Employer

Goosmann Law Firm

Location

Sioux Falls, SD

Job Details

Goosmann Law Firm has an immediate opening for a full-time Transactional Paralegal. The Transactional Paralegal will have foundational knowledge of transactions (i.e., mergers, asset deals, purchase agreements related to stock or membership interests, partnership transactions), contract review and negotiation, and federal, state, and county filings. The Transactional Paralegal will support attorneys in the Business and Mergers & Acquisitions practice areas.

We are a Midwest-based, woman-owned, law firm for trailblazers leading the way in America. We work for visionaries who take action. We give leaders the freedom to focus on what’s worth it. We help protect what you work hard for and get what you deserve. As attorneys, we are committed to stand for what’s right. Together we are agents of change, making a difference for people.

We provide a WOW client experience, keep up with the pace of business, under-promise, and over-deliver.  Our service attracts great clients.   We partner with our clients to anticipate their legal needs in a fast-paced, positive, goal driven, productive culture that encourages and rewards productivity, excellence, teamwork, a giving mindset, integrity, and professionalism.  Goosmann Law Firm places strong emphasis on leveraging strengths, technology, marketing, training, and coaching. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Review and describe contracts.
  • Assist Business and Mergers & Acquisition attorneys as needed.
  • Monitor and calendar deadlines.
  • Document preparation.
  • Work directly with clients and federal, state, and county governments to coordinate proper filings.

 

Required Skills/Abilities: 

  • Excellent organization skills, attention to detail, and ability to prioritize and work independently.
  • Ability to manage time and resources effectively and independently, and balance conflicting priorities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively work with various types of clients.
  • Skilled at meeting strict deadlines under significant time pressure.
  • Willing to pitch in and support growing legal department in a fast-paced growing environment.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously with a high degree of professionalism and client orientation.
  • Ability to be self-motivated and work without direct oversight.

 

Required Experience and Education: 

  • Paralegal Certificate preferred
  • BA/BS in Business, Accounting or Finance preferred
  • Minimum 3+ years job experience as a transactional paralegal preferred

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at a time.

 

We offer a comprehensive benefit package:

  • Regular office hours:  Monday-Thursday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Group Life and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Ancillary options – Aflac
  • Flex Spending Accounts
  • Paid Holidays
  • PTO
  • Blue Zone Time – 2 hours paid wellness each week
  • Employee Assistant Program
  • Free Parking
  • 401 (k) after 90 days, employer match
  • Direct Deposit
  • Casual Fridays (jeans)
  • Culture of excellence and fun
  • Family oriented employer
  • Flexible
  • Team oriented

Application Information

Qualified applicants should send resume to Sheila R. Baker, Director of Human Resources, bakers@goosmannlaw.com. All inquiries will remain confidential.

Goosmann Law Firm is an equal opportunity employer.

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