Job Details

Corporate Paralegal

Company name

Charter School Capital, Inc

Organization Type

Academic

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

May 02,2019

Valid Through

Aug 15,2019

Posted on

Dec 31,2018

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Portland, OR, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Corporate Paralegal
Duties: Maintain corporate law subject matter expertise and support all aspects of corporate governance for the company and its subsidiaries, including creating and dissolving companies, drafting organizational documents and resolutions, preparing board and shareholder notices and meeting materials, maintaining minute books and shareholder records, and handling all corporate licensing and regulatory filings. Review, analyze, and prepare initial drafts of legal documents, such as vendor contracts, non-disclosure agreements, loan documents, resolutions and consents, legal notices, and pleadings. Assist lawyers in all stages of transactions, including drafting, reviewing and analyzing contracts and ancillary documents, drafting resolutions, certificates, and closing checklists, managing closings, and ensuring post-closing compliance with agreements. Create and maintain systems to ensure timely legal, contractual, and regulatory compliance and reporting, including tracking deadlines, maintaining corporate and regulatory filings, drafting and filing compliance documents, and maintain reporting calendars and litigation dockets. Create and maintain systems for the administration of the legal department, including recordkeeping systems, deadline management, and investor compliance and reporting; manage legal budget and analyze legal bills; and perform administrative and clerical tasks. Perform, direct, and manage charter school due diligence during the funding process. Oversee the due diligence process, complete underwriting review, and ensure compliance with underwriting standards. Work closely with all operational areas to ensure integrated knowledge of all charter school issues. Perform lien searches and files financing statements including making determinations and recommendations. Make recommendations to internal teams based on review and determinations on required items and actions. Coordinate with internal and external teams and staff to meet funding deadlines. Prepare transaction documents (using templates). Coordinate closings. Perform legal research on issues, legislation, and matters related to fundings. Perform post-closing follow-up as needed. Provide oversight for the work of the Legal Assistant working on the file including assigning work and reviewing performance. Other duties and special projects as assigned from time to time.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Requires Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university and 5+ years relevant experience in a corporate paralegal position with a national company or firm; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have considerable working knowledge of corporate organizations, including governance and compliance principles and corporate procedures. Must have solid transactional experience. Experience with financial or commercial real estate transactions, or within those industries, is a plus. Strong analytical, research and drafting skills. Superior organizational skills with ability to independently manage a demanding workload involving multiple tasks, responsibilities and deadlines with minimal daily supervision. High level of professionalism and confidentiality in all aspects of work. Works well independently and collaboratively in a team environment and follows through on assignments with minimal direction. Conscientious with excellent attention to detail and ability to perform with accuracy under pressure. Maintains punctual and regular attendance. Must be able to perform the essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to the safety or health of the employee or others. 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Additional info

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Charter School Capital, Inc
225 SW Broadway
Suite 300
Portland, OR 97205

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