(USA) Senior Paralegal - Tort Litigation

(USA) Senior Paralegal - Tort Litigation

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Legal
  • Job Function Legal
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Hourly
  • Requisition WD1210378

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Provides support for specialized legal matters by managing end-to-end legal processes with guidance; conducting specialized legal processes with
assistance; developing and revising internal legal processes within area of specialization; receiving and reviewing requests for information; providing
necessary information to leadership; collecting, entering, and maintaining legal information in various legal systems; managing legal files and logs;
scheduling meetings and calls and coordinating with outside counsel, witnesses, and internal subject matter experts; providing status updates on
legal processes and responding to questions about legal matters; identifying warnings signs for legal matters; assisting in the prioritization of various
tasks within different legal processes; ensuring that attorneys are aware of pending deadlines; and assisting with budgeting and invoice review.

Conducts specialized legal research and analysis by identifying the needed information and determining relevant facts (for example, involved parties,
statutes of limitations, judges' prior decisions in similar cases) to support legal matters; determining internal sources for document and information
retrieval; researching and retrieving documentation and information; collecting and reviewing documents to determine suitability of information for
production and document confidentiality; working with counsel to ensure legal documents comply with applicable laws and regulations; distributing
document retention notices; providing a recommendation on how to respond to various legal matters; making assessments and categorizing
information to provide insights to attorneys; understanding and applying Walmart Legal Tracker and e-Discovery processes.

Demonstrates a specialized expertise, mastery of specialized legal processes, and autonomy by understanding the life cycle of specialized legal
processes; understanding the scope and complexity of legal matters; demonstrating and maintaining knowledge of general and specific legal areas;
understanding and interpreting requests from key stakeholders; demonstrating independent thought; identifying issues in legal processes and taking
definitive action to resolve those issues with limited assistance; identifying and knowing when to bring the appropriate stakeholders into a matter; and
identifying internal process issues and providing solutions.

Builds and develops relationships with key stakeholders (for example, clients, outside counsel) by scheduling meetings with stakeholders; providing
information to stakeholders; attending meetings and key events (for example, hearings, depositions, trials, interviews) in the legal process; taking and
distributing meeting notes; working with counsel to conduct custodial interviews; working with counsel to draft legal documents (for example, action
responses, prosecution documentation, basic agreements, initial arguments for objections, contractual language, and cease and desist orders) for
responses to stakeholders on behalf of attorneys; interfacing with and providing guidance to stakeholders; and holding stakeholders accountable to
legal processes and taking appropriate actions.

Supports training, facilitation, and mentoring for stakeholders (for example, clients, paralegals, attorneys) on legal processes by helping maintain and
update standard operating procedures (SOPs), best practices, and professional practices; scheduling and planning for events; delivering content to
various audiences in various settings using a variety of mediums; and providing guidance and indirect supervision to stakeholders (for example,
paralegals, legal analysts).

Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders; identifying business
needs; determining and carrying out necessary processes and practices; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on
improvement opportunities; and adapting to competing demands, organizational changes, and new responsibilities.

Models compliance with company policies and procedures and supports company standards of ethics and integrity by incorporating these into the
development and implementation of business plans; using the Open Door Policy; and demonstrating and assisting others with how to apply these in
executing business processes and practices.

Demonstrates up-to-date expertise and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans by providing expert advice and
guidance to others in the application of information and best practices; supporting and aligning efforts to meet customer and business needs; and
building commitment for perspectives and rationales.

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

A nationally recognized paralegal certification or an ABA accredited paralegal degree AND 1 years’ experience as a paralegal, legal analyst, or
otherwise performing the responsibilities of a paralegal as defined by Walmart’s job description OR 2 years’ experience as a paralegal, legal
analyst, or otherwise performing the responsibilities of a paralegal as defined by Walmart’s job description OR a juris doctorate degree from an
accredited law school.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Paralegal in a law firm or corporate environment

Bachelors: Law

Primary Location...

702 SW 8TH ST, BENTONVILLE, AR 72716, United States of America

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
  • Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.com/Benefits.

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