Paralegal in Orange, California at KaVo Kerr

Date Posted: 2/2/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: KAV001767

About Us

KaVo Kerr is a cohesive organization comprised of two global leaders, united to provide dental excellence and serve as a single premier partner for the dental community. KaVo Kerr operates with a common vision inspiring and helping our customers, their patients and our own associates realize their potential. KaVo Kerr offers solutions for endodontics, restoratives, treatment units, infection prevention, imaging, rotary and instruments. 


Summary: Danaher Dental Platform is seeking a Paralegal for its Orange, CA office.  The Paralegal will be an integral part of the Company’s in-house legal department.  We are a global manufacturer and distributor of dental products with offices throughout the world.  The Paralegal will support the department’s legal operations with paralegal projects in the area of general corporate legal and compliance work and other special projects as assigned.

Advanced skills in MS Excel and PowerPoint applications is a requirement for this position.  


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Corporate governance work:  draft consents, resolutions and other corporate documents; process state filings for domestic subsidiaries; coordinating with local counsel on foreign subsidiary issues; coordinate appointment and removal of all corporate officers and directors;

  • Provide litigation support by preparing quarterly litigation reports, managing litigation holds, coordinating document production, corresponding with insurers regarding pending claims and facilitating the execution of affidavits and subpoenas, coordinating with finance regarding budgets and accruals;

  • Process markup of documents from legal department staff; draft and review standard forms of contracts (NDAs, consultants, distributor, trade show, hotel, etc.); maintain contract files, including following up on executed versions of contracts and notifying business unit representatives of impending important contract dates; Strong project management skills, to include managing and prioritizing multiple concurrent projects;

  • Assist with managing and maintaining the legal department's electronic file room database;

  • Assist with product and auto claims and coordinate the same with third party adjuster;

  • Assist with copying, drafting letters, typing, sending UPS packages, etc.;

  • Research and analyze law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles,  treaties, constitutions, and legal codes;

  • Further paralegal type duties to be assigned based on ability and experience.  

Working hours are 8:00 am – 4:30 pm Monday through Friday.   The company may require overtime work.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing

Job Requirements



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Ability to work in a team-oriented environment and meet tight deadlines.

Demonstrated ability to work with outside counsel and to interact with senior management. Must demonstrate a high degree of organizational skills and professionalism.

Strong presentation and written and verbal communication skills; strong project management skills.


Requires a BA from an accredited college or university, a paralegal certificate from an ABA accredited school (or any equivalent combination of related experience, training, and/or education), plus three to five years of experience as a paralegal which should preferably be in-house for a corporation or a corporate law firm.

Language Ability:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, litigation dockets, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Math Ability:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, fractions, and decimals. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions and to draw and interpret bar graphs. 

Computer Skills:

MS Word, MS Outlook, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and the Internet. Candidates should possess a strong computer software background and be comfortable gaining proficiency quickly as the department utilizes various third party software applications.

Certificates and Licenses:

Paralegal Certificate; CLA/CP Certification or equivalent paralegal experience.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and industrial solutions. Our globally diverse team of 59,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.5B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 2,000% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.