforcement issues and escalations. Second, the Attorney will also serve as an escalation point for data sourcing matters. In this regard, the Attorney will provide oversight on U.S. and international data sourcing.

    What will set you apart:

    + CIPP/US or other recognized consumer privacy and data governance certification.

    + Experience in leading response to regulatory inquiries and “bet the company” type litigation

    + Expertise in FCRA and GLB compliance

    + Deep understanding of adtech and identity resolution

    Professional Requirements:

    + Licensed to practice law

    **Primary Location City/State:**

    Homebased - Conway, Arkansas

    **Additional Locations (if applicable):**

    Acxiom is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer (AA/EOE/W/M/Vet/Disabled) and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promotion or other employment of associates or the awarding of subcontracts because of a person's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, protected veteran, military status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics or other protected status.

    Who is Acxiom?

    We are leaders in helping brands achieve the number one mantra for every business – know your customer. For fifty years, we’ve helped marketers deal with a fast-changing future of growing channels, data and technology. By understanding the customer, marketers can communicate with relevance everywhere and drive better customer experiences that build a better brand and, in turn, better business.

    We’re one of the marketing industry’s most experienced, respected and forward-thinking leaders. For nearly fifty years, we’ve helped the world’s best marketers understand their customers so that they can reach people with relevance rather than randomness. Our products and solutions form the data foundation that make it possible for marketers to drive better customer experiences and meaningful interactions at scale across every channel.

    Our job opportunities will give you the opportunity to showcase your talents, grow your skills, and expose you to cutting-edge technologies, whether you’re an engineer, developer, products guru, systems and security expert, sales and consulting executive, or an intern looking to gain real experience with a company that will make you stand out.

    At Acxiom, our values begin with our associates, who are the single most important driver of our success. We’re looking to hire people who share our core values: collaboration, excellence, innovation, a focus on outcomes, and being empowered to make and own decisions that benefit our clients and our company. Our values represent our brand promise – to our clients and to our associates – and define our company culture.

    If you are interested in applying for employment with Acxiom and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our recruiting department at 1-877-314-2049.

    Attention California Applicants: Please see our California Consumer Privacy Act notice here (http://www.interpublic.com/ccpa-privacy-notice/) .

    Attention Colorado Applicants: This position is not located in Colorado but applications for remote work may be considered. For information about this role under CO Equal Pay Law, please contact recruit@acxiom.com

    **We highly recommend you create an account to monitor your resume submissions. Click on the Sign In link above to create an account or sign up at the end of your application.**

    Interested in Acxiom? Learn about our Equal Opportunities, job postings, and more:

    About Us (http://www.acxiom.com/about-acxiom/)

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    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Attorney
    Robert Half Legal    Scottsdale, AZ 85258
     Posted 10 days    

    Description

    Robert Half Legal is a leading provider of staffing services. Our client is a boutique insurance defense firm in Scottsdale, AZ is seeking an attorney to assist their office. The position offers a unique opportunity to gain extensive experience, competitive compensation and a congenial work environment. To be successful in this role, candidates should have 3+ years' experience in a civil litigation firm and/or insurance defense.

    The candidate will assist other Attorneys in legal research, preparing motions and discovery, and possibly attend court hearings. Candidates must have excellent research and writing skills, a strong understanding of litigation and the ability to work independently.

    Requirements

    Requirements:

    - Attorney barred in AZ with an active license

    - 3+ years of experience in civil litigation with an emphasis in insurance defense

    - Experience with attending court hearings, arbitrations and mediations

    - Experience with taking and defending depositions is a plus

    - Drafting discovery and contractual agreements.

    - Strong writing and communication skills with clients and opposing counsel

    - Trial experience is desired

    Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

    Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity – even on the go. Download the Robert Half app and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.

    Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.5592. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

    © 2021 Robert Half. Robert Half is not a law firm and does not provide legal representation. Robert Half project lawyers do not constitute a law firm among themselves. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking “Apply Now,” you’re agreeing to Robert Half’s Terms of Use (www.roberthalf.com/terms-of-use).


    Employment Type

    Full Time


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