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  • 02/22/2024 5:52 PM | Anonymous

    GENERAL SUMMARY: 

    This position requires the performance of general corporate paralegal tasks including, monitoring and maintaining assigned corporate programs, drafting and filing documents and appropriate licenses, maintain corporate records and client databases, and making recommendations for best practices to business/corporate attorney(s). This position must observe confidentiality of client and firm matters. This position has a minimum billable hour requirement of 1,400 hours per year. NOTE: It may be possible to work remote up to 2 days per week, based on the needs of the position.

    SALARY RANGE/BENEFITS: $75,000 - $92,000 – This salary range is dependent upon a variety of factors, which include but are not limited to the following: the candidate’s relevant experience, skill level, and demonstrated ability to perform all of the essential functions of the position as well as ability to perform functions which would arise from the needs of the position or as assigned, and all of the qualifications listed in the job description. Benefits include: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short & long term disability, 401K, paid time off, transportation subsidy and holiday pay.

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

    “Essential functions” are primarily job duties that incumbents must be able to perform unassisted or with some reasonable accommodation made by the employer.

    • Monitor and maintain corporate records, including preparation of annual and special meeting minutes, amend Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws, prepare stock transfers.
    • Prepare Articles of Incorporation, Certificates of Formation, Bylaws, minutes of organizational meeting, stock subscriptions, stock certificates, license applications, IRS filings, and perform legal research.
    • Receive, review and distribute mailings from Washington and foreign states for corporations.
    • Prepare and coordinate the completion and filing of annual reports.
    • Coordinate qualifying process in foreign states.
    • Prepare UCC financing/termination statements, coordinate completion and filing documents with the Washington Department of Licensing, Department of Revenue, and other foreign jurisdictions.
    • Prepare documents for corporate mergers and dissolutions. 
    •  Research trademark availability. Prepare Washington State trademark applications and renewals.
    • Establish working relationship with clients, attorneys and state agencies to enhance the corporate maintenance program.
    • Perform online database searching and retrieval.
    • Maintain corporate database; update stock records.
    • Serve as Secretary of WKG, Inc. and work associated with acceptance of service of process.
    • Manage and perform all necessary tasks required for FinCEN filings for Firm clients (approximately 300 companies).
    • Position involves recurring work situations with occasional variation from the normal to a high degree of complexity. Employee must perform all duties with minimal supervision. Overtime may be required during periods of heavy workload.
    QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
    Advanced knowledge of corporate, real estate, probate and estate planning terminology, and basic legal terminology;
    • Familiarity with legal court procedures and state and federal agency requirements in specialized areas.Knowledge of basic business and corporate principles.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Proficiency with MS Office products, personal computer and law firm software applications.

    EDUCATION/TRAINING: Associate or undergraduate degree and/or Paralegal Certificate or experience demonstrating required skills.

    EXPERIENCE: 5+ years’ corporate paralegal experience with demonstrated expertise and skill in corporate maintenance.

    WORKING CONDITIONS: Normal office environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust, temperature and the like. Travel outside the office may be necessary occasionally. This position is expected to be on site, but occasionally there is work that may be done remotely based on workload.

    The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential responsibilities or requirements.



  • 02/13/2024 1:46 PM | Anonymous

    Paralegal

    US-WA-Seattle
    Job ID: 2024-35976
    Type: Regular Full Time
    # of Openings: 2
    Category: Legal, Compliance, and Risk Management
    Seattle, WA

    Overview
    we are not just offering a job but a meaningful career! Come join our passionate team!

    As a Fortune 50 company, we hire the best employees to serve our customers, making us a leader in the insurance and financial services industry. State Farm embraces diversity and inclusion to ensure a workforce that is engaged, builds on the strengths and talents of all associates, and creates a Good Neighbor culture.

    We offer competitive benefits and pay with the potential for an annual financial award based on both individual and enterprise performance. Our employees have an opportunity to participate in volunteer events within the community and engage in a learning culture. We offer programs to assist with tuition reimbursement, professional designations, employee development, wellness initiatives, and more!

    Visit our Careers page for more information on our benefitslocations and the process of joining the State Farm team!

    Responsibilities
    Christopher Roess & Associates, insurance staff counsel for State Farm Insurance companies, is seeking a paralegal to join their Seattle, WA office. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to supporting two attorneys with written discovery, medical record collection, witness disclosure, expert witness preparation, and pre-trial motions in first- and third-party insurance defense cases. The most qualified candidates will have the ability to work independently, prioritize workload, multi-task in a fast-paced environment, and communicate effectively. The position is classified as a hybrid role, meaning that the work arrangement calls for hours in the office and virtually. Everyone in a hybrid role is required to spend some time in the office. Work arrangements could change over time based on business needs.

    Located in Seattle, WA, we enjoy an active, busy civil trial practice. We provide a congenial, team-oriented professional work environment with skilled support staff.

    Location: 901 5th Ave Ste 830, Seattle WA

    Qualifications

    • Prior litigation or paralegal experience, paralegal degree/certificate/certification, medical training, or relevant coursework or legal studies degree is required.
    • Civil litigation experience in the area of insurance defense or personal injury
    • Background in preparing/requesting discovery, medical record collection, and trial preparation.
    • Working knowledge of Washington Civil Rules of Procedure and Rules of Evidence and Local Rules in King, Pierce, and Snohomish Counties
    • Strong computer skills and experience working in an electronic/digital environment.
    • Applicants are required to be eligible to lawfully work in the U.S. immediately; employer will not sponsor applicants for U.S. work opportunity.
    • Potential Salary range: $58,183.13-$80,000
    • Potential yearly incentive pays up to 10% of base salary (results may vary from year to year)

    Competitive Benefits Including:

    • 401k Plan
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental/Vision plans
    • Life Insurance
    • Paid Time Off
    • Annual Merit Increases
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Health Initiatives

    For more details visit our Benefits Page

     Apply Here:

    PI236790642

  • 02/13/2024 9:37 AM | Anonymous

    Law Firm in Everett, WA is seeking a full-time experienced paralegal with general civil litigation experience, family law and probate. The ideal candidate will be a polished and personable professional with strong organizational skills who can multi-task and prioritize, work independently, problem solve and communicate effectively with team members and clients. 

    The candidate will work collaboratively alongside two attorneys in the areas of family law, probate, and related litigation. You must be a proactive, charismatic team player who enjoys working with clients. Our fast-paced work environment requires strong interpersonal skills, attention to detail, and strong work ethic. For family law paralegals, proficiency with Family Soft required.

    We value excellent work and a supportive collegial environment. Our staff members are critical and valued team members.

    Duties:

    • Start and manage client files following firm’s procedures with supervision from intake through trial preparation and trial. 
    • Responsible for case file maintenance; collecting and organizing documentation from clients, other parties, and entities, etc. 
    • Communicate effectively with clients, courts, expert witnesses and opposing counsel and be responsible for court deadlines.
    • File, organize and manage all client and legal documentation; information must be easily accessible to any member of the team at any time. 
    • Maintain confidential client and firm information in accordance with firm policies.
    • Additional legal and administrative duties as needed.

    Requirements:

    • 3-5 years’ experience as a litigation paralegal or legal assistant.
    • Able to manage detailed client intake.
    • Self-sufficient in locating and distilling information while asking proactive questions of attorney team members.
    • Strategic decision maker; able to produce high quality work under tight timelines.
    • Strong organizational skills with ability to track and monitor deadlines.
    • Operates with a high degree of accuracy with strong attention to detail.
    • Graceful and effective under pressure in demanding environments. 
    • Proven ability to establish professional relationships with colleagues and external clients.
    • Support the firm’s values in working as part of a team to deliver high quality service.
    • Excellent command of the English language in a written and verbal capacity.
    • Able to learn quickly and adapt to firm’s procedures and policies.
    • Responds well to constructive feedback and able to learn quickly.
    • Strong MS office skills and able to learn new software quickly and independently.

    Salary:

    $60,000 to $70,000/DOE including comprehensive benefits. Full-time work is defined as 37.5 hours per week. 

    Apply to: Tracy Armes - tarmes@denomillikan.com

    Please send your detailed cover letter and resume in PDF format. Please note, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

  • 01/02/2024 11:45 AM | Anonymous

    TITLE: Senior Commercial Paralegal LOCATION: Bellevue, WA

    TerraPower is a nuclear technology company based in Bellevue, Washington. At its core, the company is working to raise living standards globally through a more affordable, secure and environmentally friendly form of nuclear energy along with innovations in medical isotopes to improve human health. In 2006, TerraPower originated with Bill Gates and a group of like-minded visionaries who evaluated the fundamental challenges to raising living standards around the world. They recognized energy access was crucial to the health and economic well-being of communities and decided that the private sector needed to take action and create energy sources that would advance global energy deployment. TerraPower’s mission is to be a world leader in new nuclear technologies, while developing innovators and future leaders in the nuclear field. As a result, the company’s activities in the fields of nuclear energy and related sciences are yielding significant innovations in the safety and economics of nuclear power, hybrid energy and medical applications – all for significant human health benefits.

    TerraPower is seeking to hire highly motivated and forward-thinking professionals who are interested in focusing on advanced nuclear reactor research and development and influencing change within the nuclear power landscape and bringing forward the critical production of medical isotopes. TerraPower is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. In addition, as a federal contractor, TerraPower has instituted an Affirmative Action Plan (AAP) in an effort to proactively recruit, hire, and promote women, minorities, disabled persons and veterans.

    Senior Commercial Paralegal

    Energetic and experienced Senior Commercial Paralegal will deliver high-quality services and work with other professionals on a fast-paced legal team. The individual must be self-directed with demonstrated professionalism and a true desire to develop an effective working relationship with colleagues and have the ability and judgment to manage end to end processes with little supervision. High energy, flexibility, confidence, integrity and ability to maintain strict confidentiality and the ability to interface with clients and co-workers in a professional, approachable, and positive manner are essential.Responsibilities:

    • Provides dedicated programmatic support for the TerraPower lawyers) and will report to the Senior Corporate Counsel.

    • Prepares drafts of agreements, including confidentiality agreements, and other documents and handles both routine and first line non-routine contract review and negotiations (including confidentiality agreements) in consultation with the TerraPower lawyers.

    • Provides end-to-end processes primarily for procurement contract and confidentiality agreement reviews.

    • Creates and formats documents electronically including letters, memos, status reports, presentations (PowerPoint), spreadsheets (Excel), and other related documents.

    • Provides legal support for TerraPower government contracts and grants and associated compliance requirements.

    • Prepares updates to and provides administration of legal policies and procedures in consultation with the TerraPower lawyers.

    • Provides support for the creation of, and updates to, standard contract templates for TerraPower’s business.

    • Files, tracks and updates a variety of business and legal templates and documents.

    • Understands the nature of the business in order to provide value-added service and enhance working relationships.

    • Facilitates daily contact with TerraPower lawyers and other TerraPower personnel via email and phone.

    • Coordinates with TerraPower lawyers to meet business objectives and the TerraPower legal department’s goals and objectives.

    • Manages external work with outside lawyers and others regarding matters on which the TerraPower legal team is working.

    • Initiates and sustains continuous improvement in TerraPower contracting advice, negotiations, templates, drafting, implementation and management, undertaking negotiations and contract management when needed.

    • Initiates and implements technological improvements to streamline legal review and support.

    • Determines priority and responds appropriately and coordinates communications with stakeholders. Makes recommendations as needed regarding appropriate action and follow-up.

    • Conducts legal and other research as requested (electronic and other resources), creating deliverables ready to share directly with the other functions within TerraPower.

    • Provides back-up support to TerraPower lawyers and other legal team members.

    • Tracks and coordinates other matters for the TerraPower legal team.

    • Participates actively in group meetings to understand short- and long-term goals of the legal team and the business.

    • Coordinates communication and service requests from various parts of the TerraPower business.

    • Assists Senior Corporate Counsel in preparing and delivering best practices materials and training to TerraPower organization as part of new employee orientation and on other matters.

    • Performs other tasks and projects as requested from time to time by the TerraPower lawyers and in support of the TerraPower business.

    Key Qualifications and Skills:

    • 10 plus years or equivalent level legal support experience, preferably in a fast- paced and challenging environment in a company.

    • Bachelor’s degree required; additional professional certifications, up to and including a J.D. is a plus.

    • Knowledge and experience with contracting, corporate and legal principles required.

    • Familiarity with intellectual property and licensing a plus.

    • Experience providing programmatic successes across and in support of organizational success, including technology improvements for the legal function

    • Ability to make solid business decisions, manage end-to-end processes, think ahead, problem-solve, and multi-task in a highly dynamic work environment.

    • Ability to work in a team setting and conduct and present oneself in a highly external clients and personnel.

    • Proven ability to exercise high degree of confidentiality and objectivity.

    • Proven ability to work independently with little or no supervision.

    • Ability to receive and provide constructive feedback on work performance.

    • Ability to accurately keyboard at 50+ wpm.

    • Scrupulous attention to detail and excellent drafting and proofreading skills.

    • High level of proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint; familiarity with SharePoint a plus.

    • Excellent organizational, analytical, filing, and prioritization skills.

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

    • Ability to multi-task in a dynamic environment.

    • Ability to execute a high volume and broad scope of tasks.

      Job Functions

      Job Functions are physical actions and/or working conditions associated with the position. These functions may also constitute essential functions for the job which the employee must be able to fulfill, with or without accommodation. Information provided below is to help describe the job so that the applicant has a reasonable understanding of the job duties/expectations. An applicant's ability to perform and/or tolerate these actions and conditions will be discussed and workplace accommodations may be made on a case-by-case basis following an individualized assessment of the applicant and other considerations, including but not limited to any governing safety standards.

    • Motor Abilities: Sitting and/or standing for extended periods, bending/stooping, grasping/gripping, fine motor control (hands)
    • Physical exertion and/or requirements: Minimal, with ability to safely lift up to 25 pounds
    • Repetitive work: Prolonged
    • Special Senses: Visual and audio focused work
    • Work Conditions: Stairs, typing/keyboard, standard and/or sitting working
    • environment of >8 hrs./day
    • Travel required: 0-10%

    TerraPower’s technology is controlled for export by various agencies of the U.S. Government. TerraPower must evaluate applicants who are foreign nationals (other than asylees, refugees, or lawful permanent residents) in accordance with U.S. Government export control requirements. To facilitate TerraPower’s export control reviews, you will be asked as part of the application process to identify whether you are a U.S. Citizen or national, asylee, refugee, or lawful permanent resident of the United States. Government export authorization approval times vary. Based on the business needs for a particular position, TerraPower may not consider a foreign national from a country if it is impracticable to obtain timely Government export approval.

    Job details

    Salary Range Level 9: $95,414 - $ 143,122

    *Typically, our employee salaries are within .90 – 1.0 of the mid-point of the posted salary band. Any salary offered within the posted salary band is based on market data and commensurate with the selected individual’s qualifications and experience. This range is specific to Washington State.

    Job Type: Full-time Benefits:

    • Competitive Compensation

    • Salary, eligible to participate in discretionary short-term incentive payments

    • Comprehensive Medical and Wellness Benefits Medical

      Vision
      Dental
      Life
      Life and Disability
      Gender Affirmation Benefits Parental Leave
    • 401k Plan

    • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)

      21 days of annually accrued PTO
    • Generous Holiday Schedule

      10 paid holidays
    • Relocation Assistance

    • Professional and Educational Support Opportunities

    • Flexible Work Schedule

      APPLY HERE

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206.653.7259

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