Corporate Paralegal
Festiva Development Group - Asheville, NC

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Festiva Development Group is now hiring for a Corporate Paralegal for our Asheville Office.

The Corporate Paralegal is responsible for legal communications, registrations, licensing, outside counsel billing, litigation support and legal administrative duties.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Registrations and Licensing:
Process registrations, renewals and amendments for telemarketing and timeshare;

Sweepstake registrations;

Certificates of Authority applications and renewals;

Business License applications and renewals;

Bond applications and renewals.

Billing:
Review and code bills from outside counsel and submit for payment;

Track billing for outside counsel.

Litigation Support and Administrative Duties:
Provide litigation support including but not limited to administering settlements, research, discovery and document review;

Administrative support to Legal.

OTHER FUNCTIONS

The Corporate Paralegal:
Performs other duties as needed to ensure the smooth operation of the Legal Department.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

Education/Credentials

This position requires a four year college degree and a paralegal degree or certificate.

Experience

This position requires at least three years of paralegal experience either within a corporation or law firm. Experience specific to contracts, legal research, litigation and document drafting preferred.

Festiva’s Core Competencies

Accountability: Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.

Adaptability: Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.

Enthusiastic: Ability to bring energy to the performance of a task.

Ethical: Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.

Honesty/Integrity: Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.

Interpersonal: Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.

Responsible: Ability to be held accountable or answerable for one’s conduct.

Safety awareness: Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.

Tolerance: Ability to work successfully with a variety of people without making judgments.

Knowledge & Skills

Excellent computer skills and proficient with Microsoft Office Intermediate Excel, Word and other office software. Prefer someone with strong Power Point proficiency;

Ability to prioritize effectively;

Strong communication skills both written/oral;

Ability to review and understand legal and technical documents, contracts, etc.

Accuracy: Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.

Assertiveness: Ability to act in a self-confident manner to facilitate completion of a work assignment or to defend a position or idea.

Detail Oriented: Ability to pay attention to the details of a project or task.

Reliability: Being dependable and trustworthy.

Technical Aptitude: Proficiency in computer software- SPI, Gmail, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Documents and Google Spreadsheets.

Autonomy: Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

Organization: Exceptional organizational skills.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Next to each activity insert N, O, F, or C based on the job requirements.

N (Not Applicable)
Activity is not applicable to this occupation.

O (Occasionally)
Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day)

F (Frequently)
Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)

C (Constantly)
Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

Add other physical requirements as applicable.

Physical Demands
Lift/Carry

Stand
O

Walk
O

Sit
F

Handling / Fingering
F

Reach Outward
F

Reach Above Shoulder
O

Climb
N

Crawl
N

Squat or Kneel
O

Bend
O

10 lbs. or less
N

11-20 lbs.
N

21-50 lbs.
N

51-100 lbs
N

Over 100 lbs
N

Push/Pull

12 lbs or less
N

13-25 lbs
N

26-40 lbs
N

41-100 lbs
N

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The Corporate Paralegal’s environment can be stressful at times, requiring organization and multi-tasking.

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