Paralegals and Support Staff
At Shumaker we pride ourselves on our progressive human resources approach in the recruitment and career development of highly capable and diversified paralegal and support personnel. With more than 240 team members in support roles across our five offices, Shumaker is committed to providing each person with equal opportunity, competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package.
Why You Benefit
Legal staff professionals and paralegals will find Shumaker to be a rewarding place to build their careers. We are a good place to work because we emphasize teamwork that values the roles professional staff members play in serving our clients. Our strong commitment to and success at building diversity means that each of our offices strives to reflect the experiences and capabilities of the communities where we practice and live.
What You Can Expect from Shumaker
The positions we offer include a wide range of options, from financial analysts and informational technology specialists to recruitment coordinators and secretarial personnel. The primary mission of our paralegals and professional staff is the same as that of our lawyers: to add value to our clients by helping them meet their objectives. We seek highly-motivated people who can help us achieve that mission. If you want to share in that commitment, you’ll find a firm that is absolutely committed to the full realization of equal employment opportunity without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, national origin or veteran status. We want you to excel, and will give you all the support you need to do so.
Corporate Staff Attorney or Paralegal - Toledo
The Toledo office of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, seeks a full time Corporate Staff Attorney or Paralegal to join its REIT Practice Group to assist in a diverse and sophisticated practice that includes preparing and maintaining legal entity documents, administering multiple deadline-sensitive processes including due diligence documentation and closings. A bachelor’s degree in an ABA approved paralegal program or equivalent experience is required for paralegal applicants and three to five years’ experience in the corporate-related tasks outlined above is required for attorney applicants. Strong understanding of corporate terms and technological skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint are required and familiarity with EDGAR and other on-line search and filings systems and some background with mergers and acquisitions and divestitures are highly desirable. Superior organizational skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as analytical, problem solving and decision making skills and the ability to work independently and maintain a high degree of confidentiality are essential.
Please send resumes to Human Resources firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jason L. Womack
Todd E. Rains
Melissa G. Hansen
Wendy S. Zimmerman
Director, HR/Toledo Operations