Legal Assistant

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Located in Champaign, IL

Salary: $30,000-$60,000

Legal Assistant 

 Large Multi-state Corporation is looking for an executive legal assistant. This role will play a critical part in assisting to obtain city, state and other permits, as required, in a timely fashion


Essential Functions:

  • Review statutes and city ordinances in targeted area
  • Provide detailed feedback on regulatory agency filing and permit requirements per city to President and other designated personnel
  • Prepare drafts of agreements, licenses or other regulatory filing needed for review by President and other designated personnel
  • Be able to provide experienced analysis, advice and advocacy for company success
  • Maintain accurate records, digital and hard-copy, for reference purposes
  • Able to communicate with peers, supervisors and technical staff to obtain all items necessary for permit completion
  • Regulatory and legal experience and/or understanding
  • Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • 15+ legal experience (paralegal) may be considered in lieu of above.
  • Legal or Regulatory agency (city, county, state or federal) experience
  • 3+ years of experience in compliance with state or local agency requirements
  • 10+ years legal experience, preferably transactional and litigation


Skill Requirements:

  • Exemplary oral and written communications skills
  • On line research skills necessary for municipal and state due diligence
  • Methodical and ability to focus on specifics and details
  • Interest and willingness to ask questions, follow directions and provide clear and concise status updates
  • Recognizes problems and responds with a sense of urgency, using good judgment; makes timely, thoughtful, sometimes difficult decisions; seeks and accepts input from others
  • Candidates must demonstrate excellent follow-through and attention to detail. Including: Outstanding communication skills (oral, written, presentation, listening) Ability to prioritize workload and respond quickly to time-sensitive requests
  • Experience with: MS Project Professional, MS Word, MS Excel, MS CRM, MS Outlook • Paralegal certificate, with 10+ years’ experience, a plus


The opening is immediate, and candidates are being actively recruited at this time. If this sounds like a good fit for you please call Erin at Express Employment 217-355-85OO.

Express Office: Champaign
1001 North Mattis Avenue
Champaign, IL 61821