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Ghafari Paralegal/Legal Assistant in Dearborn, Michigan


General Summary:

The Paralegal/Legal Assistant will be responsible for a project involving state registrations.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Update and organize the following items:

  • Foreign Corporation Registration and Annual Report

  • Individual Architect and/or Engineer State Licensure

  • Various state registrations for Company Authorization to perform A/E functions

  • Research on additional information as it relates to state, federal and international registrations

  • Develop a database/Excel spreadsheet/etc. to track state/federal registrations

  • Develop a material library on various state/federal regulations as it relates to licensing and registrations


Employment Qualifications:

  • Paralegal/Legal Assistant certification preferred

  • Previous experience in a legal department or working for a legal team preferred

  • Previous experience with state registrations required

  • Intermediate/Expert knowledge in Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel and Access, required

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills needed, as well as a strong attention to detail


Ghafari Associates is a leading architecture, engineering, consulting and construction services organization with a long-standing history of client focus, quality design and technological innovation. With offices in North and South America, the Middle East and India, Ghafari serves a diverse client base across a variety of technically intensive market sectors. The firm distinguishes itself as an operations-focused practice with experienced management leadership, expert technical resources and an impressive portfolio of projects. Regardless of project size or complexity, we follow an integrated approach to deliver solutions that synergize building systems and operations.

Ghafari was founded on innovation, and is recognized as a pioneer in adopting the latest technologies in real project applications. That tradition continues today. Our 3D building information modeling (BIM) experience, combined with our expertise in integrated and lean project delivery and high definition laser scanning capabilities, is transforming the industry.

Ghafari Associates, LLC is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the employment application process. If you need an accommodation due to a disability in order to use our online system to apply for a position at Ghafari Associates, LLC, you may apply for positions in the following ways:

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It is Ghafari Associates, LLC’s policy not to discriminate in its employment and personnel practices because of a person’s race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, weight, height, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability or a protected veteran, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance.

Job ID 2020-1445

Job Location US-MI-Dearborn

Category Administrative/Clerical