Sally Beauty

Paralegal

Job Location US-TX-Denton
Posted Date 2 months ago(10/2/2020 12:53 PM)

Overview

Centered in vibrant city of Denton, conveniently down the street from the University of North Texas and Texas Women’s University, is the corporate headquarters of Sally Beauty Holdings. We are the world’s largest wholesale and retail distributor of beauty supplies and are welcoming applications for an experienced Paralegal.

 

Our Paralegal provides professional assistance and support to the various departments of the company and the legal staff through the analysis, research and resolution of legal issues. Prepares and reviews moderately complex legal documents related to litigation and non-litigation matters.

Responsibilities

  • Prepares answers and gathers information for discovery requests furnished by opposing parties in litigation. Interacts with many departments when preparing these answers. Assists in the preparation and dissemination of litigation holds for litigation matters. 
  • Submits and monitors various claims filed against company (mostly personal injury), collects background information, and forwards the information to an insurance company or supplier for resolution.  Submits and monitors claims with the CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission) and gathers information for appropriate response.  Works with supervising attorney and other departments to investigate product-related claims.   Works independently to investigate, research, negotiate and bring resolution to subrogation claims. 
  • Maintains litigation files in both electronic and hard copy format and maintains calendaring system for litigation matters.
  • Resolves legal matters of a routine nature including gathering and assembling information for response to subpoenas, garnishments and administrative agencies, where involvement of an attorney is not always necessary. Informs, in a timely manner, company attorneys of significant issues arising in these legal matters.
  • Manages routine projects, including drafting, reviewing and transmitting legal correspondence and documents. The General Counsel or litigation attorney may assign special projects/cases as needed.
  • Performs training on various legal topics that affect the store operations teams.

 

Qualifications

  • Paralegal certificate or other recognized form of certification demonstrating coursework in preparation for becoming a paralegal with an advanced certification in discovery preferred
  • Associates degree preferred
  • 5+ years experience as a paralegal in a corporate environment with experience in litigation of at least 2 years preferred
  • 3 + years experience in discovery management
  • A working knowledge of commercial leases is preferred
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word/Excel/Outlook/Access)
  • Ability to draft legal documents, such as pleadings, discovery responses, affidavits and the like
  • Knowledge of legal implications of company policies and practices, contracts, and leases
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Ability and willingness to take initiative to address problems and make continuous process improvements
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and pay exceptional attention to detail
  • Discretion and good judgment necessary to deal with highly confidential and sensitive matters

We offer a competitive salary and outstanding benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life Insurance, paid vacation and sick days, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement and 401(k) with company match. In addition, associates of Sally Beauty may take advantage of our in house salon with complementary services, an onsite Sally Beauty Store with 30% merchandise discount and a gourmet cafe. 

 

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, or disability.

 

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