Special Counsel
Reston, VA
Jun 04, 2018
Jun 18, 2018
Full Time
Job Classification: ContractWe are looking for a Paralegal to work at a boutique law firm in Reston, VA and want to see if you are available and interested. This is a temporary position. Start: May 2018Duration: anticipated to last 8 weeks Pay: $20/hrLocation: Reston, VA (metro accessible via train and bus) Responsibilities:The Paralegal is responsible primarily for supporting attorneys in litigation and with some work transactional matters and regulatory filings. Transactional/Regulatory Support:* Contract generation and administration work, ie, preparing agreements for franchise transactions based on client forms of agreements, including franchise agreements, agreement amendments, transfer and assignment related agreements, renewal related agreements, lender comfort letters, termination agreements, and other agreements and addenda related to the franchise relationship; and developing and maintaining tracking systems for contract processes. * Support franchise/regulatory attorney and Senior Paralegal in formatting, preparation, collation, and filing of franchise registration documents. * Transactional work, including supporting attorneys on merger and acquisition transactions, franchise transfers, due diligence, preparing closing binders, etc.Litigation Support:* Prepare, cite check and file litigation documents including pleadings, motions, briefs and other litigation documents.* Prepare and organize witness binders and exhibits for depositions and trial.* Conduct directed legal research using Westlaw and PACER.* Manage pleadings files and other case-related files.* Draft cover letters and minor form pleadings.* Prepare tables of authorities, tables of contents and indices for briefs and other litigation filings.* Coordinate paper and electronic court filings and service.* Provide other support to litigation attorneys. Qualifications:* BA degree* 2+ years of law firm experience For immediate consideration, please submit a resume to the email address below [Click Here to Email Your Resume] Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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