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 and reference “”MUD Paralegal” in the subject line.



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