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Corporate Legal Assistant - Part Time

General Counsel

Posted 4/11/2019 until 7/20/2019

Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the General Counsel, the Legal Assistant will provide corporate and related administrative and legal support in the Legal Department.  Because all Archdiocesan employees represent the Roman Catholic Church, they are expected to conduct themselves according to the goals and mission of the Church in performing their work.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

      Manage the Legal Department’s contract-related workflow

      Assist counsel in reviewing standard-form contracts

      Organize and maintain contract database

      Manage calendar for renewing, amending or terminating contracts

      Follow up on contract finalization and signing

      Coordinate with other Departments on contract-related workflow

      Assist financial services and other departments’ staff in maintaining contract database

      Prepare contracts for payments to vendors by Financial Services

      Relay staff requests for legal assistance

      Assist in maintaining corporate records

      Manage schedule of corporate filings with governmental agencies

      Schedule regular and annual meetings for corporate entities

      Assemble and maintain annual meeting minutes

      Maintain names and addresses of current officers and directors

      Assist in responding to administrative proceedings by government and judicial agencies and entities including updating tax identification information for Internal Revenue Service and Franchise Tax Board and responding to employee benefit matters

      Respond to email and telephone inquiries

      Share general office duties such as answering phones, copying, collating, with other members of the Legal Department team

      Other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned.



Requirements:

Education and Experience

Any combination of education and experience likely to provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities, typically:

 

      Active member of a Roman Catholic faith community.

      Bachelor's degree preferred

      Prior experience working in a professional legal environment

      Paralegal or similar experience; paralegal training preferred, but not required

      Experience in working with sensitive and confidential matters

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

 

Knowledge of

      Catholic teachings and institutions

      Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus

      Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite computer and electronic document and data management programs and procedures

      Operate standard office equipment

 

Skill in:

      Organizational, time-management and multi-tasking skills

      Writing and editing legal and administrative documents

 

Ability to:

      Be flexible, welcome interaction with numerous constituencies and perform well under pressure for multiple parties

      Occasionally lift up to 20 pounds

      Sit for sustained periods of time on a daily basis

      Perform tasks requiring intermittent bending, stooping, and walking

      Sustain frequent movement of the fingers, wrists, hands, and arms.


HOW TO APPLY:


Interested candidates must fill out an application, which can be found on our website athttp://archla.org/employmentpdf 

 
The completed application must be submitted, along with a resume to: 
 
Please submit the email with the following subject line:

Your First & Last Name, Position applying for, Location​​​​

Information/Application Contact:

General Counsel
3424 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles CA 90010
FAX: 213-637-6115
E-Mail: employment@la-archdiocese.org
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