Professional Staff

Real Estate/MUD Paralegal

Coats Rose, PC, is currently seeking candidates for a Real Estate/MUD Paralegal. 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 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.

Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

Please email cover letter and resume to aschauman@coatsrose.com and reference “”MUD Paralegal” in the subject line.

Locations

Houston

9 Greenway Plaza, Ste. 1000
Houston, Texas 77046
Phone: 713.651.0111
Fax: 713.651.0220
Toll Free: 800.535.2701

Dallas

14755 Preston Road
Suite 600
Dallas, Texas 75254
Phone: 972.788.1600
Fax: 972.702.0662

Austin

901 South Mopac Expressway
Bldg. 1, Ste. 500
Austin, Texas 78746
Phone: 512.469.7987
Fax: 512.469.9408
Toll Free: 855.679.6763

 

San Antonio

1020 Northeast Loop 410, Ste. 800
San Antonio, Texas 78209
Phone: 210.224.7098
Fax: 210.212.5698
Toll Free: 800.862.5079

New Orleans

365 Canal Street, Ste. 800
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
Phone: 504.299.3070
Fax: 504.299.3071
Toll Free: 888.435.8214

Cincinnati

PNC Center
201 E. 5th Street, Suite 1810
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: 513.830.0261
Fax: 513.672.0381