Paralegal (678-948)

Eagle Bancorp, Inc. Bethesda, MD
The Paralegal provides elevated administrative support to the General Counsel and other members of the Senior Leadership Team on matters of a legal nature (such as legal research, correspondence preparation, and insurance claims) as well as executive assistant functions.

* Complete annual and mid-year insurance applications. Maintain policies binder. File claims with insurance consultant/carrier. Maintain claims files and prosecute claims.

* Maintain subpoena registry. Log received subpoenas/garnishments/levies, etc. Circulate to subpoena distribution list. Send notification to customer. Coordinate production with various departments. Log production details. Review archived correspondence, including e-mails to determine relevance and absence of privilege, for attorney review.

* Creates and maintains case docket and pleadings binders.

* Perform legal research on ad hoc basis as issues arise; prepare draft memo to General Counsel.

* Prepare draft legal correspondence to customers and others.

* Maintain file and log of policies prepared by General Counsel.

* Investigate facts and law of cases to determine causes of action and prepare cases.

* Provides administrative support to the EVP/General Counsel, including calendar management, coordinating appointments and meetings, making copies, answering and directing phone calls, and implementing and improving upon administrative processes for more efficient workflow.

* Serve as backup to Corporate Secretary, including taking minutes at meetings of the Boards of Directors, Board committees, and management committees; converting to draft minutes for management review; correspondence to directors and management.

* Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

* Proficient in MS Office.

* Record-keeping skills.

* Organizational skills.

* Multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment.

* Self-starter.

* The ability to lift up to 10 lbs.

* The ability to sit for long periods.

* Significant computer and phone use.

* Ability to travel locally as required.

* Expert ability to accurately record discussion at all Board and Committee Meetings and prioritize completion of critical and time sensitive documentation.

* Expert attention to detail and problem-solving skills.

* Highly motivated, self-driven individual who can operate independently as well as under direct supervision and take accountability for the function.

* Exceptional work ethic and team player.

* Exceptional ability to deal with sensitive, confidential and detailed material in a professional manner.

* Expert attention to detail.

* Strong oral and written communication skills when interacting with internal and external clients.

* A high level of diplomacy and tact.

* Demonstrates a commitment to Relationships F•I•R•S•T in all areas of job performance.

Required Experience

* Associates degree in related field of study required. Bachelors' degree in related field of study preferred.

* Paralegal Certificate preferred.

* At least five (5) years of experience as a paralegal with some litigation experience required.

* At least three (3) years of experience as an assistant to a C-Suite executive required.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class.

Job LocationBethesda, Maryland, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular

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