Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Ricoh Electronics Inc Lawrenceville , GA 30046

Posted 3 months ago

Overview

Ricoh Electronics, Inc. (REI) is seeking a self-motivated Legal Assistant/Paralegal. Using good judgement and initiative, this position, located in Lawrenceville, will provide administrative support to our Corporate Legal department.

Responsibilities include

  • Serve as the primary point of contact for the Legal department on day-to-day matters. Communicate with internal/external customers, vendors, suppliers, auditors and other representatives to resolve requests, complaints, and issues or refer them appropriately.

  • Recommend course of action to internal customers to resolve routine problems and explain the legal rationale behind suggested steps.

  • Maintain legal database for contracts and monitor the status of expiring contracts and track the renewal process.

  • Review, research, and collect supporting documents for open legal issues. Assist in document discovery/e-discovery by searching for key terms, compiling relevant documents and submitting to outside attorneys. Research and provide basic evaluations of all intellectual property, including trademarks, patents and copyrights.

  • Compile Legal Division financial data and assist in the preparation of the annual budget. Track budget and prepare monthly budget reports.

  • Perform administrative activities to support the Legal Division including drafting, preparing or assembling a variety of documents including presentations, spreadsheets, and reports; coordinating and scheduling meetings, appointments, conference calls, and travel arrangements.

  • Coordinate projects for the Legal Division and track activities to ensure compliance with deadlines.

  • Maintain corporate minutes for board meetings. Responsible for Intellectual property renewals for trademarks (every 15 years).

Qualified candidates will possess

  • Bachelors' degree in business or equivalent experience required. Paralegal certification or course work preferred.

  • 4-6 years' legal administrative experience required.

  • Must have very good reading comprehension, writing and math skills as well as strong oral communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Must have very good organizational and time management skills and be detail-oriented.

  • Intermediate to advanced Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills required.

  • Strong knowledge of legal reference materials, legal research methods and legal terminology. Familiarity with legal document databases preferred.

  • Must demonstrate ability to handle sensitive, complex and confidential

AA/M/F/VETERANS/Individuals with Disabilities, EOE, Drug-Free Workplace


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