Paralegal

Job Description

Job Number: 1953676BR
Employment Type: Regular Full-Time
Job Category: Legal/Regulatory
Shift: Daytime
Region: 000 : Corporate
Address Line 1: 7900 Legacy Drive
City: Plano
State: Texas
Zip Code: 75024

Position Summary

The Paralegal will provide assistance to the legal staff through the exercise of professional skill and expertise

General Duties and Responsibilities

(This is a representative list of the general duties the position may be asked to perform, and is not intended to be all-inclusive)
Perform legal research, analysis and summary of complex reports for review by an attorney
Assist attorneys in planning, organizing, coordinating and tracking programs and projects associated with various legal matters handled in the legal department
Draft legal documents and correspondence for review and approval by attorneys
Responds to requests for information of other departments and prepares appropriate reports and memoranda
Provides timely assistance to the company’s outside counsel as requested
Conducts training programs for management and company personnel regarding legal issues
All other duties as needed or required

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Paralegal training and certification required, preferably from an ABA accredited institution
3+ years of paralegal experience in a law firm or corporate legal department
Proficient in computer PC skills, including but not limited to MS Office including: Outlook, Word, Excel, and the Internet
Excellent research and writing skills
Analytical and organizational skills
Strong organization, human relation and communication skills
For new hires, must meet all FedEx Office employment qualifications in force at time of hiring
For current FedEx Office team members, must have received a Satisfactory or above on last performance appraisal

Essential Functions

Ability to travel as required in order to meet with customers, vendors, other team members, and/or other business necessities
Ability, on a consistent basis, to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time
Ability, on a consistent basis, to read and interpret documents and instructions from customers, vendors, and other team members
Ability, on a consistent basis, to communicate effectively with customers, vendors, and other team members
Ability, on a consistent basis, to perform work activities requiring cooperation and instruction
Ability, on a consistent basis, to function in a fast-paced environment, under substantial pressure
Ability, on a consistent basis, to work within the appropriate level of independence
Ability, on a consistent basis, to report regularly to work and maintain established business hours in order to support the FedEx Office business; regular attendance and/or reporting could include regular attendance at a physical location and/or maintaining established business hours depending on the scope and nature of the position

Quality Driven Management (QDM)

(Quality Driven Management strives to deliver market-leading customer experience, business excellence, and financial return through a Quality-oriented culture and day-to-day application of Quality science.)

  • Suggests areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible solutions
  • Works with management to reduce company costs/wastes, and to optimize profitability in areas of responsibility
  • Applies Quality concepts presented at training during daily activities
  • Supports FedEx Office Quality initiatives

EEO Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

FedEx Office will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable federal, state, and local laws, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, and the New York City Fair Chance Act. FedEx Office encourages all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, to apply for any open position.

America’s military veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have a disability and you need assistance in order to apply for a position with FedEx Office, please email us at HR.BrassRingHelp@fedex.com.