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Legal Staff Paralegal in Birmingham, AL

Birmingham, AL, United States

Industry: Legal | Type: Full-Time

Posted Date: Jan 14, 2024

Practice Areas: Litigation, Litigation - General/Commercial

Qualifications: College degree preferred

Job Description:
# Legal Conflicts Review Analyst
## Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz P.C.
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz P.C. is looking for a Legal Conflicts Review Analyst to join their team. The ideal candidate will have administrative experience, exceptional communication, organizational and computer skills, as well as the ability to work effectively both in a group and independently. The candidate should also be detail-oriented and able to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.

This position is available in Houston, Jackson, Memphis, Nashville, Birmingham, Baton Rouge or New Orleans.

## Responsibilities
- Review assigned requests routed to Analyst though 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.
- In accordance with directions, determine whether any potential matches could present a conflict.
- Where a possible conflict could present, 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 above identify potential conflicts, reassign matter for further review to conflict attorney for clearance.
- Document all actions taken in this process in NBI database.
- Additional tasks related to operation of Firm Conflicts Review Department as may be assigned by Conflicts Counsel.

## Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
- Possession of the skills attributable to 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.
- 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

Must provide minimum authorization to work in the United States.

## Salary Information
The salary for this position is competitive and commensurate with experience.

## How to Apply
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Thank you for submitting your resume. 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.

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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