Job Openings
  
Mahtook & Lafleur 
 
Mahtook & Lafleur seeks an experienced Paralegal for Maritime and Defense Attorney. Must have good work references and be proficient with WordPerfect & Microsoft Word. Candidate must be able to work independently, meet deadlines, and work well under pressure. Qualified applicants may email resume and salary requirements to  jobsmandllaw@yahoo.com  or fax it to 337-266-2303, Attention: Paralegal.

​posted 6/6/20
  
  
ATC - Corporate Paralegal – Full-Time - Lafayette, LA 

 
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION:
ATC provides integrated environmental consulting and engineering services from more than 100 locations nationwide. Our comprehensive expertise in air, land, and water combined with full design, project management, and implementation services allows us to handle any challenge from consulting to completion.
As a single source for a wide range of solutions, we help our clients simplify their projects and create new efficiencies. We partner with them the entire way to reduce complexity, innovate solutions, and get projects done safely and quickly.
ATC offers a great work environment and a competitive salary. We also offer excellent benefits for eligible employees working an average of thirty hours per week including: health, dental, and vision insurance, medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, short/long term disability insurance, life insurance, 401(k) retirement plan with company match, tuition & certification reimbursement program, paid time off, paid holidays, and an employee referral bonus program.
 
DESCRIPTION:
Assist General Counsel in all stages of corporate transactions and with the preparation of documents necessary to comply with federal, state and local regulations in the conduct of business activities.
 
Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Ensure compliance with various states' incorporation rules, corporate filing guidelines and required documentation for corporate matters
Act as the principal liaison between the Legal Department and the operations team to coordinate filing of all applicable regulatory licensing requirements
Assist in the administration of corporate business filings and regulatory licensing compliance
Prepare and file paperwork required by various regulatory bodies
Prepare and file annual reports
Maintenance of corporate records
Notarize documents
Assist in the administration of the contract life cycle
Assist in the maintenance of the contracts database
Assist with certificate of insurance and bond requests
Assist with reporting needs and requests
Respond to requests for information
Perform legal research as necessary
Other duties as required
Abide by ATC's health and safety policies and procedures
POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
Basic qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree
Associate’s Degree and completion of an ABA-approved paralegal studies program
Notary Public
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Desired qualifications:
Experience with ISynergy a plus
Strong organizational and prioritization skills, critical thinking and attention to detail
Excellent verbal, written and communication skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude
Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies
Solid time management and follow-through skills
Strong computer skills

Please apply online through the link provided below:

​posted 5/24/2018
  
  
Paralegal Vacancy at the US Attorney’s Office in Baton Rouge, LA

Paralegal:

Examines, prepares and processes a variety of technical legal documents which are characteristically voluminous and complex in format. Reviews incoming material and independently determines the need for assembly and preparation of a variety of legal documents, e.g., complaints, motions, orders, answers, pleadings, subpoenas, warrants, etc. Obtains needed information from files, law enforcement agencies, courts, and other sources, and submits completed legal documents to the appropriate AUSA or, in limited cases, directly to the court. In preparation of documents, considers the nature and the status of the case involved. With limited instructions from the AUSA, prepares such legal actions as indictments, criminal and/or civil complaints and motions, search warrants, seizure warrants, judgments, garnishments, applications, notices, affidavits, summonses, grand jury and deposition subpoenas, orders to show cause, proofs of claim, and satisfaction of judgment. Completes variable aspects of recurring legal documents in conformance with the rules governing their style and format.

Provides assistance to attorneys in trial preparation by performing duties such as independently compiling trial notebooks, assembling jury instructions, and compiling witness and exhibit lists.

Coordinates with the Victim-Witness Specialist to ensure adherence to current Department of Justice guidelines relating to victims’ rights and services responsibilities. Notifies appropriate individuals of victim/witness issues.

Using original and online legal resources, verifies citations and statutory references contained in legal documents. Ensures citations are complete and consistent with source material.

Develops tables of contents and indices to briefs in accordance with established format. Lists cited cases, opinions and miscellaneous references in briefs.

Composes original letters that do not require legal interpretations, but do require a good working knowledge of legal procedures and specialized terminology, e.g., transmittal of pleadings, requests for extensions of time in certain cases, advising of actions taken or developments in cases referred by other federal departments and agencies, and notices to attorneys representing defendants.

Receives visitors and telephone callers. Furnishes requested information concerning pending and closed matters and cases, functions and general procedures of the office. Determines which matters should be referred to the AUSA and the urgency of the matter.

Establishes and maintains a variety of files. Searches legal reference files for information needed by AUSAs in conducting interviews and preparing correspondence. Assembles exhibits, affidavits, and other legal documents from file material. Separates, screens, selects, assembles, and organizes files and records material for disposition or transfer to records depository in accordance with established procedures.

Performs docketing duties such as opening, updating and closing cases through use of an automated case tracking system. As necessary, searches database for required information.

Maintains calendar of assigned active cases. Tracks filing, hearing, and trial dates, and scheduling conferences and interviews. Develops and maintains suspense system for ongoing cases and informs the AUSA of pending dates and deadlines. Maintains calendar(s) of the AUSA(s), scheduling appointments, interviews, and conferences, and provides reminders of commitments and court appearances.

Required Skills:
Paralegal Certificate Required.

Computer Skills: Applicant must have the ability to use MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS Access or other data bases, MSWord and Adobe Acrobat Professional. Able to perform legal research in Lexis/Nexis and /or West Law. For example, assignments may include integrating output from different software types, e.g., tables produced by database applications and charts and graphs produced by electronic spreadsheet applications, into word processing or desk top publishing text. Products include complicated tables, graphs and charts which may be incorporated into legal documents or courtroom presentations. Ensures proper format, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and grammar.

Communication skills are extremely important. Works and interacts professionally and effectively with all levels of staff. Ability to meet established deadlines and work as a team player in a professional office. Skill in meeting and dealing with people in a courteous and tactful manner. Demonstrated ability to review a wide variety of documents, both legal and non-legal documents, including Motions and briefs, and a variety of legal correspondence.

Please send resume to
Mark Pico
CACI, Inc., Project Manager
6315 Bren Mar Dr.
Alexandria, VA 22312
(202) 421-8764
   
posted 5/1/2018