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Sr. Paralegal
at Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Dallas, TX

Sr. Paralegal
at Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Dallas, TX

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The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas believes in the diversity of our people, ideas and experiences, and we are committed to building an inclusive culture that represents the communities we serve.

ORGANIZATIONAL SUMMARY:

As part of the nation's central bank, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is committed to strengthening the economy and our communities. At the Fed, you have the opportunity to become part of an important public service institution whose work touches lives across the globe. It's a big job, and that's why we need talented, results-driven professionals who care about making a difference.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Currently, the Legal department is seeking a self-motivated, versatile Sr. Paralegal to be located in Dallas, TX. The Sr. Paralegal supports the Bank's attorneys in the performance of a wide variety of law related tasks, including managing contract review process; analyzing and evaluating contracts and other documents; assisting in litigation matters; coordinating the department's policies and procedures; and other administrative responsibilities. Requires in-depth knowledge and experience. Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve products or services. Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions. Works independently, receives minimal guidance. Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Under general direction and oversight of an attorney, participates/leads in the review, revision, and development of contracts, legal memoranda, and other documents. Directs document distribution for appropriate approvals and final release. Ensures proper file maintenance.
* Provides support to attorneys in litigation management, including receiving and reviewing subpoenas or other requests for information, managing compliance with deadlines, and drafting correspondence regarding extensions. Coordinates responses by requesting, receiving, and reviewing records and information from business units for responsiveness and completeness before forwarding to supervising attorney.
* Coordinates and maintains various policies and procedures for the Legal Department.
* With general direction regarding the scope of projects or assignments, researches and analyzes applicable statutes, regulations, cases, and Federal Reserve policies and procedures.
* Responsible for administrative support of attorneys, including the preparation of legal documents, calendar and file maintenance, document distribution, scheduling meetings, etc.
* Other duties as assigned.

COMPETENCIES:

* Functional Knowledge - Requires conceptual knowledge of theories, practices, and procedures within a discipline.
* Ensures Accountability - Holds self and others accountable to meet commitments.
* Communicates Effectively - Can develop and deliver multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of difference audiences.
* Customer Focus - Builds strong customer relationships and delivers customer-centric solutions.
* Values Differences - Recognizes the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to the organization.
* Instills Trust - Gains the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

* Minimum education required of the position: College degree or paralegal certification.
* Minimum experience required of the position: Minimum 5-7 years paralegal experience in a dynamic environment with the ability to successfully manage frequent changes in priorities and workload.
* Excellent writing and analytical skills.
* Strong organizational skills and proven record for managing multiple projects concurrently under minimal supervision.
* Ability to work independently within deadlines.
* Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate across all levels of the Bank.
* Ability to handle sensitive information in a confidential manner.
* Proficient in MS office: Word, PowerPoint, Excel.
* Equivalent education and/or experience may be substituted for any of the above requirements.

WORK HOURS AND CONDITIONS:

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Flexibility/additional hours may be required based on business needs; some travel may be required up to 5%

Notes:

Assessment(s) related to the position may be administered during the interview process.

Employment is contingent upon the selected candidate passing a financial credit check.

This position may be filled at various levels based on candidate's experience and departmental needs.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

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