CAREERS

Senior Corporate Paralegal

The Firm:

Rose Law Firm is a boutique law firm in beautiful Lake Oswego that offers big-firm quality with small-firm customer service.  Our firm offers a wide range of services both as transactional lawyers and as litigators within the practice areas of business transitions and succession planning, corporate, real estate, executive compensation, tax, and estate planning. 

 

We strive to provide excellent service to our clients and provide a collaborative and respectful work environment for all our team members.  We like to say that we take our work very seriously, but we try not to take ourselves too seriously.  We welcome all applicants and strive to provide a workplace in which all employees feel included, respected, and valued. 

 

We are a growing firm and are excited to add a new team member to our fun, flexible, and drama-free group of employees.

 

Overview of the Position:

Your role as a Senior Corporate Paralegal on the Rose Law Firm team is (1) to provide high-level substantive paralegal services and support for the firm’s attorneys and clients on our corporate, commercial transactions, business transitions, and M&A matters; (2) to assist the firm with all levels of client case/matter management (both substantive and non-substantive); and (3) to assist the firm’s management team in providing administrative leadership to enhance the efficiency of the firm’s systems and processes for the firm’s practice as a whole. 

 

The right person for our Senior Corporate Paralegal position will have significant prior law firm experience and will also be a quick and eager learner who is looking for a long-term fit with a close-knit team.  This role requires self-motivation, ownership mentality, strong communication, independent judgement, and excellent client-relationship skills.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist 3-4 attorneys with client, case, matter, and project management, including drafting and sending engagement and conflict waiver letters, managing document organization of client file in both physical and electronic form, managing/docketing deadlines, and anything else to help the attorneys keep all files at the firm moving forward smoothly.

  • Assist with the preparation, formatting, and proofreading of correspondence, memos, pleadings, research outlines, and agendas.

  • Produce, edit, and format legal documents such as transactional agreements, pleadings, briefs, opinions, complaints, orders, and subpoenas; compose routine letters and memoranda.

  • Assist with entity formation and perform corporate organizational tasks including: filing organization documents, prepare transactional closing binders, prepare and maintain company minute books, and prepare and file annual reports or amendments to articles of incorporation.

  • Draft documents for board meetings, including: notices, proxies, affidavits of mailing, agenda, resolutions, ballots, oaths, minutes (including special minutes for corporate activities), and written consents.

  • Prepare/format corporate documents and effect filing with offices of the Secretary of State.

  • Manage and perform due diligence, including UCC searches, filings, and good standing certifications.

  • Coordinate with title companies, gather TRIOs, file deeds, etc., on matters dealing with real estate.

  • Conduct legal research, including relevant case law, relevant statutes, legal articles and other writings. 

  • Assemble documents for signature and review documents for proper execution when returned.

  • Maintain docketing system for annual reports, regular and annual meetings, UCC and IRS filings, and monitor compliance. 

  • Complete basic clerical tasks, including data entry; photocopy/scan/fax; organize firm library books.

  • Perform any other task required to assist the law firm function effectively.

  • 10+ years’ experience at a law firm; experience in corporate law, commercial transactions, M&A, etc. preferred.

  • Bachelor’s degree or paralegal certificate from an accredited institution preferred. 

  • High level of experience in Windows OS, Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Pro, and basic database and case management systems required.

  • Experience with filing documents in state and federal court and understanding federal, state, and local court-required rules.

  • Strong sense of ownership.

  • Flexibility and ability to balance multiple tasks and competing priorities accurately and efficiently.

  • Works well under pressure and has a high level of attention to detail.

  • Demonstrate integrity, strong client-relationship skills, the ability to use judgement, tact, discretion, and keep information confidential. 

Qualifications:

If you enjoy working in the legal field, are a great team-player and wanting to work with a fun but busy firm, we would like to talk with you!

We offer excellent benefits that include competitive pay, generous PTO and paid holidays, health/vision and dental plans, 401K with employer contribution, employee wellness program, and more!  We are also in a great area of town, with access to major freeways and many great restaurants.

How to Apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references through our application portal.

 

This is a direct hire position and recruitment firm submissions will not be considered.

 

Compensation: DOE + benefits (as eligible)

Employment type: full-time

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer