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Location: Centerville, UT
Job ID: 47897
Facility: Corporate

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Begin your future now and join the nearly 10,000 associates working every day to make a difference in the lives of at-risk populations. Headquartered in Centerville, Utah, Management and Training Corporation (MTC) provides thousands of individuals with life-changing opportunities through our management of Job Corps Centers and Correctional Facilities. Apply today and find out why MTC is a true Leader in Social Impact!

In addition to a competitive salary, team members will enjoy:

  • Medical, vision, dental, and prescription drug benefits
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match
  • 3 weeks paid vacation and 2 weeks paid sick time
  • 11 paid Holidays
  • Education/Tuition assistance
  • Company-paid Life and AD&D insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability benefits
  • Other perks such on-site yoga, off-site CrossFit, clubs, and numerous company events.


Position Summary:

Reports to the Vice President & General Counsel, supporting the legal and risk management department. Performs a wide variety of administrative and paralegal functions that require extreme discretion, initiative, self-motivation, and accuracy in compliance with company policies and management directives.

Essential Functions:

  1. Provide administrative support to legal and risk management department; answer and direct phone calls, sort and distribute mail, prepare correspondence, organize and maintain files, maintain contact lists, etc.
  2. Facilitate department communications with facilities, clients, outside law firms, etc.
  3. Coordinate department meetings, conferences, and other activities.
  4. Receive and track service of process.
  5. Coordinate with IS to maintain the internal litigation system and build reports for meetings and proposals.
  6. Update internal litigation system by entering new claims and lawsuits and tracking pleadings, discovery, email, and trial dates, etc.
  7. Submit all litigation notifications to clients per contract requirements and prepare and send litigation hold letters.
  8. Assist in the coordination of special reports and maintain control of reports due in or out of the office.
  9. Complete department travel advance requests and expense reports.
  10. Track and maintain professional memberships for department staff.
  11. Keep a department P-Card for supplies and submit monthly summary reports to finance.
  12. Create, update and maintain organizational documents, including articles of incorporation or dissolution, bylaws, stock certificates, merger agreements, etc.
  13. Draft corporate resolutions and other similar documents.
  14. Prepare and revise teaming agreements, subcontracts and nondisclosure, and other agreements based on existing forms.
  15. Prepare and file paperwork required by regulatory bodies and assist with compliance programs.
  16. Locate and develop case-relevant information on pending claims.
  17. Respond to internal and external requests for information, including assisting in gathering necessary documentation from corporate and site locations.
  18. Perform basic legal research and draft routine legal documents for review and use by department attorneys and other department staff.
  19. Categorize and interpret data and review and analyze reports, information responses, and case records.
  20. Coordinate requests between multiple parties involved in litigation.
  21. Organize relevant documents for attorney review and case or project preparation.
  22. Proofread pleadings, prepare exhibits, and e-file documents.
  23. Track, maintain, and keep current all required state registrations with each Secretary of State for the company and all subsidiaries.
  24. Update the contract management system by entering new contracts and tracking contracts for expiration and renewal.
  25. Maintain calendar of events, schedules, and appointments and prepare minutes of meetings. Monitor deadlines.
  26. Track and maintain all company trademarks.
  27. Maintain accountability of property; adhere to safety practices.

It is expected that the employee shall perform other duties as assigned by management and commensurate with the position's required skills and education and experience requirements.

 Required Skills:

  1. Familiarity with law, legal procedures and protocols, and court systems.
  2. Satisfactory knowledge of the day-to-day operations of a legal department
  3. Computer literacy.
  4. Working knowledge of case management software.
  5. Proficiency in using virtual data rooms to upload and organize documents.
  6. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  7. Proficiency in Adobe Pro.
  8. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  9. Superb attention to detail and organizational skills.
  10. Resourceful research and analytical skills.
  11. Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and tasks.
  12. Ability to follow directions as given, understand the purpose of an assignment, and implement problem-solving abilities as needed.

Education and Experience Requirements:

Five to seven years of experience as a legal assistant and/or paralegal is required. College degree or paralegal certificate preferred. Unless waived by management, a valid driver’s license in the state of employment with an acceptable driving record is required.

 

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