Immediate opening for a full-time Legal Project Manager in the Office of the General Counsel at Stanford University to assist attorneys representing the university and healthcare entities. This position will report to the Deputy General Counsel and Managing Attorney. Joining our administration team in the Office of General Counsel, you'll enable operations essential to the university's mission. You'll provide a full range of legal administrative and operational support to the Office of the General Counsel, including monitoring workflow and prioritizing multiple competing priorities.
OGC works primarily onsite on the Stanford campus. There is the possibility of working from home one day a week. There may be the need for evening or weekend work.
Core Duties--not all duties have been included:
Managing files or records of cases in which Stanford is a party, including preparing records for production in government investigations or litigation
Assisting attorneys in preparing witnesses for testimony
Managing document and records production process in response to subpoenas, warrants, and other lawful requests for information by preparing responses, collecting documents, and reviewing documents
E-discovery administration, including maintaining document retention guidelines and maintaining legal hold database and related systems, managing legal holds, collaborating with other university departments to implement legal holds, and document collections and review
E-filing in state and federal court and docketing
Researching and writing by analyzing documents and materials, summarizing information and facts
Updating service of process and legal document acceptance guidelines
Maintaining logs of productions in connection with subpoenas, warrants and government investigations, including confidential production request logs required by University policy
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience. At least 3 years of experience working as a litigation paralegal preferred
Paralegal certificate from ABA approved program preferred
Strong research and writing skills
Proficient knowledge of the federal and state rules of civil procedure and evidence
Ability to prioritize and to work with minimal supervision
Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
Occasionally stand/walk, use a telephone, writing by hand.
Rarely kneel/crawl, twist/bend/stoop/squat, sort/file paperwork or parts.
*Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Note: The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
The expected pay range for this position is $66,100 to $107,000 per annum. Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location and external market pay for comparable jobs. The final candidate will need to successfully pass a background check to be considered for this position.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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