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PARALEGAL

Counsel On Call is seeking a paralegal to assist a Cincinnati tech company. While the position could be permanent, there is a possibility that they will take on someone in a contract to permanent basis. Immigration and intellectual property experience is a plus.

Job Duties:
Organize and manage case files
Prepare immigration application forms
Use internet to submit applications to various government agencies
Obtain documentation requested by various government agencies. Follow process for tracking information requests, routing requests for fulfillment, receipt/submission of information. 
Track due dates for external filings for immigration, intellectual property, minority business enterprise, and other agencies. Provide reminders to appropriate persons of coming due dates.
Maintain and update corporate records.
Upload and tag contracts in our in-house contracts repository. Institute workflows to ensure executed contracts are provided.

If you are interested in applying or learning more (or if you know another paralegal that may be) please send your Word resume to nashvilleresumes@counseloncall.com

Lisa A. Leffler
Legal Manager, Global Litigation and Dispute Resolution

The Procter & Gamble Company
One Procter & Gamble Plaza, C9-220
Cincinnati, Ohio  45202
513.983.6070
513.386.3566
leffler.la@pg.com
(Posted 3/14/17)

PARALEGAL

LERNER, SAMPSON & ROTHFUSS
120 East Fourth Street | Cincinnati, OH 45202

Lerner, Sampson & Rothfuss provides a wide array of legal services to the mortgage banking industry, with five offices in Ohio and Kentucky. LSR is a general real estate practice firm, including but not limited to the following areas:
Litigation
Foreclosure
Bankruptcy
Eviction
Loss Mitigation
REO Transactions

For more information about joining the team at Lerner, Sampson & Rothfuss, please email employment@lsrlaw.com or call (513) 241-3100.
(Posted 3-7-17)

LEGAL ASSISTANT

Family Law Paralegal - Cincinnati, OH
Cordell Practice Management Group

The Legal Assistants at Cordell and Cordell are an integral part of the law office team. They assist clients & attorneys throughout the litigation process. They are focused, passionate, and committed to providing our clients with the best service possible.

About Us:
Cordell & Cordell is the largest domestic litigation law firm in the United States serving clients across 31 states. We are dedicated to a radical client-centered approach to the services we provide, backed by quality people who can help us succeed. In order to provide a service that is focused on people first, we hire and reward employees who also take pride in creating a world class experience for our clients and our co-workers.

You will be a good fit for this job if:
You take pride in providing great customer service.
You are a genuinely positive and optimistic person who enjoys working with capable, talented people.
You enjoy working for an organization that is growing.
You enjoy working for people that care about their employees and want to create a great workplace.
You enjoy a nice office setting working 40 hours per week.

Responsibilities of the Job:
Drafting pleadings
Preparing discovery
Filing documents with the court
Preparing trial exhibits
Other paralegal responsibilities as required

Qualifications:
Must have a minimum of 5+ years of family law experience in Ohio and some pertinent educational background including an Associates or Bachelor's degree in Paralegal Studies.
Excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills;
Professional demeanor and positive communicator;
Excellent typing skills and computer literacy, including a solid understanding Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel applications;
Demonstrate proficiency to focus on details, handle multiple tasks, and remain highly organized;
Go above and beyond on simple requests to make things easier on others.

Benefits
At Cordell & Cordell, we offer competitive benefits as well a great working environment. Our health plan includes: 100% employer paid insurance premiums for medical, dental, orthodontia, disability and life. We also offer a 401(k) plan, wellness program, and ongoing educational opportunities.

TO APPLY:  http://cordellcordell.com/careers/current-openings/
(Posted 3-6-17)

PARALEGAL

Freund, Freeze & Arnold • Dayton, OH
Mid-size Ohio law firm is seeking a Paralegal to support our legal team.

The Paralegal will:
- Research and analyze law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treaties, constitutions, and legal codes.
- Prepare legal documents such as briefs, pleadings, appeals, contracts, initial and amended articles of incorporation, stock certificates and other securities, buy-sell agreements, closing papers and binders, deeds, and trust instruments for review, approval, and use by VP, General Counsel.
 -Investigate facts and law of case to determine causes of action and to prepare case accordingly.
- Separate the records received from each provider. You may use index dividers especially if you are creating a medical records notebook. For each medical provider you may break each tab of medical records into subsections. Put the records in chronological order with the most recent on top. Prepare a table of contents for the medical records index. Scan and save a complete copy of the organized medical records on your computer.
- Perform other clerical duties such as scheduling appointments, providing information to callers, taking dictation, composing and typing routine correspondence, and reading and routing incoming mail.
- Prepare affidavits of documents and maintains document file.
- Act as arbitrator and liaison between disputing parties.
- Act as law librarian, keeping and monitoring legal volumes and ensuring legal volumes are up-to-date.
- Searche patent files to ascertain originality of patent application.
- File correspondence and legal documents in office filing system.
- Ensure proper indexing and filing of original legal documents.
- Other duties may be assigned.

Qualifications
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/or Experience
Two to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Paralegal Certification Required
Est. Salary $34k-$49k

TO APPLY:
Christy L. Flowers, Firm Administrator
Freund, Freeze & Arnold
Fifth Third Center, Suite 1800
1 South Main Street
Dayton, OH 45402-2017
E-mail: cflowers@ffalaw.com
(Posted 2-26-17)

FULL-TIME FORECLOSURE/COLLECTION PARALEGAL

Reisenfeld and Associates
Compensation - $30,000 to $40,000 Annually
Benefits Offered - Vision, Medical, Life, Dental, 401K
Paralegal to draft legal documents for Cincinnati Creditor Rights Law Firm
Experience preferred but not needed.

Send resume to Janice Oelker:  joelker@rslegal.com.
(Posted 3-3-17)

FULL-TIME LEGAL ASSISTANT/PARALEGAL
Manley Deas Kochalski - Cincinnati, OH

MDK is the top creditors' rights law firm in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois and Pennsylvania, providing services to the largest financial institution in the nation. MDK has grown very rapidly by developing leading edge technology and combining that with the superior legal expertise. We are looking for high performing individuals who want to join our dynamic environment. Individuals should have a demonstrated track record of success and a strong desire to develop solutions, problem solve and make significant contributions to our organization.

Responsibilities:
-Utilize case management systems to ensure legal cases are progressing in a timely manner.
-Prepare and process legal documents and correspondence with a high level of accuracy.
-Communicates with courts and clients to obtain information needed in the case.
-Continuously update internal system and client communication portals throughout the day.
-Prioritize daily responsibilities to ensure deadlines are met.
-Other administrative support as needed.

Qualifications:
-Those who want a career in an exciting work environment, not just a job, and who understand the important role they play in the overall success of the business.
-Bachelor degree or equivalent work experience.
-Prior experience in an office setting preferred. Prior legal support or mortgage servicing experience a plus, but not required.
-Ability to navigate and multi-task through multiple systems.
-Demonstrated attention to detail and excellent communication skills.
-Notary certification or willingness to become a notary is a plus.
-Entry level opportunities are available with thorough training provided.

Schedule, Compensation & Benefits:
The position is expected to work Monday through Friday, general business hours. We understand the importance for work-life balance, which is why flex time is available to our employees. MDK offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package. This includes a variety of medical plan options, so you can choose what fits your lifestyle and budget best. We also offer dental and vision insurance, which is free for our employees. Additional company paid benefits include short term disability, life insurance, paid time off, paid holidays and a 401(k) plan. In addition to our innovative work environment, we also offer the opportunity for career development and advancement.

To learn more about MDK, visit www.manleydeas.com. For consideration, please submit your resume and salary requirement.
Manley Deas Kochalski LLC and affiliates are Equal Opportunity Employers.

TO APPLY: Send your resume@manleydeas.com. Specify the position (Legal Assistant/Paralegal) and office location (Cincinnati).
(Posted 3-3-17)
 

Family Law/Criminal Defense
Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Florence, KY

Law Firm of Tasha Scott Schaffner PLLC has an exciting opportunity for a Legal Assistant to work 30-40 hours per week in their Florence office. For well over a decade, Tasha Scott Schaffner has provided assertive and effective family law and criminal defense representation to clients in Florence and throughout northern Kentucky.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to thrive in a dynamic, deadline-driven and customer centric environment and have a strong desire to grow and excel.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

   - Working knowledge of the process and legal terminology.
   - Manage calendars and appointments, ECF, mediation scheduling and billing, incoming calls and correspondence.
   - Preparation/revision of correspondence, pleadings and documents.
   - Organizing and maintaining client files.
   -Transcription of dictation.
   - Composition of documents, making edits as necessary with thorough understanding of appropriate grammatical usage.
   - Maintains confidentiality of all firm and client matters.
   - Oversee travel arrangements and calendar management, including scheduling and re-scheduling appointments or meetings.
   - Handle complex billing as well as billing correspondence and client monthly billing.
   - Complete photocopying, faxes, PDF’s and e-filings with the courts as directed.
   - Maintain an organized and up-to-date filing system, including chronological filing, docketing, diary filing, case filing and billing filing.     
   -Travel to attorneys’ offices and courthouses in the Northern Kentucky area to deliver documents.
   - All other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Required Skills:

   - Thorough understanding of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.
   - Idea generator with strong analytical, problem solving, and critical thinking skills.
   - Manages role with finesse and diplomacy with an understanding of changing priorities, sense of urgency, execution of results and support for the team.
   - Is an effective, mature, self-aware leader whose style is calm, strong and tenacious as the situation requires.
   - Flexible and collaborative in all cross-functional responsibilities.
   - Operates with high integrity, is productive under high pressure, hands-on when needed.
   - Demonstrates excellent communication ability using strong listening skills and logical, systematic approach to assimilating and sharing informatio.
   - Outstanding customer relationship development skills are a must.

Ideal Candidate Attributes:

   - Self-motivated and disciplined.
   - Willing to constantly improve.
   - Openness and adaptability to change.
   - Must tolerate a fast-paced, hectic environment.
   - Be self-directed, motivated and require little direction.
   - Able to prioritize and complete work assignments and projects in timely fashion.
   - Project Law Firm’s image by being genuine, friendly, caring and take pride in your work.
   - Effective and persuasive communication skills.

Experience and Education:

   - Minimum experience of 2 years as a legal assistant preferred.
   - Legal certification or legal training preferred.
   - Previous experience in a law firm or court would be ideal.

Qualified candidates must be able to:

   - Provide verifiable work history (names, addresses, phone numbers, and accurate dates of employment).
   - Successfully pass a criminal background investigation.
   - Provide two professional references; references should only be those who have direct knowledge of your work experience, such as Supervisors or Hiring Managers.

Salary and Benefits:

   - Starting salary of $13-15 per hour, depending on experience and skill level.
   - 2 weeks paid vacation/sick days immediately accrued upon hiring.
   - Paid National holidays off.
   - We offer a retirement plan with matching, however, we do not offer health benefits at this time.

Interested Candidates please send a resume and cover letter, with salary requirements, to Ashley Sexton at the email address listed. 
Tasha Scott Schaffner, PLLC. is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes individuals of diverse talents and backgrounds.
Send resume to:  Tasha@tashascott.com
(Posted 3/1/17)

Cincinnati - downtown global law firm http://www.blankrome.com/ has an immediate opening for a part-time clerk

Hours can be flexible, with possible full-time work over the summer.  $11.00 / hourly.  This entry level position is a great opportunity for paralegal students to get valuable law firm exposure and experience.

PRIMARY POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
·       file organization
·       research
·       courthouse filings, electronic email filing
·       copy work
·       covering reception desk / phones
·       opening & closing office
·       pick up/drop offs in downtown area
·       assist with day-to-day functions of office operations

Please forward resumes to:
Teresa J. Letsinger
HR Manager
Blank Rome LLP
201 East Fifth Street
1700 PNC Center
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: (513) 362-8708
Email: Letsinger@BlankRome.com
(Posted 2-20-17)

IMMIGRATION SPECIALIST

Classification: non-exempt
Position type
: full-time
Reports to:
Team Leader
Date:
2017

Summary: The Cincinnati office of Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP seeks an Immigration Specialist to join our Immigration practice group. Applicants should have experience handling aspects of business (employment) immigration and managing clients with Nonimmigrant visas, including H-1B, L-1, E-1/2/3, TN; and Immigrant visas. The ideal candidate will have a strong academic background, great analytical and writing skills, and be able to demonstrate leadership and initiative.

Essential Functions

Essential Functions

  • Attorney Support
    • Proactively supports attorneys
    • Document review and control
    • Responds to attorney requests with a sense of urgency and effectively prioritizes work
    • Monitors deadlines
    • Composes letters and memoranda
    • Transcribes dictation
    • Processes requests for payment and reimbursements
    • Processes mail
    • Answers phone and transcribes messages
  • Information Management
    • Creates, maintains, and retires files in accordance with Taft’s Information Governance Policy
    • Assists attorneys in managing client contacts, emails, and print documents

Competencies

  • Proficiency in the following software applications:
    • Microsoft Word
    • Microsoft Office
    • Microsoft Excel
    • Microsoft Outlook
    • Nuance PDF Converter
    • Filesite/ iManage
    • BigHand Dictation
  • Personal Effectiveness & Credibility
  • Ability to Adapt
  • Maintains Client Confidences
  • Thoroughness & Attention to Detail
  • Collaboration & Teamwork
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Flexibility

Supervisory Responsibility: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment: This job operates in a professional office environment. Specialists routinely use standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands: This is largely a sedentary role; however, some movement around the office is required.  For example, document specialists must be able to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work: This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, with specific hours to be scheduled by supervisors.  

Travel: No travel is expected for this position.

Required Education and Experience: Must have high school diploma and legal administrative experience in the area of Immigration.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications: None required for this position.

Taft is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive environment.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Taft is an at-will employer.  Taft or an employee may terminate the employment relationship at any time for any reason or no reason.

To Apply: Please send resume to Cara LaMond- clamond@taftlaw.com.
(Posted:  2-20-17)

Experienced Legal Assistant/Paralegal needed in Covington, KY.

A local government is looking for an experienced candidate to act as legal department administrator. Duties include answering phones, scanning, copying, drafting documents, case and claim intake and management, lien & tax payment processing, managing reporting to government agencies, and other duties.  Strong technology skills desired, especially Windows 10, Microsoft office, and accounts payable software.  Looking for candidates with high ambition and attention to detail.  Competitive salary, commensurate with experience, and many benefits available.  Send email including cover letter, resume, and references to mbartlett@covingtonky.gov.

Michael Bartlett
Sr. Assistant City Solicitor/ABC Administrator
City of Covington, Legal
20 West Pike Street Covington KY 41011
859-292-2315 direct | 859-292-2311 main
(Posted:  1-3-17)

Cincinnati Paralegal Association Classified:  CPA Job No. 2016-12-05

Cincinnati Paralegal Association
P.O. Box 1515
Cincinnati, OH  45201
www.cincinnatiparalegals.org

Established Butler County Law Firm seeks a Paralegal for its Probate Department. Ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, strong organizational skills, computer proficiency, and be willing to do a variety of duties. Attention to detail and the ability to work independently is a must. Knowledge of and/or experience in the areas of probate, estate planning, real estate, income tax and other related matters a plus.
Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to communication with clients, participation in meetings with clients and attorneys, maintaining records, preparation and filing of documents, legal research, and assisting attorneys in all phases of the Probate process. This career opportunity provides a competitive salary, benefits and a pleasant work environment.
Send resume to Ms. Woedl at woedl@mfitton.com(Posted 1-3-17)

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW PARALEGAL

The nationally recognized Environmental Practice Group of Taft, Stettinius & Hollister in Cincinnati is looking to hire a first or second year paralegal. Duties include developing a basic understanding of environmental law, supporting Taft’s environmental attorneys in administrative and litigation proceedings, document review and control, filing of pleadings, witness summaries, basic research, database management, knowledge of local court rules, and exhibit preparation. The successful candidate will be a well-organized, self-motivated team member that possesses excellent communication (both written & oral) skills. This firm offers a highly competitive salary, benefit package and a great work environment. Email resume, including salary requirements to: Cara LaMond at:  CLaMond@taftlaw.com.   (Posted 12-14-16)

PROBATE PARALEGAL

Established Butler County Law Firm seeks a Paralegal for its Probate Department. Ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, strong organizational skills, computer proficiency, and be willing to do a variety of duties. Attention to detail and the ability to work independently is a must. Knowledge of and/or experience in the areas of probate, estate planning, real estate, income tax and other related matters a plus.
Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to communication with clients, participation in meetings with clients and attorneys, maintaining records, preparation and filing of documents, legal research, and assisting attorneys in all phases of the Probate process. This career opportunity provides a competitive salary, benefits and a pleasant work environment.  (Posted 12-13-16)