Great opportunity as a Paralegal supporting the General Counsel of a large company that provides Management Services to companies within the Medical Marijuana Industry located in Oakland, CA. Pay rate for this position is $23.00 - $33.00 / Hour. Responsibilities: Job Responsibilities of a Paralegal will Include: - Researches and analyzes law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treaties, constitutions, and legal codes. - Prepares legal documents such as briefs, pleadings, appeals, contracts, initial & amended articles of incorporation, stock certificates and other securities, buy-sell agreements, closing papers and binders, deeds, and trust instruments for review, approval, and use by FLRish general counsel. - Investigates facts and law of case to determine causes of action and to prepare case accordingly (preparing exhibits, charts and diagrams ). - Performs other clerical duties such as scheduling appointments, providing information to callers, taking dictation, composing and typing routine correspondence, and reading and routing incoming mail - Prepares affidavits of documents and maintains document file. - Prepares office accounts and tax returns. - Drafting legal documents, such as pleadings, motions, affidavits and subpoenas; transactional documents, such as contracts and real estate leases; and closing documents. - Acts as arbitrator and liaison between disputing parties. - Acts as law librarian, keeping and monitoring legal volumes and ensuring legal volumes are up-to-date. - Searches patent files to ascertain originality of patent application. - Files correspondence and legal documents in office filing system. - Creating and maintaining a case-management database. - Ensures proper indexing and filing of original legal documents. - Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. - Conducting routine discovery - Obtaining due diligence materials, such as corporate certificates of good standing, real estate and title information, and securities filings. Working hours: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Skills: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities of the Paralegal: - Attention to detail - Experience in Microsoft Office with advanced knowledge in Excel and e-signing tools - Strong teamwork mentality and desire to help others - Excellent Customer Service Skills - Ability to take initiative and ownership of work - Demonstrate passion to serve the medical cannabis community - Outstanding lawyer/client relations skills - Excellent communication skills - Advanced knowledge of legal concepts and procedures - Advanced computer operating skills - Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office Suite, with advanced knowledge in Excel Education: Bachelors Experience: Experienced Qualifications: Qualifications: - 4-7 years experience as a paralegal or litigation experience - Bachelor's degree or Paralegal certificate - Corporate contracts experience - MUST BE 21 YEARS OR OLDER AND ABLE TO PASS CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK PER CITY OF OAKLAND Randstad is a world leader in matching great people with great companies. Our experienced agents will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temporary-to-permanent or permanent opportunities, no one works harder for you than Randstad. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law. San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance: Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.