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Legal Staff Paralegal in Baton Rouge, LA

Baton Rouge, LA, United States

Industry: Legal | Type: Full-Time

Posted Date: Jan 14, 2024

Practice Areas: Litigation, Litigation - General/Commercial

Qualifications: Paralegal or experienced, multi-area practice secretary

Job Description:
#Legal Conflicts Review Analyst
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz P.C. is looking for a Legal Conflicts Review Analyst to join their team. This position requires an individual with exceptional administrative, communication, organizational, and computer skills. The ideal candidate must be detail-oriented, able to multi-task and work well in a fast-paced environment.

##Job Description
The Legal Conflicts Review Analyst is responsible for:
* Reviewing assigned requests routed to Analyst though Firm s New Business Intake (NBI) platform for accuracy and completeness; resolving any deficiencies or errors.
* Reviewing conflicts reports related to assigned request.
* Identifying any possible matches between parties in new request and Firm files.
* In accordance with directions, determining whether any potential matches could present a conflict.
* Where a possible conflict could present, communicating 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, reassigning matter for further review to conflict attorney for clearance.
* Documenting all actions taken in this process in NBI database.
* Performing additional tasks related to operation of Firm Conflicts Review Department as may be assigned by Conflicts Counsel.

##Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
To be considered for the position of Legal Conflicts Review Analyst, the candidate must possess:
* Skills attributable to a paralegal or experienced, multi-area practice secretary.
* Flexibility to work independently and follow instructions.
* Law firm experience in opening files or clearing conflicts.
* 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.

##Salary and Location
The salary for this position is competitive and commensurate with experience. The position can be located in any of the following cities: Houston, Jackson, Memphis, Nashville, Birmingham, Baton Rouge or New Orleans.

##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.

##Application Process
Applicants must provide minimum authorization to work in the United States. Resumes accepted only for job posted. Interested applicants should apply by clicking the link provided. 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.

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