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  • HR & Payroll Coordinator - Birmingham, AL

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Participate in the recruitment effort for staff personnel including position placements, application and resume screening, background screenings and reference checks.  
    • Process personnel action requests assuring proper approvals and the distribution of information.
    • Collect, track and process timesheets and administer PTO program.
    • Maintain HRIS records and personnel files in compliance with applicable legal requirements. 
    • Analyze data and prepare reports. 
    • Prepare new hire materials and conduct new employee orientation.
    • Assist in the planning and coordination of various HR events such as wellness initiatives, open enrollment and training.
    • Complete I-9 forms, documentation, and E-Verify.
    • Process payroll data including salaries, hours worked, garnishments, insurance premiums and 401(k) deductions.
    • Coordinate filing of federal, state and local tax payments, garnishments, gym memberships, and charitable contributions.
    • Balance and reconcile payroll records; benefit invoices and employee deductions.
    • Communicate Human Resources policies, procedures, laws, standards and government regulations. 
    • Assist with the preparation and administration of performance evaluations.
    • Respond to payroll inquiries and distribute tax documents.
    • Assist with various research projects and/or special projects. 
             

    SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

    • Knowledge of labor laws and regulations.
    • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and discretion.
    • Ability to handle and adjust effectively to competing deadlines and priorities and produce accurate and timely results.
    • Effective oral and written communication skills.
    • High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations and documentation.
    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a wide variety of team members and personalities. 
    • Ability to produce accurately and timely results.
    • Client service focused.
    • Ability to consider a multitude of situations and generate ideas and resolutions with limited supervisor involvement.
             

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

    • Prior knowledge of principles and practices of human resources preferred.
    • A bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management, or one to three years of experience in the HR field, or similar combination of education and experience. 
    • Previous payroll experience desirable.
    • Proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and databases or similar software.

     

    Reports to: Director of Human Resources

    Classification: Non-Exempt

     
  • Legal Secretary - Energy - Birmingham, AL

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Prepare, proofread and edit legal documents and correspondence including contracts, letters, memos, and reports.
    • Organize and maintain files.
    • Maintain calendar and deadlines for attorneys.
    • Schedule meetings and conferences.
    • Answer incoming telephone calls.
    • Perform time entry for billable time.  
    • Research and respond to inquiries and requests for information.
    • Handle travel arrangements for attorneys.  
    • Process expense reports on a timely basis.  
    • Provide other support as necessary.
             

    SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

    • Strong word processing and proofreading skills. 
    • Detail-oriented and strong follow-through skills.
    • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team. 
    • Ability and flexibility to handle multiple tasks. 
    • Excellent organization skills.
    • Typing speed of 55+ wpm.  
    • Some overtime may be required.
             

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

    • Prior transactional experience preferred.
    • High school diploma or equivalent required.
     
     
     
     
  • Litigation and Creditors Rights Paralegal - Atlanta, GA

    RESPONSIBILITIES 

    • Support substantive legal division processes by performing key job functions such as drafting and/or reviewing legal documentation and correspondence with minimal attorney supervision. 
    • Prepare for and coordinate litigation proceedings, monitor litigation caseload, and assist with pre-trial discovery and trial preparation.
    • Manage litigation holds, document reviews, and document production.
    • Assist with development of efficient workflows relating to document review, evidence management, custodial interviews, and oversight of data collection processes.
    • Coordinate document discovery including processing, scanning, coding, review and production.  
    • Assist with vendor management and act as a liaison between vendor project managers and case team.
    • Organize and maintain legal documentation.
    • Research and respond to inquiries and requests for information.
             

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with other team members
    • Ability to handle and adjust effectively to competing deadlines and priorities
    • Willingness to learn about complex processes and related documentation, and to analyze and review documents 
    • Position requires a high degree of discretion, confidentiality, professionalism and judgment
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Flexible work hours and some overtime hours required
             

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

    • Minimum of two to three years work experience as a paralegal.
    • Advanced knowledge of court system and e-filing procedures required.
    • A Bachelor degree in Legal Studies, Information Management or related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills may be acquired and/or Certification as a Paralegal.

       

       
  • Litigation Paralegal - Montgomery, AL

    RESPONSIBILITIES 

    • Support substantive legal division processes by performing key job functions such as drafting and/or reviewing legal documentation and correspondence with minimal attorney supervision. 
    • Prepare for and coordinate litigation proceedings, monitor litigation caseload, and assist with pre-trial discovery and trial preparation.
    • Manage litigation holds, document reviews, and document production.
    • Assist with development and implementation of efficient workflows relating to document review and other aspects of case management.
    • Coordinate document discovery including processing, scanning, coding, review and production.  
    • Organize and maintain legal documentation.
    • Research and respond to inquiries and requests for information.
             

    SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

    • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
    • Willingness to learn about complex processes and related documentation, and to analyze and review documents.
    • Ability to prioritize and work under tight deadlines. 
    • Position requires a high degree of discretion, confidentiality, professionalism and judgment. 
    • Excellent organizational and project management skills
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Some overtime may be required.

     

    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

    • Minimum of two to three years work experience as a litigation paralegal. 
    • Advanced knowledge of court system and e-filing procedures required.
    • A Bachelor degree in Legal Studies, Criminal Justice or related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills may be acquired and/or Certification as a Paralegal.