Seeking candidates for a Commercial Real Estate Paralegal for our Austin or Houston, Texas office. Details are as follows: This position is responsible for assisting with the preparation and review of documents related to the authorization, issuance, and delivery of multi-housing revenue bonds, including, but not limited to: Prepare and file applications for volume cap with the Texas Bond Review Board along with all other subsequent filings; Draft resolutions for the issuing entity of the bonds; Draft TEFRA notices and coordinate publication of same; Draft closing documents and coordinate execution of same; Prepare and file transcripts with the Attorney General for their review/approval and coordinate all subsequent filings; Manage all documents leading up to, and following, closing; Maintain tracking schedules for each transaction and update the group calendar; Prepare closing transcripts on CDs; and Other job-related duties as assigned. Job Requirements: Bachelor’s degree and paralegal certificate, or equivalent job-related experience required; At least three (3) years of experience as a transactional commercial real estate paralegal; strong preference for candidates with experience in public housing revenue bonds or municipal bonds; Ability to thrive in a “hands on”, fast paced environment; Ability to take ownership of workflow, work independently, plan and take initiative to accomplish objectives in a timely manner with minimum supervision; Excellent, organizational, communication, analytical and critical thinking skills; and Ability to work overtime as needed. Compensation will commensurate with experience.
Real Estate/MUD Paralegal (Houston) Coats Rose, PC, is currently seeking candidates for a Real Estate/MUD Paralegal for our Houston, Texas office. Details are as follows: 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. Job Requirements: Bachelor’s degree and paralegal certificate, or equivalent job-related experience preferred; 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. Compensation will commensurate with experience.