Legal Assistant in Boston, MA at BCforward

Date Posted: 7/30/2020

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Job Description

Legal Assistant

BCforward is currently seeking highly motivated Paralegal / Legal Assistant opportunity in Boston, MA 02210.

Role: Paralegal / Legal Assistant
Location: Boston, MA 02210
Expected Duration: Long Term Contract
Start date: ASAP

Position Description:
* Assists the legal unit with responding to public records requests in accordance with the Public Records Law and Fair Information Practices Act by collecting, evaluating, reviewing, redacting and coordinating all relevant material.
* Ensures subpoenaed documents are appropriately prepared, including the gathering and redaction thereof in consultation with attorneys.
* Maintains databases and tracking systems to provide current accurate information on Public Records Requests and Legal Unit docket.
* Researches and analyzes law sources such as statutes, regulations, judicial and administrative decisions, opinions, determinations and rulings in order to prepare legal memoranda, agency policies, and legal digests detailing the points of laws involved.
* Assist attorneys in preparing and mailing documents relating to EEC licensing, financial assistance, collective bargaining, background record check, procurement, and policy matters.
* Schedule and coordinate internal and external meetings, including the preparation of agenda and materials to be used at such meetings.
* Operates office machines required for completion of the legal unit's duties.
* Fields phone inquiries to the legal unit and forwards to appropriate personnel.
* Develops and maintains comprehensive understanding of agency procedures and systems relevant to successful performance of job duties, including an understanding of internal agency IT systems such as LEAD, BRC Navigator and CCFA.
* Enters legal matters are entered into internal tracking databases and follows up on legal unit business with the Deputy General Counsel and/or General Counsel.
* Supports the legal unit with creating presentations, trainings and communications on the legal ramifications of legislation.
* Provides general legal assistance as required and assigned by the Deputy General Counsel, and General Counsel or his/her designee.

About BCforward:
BCforward began as an IT business solution and staffing firm. Founded in 1998, BCforward has grown with our customers' needs into a full-service personnel solution's organization. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, BCforward also operates numerous delivery centers across North America and India. We are currently the largest consulting firm and largest MBE certified firm in Indiana. Our uninterrupted growth has allowed BCforward to deliver uniquely configured IT staffing and project solutions for over the years of catering to our customers' specific needs. BCforward currently maintains a team of over 5000 global resources. With our additional brand, Stafforward, together we have the capabilities to deliver services for a variety of industries in both public and private sectors which allows us to address your most challenging needs.

We must inform you that during the hiring process, we may ask for you to disclose and provide us with various categories of your personal information, including identifiers such as your name and address, professional information, commercial information, education information, and other related information. Please note that we will only use this information to facilitate and complete the recruiting process. This posting is not an offer of employment. All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States and willing to cooperate with a background check and drug screen, to the extent permitted by federal and local laws up to and including both criminal and financial reviews. The submission of intentionally false or fraudulent information in response to this job posting shall render the applicant ineligible for the position. BCforward is an equal opportunity employer. Any subsequent offer of employment shall be considered employment at will regardless of the anticipated assignment duration.

Interested candidates please send resume in Word format Please reference job code 110315 when responding to this ad.