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CROSSMARK SR PARALEGAL in Plano, Texas

# of Openings

1

Overview

The Senior Paralegal is responsible for preparing and drafting legal documents and providing support to the attorneys within the Legal Department. Assists with transactional and litigation matters including contract review and preparation. Coordinates with in-house counsel, business personnel and outside counsel on legal issues relating to the foregoing. Must be familiar with a variety of legal concepts, practices and procedures.

Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review, edit, and draft various types of contracts and participate in contract negotiations

  • Ensure contracts are consistent with applicable law, corporate strategy, and internal policies and procedures

  • Develop, update, and maintain contract templates, forms, and guidelines

  • Track assigned projects, issues, and status related to transactions and documents

  • Assist internal legal team with litigation-related support

  • Provide legal support for projects in various departments such as Finance, Tax, and Human Resources

This job description does not imply that the above functions are the only tasks that may be performed. Individuals will be expected to follow any other job-related instructions and perform any other job-related tasks as directed by management.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

Qualifications

Additional Requirements:

Education/Experience : Bachelor’s Degree; Minimum of 8 + years transactional experience (specifically drafting, reviewing, and negotiating commercial contracts); or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Specific Skills:

  • Ability to draft moderate to complex, non-routine contractual instruments

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret contractual legal and business terms

  • Expert knowledge of contracting concepts

  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skillsUse of independent judgment and creativity applied to resolution of contract issues

  • Excellent internal and external customer relations and negotiation skills

  • Ability to build and maintain good relationships both internally and externally at all levels

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and sensitive business information

  • Ability to exercise independent, sound judgment Ability to manage multiple matters simultaneously

  • Strong attention to detail and appreciation for data integrity

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment

  • Self-starter, ability to identify necessary tasks, plan projects and bring to completion

Computer Skills: Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft products, such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations : Paralegal Certification.

Physical Demands : None.

Supervisory Responsibilities : None.

Work Environment : Office Environment or Remote as necessary.

Language Skills: English.

Posted Date 2 months ago (1/4/2021 10:23 AM)

Req ID 2020-170704

Primary Work Location : Location US-TX-Plano

Category Legal

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