ANALYTICS PARALEGAL in Boca Raton, FL at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 9/6/2019

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Job Description

Facility: CORPORATE

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Summary

Under the direction of attorneys in the legal department, provide litigation and contract support to attorneys in the resolution of corporate legal issues.

The candidate will directly report to the Executive Vice President and will work closely with the team of lawyers and compliance professionals to ensure compliance with the firm's legal policies, procedures, and internal controls.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reviews discovery requests and assists in the preparation responses.
  • May provide general assistance in preparing for closings, hearings, mediation, trial, and corporate meetings as directed.
  • Prepares case summaries and monitors litigation management databases as directed by the attorneys.
  • Maintains court calendars, deadlines and litigation timetables.
  • Prepares affidavits and other affected parties, as necessary including coordination of witness interviews as needed.
  • Interacts with outside counsel to assist with discovery and witness coordination.
  • Performs notary functions.
  • Analyze and provide reporting to legal executive team on issues of compliance with Company legal billing guidelines and retainer agreements with a focus on compliance and identification of out of scope services as to defense counsel;
  • Compile cost analysis as to legal vendors and insure compliance with contract terms;
  • Coordinate and legal key project initiatives as requested by General Counsel regarding all aspects of litigation and contract management;
  • Assist with data management of complex litigation matters to insure efficient provision of responses to discovery coordinating with outside vendors and defense counsel to avoid duplication and cost overages;
  • Preparation of reports as required by the legal management team to include areas of litigation management, vendor cost and potential cost savings recommendations for alternative processes where warranted;
  • Ongoing communication and coordination with personnel across various groups within the company, including those in offsite facilities offices, and with external counsel.

 

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of two (2) years towards Bachelor’s degree or Associate's degree in legal or related field required.
  • Certification (Registered Paralegal or Certified Legal Assistant) from a recognized professional society or state agency and a minimum of two years of work experience in the legal field required.
  • Should have strong academic background and analytical skills. 
  • Extremely diligent and detail-oriented. Superior organization skills.
  • Highly collaborative, with ability to work well with all types and levels of people. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Ability to manage multiple projects and to prioritize and work to firm deadlines for both short- and long-term projects.
  • Experience and proficiency in use of Legal Tracker, Microsoft Office and PACER systems.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

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