Paralegal in Memphis, TN at ARS

Date Posted: 6/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Company: American Residential Services

POSITION SUMMARY:
Provides legal assistance to attorneys representing the Company by conducting legal research, analyzing law sources and providing legal support in collection matters, violations of non-compete/solicitation agreements, bankruptcy issues and litigation.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Provides legal support and assistance to service centers and attorneys for the company on matters such as customer complaints, payroll fraud, employee fraud, garnishment issues, intellectual property, trade name violations, discovery responses, litigation, and subpoena responses.
  • Interviews service center employees/management when new cases are filed or are to be filed to provide a summary to the attorneys for the company for use in litigation.
  • Reviews and prepares written summaries of regulations or legislative bills.
  • Drafts cease and desist letters to former employees who are in violation of non-compete/non-solicitation agreements. Works with the service centers to obtain solutions to these problems by contacting in-house counsel for additional assistance or directing them to outside counsel for possible litigation.
  • Works closely with national Attorney General Offices and ARS service centers to obtain solutions regarding customer complaints.
  • Assists attorneys with complex legal research.

Job Requirements

MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
An Associate’s degree in Paralegal studies is required with paralegal certificate/licensure. A Bachelor’s degree and 4-6 years of related corporate paralegal experience are desired. Related experience and/or advanced training or any equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must be computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft Office products and litigation database programs.
 

ARS-Rescue Rooter is an Equal Opportunity Employer AA/EOE/M/F/V/D. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, ARS-Rescue Rooter may provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

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