TEMP-TO-HIRE LITIGATION LEGAL SECRETARY

Suburban Akron law firm is seeking a Litigation Legal Secretary on a temp-to-hire basis.  This position will support a team of attorneys with the primary area of focus on litigation with some corporate work as well.

General responsibilities include heavy case management; preparation of pleadings, correspondence, memoranda; heavy client and court interaction; scheduling and calendar management; travel arrangement both domestic and international and handling various other matters as requested.

3+ years of litigation experience, preferably with exposure to corporate law. Solid experience with MSOffice and document management software is a must.

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CONTRACTS CORPORATE PARALEGAL

Downtown Cleveland corporation is expanding and seeking to add a Contracts Corporate Paralegal to it’s law department.

In addition to performing traditional paralegal duties, this position is responsible for reviewing, drafting and negotiating contracts on behalf of the company for approval as it relates to a variety of transactions, including research contracts, transfer agreements, professional contracts, IT and licensing agreements, consulting and staffing agreements and vendor contracts.

5+ years or more of contracts experience as a corporate paralegal in a law firm or corporate legal department. Bachelor’s degree preferred but open to paralegal certificate. Ability to work at a fast pace and independently are required.

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ACCOUNTING MANAGER

One of Cleveland’s finest downtown companies is seeking an Accounting Manager to manage the daily operations of their accounting department.

General responsibilities include:

  • Manage daily activities of the accounting department.
  • Assist with month end close reporting and activities.
  • Develop and implement improvements for departmental efficiency.
  • Oversee any special billing preparation.
  • Handle client inquiries for billing information upon request.
  • Manage client e-billing requirements.
  • Manage the review and approval process of foreign associate invoices.
  • Generate weekly and monthly reports.
  • Conduct performance evaluations; mentor and provide guidance to accounting staff.
  • Training new hires on position specific accounting procedures.

Qualified candidates must have a minimum of 5 years of accounting and billing experience in a professional services environment. Prior management experience is considered a plus. Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance is required. Experience with Elite or CMS accounting  software is preferred.

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LEGAL COLLECTOR

Downtown Cleveland law firm is seeking an experience Legal Collector due to an internal promotion.

General responsibilities include recovering delinquent funds from assigned accounts; keeping accurate records of collection activities, update client information, communication efforts, due dates; work with attorneys to determine future status of billing matters; work with clients to resolve collection of past due accounts; work with Collection Manager to improve company collection policies and procedures; generate reports as needed and work with Collection Manager and CFO on various projects as requested.

3+ years of high volume or legal collection experience needed.  Solid Word and Excel skills needed.  Must be able to work independently, multi-task and self-manage assigned workloads.

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SENIOR LITIGATION LEGAL SECRETARY

Downtown Cleveland law firm is seeking a Senior Litigation Legal Secretary due to departmental growth.  Position supports a busy assignment and requires someone with solid experience and an ability to multi-task.

General responsibilities include case management; preparation of pleadings, correspondence, memoranda; heavy client and court interaction; scheduling and calendar management; travel arrangement both domestic and international and handling various other matters as requested.  Additionally, solid experience with electronic filing across multiple court systems, generating Table of Contents and Table of Authorities and trial preparation from beginning to end is needed.

Absolute minimum of 5+ years of litigation experience supporting busy attorneys, preferably in a larger firm environment.  Solid experience with MSOffice, document management software and electronic filing are musts.

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IP LEGAL SECRETARY

IP Legal Secretary needed to support attorneys in prestigious downtown Cleveland law firm.

In addition to traditional legal secretarial responsibilities of preparing correspondence, memoranda and various pleadings; heavy client, court and opposing counsel interaction; case management; coordination of attorney calendars and dockets; this position requires solid experience in patent prosecution, trademark and copyright work.

3+ years of IP experience, in a law firm or corporate legal department, is mandatory. Experience with preparing documents for electronic filing of patents and trademarks with the USPTO would be ideal. Knowledge of docketing dates for patent and trademark prosecution is considered a plus. This position requires the ability to take ownership, take initiative and have the ability to work both in a team setting as well as independently. The ability to multi-task and prioritize large volumes of work in a fast paced, professional environment is essential.

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INVESTMENT BANKING ASSOCIATE

Downtown investment banking organization is growing and looking for Investment Banking Associate to join their winning team and work hand-in-hand with senior bankers to contribute and be an integral part of the organization’s team.  POSITION IS LOCATED IN EITHER CLEVELAND OR CHICAGO. General responsibilities include:

  • Conducting industry research;
  • Participate in new business development;
  • Create new business presentations;
  • Perform financial analysis, valuations and modeling;
  • Assist senior bankers with client management and execution of transactions;
  • Cultivate analyst development;
  • Identify acquisition targets and potential buyers;
  • Ability to multi-task working on two or three transactions at any one time;
  • With time, manage transactions along with senior bankers and coordinate activities of team members, clients and accountants

Candidates must have either an MBA from a top-tier business school, outstanding academic record, 3 years banking experience and externship in investment banking or corporate finance OR 4+ years of professional services investment banking in an associate or analyst capacity.  Demonstration of strong accounting and financial modeling knowledge is required along with excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Candidates must exhibit proven team player and leadership skills.

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