iHeartMedia Litigation/Real Estate Paralegal in Phoenix, Arizona

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Clear Channel Outdoor

Job Summary:

The Real Estate/Litigation Paralegal provides legal support to in-house attorneys who manage real estate based commercial litigation involving issues primarily arising out of lease disputes, land use rights, foreclosures, bankruptcies and condemnations by applying knowledge of law and legal procedures.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist attorneys with all aspects of early dispute resolution and litigation avoidance, including:

  • Fact gathering and investigation of claims and issues;

  • Document gathering, review, analysis and production;

  • Responses to subpoenas;

  • Drafting litigation-related documents, including correspondence, settlements and releases, demand letters and other notices;

  • Performing advanced legal research/Westlaw, Pacer, and court docket system searches;

  • Managing outside counsel and third-party billing and use of Serengeti software system.

  • Manage and assist with legal databases and processes relating to litigation, including:

  • Litigation case files, including monitoring and ensuring compliance with key deadlines; uploading pertinent file documents and information into electronic format;

  • Service of process;

  • Litigation reporting (Sarbanes and other quarterly reporting);

  • Litigation hold process;

  • Case closing process.

  • Assist with development of guidelines, management tools, and offering solutions to mitigate risks.

  • Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

Education

  • 4-year degree business or related field or equivalent education and related experience.

  • Paralegal certificate from ABA-approved paralegal school preferred.

Experience

  • 5-7 years’ experience directly related experience in litigation. E ducation, professional experience, desire to learn and work ethic may be considered if experience is not directly related to litigation.

  • Direct experience with commercial leases and other contracts, land use, foreclosure and condemnation litigation.

  • Experience with commercial real estate transactions preferred.

  • E-discovery document review experience with data platforms such as Clearwell preferred.

Skills

  • Strong analysis, problem-solving, and research skills, with ability to apply good judgment

  • Ability to prepare and present complex data in a simple, understandable manner.

  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees/customers and align and integrate with other departments within the company.

  • Ability and flexibility to work under pressure and concurrently on multiple projects and deal with ambiguity in a time-sensitive and high-pressure environment.

  • Proactively questions current practices; ability to identify root cause and corrective actions and drive improvements.

  • Computer and systems proficiencies - strong skills in Microsoft Office (Excel, Power Point, Word, and Outlook); also Computer based research on Westlaw and dockets such as Pacer.

  • Excellent communication and writing skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to handle high volume of cases and issues.

  • Ability to work with autonomy and be proactive with minimal supervision.

  • Strong time management, organization and prioritization skills.

Competencies

  • Process Management – Managing all phases of the transactional process and coordinating with internal and external team members.

  • Communication : Interacting with others through verbal and non-verbal means to present information in an engaging and understandable manner. The use of listening and other attending behaviors to gain a shared understanding of the topic at hand.

  • Customer Focus - Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers.

  • Business Acumen - Knows how businesses work; knowledgeable in current and possible future policies.

  • Organization – Is well organized and resourceful effective and efficient at marshalling multiple resources to get things done; foresees and plans around obstacles.

  • Action Oriented - Enjoys working hard; is action oriented and full of energy for the things seen as challenging; not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning.

  • Peer Relationships - Can quickly find common ground and solve problems for the good of all; can represent his/her own interests and yet be fair to other groups; can solve problems with peers with a minimum of noise; is seen as a team player and is cooperative; easily gains trust and support of peers; encourages collaboration; can be candid with peers.

Physical Demands: The demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Employee must have the ability to sit and/or stand at a desk for a minimum of 8 hours a day and complete tasks requiring repetitive use of hands.

  • The employee must have the ability to lift and move items up to 15 pounds.

  • Employee must have the ability to see written documents, computer screens and to adjust focus.

This job is performed in a temperature-controlled office environment.

Location

Phoenix, AZ: 2325 East Camelback Road, Suite 400, 85016

Position Type

Regular

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

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