Provides legal support services in the form of basic legal research, drafting of legal and business communications, and general file management. Experience in Lease Drafting with a strong familiarity of the legal provisions.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provides legal and litigation support by assisting attorneys with complex caseload research, subject and topic research, and briefings of court cases.
Researches court filings.
Assists attorneys with arbitration hearings by preparing meeting minutes, organizing and assembling exhibits, and maintaining files.
Processes various claims on behalf of the organization.
Coordinates the company's response on how to handle deposition subpoenas, production of business records, and who is required to represent the company for court appearances.
Confers with insurance adjusters, outside counsel, and internal risk management regarding the status of insurance defense matters.
Prepares quarterly insurance status report.
Other duties may be assigned.
No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. May provide informal assistance such as technical guidance and/or training to coworkers. May coordinate work and assign tasks.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Associate of Arts Degree and a minimum of 2 years of litigation paralegal experience with a law firm or corporate legal department.
CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
Certification in Paralegal studies or comparable combination of education and training.
Ability to comprehend and interpret instructions, short correspondence, and memos and ask clarifying questions to ensure understanding. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, co-workers, and/or supervisor. Ability to effectively present information to an internal department and/or large groups of employees.
Requires basic knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate simple figures such as percentages.
Ability to understand and carry out general instructions in standard situations. Ability to solve problems in standard situations. Requires basic analytical skills.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES
Strong background and experience of a variety of software, including MS Office Suite, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Must be able to create charts and graphs. Must have general knowledge and experience with the Internet.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Decisions made with general understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.
Internal Number: 18031631
With broader and deeper capabilities than any other company, CBRE is the leading full-service real estate services and investment organization in the world.
CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2017 revenues of $14.2 billion and more than 80,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included in the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #214 in 2017. It also has been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 17 consecutive years, and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” in the real estate sector for six years in a row. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CBRE.”
CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services.