1 PITTSBURGH PARALEGAL ASSOCIATION JOB BANK Pittsburgh Paralegal Association Job Bank Updated 02/10/14 Oil and Gas Title Administrator 2/10/14 Downtown law firm seeks a self-motivated candidate with strong organizational and interpersonal skills for an entry-level position in the oil and gas industry. The candidate will be responsible for ensuring that client projects move seamlessly through the work process from start to completion. This will require monitoring projects, including the creation and updating of spreadsheets and reports, to ensure workflow is maintained and timelines are met. Additionally, the candidate will be responsible for working with templates, managing and organizing client communications, preparing status reports for meetings, and updating and finalizing reports and/or documents. Requirements: Strong proofreading and writing skills. Strong communication/interpersonal skills. Intermediate Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, Outlook). Intermediate Adobe Acrobat skills. Strong/Good time management and task prioritization skills. Ability to quickly learn new software packages. Familiarity with Worldox or other document management systems a plus, but not required. Oil and gas land experience a plus, but not required. Each applicant should send his or her resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to
2 CORPORATE PARALEGAL 02/06/14 DICK's Sporting Goods has an exciting opportunity for a Corporate Paralegal, who will provide paralegal support to the Legal Department on a variety of corporate and general matters. The successful candidate will assist the Legal Department with corporate secretarial matters, including minutes, resolutions and Board books, real estate administration, document and information management, factual analysis, and routine SEC filings RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist the Corporate Secretary on Board of Director and other corporate governance matters, including preparing and managing documents from various departments in connection with Board of Director meeting Prepare and file Section 16 filings, manage the approval of all insider trades and maintain record of same. Assist with other routine SEC and stock exchange filings made by the Company. Contribute to the Company's annual reporting process, including information management, maintaining drafts of annual filings, working with various departments to obtain and organize information, conducting legal research relating to disclosure rules Assist with the Company's lease administration, including processing real estate documents, maintaining real estate files, coordinating with lease administration, prepare supporting real estate documents Drafts and revises correspondence, responses, contract terms, and other written documents as required Conducts legal and business research as required Assists with special projects as assigned REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's Degree preferred 5-7 years of paralegal experience, with a focus on corporate matters SEC's Edgar and New York Stock Exchange SEC filing software (such as RR Donnelley) Familiarity with records management or law office management tools preferred Electronic Board Books Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. is an authentic full-line sporting goods retailer offering a broad assortment of brand name sporting goods equipment, apparel, and footwear in a specialty store environment. The Company also owns Golf Galaxy, Inc., a multi-channel golf specialty retailer, True Runner, a new running store bringing runners the best in footwear, apparel, accessories and service, e-commerce websites and catalog operations. For more information on Dick s Sporting Goods please visit our Investor Relations page. For more information on this position, please contact Jennifer Pannill at
3 or apply directly to the job via our careers page: Business Immigration Clerk/Paralegal 01/24/14 The global law firm of K&L Gates LLP seeks an experienced business immigration clerk/paralegal for its Pittsburgh office. This individual will be part of a thriving immigration team, under direct lawyer supervision, representing employers in sponsoring foreign workers for immigration benefits. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Prepare and file non-immigrant and immigrant visa petitions and green card applications primarily on behalf of professional workers. Write detailed persuasive letters. Communicate extensively with internal personnel and an expanding national and international client base. Utilize and maintain information in a variety of software applications. Requirements and Skills Direct experience with employment-based non-immigrant and permanent residence processes. Must possess excellent writing and verbal communication skills. High attention to detail, ability to proofread and edits one s own work product. Demonstrated ability to multi-task in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment. Results oriented individual who produces well under pressure. Strong organizational skills Excellent computer skills Education College degree preferred, however experience is also given consideration. We seek exceptional employees who want to become a part of our practice on all levels, to help us expand, challenge our limits, and push us to grow into the future. If you are motivated by job
4 challenges and personal growth, then K&L Gates could be the right place for you. If you feel that you meet the requirements and would like to apply for this position, please apply via the following link to our career page https://recruit.klgates.com/psp/pshrprd/employee/hrms/c/hrs_hram.hrs_ce.gbl? Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=3142&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1 Please include a cover letter, and advertisement source in your application. No phone calls, walk-ins, or agencies, please. Contract Paralegal 12/12/13 US Fortune 100 multinational Company seeks an outstanding contract paralegal with 5-8 years of in-house and/or law firm experience to support its North American and global operations. Ideal candidates would have the following experience and attributes: Bachelor s degree or a paralegal certificate from an institutionally accredited paralegal program or 5-8 years of work experience as a paralegal. Pennsylvania notary appointment helpful, but not required. Duties include: Work with internal business groups to determine need for and scope of potential contract Prepare drafts of contracts and ensure contracts are thoroughly reviewed for legal, risk management, tax, insurance and accounting issues prior to submitting for final legal approval Identify contractual issues and take appropriate action to ensure a satisfactory resolution. Maintain accurate and complete files. Assist in creation of a contract clause database for boilerplate contract language. Maintain litigation docket noting deadlines for responsive pleadings/motions, court appearances, and other important deadlines. Excellent oral and written communications skills and listening skills. Strong analytical, strategic planning and project management skills. Creative thinking to help resolve issues quickly. Ability to handle sensitive, confidential and privileged information. Excellent human relations skills including the ability to effectively communicate with co-workers, management, outside counsel and third parties and to establish and maintain effective working relations with others. Excellent organizational skills, the ability to handle multiple assignments in a timely manner and to prioritize work with minimal supervision.
5 Solid understanding of legal concepts, processes and procedures in various state, federal and international jurisdictions. Ability to perform advanced research using on-line research databases and the internet. resume to Litigation Paralegal 12/12/13 US Fortune 100 multinational Company seeks an outstanding litigation paralegal with at least 5 years of in-house and/or law firm experience to support its North American and global operations. Ideal candidates would have the following experience and attributes: Bachelor s degree or a paralegal certificate from an institutionally accredited paralegal program or at least 5years of work experience as a paralegal. Pennsylvania notary appointment helpful, but not required. Duties include: Maintain litigation docket noting deadlines for responsive pleadings/motions, court appearances, and other important deadlines. Draft and issue litigation holds. Coordinate and prepare responses to subpoenas. E-Discovery responsibilities. Work with internal business groups and outside counsel to preserve and produce records and respond to discovery requests. Coordinate and prepare responses to subpoenas and similar requests. Review files, gather, organize, summarize and analyze factual data. Assist in responding to garnishments. Maintain accurate and complete files. Excellent oral and written communications skills and listening skills. Strong analytical, strategic planning and project management skills. Creative thinking to help resolve issues quickly. Ability to handle sensitive, confidential and privileged information. Excellent human relations skills including the ability to effectively communicate with co-workers, management, outside counsel and third parties and to establish and maintain effective working relations with others. Excellent organizational skills, the ability to handle multiple assignments in a timely manner and to prioritize work with minimal supervision. Solid understanding of legal concepts, processes and procedures in various state, federal and international jurisdictions. Ability to perform advanced research using on-line research databases and the
6 internet. resume to Paralegal Senior Paralegal 12/12/13 FedEx Ground Provides assistance and support to the legal staff by compiling and coordinating the daily flow of documents and information for use in processing legal matters for FedEx Ground. Essential Functions: Prepares, investigates and conducts research for new and ongoing legal matters. Organizes, coordinates, and tracks all legal files and documents, making them available and easily accessible to attorneys. Prepares verbal and written reports to assist attorneys in determining how cases should be processed. Prepares relevant information for inclusion in and assists with printing the legal department activity reports as needed. Prepares draft legal documents, pleadings and memoranda. Prepares materials on training programs for management and FXG s personnel regarding legal-related issues. Assists attorneys during trials. Provides timely assistance to FXG s outside counsel as requested. Responds to subpoenas and requests for information. Manages deadlines and the case/matter calendar. Coordinates court appearances, depositions, meetings, etc., between employees and outside counsel. Develops, maintains, monitors and tracks internal legal processes and databases. Maintains confidentiality and privilege of all work. Participates in and supports privileges and confidential projects. Minimum Education: High school diploma or GED required; Bachelor s degree in Paralegal or related field preferred. Minimum Experience: Two years experience required in a law firm or corporate legal department. Required Skills Abilities and/or Licensure: Software skills, including use of Microsoft Office, web-based applications, document management systems, legal research applications (e.g. Lexis), and general internet research. Verbal and written communication skills necessary to explain complex and/or confidential information. Time management, organizational and multi-tasking skills necessary to work in a fast-
7 paced environment, handling various tasks and changing priorities, while maintaining a high attention to detail and accuracy to achieve daily assignments and goals. Ability to analyze, review and make recommendations. Ability to develop effective methods for proof-reading and quality-review of work product to ensure all aspects of work are completed correctly. Preferred Qualifications: This position is in the Litigation Group. Litigation experience as a paralegal is preferred, including experience with document productions and other discovery. Experience with various computer databases and litigation support applications. Local candidates preferred. Apply online at FedEx Ground. https://jobs-groundushd.icims.com/jobs/31411/paralegal---senior-paralegal/job?mode=view Paralegals (Records Management) 11/18/13 Mid-sized insurance defense litigation firm has immediate openings for two (2) Records Management Paralegals to work from our Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania office. This position is responsible for providing records and file management support to assigned attorney(s) and or case management paralegal(s). Qualifications and Skills: Associate's degree in paralegal studies or Bachelor's degree in another field with certificate in paralegal studies is strongly preferred Minimum of three years personal injury litigation experience, personal injury defense experience preferred Excellent organizational, time management, research and analytical skills Excellent communication skills, both written and oral Self-starter The ability to work independently Ability to prioritize and work under a tight schedule Strong computer skills, including proficiency in WordPerfect and Microsoft Outlook Must be a team player Case management software experience is also a plus Major responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following: Obtaining records, including preparation and transmittal of subpoenas Reviewing and summarizing legal documents and other records, including medical, employment, insurance, etc. Preparing various written materials, including, but not limited to, memos,
8 correspondence, (internally and externally), reports, and other documents as requested Organizing and maintaining both physical and electronic files, including keeping files upto-date Assisting with file organization and trial preparation Providing file management support to assigned attorneys and or case management paralegals through all phases of litigation Prioritizing to accomplish assigned tasks Billing the required number of billable hours per month. We offer a generous compensation package, including competitive wages, paid time off and holiday pay, medical and dental insurance, employer matched 401(k) plan and life, short term and long term disability insurance coverages. This position is a non-exempt hourly position, and our non-exempt employees enjoy a 7 hour work day with a 1 hour paid lunch. Interested applicants should respond with cover letter, including hourly pay requirements and resume to Lesa M. DeCarlo, Human Resources Administrator at Paralegal/Senior Paralegal 11/18/13 FedEx Ground Location: Corporate Headquarters in Moon Township, PA Position supports the employment law group. 2 years experience required in a corporate legal department or law firm. 5 plus years experience as a paralegal in a corporate law department or law firm preferred. Litigation and/or employment law experience strongly preferred. Experience conducting internal investigations, drafting position statements and drafting legal briefs and memos preferred. Experience managing a pleadings docket preferred. Software skills, including use of Microsoft Office, web-based applications and document management systems. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, organizational skills and time management skills. Minimum education: High School diploma or GED. Bachelor s degree in paralegal or related field preferred. FedEx Ground is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer (M/F/D/V), committed to a diverse workforce. Go to https://jobs-groundushd.icims.com/jobs/30488/paralegal---senior-paralegal/job?mode=view to view the complete listing and to apply online. Paralegal/Administrative Assistant 10/02/13 Lewis-Goetz and Company Inc., the largest North American distributor of industrial rubber products with over 90 locations in the U.S. and Canada, is looking for a Paralegal/Administrative Assistant to be based in its Pittsburgh, PA corporate headquarters.
9 As part of the ERIKS group of companies, LewisGoetz is growing, profitable and well-diversified, providing mission critical production support to customers across the petroleum, manufacturing, mining, metals and chemicals industries, among others. This position reports directly to the Corporate Counsel, and offers competitive starting pay, full benefits (including matching 401K, health and dental insurance), a collegial work environment and opportunities for growth. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES Update and maintain corporate records, minute books and director/officer registers for all U.S. and Canadian corporate entities. Assist with drafting and proofreading of legal documents, reports, presentations and correspondence. Conduct basic legal research. Update and maintain electronic database of commercial contracts and real estate documents and prepare monthly status reports. Internal organizing, scanning and filing/recordkeeping within electronic document management systems. Provide administrative support for electronic employee information sharing application, including periodic status reports and reminders. Provide administrative support for patent and trademark registrations and other IP matters. REQUIREMENTS Paralegal certificate or degree from an ABA approved paralegal education program required. Bachelor s degree required. Minimum of 3-5 years of corporate paralegal or law firm experience. Proficient with MS Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and document management systems. Experience working with and maintaining corporate documents. Basic legal research skills. Some exposure to contract drafting, review and negotiating. Excellent communication (written and verbal), interpersonal and time management skills. Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently, meet deadlines and handle multiple tasks. Please send your resume and salary requirements to