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Paralegal - Business Law

Company: Porzio Bromberg & Newman, P.C.
Location: Morristown
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, P.C., a full service law firm located at 100 Southgate Parkway, Morristown, NJ, seeks a Full-time, Non-Exempt Paralegal to join its Business Law team. Business Law Paralegals are responsible for managing complex matters and/or complex projects and work under the direct supervision of an attorney. Business Law Paralegals are expected to perform at a high level of productivity, effectiveness and competence. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Experience working on transactional matters such as formation of entities, preparation of first draft agreements, checklists, due diligence/document control of sales and purchases of businesses, loan transactions, and real estate related matters.
  • Ability to create Excel related analysis and organizational charts of companies and their structure.
  • Ability to communicate directly with clients and outside counsel to facilitate a matter.
  • Research experience on Lexis or Westlaw (and preferably Practical Law) to organize and create form contracts and other documents.
  • Ability to manage and follow-up on projects with the use of ASANA based platform (preferred).ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS
    • Demonstrated ability to consistently provide premium client service in a cost-effective manner.
    • Demonstrated proficiency in performing factual investigation and research.
    • Demonstrated ability to understand, interpret and apply legal requirements.
    • Ability to meet with or interview clients.
    • Proficiency in project management, including estimating time needed to complete projects.
    • Ability to adhere to general office policies and procedures.
    • Assist in training, orientation and mentoring of Paralegals and other support personnel.
    • Provide or supervise general clerical support, including filing and indexing.
    • Proficiency in time keeping best practices.
    • Proficiency in using firm equipment, including but not limited to, telephones, photocopy machines, fax machines, binding machines and computers.
    • Proficiency on all applicable firm computer programs.
    • Perform other work-related duties as assigned. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS
      • Bachelor's degree required.
      • Paralegal Certificate, from an ABA-approved program, preferred.
      • Project management experience or training preferred.
      • A minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience.
      • Demonstrate mastery of practice area skills, professional skills, and knowledge of internal operations sufficient to handle routine matters within individual area of authority using discretion and initiative.
      • Strong verbal, written, analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills.
      • Flexibility in daily work schedule to meet company/client needs during periods of heavy workload.
      • Flexibility in schedule to travel on company/client-related business.
      • A valid driver's license and/or ability to transport oneself to off-site project locations independent of mass transit.We are an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Keywords: Porzio Bromberg & Newman, P.C., Newark , Paralegal - Business Law, Legal , Morristown, New Jersey

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