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US Attorney Announcement
Senators Blackburn and Hagerty are accepting questionnaires from candidates interested in appointment as United States Attorney in one of Tennessee’s federal districts. 

A link for downloading this questionnaire and additional information is included at the following webpages: https://www.blackburn.senate.gov/united-states-attorney-appointments-in-tennessee and https://www.hagerty.senate.gov/appointments/

There is no firm deadline for submission, but the Senators are asking interested candidates to complete it as soon as they reasonably can.
 

Personal Injury Litigation Paralegal - Morgan and Morgan
Morgan and Morgan is seeking a Litigation Paralegal to work in its Memphis office.  The proper candidate looking to excel in this role must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Outlook.  They must have good written and communication skills, and they must be proficient in calendaring depositions, mediation, hearings, court deadlines, etc. Must have experience preparing discovery responses, calculating damages, and answering interrogatories and requests to produce.  Must have experience with trial and mediation prep. 
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Paralegal - Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA)
Location:   Memphis, TN United States 38103
Job ID: 2021-0008
# of Positions Type: 1
Experience: 2
Category: Contract Administration & Enforcement/Representation - Paralegal

T
he Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA), the largest airline pilot union in the world and the largest non-governmental aviation safety organization in the world (representing over 59,000 pilots at 35 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an experienced Paralegal for our office in Memphis, Tennessee. Under general supervision and within the limitations of Association policy, the Paralegal provides contractual and legal research support and assists in the analysis of contractual disputes. They work closely with MEC officers, representatives, and committee volunteers to assist in gathering information and evidence in order to review and analyze potential contract issues and support and assist in the development of strategies and tactics for resolution. They interact with pilot members to assess whether potential disputes exist under the collective bargaining agreement and, if so, work with management representatives to informally resolve the dispute while also handling contractual appeals of disputes that are not resolved earlier in the resolution process, including the subsequent processing of cases to the System Board of Adjustment, the preparation of the cases at the Board, and the preparation of post-hearing briefs. They also provide support and assistance in the preparation and processing of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) enforcement cases at all stages, up to and including appeals and filing appeal briefs. Individual responsibility and administrative ability are both required to ensure that tasks are carried out as assigned and important deadlines are met.

Travel: 10 - 40 %.

Minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma required; bachelor's degree in relevant area, e.g., English, Paralegal Studies, Political Science, Pre-Law, or related field, from an accredited college or university preferred; or, the equivalent combination of education and practical experience.
  • Two (2) years of paralegal experience required, five (5) years strongly preferred.
  • Paralegal Certificate required.
  • Labor law experience strongly preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written, for effective interaction with internal staff, external contacts, and pilots.
  • Understanding of pilot contract, corporate practices, and Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs) preferred.
  • Knowledge of pilot scheduling and work rules preferred.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Able to work independently and to be proactive in identifying and responding to issues and problems.
  • Accurate word processing speed of 60+ wpm strongly preferred.
  • Software: Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required; SharePoint preferred.

Physical Demands:

Constantly operates a computer/smartphone/tablet. Regularly required to maintain a stationary position, move about the office and the local metropolitan area, determine what others have said or written, and converse with others and exchange accurate information.

Occasionally required to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve binders, books, boxes, and files up to ten (10) pounds (lbs.). While on travel, could be responsible to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve luggage weighing as much as 50 lbs. (Assistance may not always be available.)


Relocation Not Provided.

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