We are a boutique, virtual law firm operating primarily in the US currently seeking a paralegal to assist with general legal and corporate/transactional tasks. Examples include:
1. Preparation, distribution, and organization of corporate and legal documents, and preparation of pdf binders.
2. Assisting with the organization of executions of documents, including preparation of signature page packets, tracking execution status of documents, and the maintenance and organization of corporate closing rooms.
3. Tracking deadline-driven documents and tasks.
4. Completing and filing various forms with the IRS, including Form SS-4 (Application for Employer Identification Number).
5. Assisting in the formation or incorporation of legal entities, including preparation of documentation such as bylaws, operating agreements or similar corporate governance documents, stock certificates, financing statements, and other corporate documents as requested.
6. Retrieving certified copies of corporate documents, certificates of good standing and legal existence and related documents from state officials for corporate transactions or when otherwise requested.
7. Performing public searches of all kinds, including federal and state lien searches, financing statements, and secretary of state records; preparing charts to illustrate results.
8. Preparing and monitoring due diligence data rooms and providing inventories of existing data rooms, including preparation of charts summarizing provisions, documents, and related terms.
9. Experience working with Microsoft SharePoint, filing documents on that platform, and maintaining client files electronically.
The ideal candidate will have significant prior experience with these tasks and as well as others typically performed in a corporate practice. Flexibility, timeliness, attention to detail and the ability to turn tasks around quickly and accurately are also very important. Because we are a virtual firm, the ability to work independently is a must. East coast hours are preferred.
Hours to be determined
More than 3 months3+ monthsProject LengthDuration
I am willing to pay higher rates for the most experienced freelancers