Public Finance/MUD Paralegal - posted 2/28/19

Public Finance/MUD Paralegal - posted 2/28/19

Company Name: 
Coats Rose, PC
FT/PT Status: 
Full Time
Location
Houston
TX
Salary Range: 
$50k+
Job Summary: 

Position Responsibilities may include, but are not necessarily limited to the following:

  • Assist attorneys with drafting, preparation, and filing of pertinent documents;
  • Perform relevant legal research;
  • Attend Municipal Utility District Board of Directors(“Board”) meetings and record minutes (sometimes during evening or lunch hours);
  • Prepare agendas for Board meetings;
  • Ensure proper legal procedures are followed at Board meetings;
  • Stay up to date on relevant rules and legislation and inform Board of updates;
  • Assist Board with insurance renewals;
  • Prepare documents for annual tax exemptions and assess collection charges on delinquent accounts;
  • Review annual financial report and file with appropriate agencies;
  • Assist with annual setting of tax rate;
  • Assist with annual operating budget of the District if needed;
  • Keep track of filing requirements; and
  • Other job related duties as assigned.
Requirements or Qualifications: 
• Bachelor's degree and paralegal certificate, or equivalent job-related experience required; • At least one year of experience as a transactional real estate paralegal, preferably with experience in public finance; • Excellent, organizational, communication, analytical and critical thinking skills; • Ability to work independently, plan and take initiative to accomplish objectives in a timely manner with minimum supervision; • Must be a team player while effectively and efficiently using firm resources; • This is a sedentary position and requires minimal standing, walking, stooping and movement or lifting of items up to 10 pounds; • This job may require overtime, evening hours, and working through lunch to attend utility district meetings; and • Reliable personal transportation for traveling to and from Board meetings.
Application Process: 
Please email resumes to aschauman@coatsrose.com.
Selection Criteria: 
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