• Real Salt Lake
  • Sandy, UT, USA
  • 15 Mar, 2023
Full time Law

Job Description

Founded in 2004, Real Salt Lake is an American Professional Soccer Club. Real Salt Lake is determined to lead and inspire Utah culture by bridging the community through sport. This is reflected through a commitment to the core values of the people of Utah; those of industry, community, and pride for the state. It is the duty of Real Salt Lake to forever champion this industrious resolve as the embodiment of these core values.

This position will coordinate the Club’s immigration processes to ensure players and staff can travel to and from games as required by law. The Paralegal will support our in-house attorneys in transactional, records retention, and all legal matters, as well as litigation and risk management matters. Responsibilities will include contract and intellectual property portfolio management, records retention enforcement, document collection, template agreement review and annual updates, file maintenance, and the preparation of reports, presentations, and training materials. The Paralegal will also facilitate many administrative tasks for the legal team as set forth by the General Counsel.


  • Process and file nonimmigrant and immigrant visa petitions for players and staff while staying abreast of all USCIS and MLS policies and procedures to ensure favorable application results.
  • Assists all attorneys with document collection, litigation hold process, and preparation of due-diligence materials, documents, presentations, exhibits, charts, and diagrams.
  • Assists in the preparation of corporate governance documents and materials, including minutes, resolutions, and written consents.
  • Manages contracts and contract lifecycles including template development, annual updates, platform maintenance, management and roll-out; enforcement of records retention policy, administrative support for attorney drafting, redlining and negotiating contracts; managing contract execution and filing, together with all phases of the contract management process.
  • Assists in the investigation of facts in defense of claims, including coordinating interviews and collection of documents.

  • Assists in administrative tasks including calendaring, scheduling meetings and events, managing carrier and messaging services, and drafting and proofreading communications for the legal team.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • 2+ years of professional experience as a paralegal plus 2+ years of experience successfully processing and filing immigrant and nonimmigrant visas.
  • Strong knowledge of USCIS cases and immigration law.
  • Excellent people skills including verbal and written communication, and the ability to exercise good judgment related to sensitive information and events.
  • Demonstrate initiative and ability to prioritize responsibilities and work well in a fast-paced environment.

  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.

  • Ability to work evenings and weekends to accommodate the teams’ schedule and events.

  • Superior organizational skills and attention to detail.


  • Spanish-bilingual preferred


The job requires regularly lifting/pushing up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifting/pushing more than 20 pounds or exerting heavy force in a wide disparity or environmental conditions. The job involves standing, stooping, bending, lifting, pushing etc.

Real Salt Lake provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, perform essential job functions, and receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

Note: The need may arise to revise, supplement, or rescind portions of this job description, and RSL reserves the right to do so at any time. Employees shall be required to meet the qualifications and perform the duties of any revised job description.