Position Summary The Part Time Legal Clerk will work under the direction of the General Counsel and can expect to gain excellent and diverse work experience working for a market-leading global software company. The right candidate for this position will have strong analytical skills, excellent problem solving skills, and solid interpersonal skills for customer and colleague interactions.
The Legal Clerk will work up to 20 hours per week.
What are we looking for in our next Legal Clerk?
An independent team player. The ability to work autonomously is important, but you must also function cohesively as part of a larger team that serves a global organization.
Positive, service-oriented attitude. You will interface with individuals at all levels, and from all areas of the organization.
Adaptable and enthusiastic. As a Legal Clerk, you’ll be exposed to many, many tasks and experiences that will be great building blocks for your career. We’re looking for someone who sees the opportunity in this and is excited for it.
Administrative. The Legal Clerk will need to be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Outlook, Excel; knowledge of Salesforce.com is a plus, but if you’re sharp, you’ll be able to pick this up on the job.
Education. Successful completion of at least one year at an accredited law school with excellent academic credentials.
This position would be ideal for a current 1L law student who is seeking a part-time legal job that will provide relevant experience in corporate law.
Create, maintain, and update contract records for customers
Search for contractual provisions and obligations according to a prescribed rubric
Investigate issues and assist attorney in preparation of contract documents
Assemble, proof, and edit drafts of contracts, licenses, etc.
Draft legal correspondence and maintain SirsiDynix's boilerplates
Provide administrative support to include: performing legal research and analysis, procure signatures from Executive team, scan and file signed agreements
Knowledge and Skills:
Ability to quickly and accurately identify legal and business issues and risks
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to self-motivate, problem solve, work under deadlines, and produce high quality work at volume
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well on a team
Ability to comfortably interact with senior management to assess contractual risks