19 days old

Paralegal Supervisor - Corporate Law

Filcro Legal Staffing
Wilmington, Delaware 10017
  • Job Code
    PSWM
  • Job Type
    Other, Paralegal
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Corporate Paralegal Supervisor

ORGANIZATION: International Law Firm

LOCATION: Wilmington, Delaware

HOURS: Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM

BENEFITS: Base to up to $135K, Bonus, Medical and Dental Coverage; Paid Time Off; 401K; and more!

SUMMARY: Supervise the daily activities of department personnel and ensure operating needs are met and provide problem-solving assistance to attorneys, legal assistants and clients working with all Secretary of State Offices.

 ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Liaise with Secretary of State, staff and other governmental employees to address issues relating to filings nationwide
  • Provide assistance to Attorneys and Clients with Secretary of State Filings, Procedures and Document and Information Retrievals
  • Provide guidance and assistance to attorneys and clients utilizing state database systems to research and obtain information regarding specific business entities     
  • Handle requests for filing assistance with secretary of state offices
  • Provide documentation necessary for deal closings
  • Calculate and process franchise tax payments in connection with annual compliance, conversion and merger filings
  • Utilize written, in person and telephone communications to develop and maintain effective rapport with contacts at secretary of state offices when needed to assist in critical situations involving filings that are planned or pending 
  • Handle miscellaneous requests for information and assistance with various matters

Management Responsibilities:

  • Manage staff, including training, allocation of coverage and specific assignments to ensure accurate and timely responses to requests for departmental services
  • Prepare and annually review department budget
  • Develop and maintain connections to state information systems, participate in quarterly, annual and other focus group meetings
  • Review legislative and policy matters for various states; communicate policy changes desired of and made by state offices that are applicable to firm needs
  • Handle billing matters respond to administrative inquiries relating to activities of department
  • Receive and forward copies of service of process
  • Liaise with Legal Technology staff to develop and maintain electronic department records system

Requirements

  • JD preferred but not required
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum of 5+ years of Corporate Paralegal experience and two years of supervisory experience
  • Knowledge of Delaware corporate law and procedures
  • Ability learn new software and operating systems
  • Knowledge and implementation of the annual budget process
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and written
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational/planning skills
  • Demonstrated experience with leading and supervising others
  • Ability to administer Firm policies and procedures
  • Knowledge and implementation of the annual budget process
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities
  • Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of relevant firm computer software programs (e.g., Outlook Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team
  • Ability to use discretion and exercise independent and sound judgment
  • Flexibility to travel and to adjust hours to meet operating needs

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Posted: 2018-10-02 Expires: 2018-11-01

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Paralegal Supervisor - Corporate Law

Filcro Legal Staffing
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