Job Details

Special Districts Paralegal

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Valid Through

Jul 21, 2021

Posted on

Apr 07, 2021

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 35 to 42 Hourly

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Colorado Springs, CO, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Special Districts Paralegal
The candidate will provide paralegal support to multiple attorneys in the Special Districts practice group. Will meet with attorneys and proponents of organization of special district; maintain oral and written communication with clients throughout the process of organization; prepare comprehensive schedule of organizational process and statutory and constitutional deadlines; monitor process to ensure compliance with all deadlines; prepare, or request and obtain, review with an attorney, and timely file documentation for service plan approval with municipality or county, appropriate county clerk and recorder, division of local government and state auditor; maintain oral and written communication with jurisdiction and handle any necessary amendments. Be responsible for coordinating the organizational election to/and including preparing a comprehensive schedule of election procedure and statutory and constitutional deadlines; monitoring process for each special district conducting the election and coordinating and ensuring compliance with all deadlines and term limitation restriction of elected officials. Prepare board meeting agendas and meeting packets, and arrange for timely meeting notice postings; assist with preparation, and review with attorney or district accountant, annual budgets and audits or audit exemption requests; monitor compliance with all statutory and constitutional requirements, restrictions, and deadlines; handle file maintenance and organization and track and record time in WebView to ensure services provided are appropriately charged.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have an Undergraduate degree and/or paralegal certificate or equivalent experience. Must preferably have 5+ years of relevant Special Districts experience. Should have the ability to prioritize and coordinate projects and cases for more than one attorney simultaneously. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel is required.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Spencer Fane LLP
102 S. Tejon Street
Suite 750
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Review:

"Associate"

Former Employee - Reviewed on January 22, 2020

Keep up the good work

Pros : Good culture, good work
Cons : Low pay, not a top ranked firm, location
Approve of the CEO[?] : Yes
Recommend this employer to a friend? : Yes
Business outlook for the next 6 months? : up
Current or former employee? : Former Employee
Last Year at Employer : 2016
Job type : Full time

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