Job Opportunities Paralegal

World In Sign is a new company and is currently seeking a paralegal.

Paralegals perform procedural legal work. They know how to relate to a variety of people in a variety of situations, they are highly trustworthy, discreet, and use good judgment. They have strong writing and oral skills. They are supervised by a lawyer.

Day-to-day life as a paralegal at World In Sign includes assisting the lawyer by drafting and proof-reading legal documents (contracts, agreements, policies and more) and researching, gathering and presenting information upon request. The paralegal is in charge of organizing and maintaining a comprehensive filing system on-line, send documents for signature with follow-up and filing. They also support the grant writer by proof-reading and reviewing proposals for language and legal accuracy.

Responsibilities and Duties

To provide high quality service to the company.

  • Organizing and maintaining documents in a paper or electronic filing system
  • Preparing briefs, contracts, agreements and other legal documents
  • Investigating facts and laws and searching public records and other resources to prepare legal documents
  • Gathering and analyzing statutes, decisions, and legal articles, codes, documents and other data
  • Filing and maintaining corporate records and company licensing to keep the company in good standing with federal and state administration
  • Responsible for reviewing, tracking, and monitoring new legislation/regulations affecting the business (including products and processes) and informing the leadership in a timely manner
  • Assisting in implementing changes to contracts to comply with legislation/regulations
  • Responsible for support related to litigation, mediation, arbitration, and responses to complaints
  • Coordinating the attorney’s schedule
  • Handling sensitive information in a confidential manner
  • Producing documents related to the development and implementation of corporate policies and templates
  • Overseeing the contract process, including planning, collaboration, negotiation, and execution
  • Responsible for reviewing, tracking, and monitoring legislation that impacts the company’s products and/or processes
Education, experience, technology and, skills
  • Associate degree in paralegal studies required
  • A minimum of 1 year of related experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn American Sign Language
  • Proficiency in basic computer and technology skills, including Microsoft Office Suite of products required.
  • Must have a computer with webcam able to process work from home and virtual meetings (on Zoom, Teams or other software) via the internet.
  • National certification, such as those offered by NALA or AACP, is a plus
Job Type

Varies
Up to 32 hours a week

Location

Maryland area
Often remote

Pay

Negotiable
Based on diploma, experience and skills

How to Apply?

Complete an on-line application (click below) and attach a resume/CV and cover letter with the position title, copies of transcripts (official transcripts required upon hire) and/or certifications and licenses.

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