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Paralegal - SLC, UT - #104672

Date: Jan 7, 2021

Location: SALT LAKE CITY, UT, US, 84116

Company: PacifiCorp

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PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion.

 

General Purpose

Provides professional legal support services to attorneys in form of document preparation, filing and service of court pleadings, management of document collection and drafting legal communications. May compile and analyze data, prepare reports/recommendations for action by supervisor. Assists with discovery and data requests, coordinates legal team response to inquiries from internal and external clients and counsel.

Responsibilities

  • Develops, reviews, revises, formats and transmits legal correspondence, pleadings, discovery, affidavits, memorandum, agreements, and other documents of a complex nature.
  • Prepares initial drafts of regulatory and compliance filings with state and federal agencies, adhering to federal/state laws and regulations.
  • Develops presentations and periodic reports.
  • Manages document collection and production for discovery and data responses, sometimes coordinating with outside vendors.
  • Organizes legal files for all attorneys.
  • Assists with quarterly litigation reports and reserve analysis documentation.
  • Prepares litigation, mediation, and witness binders.
  • Monitors court, FERC, and state commission dockets.
  • Tracks service of process and documents served on the company.
  • Manages document collection responsive to third party subpoenas.

Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum of five years related professional experience.
  • Working knowledge of litigation and regulatory process and experience with court and agency rules including filing and service requirements. 
  • Ability to accurately gather, compose, track, tabulate, and organize information including critical and/or sensitive information with attention to detail. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to work with all levels of the organization; ability to work as a member of a team.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities with limited supervision and maintain legal confidential information. 
  • Proficient using Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat.

Preferences

  • Experience in one or more of these areas: utility/energy; hydroelectric; regulatory/administrative; environmental; real estate/property; litigation
  • Completion of paralegal certification.
  • Experience with e-discovery practices and software, particularly Discovery Accelerator.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Teams, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with electronic filing in both Federal and state courts.

Additional Information

Req Id: 104672

Company Code: : PacifiCorp

Primary Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Department: Rocky Mountain Power - Legal

Schedule:  Full-Time

Personnel Subarea: Non-Exempt

Hiring Range: 64,300 - 75,700

 

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.  

It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.


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