Job Details

Legal Assistant / Paralegal

Company name

Texas Rural Water Association

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Dec 03,2019

Valid Through

Mar 17,2020

Posted on

Oct 18,2019

Location

Austin, TX, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Tax >> Tax - General
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Profile

Legal Assistant / Paralegal
The candidate will provide legal assistance and administrative support to the Assistant General Counsel on a daily basis while providing additional support to the Executive Director/General Counsel as needed. Will assist with the Association's legislative and lobbying work. Update and maintain legal resources and files. Provide organizational and clerical assistance. Interact with members by phone and by email. Conduct legal research. Track and answer member questions. Prepare drafts and materials for presentations. Monitor and review administrative rule changes. Track the status of relevant legislation, administrative and court cases. Work on special projects, as assigned. Provide phone coverage support for all departments as part of an organization-wide phone answering team. Prepare correspondence and file documents in support of the Legal Department’s eminent domain filing and sales tax certification services. Other duties as assigned. Experience researching legal issues, using Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Westlaw, and setting up and maintaining paper and electronic filing systems is required. College degree required. Paralegal certificate and/or experience in a legal assistant position is preferred. Knowledge of or experience working with an administrative agency is beneficial. Must have excellent writing and editing

Additional info

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Texas Rural Water Association
1616 Rio Grande
Austin, TX 78701

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