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Paralegal Assistant - Trusts & Estates/Corporate
Husch Blackwell LLP - Phoenix    Phoenix, AZ 85118
     

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Husch Blackwell LLP is a full-service litigation and business law firm with multiple locations across the United States, serving clients with domestic and international operations. We have an immediate opening for a Trusts & Estates/Corporate Paralegal Assistant in the Financial Services & Capital Markets Strategic Business Unit in our Phoenix, AZ office.

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Paralegal Assistant is responsible for providing support to attorneys and paralegals in the Trust & Estate practice by assisting with handling corporate tasks relevant to estate planning including preparing corporation, limited liability company and partnership formation, governance, administration and compliance documents.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Assist with formation documents for new companies.
Assist with preparation of transfer documents, annual minutes, annual reporting, required state and federal filings and governance documents (buy-sell agreements, partnership agreements, corporate bylaws, etc.).
Learn/develop technical proficiency in database use and management; internet/electronic research; and project folder/electronic file maintenance.
Create, maintain and organize existing files.
Assist paralegals with overflow duties.
Meet annual targeted billable hours of 1,000.
Assist with other tasks as assigned.
CORE REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to provide exceptional service, internally and externally, and to communicate effectively.
Ability to interact in a professional and courteous manner with clients and employees at all times; professional appearance required.
Ability to work collaboratively within a team; ability and willingness to adapt to changing business demands.
Ability to produce acceptable amount of work efficiently and accurately; ability to produce quality final work product.
Ability to be task-oriented and take direction from paralegals on a project basis.
POSITION-SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:

Associate’s degree or equivalent required; Paralegal Certificate preferred.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
Exceptional attention to detail.
Excellent communication, analytical, and organizational skills; strong writing skills required.
Proven success working in a fast-paced, continually changing environment.
Ability to prioritize; excellent time management.
Ability to work well under pressure, multi-task efficiently and be an independent thinker.
COVID-19 VACCINATION POLICY:

Husch Blackwell is committed to maintaining the health and wellbeing of our people and our communities. As such, our Firm requires all Partners and employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit a negative COVID-19 test result weekly. This policy applies to all partners and employees, including those working from home/remotely. If an accommodation to this policy is needed, please inquire for more information.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The physical activity of this position:

Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling.
Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound.
Repetitive Motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
The physical requirements of this position:

Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.
The visual acuity requirements including color, depth perception, and field vision:

The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.
The conditions the worker will be subject to in this position:

The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).

We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, 401K, and much more.

When applying please include a cover letter, résumé, and salary requirements.

EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Vet

Qualifications
Behaviors
Preferred

Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

Education
Required

Associates or better.

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Seniority Level

Entry (student)

Field of Interest

Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security

Employment Type

Full Time

Salary

Hourly


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