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Paralegal - Business Law

Company: Atticus, Inc.
Location: Hempstead
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

Tired of working at a big firm where you have no work/life balance? Are you searching for a boutique firm where you can make a difference for clients? If so, were looking for you!

Franco Law Firm P.C. is an asset protection law firm with practice areas in Business Law, IP Law, and Trust and Estates Law. Based in Long Island, NY, our primary focus is to educate and consult our clients on protecting their real and intellectual property, so that they can build their legacy without worry.

We are searching for a paralegal with experience in Business Law to add to our growing team.

We value our staff and offer:

Competitive compensation
Closed between Christmas and New Years
Free parking
Weekly team meetings
Periodic firm get-togethers
Growth potential

Waiting period applies. Subject to change without notice.

About Us

Franco Law Firm is a certified Minority and Women Owned Business established in 2012. We have open communication and value the opinion of the team. We realize that we all have outside lives and believe in work/life balance and rarely have the need to work overtime. We value our clients and pride ourselves on the service that we provide.

Our ideal candidate has 2+ years experience as a business law paralegal, has extreme attention to detail, prides themselves on their honesty, and is a self-starter, problem solver and a team player.

Duties include but are not limited to:

Answering phones/backing up intake as needed.
Communicating with leads and clients over the phone and via email.
Closely monitoring the progression of business and trademark files and seeing matters through to matter completion.
Using CRM and internal tools to keep track of matters being worked on and updating notes and information on files as needed.
Drafting, reviewing, and sending communication to clients and associated parties.
Filing business formation documents, drafting and maintenance documents, and any other relevant business and state filings for business matters.
Maintaining turnaround times for deliverables to clients.
Assisting with NY LLC publications
Drafting and maintaining corporate compliance documents for clients.
Preliminary contract proofreading for attorney review
Information and document gathering from clients
Research resolution of novel legal issues for business clients
Correspond with business clients on deadlines, reminders, intake, process, questions, or concerns
Drafting search and opinion letters and sending to clients for review.
Drafting/preparing trademark applications for attorney review.
Monitoring and keeping track of Trello board for all trademark matters.
Reviewing USPTO communication to inform team of dates, deadlines, and what is required.
Other duties as needed on ancillary matters.

Experience and qualifications:

Experience with drafting/reviewing contracts, business formations, business structuring, drafting corporate documents, and trademark registrations.
Notary Certificate is a plus but not a requirement
Bachelors degree from an accredited institution.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office
Knowledge of state government websites to file corporate filings
Knowledge of IRS.gov and how to obtain EINs for businesses
Knowledge of nonprofits and tax filings for nonprofit organizations
Excellent organizational, drafting, and analytical skills and experience
Ability to help the firm better serve its clients, attract more clients, and increase the effectiveness of the firm
Ability to learn and effectively utilize technology. Must be tech savvy.
Ability to effectively work with attorneys and staff. We are a team.
Ability to be compassionate and effectively communicate with clients.

Salary commensurate with experience.

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit a detailed resume as well as a cover letter telling us why you are searching for another position as well as why you are the best fit for our firm. You are also requested to complete the Indeed skill assessment that will be send to you.

Emails sent directly to the firm, phone calls or in-person applications will be accepted. No agencies please.

Only those candidates being considered will be contacted.

Keywords: Atticus, Inc., Hempstead , Paralegal - Business Law, Legal , Hempstead, New York

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