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23May

Paralegal

Flexsteel Industries Inc, Dubuque, IA

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 Position Overview:

Paralegal for Flexsteel’s Legal Department headquartered in Dubuque, Iowa. Provide legal assistance to Flexsteel’s In-House Corporate Counsel and provide administrative support to the Chief Financial Officer.

 Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Partners with the business team and functional leaders to develop and maintain a contract management process and workflow to incorporate all contractual obligations amongst suppliers, customers, and general terms and conditions.
  • Assist counsel with contract management lifecycle: create clause manual for the Legal Department and business units on routine, standardized contracts; facilitate execution of contracts involving Flexsteel’s standard contract forms; maintain a database of contracts.
  • Assist business units and In-House Corporate Counsel with drafting policies, procedures, and preparing training materials regarding the same in a standardized format complete with review and revision process.
  • Assist counsel with insurance program: annual insurance applications and renewals, filing insurance claims with insurance carriers, and maintaining insurance claim files.
  • Prepare documents and lead monthly/quarterly insurance review process.
  • Monitor corporate and subsidiary governance matters. Prepare documents for Secretary of State in various state jurisdictions.
  • Prepare initial drafts of resolutions for Board of Directors and shareholder approval.
  • Assist CEO and CFO office with preparation of board meeting review materials.
  • Perform miscellaneous treasury duties as assigned.
  • Conduct legal research based on statutes, case law, legal articles, and other regulatory sources.
  • Draft appropriate documentation for attorney review and facilitate execution of documents and forms.
  • Monitor intellectual property (IP) portfolio and work with outside counsel and business units on IP applications, renewals, and enforcement rights. Maintain IP log for the company.
  • Assist counsel with discovery requests in litigation matters and maintain company’s litigation log.

 Education and Experience Required:

  • Paralegal certificate or equivalent education and training.
  • 3-5 years’ experience as a paralegal in a corporate or firm setting.
  • Skills to complete legal research assignments and ability to summarize findings and provide recommendations.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and understand legal documentation.
  • Highest level of discretion, sensitivity, and integrity in handling confidential information.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Professional, well organized, and detail oriented.  
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Westlaw, and internet research tools.

 

 Flexsteel Industries, Inc. offers a competitive salary, along with an excellent full-time benefits package, paid holidays, a friendly, supportive work environment, Flexsteel furniture discounts, and professional growth opportunities. EOE M/F/H/V

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Job Details

Req Num --
ID 511992
Location
Dubuque, IA
Positions 1
Type
Employee
Status
Full Time
Pay --
Categories
Clerical/Office Administration
Legal
Benefits
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Leave
Paid Holidays

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience 2-5 Years
Education Associates

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