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Paralegal I

Posted Apr 29
Full Time
Saint Louis, Missouri

About Us

Ameren is a leader in the energy industry, and our transformation toward more clean, renewable energy is also transforming other industries and infrastructure in our communities. As a regional company serving local customers, we not only serve our communities, we're a part of them. This isn't just a job. At Ameren, we invest in you, so you can power the quality of life you want.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is one of the core values that guides us in everything we do. We are committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that brings diverse perspectives to every area of our business.

Our benefits include:

  • Medical coverage on date of hire
  • 100% employer paid cash balance pension plan
  • 401(k) with company match fully vested on date of hire
  • Minimum of 15 days paid vacation and 12 paid holidays
  • Paid parental leave and family caregiver leave

About Ameren Services (B &CS)

Ameren Services provides administrative support and services to Ameren Corporation and its operating companies, subsidiaries and affiliates. Ameren Services includes a wide range of skill sets and roles, from finance and legal experts to digital and cyber specialists, plus those charged with ensuring environmental compliance and operational safety. Together, we help execute a strategy that enables Ameren to deliver superior long-term value to customers, shareholders and the environment.

About The Position

_The Paralegal I perform routine law-related tasks under the direction of the Company's Attorneys. Provides support to the Ameren Legal Department with regards to researching legal matters, drafting, and filing legal documents, preparing reports, coordinating discovery responses, and documenting requests. Uses existing procedures to solve routine or standard problems.

_ Key responsibilities include:

  • Progress toward a competent level of expertise in assisting the Ameren Legal Department supporting one or more teams within the Department.
  • Serve as initial point of contact for routine legal matters.
  • Research and gather information for the preparation of routine function-related documents, with guidance.
  • Collect, review and draft legal documents of some complexity, correspondence and other materials requiring a strong level of legal terminology and document formatting knowledge.
  • Research and gather information for the preparation of function-related documents. Obtain and organize business and legal documents.
  • Monitor case schedules and deadlines.
  • Assist in preparing cases for hearings.
  • Manage proper record retention and destruction.
  • Assist with projects in the Legal Department, typically of a routine nature.
  • Assist a paralegal or attorney in the drafting and coordination of documents (such as contracts, memos, correspondence, and responses to regulatory agencies).


Associate degree in Paralegal Studies or relevant degree is required. 5+ years of experience as a paralegal, assistant paralegal, legal assistant, or an equivalent role in a legal environment is required. In lieu of an associate degree in Paralegal Studies or relevant degree, current enrollment in a higher education degree or Paralegal Certificate program with completion within one year of being hired is required with 7+ years of experience may be considered.

In addition to the above qualifications, the successful candidate will demonstrate:

Proficiency with legal billing software, PACER, CaseNet, EFIS, LEXIS, Westlaw, Internet, Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office applications required. Excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills required. Ability to proactively manage deadlines, critical thinking skills, ability to work independently and as part of a team, ability to communication professionally and ability to utilize technology resources to support clients and attorneys and the following Ameren competencies: Think Customer, Inspire and Engage, Foster Innovation, Drive Results, Champion Learning, Build Trust, and Be Strategic

Additional Information

Ameren’s selection process includes a series of interviews and may include a leadership assessment process. Specific details will be provided to qualified candidate

If end date is listed, the posting will come down at 12:00 am on that date:

Monday May 13, 2024

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, genetic information, military service or status, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other class, trait, or status protected by law.