The Legal Specialist is responsible for initiating and producing complex work at a high level of competence in one or more areas of law in support of attorneys and/or clients. Work product is self-directed and requires significant independent judgment and discretion. Advanced knowledge and understanding of practice areas, processes, procedures, rules and regulations is required. The specific duties of the Legal Specialist may vary based on department needs and may include but is not limited to business/corporate/transactional work, health law, employment, litigation and website design, maintenance and management. The Legal Specialist provides leadership and is considered an expert in one or more areas of law, educates and updates clients/departments on specific legal topics and may take the lead on significant projects. The Legal Specialist participates in discussions and analysis of complex matters and provides recommendations with minimal attorney involvement.
Must attach a cover letter.
Exemption status Exempt
Compensation Detail Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $2805.60, based on a full-time position.
Benefits eligible Yes
Site description Jacksonville is the largest city in area in the continental United States. A beautiful coastal Florida city that features excellent year-round climate, over 20 miles of beaches and outstanding outdoor recreational, cultural and family-oriented amenities. The "River City by the Sea" has an excellent school system, reasonable cost of living and a thriving business environment. Medical professionals and patients are drawn to Jacksonville by an extraordinary network of high-profile healthcare facilities. Jacksonville continues to grow as more people relocate from all over the U.S. and abroad, to see what the great River City has to offer!
Required Skills: Qualifications
Qualified candidates will meet one of the following education requirements: a four-year degree and a paralegal certificate from an American Bar Association (ABA) certified program; a bachelor's degree from an ABA-approved paralegal educational program; or a J.D. degree.Five years of relevant legal experience required. A J.D. degree may be substituted for required experience. A bachelor's degree plus 5 years of relevant legal experience, including at least 3 years of senior-level paralegal experience, may be substituted for all previously-noted requirements.
License or certification
Completion of PACE (Paralegal Advanced Competency Exam), other professional designations (advanced certification in specific practice area), or a Master's degree preferred. Completion of the Mayo Clinic Project Management Course or equivalent preferred.
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).
Internal Number: 32085002_301281508
About Mayo Clinic-Rochester Allied
Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit worldwide leader in patient care, research and education. Working collaboratively and driven by patient needs, more than 55,000 dedicated professionals — across six states and in every medical and surgical specialty — provide solutions and hope to people from all walks of lifeWorking at Mayo Clinic is making a difference. It's providing the highest quality patient care by placing the needs of patients first. At Mayo Clinic, you'll discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism and mutual respect — and most importantly, a life-changing career.