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We are seeking a Legal Practice Assistant/Paralegal to join the team in our St. Louis office.

Position Features:

  • We offer a friendly, relaxed and collaborative office environment which embraces the use of technology to deliver exceptional service to clients.
  • We currently offer employees the flexibility to work in a hybrid work structure and provide the appropriate equipment to do so. Working in the office is expected more frequently while employees become familiar with the firm, learn new concepts, and meet new colleagues.
  • Our St. Louis office is located downtown close to restaurants, parks, museums, theaters and more including the Gateway Arch National Park, the St. Louis Cardinals’ Busch Stadium and Stifel Theatre.
  • Our legal practice assistants/paralegals perform substantive, valuable work, and are critical to our client service mission.
  • We offer a generous benefits package including paid covered parking in the building, 401(k) match, profit sharing, paid parental leave, and domestic partner coverage.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Our firm is a transactional practice and does not have any opportunities for litigation work. This position is well suited to someone with strong writing and project management skills.
  • Prepare initial drafts of legal documents for attorney review. Organize, review, revise and assemble all documents necessary to complete financing transactions.  May speak with clients, coordinate internal resources when necessary, and review various documentation to obtain necessary information.
  • Prepare initial drafts of municipal securities offering documents for attorney review, including assisting with due diligence research and summarizing of demographic, economic, financial and operating data for the offering document.
  • Simultaneously coordinate and track multiple transaction schedules to ensure draft and final document delivery in an accurate and timely manner.  Assemble documents for signature and coordinate execution of documents.
  • Interact with clients and other transaction participants in a professional and courteous manner primarily by phone or email.
  • Maintain and monitor files in an organized fashion in firm’s document management system (NetDocs) and billing software system (ProLaw).
  • Perform other clerical duties, including invoicing, composing routine correspondence, and saving, printing and scanning documents.

 

Requirements:

  • High attention to detail and accuracy of work.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Intermediate to Advanced Proficiency in MS Office software applications:  Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat, Outlook.
  • Superior oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide high levels of client service internally and externally.
  • Professional and collaborative attitude.
  • Proven organizational skills in a fast-paced environment; ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects.
  • Independent, action-oriented thinker who is able to successfully undertake and complete projects and major tasks with a minimum of supervision.
  • Ability to understand written legal material.
  • Ability to understand and summarize basic financial statements.

 

To apply for this opportunity and start your career with our firm, please send a resume and cover letter.

Gilmore & Bell, P.C. is an equal opportunity employer and embraces the differences that make our employees unique.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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