Paralegal

ASARCO LLC
Tucson , AZ , US
Competitive
Jun 21, 2022
Jul 21, 2022
2821
Audit & Legal
Full Time
English
POSITION SUMMARY

The Paralegal position enhances attorney efficiencies by researching law, investigating facts, and preparing documents to assist the legal team. The position involves significant communication with government agency personnel, and a variety of other stakeholders. The ideal candidate for this position has a strong work ethic and exceptional problem-solving skills. The paralegal responsibilities, which may be altered or added to from time to time, are described in more detail below.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Research and analyze law sources such as statutes, judicial decisions, legal articles, treatises, constitutions, and applicable regulations and codes, as necessary.
  • Prepares legal documents, such as affidavits, pleadings, discovery responses, and the like for review, approval, and use by attorney staff.
  • Prepares and manages responses to document and deposition subpoenas.
  • Conducts preliminary and final review of legal documents for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with pertinent laws, regulations, rules, and practices.
  • Manages life cycle of business entities, including drafting corporate minutes, filing annual reports and other documents as required by corporate commission offices of various states, complex legal documents, reports, and correspondence.
  • Interfaces with in-house counsel and staff, outside counsel, contractors, government agencies and business clients on legal matters or assigned projects.
  • Performs clerical duties, as requested such as scheduling appointments, providing information to callers, composing, and typing routine correspondence, processing legal invoices for approval and payment, and reading and routing incoming mail.
  • Organizes and maintains case/document files, ensuring proper filing and indexing of correspondence, discovery, pleadings, and the like.
  • Serves as a Notary Public.
  • Performs other duties as requested.
  • Always maintains professionalism.


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of:
  • Legal processes, procedures, and terminology related to review, preparation, and processing of legal documents.
  • Relevant federal and state rules of civil procedure, filing requirements, etc.
  • Information management, classification, and retrieval systems.
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and general office software.
  • Docketing familiarity preferred.
  • Confidentiality requirements
  • Records management and retention requirements for paper and electronic documents.

Skills:
  • Written and verbal communication and collaboration.
  • Active listening, problem solving, and analytical comprehension.
  • Exceptional organization and attention to detail.
  • Legal research and writing.
  • Dependability, composure, and professionalism.

Ability to:
  • Conduct research using diverse legal research sources.
  • Review and synthesize information and present findings in required format.
  • Efficiently gather, maintain, and organize voluminous data/documents.
  • Recall details in documents.
  • Express ideas in a clear and concise manner.
  • Work professionally.


MINIMUM EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Paralegal Certificate
  • 3-5 years' experience as a paralegal at a law firm

OR
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience


A core value of ASARCO LLC is "Safety First." The Company is committed to help employees continuously improve their efforts to work in the most safe, inclusive, socially and environmentally responsible manner practicable. Employee safety and health, both on and off the job, are critically important to the Company. Therefore, ASARCO LLC requires employees to have and effectively demonstrate good working knowledge of modern safety systems. Each employee will take prime responsibility for ensuring that s/he works within all required safety procedures and processes.

ASARCO LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates must possess a current and valid driver's license. Offers of employment are contingent upon a successful criminal background check and pre-employment physical including a drug screen (hair analysis).

ASARCO LLC offers an excellent low-cost benefits package for medical/prescription/ dental/vision, disability coverage, life insurance and other optional coverage, and 401(k) plan with company match.