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Diamondback Energy Midland , TX 79701

Posted 6 months ago

General Purpose

Assist and provide a range of legal support to team of attorneysfocused primarily on oil and gas transactions and related service agreements,some risk mitigation/dispute resolution, and general employment/HR issues.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

Provides support to attorneys in a growing corporation's legaldepartment by:

  • Preparing initial drafts and reviewing legal documents such as exchange agreements, consultant contracts, confidentiality agreements, leases and related correspondence

  • Monitoring local government approach to regulation of oil and gas development

  • Preparing UCC searches and filings

  • Conducting legal research as directed or requested by the staff attorneys

  • Preparing and tracking paperwork for closings of acquisitions and divestitures

  • Communicating with Texas court clerks on filings and hearing schedules, and coordinating with outside parties relating to dispute resolution proceedings

  • Maintaining/managing databases and implementing organizational systems for legal department

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree, associate's degree or certificate program inparalegal studies

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Paralegal/Legal Assistant ina law firm or in-house legal department and/or other relevant oil and gasindustry experience

  • Paralegal certification may be required

  • Thorough knowledge of legal principles, practices and terminology

  • Thorough knowledge of legal research techniques

  • In depth knowledge of local, state and federal laws andregulations

  • Proficient understanding of Texas court system and procedures

  • Relevant computer knowledge and experience

Key Competencies

  • Analytical research skills

  • Critical thinking skills

  • Planning and organizing

  • Information monitoring

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Stress tolerance in fast-paced work environment

  • Attention to detail and accuracy

  • Confidentiality

  • Teamwork and amicable working style

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