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Legal Staff Paralegal in Jackson, MS

Jackson, MS, United States

Industry: Legal | Type: Full-Time

Posted Date: Jan 14, 2024

Practice Areas: Litigation, Litigation - General/Commercial

Qualifications: Possession of the skills attributable to a paralegal or experienced, multi-area practice secretary, Law firm experience in opening files or clearing conflicts preferred, Involvement with the Firm's file opening/conflict system (or firm of similar size and breadth), Strong written and oral communication skills, Detail oriented experience/abilities, College degree preferred

Job Description:
## Legal Conflicts Review Analyst

**Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz P.C.** is searching for a talented and experienced Legal Conflicts Review Analyst to join its team. The ideal candidate will have administrative experience, be professional, possess strong communication, organizational and computer skills, have proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite, and the ability to work effectively independently or in a team.

**Job Responsibilities:**
- Review assigned requests routed to Analyst through the Firm s New Business Intake (NBI) platform for accuracy and completeness; resolve any deficiencies or errors.
- Review conflicts reports related to assigned request.
- Identify any possible matches between parties in new request and Firm files.
- Determine whether any potential matches could present a conflict in accordance with directions.
- Communicate with attorneys to determine whether new matter may present any ethical or other conflict (e.g., is current file still active and/or whether suspect parties in new and current matter are the same).
- Where inquiries identify potential conflicts, reassign matter for further review to conflict attorney for clearance.
- Document all actions taken in this process in NBI database.
- Perform additional tasks related to operation of Firm Conflicts Review Department as assigned.

**Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:**
- Skills of a paralegal or experienced, multi-area practice secretary.
- Flexible, independent worker who can follow instructions.
- Law firm experience in opening files or clearing conflicts preferred.
- Experience with the Firm's file opening/conflict system (or firm of similar size and breadth).
- Strong written and oral communication skills.
- Detail oriented experience/abilities.
- College degree preferred

**Salary Information:**
Salary commensurate with experience. Must provide minimum authorization to work in the United States.

**Application Process:**
Resumes accepted only for job posted. Please click here to apply. After our hiring committee has had a chance to review all candidates for this position, we will reach out to only those that will be moving on to the next step in our recruiting process. We appreciate your interest in the position and will contact you if further action is necessary.

**Equal Opportunity Employer:**
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, PC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and all employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, sexual orientation, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression and marital status.

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