RALEIGH OR WILMINGTON OFFICE

Cranfill Sumner LLP is looking for a Conflict Compliance Analyst to join the team in our Raleigh, NC or Wilmington, NC office.  The Conflict Compliance Analyst assists the Conflict Compliance Manager in their day-to-day work, enhances the firm by maintaining the integrity of the firm matter /client database and identifying possible conflicts of interest that may prevent handling of new client matter.

EMPLOYMENT STATUS

  • Full time – 40 hours per week or  
  • Part time – up to 29 hours per week
  • Approved for work from home

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Paralegal certificate from an accredited paralegal program, or
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from a 4-year college or university, and
  • At least 2 years experience working as a paralegal or
  • At least 2 years experience working in Conflict Compliance

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Microsoft Word
  • Minimum typing speed of 60 wpm
  • Knowledge of document management, billing, and legal software is helpful
  • Excellent client service and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact well with and respond to the needs of all levels of personnel including Management, Attorneys, Support Staff, Clients, etc.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in oral and written form
  • Extremely organized with attention to details, including the ability to own and prioritize all aspects of the position and meet deadlines in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Effectively manage and maintain confidential information
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently, or as part of a team, using initiative in all aspects of assignments
  • Ability to read and absorb complex information quickly and accurately
  • Experience supervising and/or coordinating in a professional services environment is preferred

EXPECTATIONS

  • Consistent and timely attendance 5 days a week Monday-Friday (unless pre-approved or modified schedule)
  • Accuracy of work product
  • Reflect our Core Values of Teamwork, Reputation, and Client Service
  • On-call to assist with emergent conflict inquiries

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • The Conflict Compliance Analyst position requires long periods of sitting at a keyboard doing data entry and using a computer mouse.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The Conflict Compliance Analyst position may require some or all of the following duties:

  • Perform conflict checks and open every new client matter.  Perform conflict checks for all counter-claims, third-party claims, cross-claims, and new parties as relevant to the matter;
  • Interact with attorneys, staff and clients to monitor and assist in clearing any conflicts that may arise;
  • Assist in maintaining the Compliance Procedure Manual;
  • Assist in maintaining conflict waivers and records;
  • Responsible for contact changes and updates to the system;
  • Prepare and maintain daily Conflict Bulletin;
  • Send out new file acknowledgments for the firm;
  • Assist in maintaining the integrity of the client database;
  • Assist in maintaining client guidelines on the system and maintain guideline notebooks;
  • Screen new employees for potential case management conflicts;
  • Prepare screening notices for conflict screens;
  • Maintain open communication with the Finance Department;
  • Various paralegal duties, as needed;
  • Periodically review policies and procedures of the Conflict Compliance Department, as needed; and
  • Any other related tasks that may be assigned by the Conflict Compliance Manager and HR Director.

Qualified candidates should submit their cover letter and resume to HRRaleigh@cshlaw.com or HRWilmington@cshlaw.com.