Duties and Responsibilities: Under the general direction of the director of the Transactional Law Services Group and under the supervision of one or more attorneys in OGC, the successful candidate will:
draft and review agreements for a wide range of commercial transactions, including purchase, sale of goods and services
draft and review sponsorship agreements
draft and review liability releases
respond to and make client inquiries
research legal and factual questions and draft research memos.
OGC retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.
OGC is seeking a paralegal who has significant and demonstrated commercial transactional experience. Depending on the successful candidate’s experience and qualifications, the hire will be for a Paralegal or a Senior Paralegal.
Required: The successful candidate must possess each of the following:
2 or more years’ experience as a paralegal and/or experience advising, negotiating and drafting commercial agreements
Associate or higher degree or paralegal certification from an ABA-approved institution or the Minnesota Paralegal Association
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Strong attention to detail
Outstanding analytical and interpersonal skills and cross cultural competencies
Highest level of integrity and professionalism
An ability to independently manage and prioritize work
Having worked collegially and professionally in a diverse environment
Computer and word processing expertise, including Word, Excel, GMail and Google Drive
Internal Number: 328501
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