Paralegal- Public Finance

Harris Beach PLLC - Uniondale, NY3.5

Full-time

Description: Performs paralegal responsibilities for various attorneys in the public finance practice and similar transaction-based practices.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage documents associated with bond transactions involving firm clients
  • Assist with document review and production
  • File maintenance requiring substantial familiarity with digital filing and retrieval
  • Organize and maintain bond documents
  • Prepare IDA bond/straight lease closing documents and transcripts
  • Prepare resolutions for straight lease, IDA bond, corporate and real estate transactions.
  • Prepare UCC-1 and UCC-3 financing statements
  • Track documentation and procedural developments in numerous separate actions
  • Periodically purges and organizes files
  • Communicate daily with client, local client if applicable, borrower’s/opposing counsel, and local, state and federal offices
  • Prepare and publish legal notices
  • Maintain and update SharePoint sites for client access
  • Online legal research
  • Travel to, attend and expedite closings
  • Handle real estate transactions and title review, including ordering titles and updated surveys, etc.
  • Assist with foreclosure motions/pleadings, including the e-filing and service of motions/pleadings
  • Enhances own professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, in-service meetings and workshops, and reading of current literature
  • Understands and complies with all applicable Firm policies, procedures, and philosophies
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years’ legal experience in public finance practice areas required
  • High school diploma or equivalent; paralegal certificate preferred
  • Experience with MS Office and expertise with computer assisted legal resources required
  • Demonstrates good organizational skills for prioritizing workload
  • Demonstrates ability to acquire understanding quickly and absorb new information rapidly
  • Must be able to manage competing priorities
  • Maintains high standards of performance
  • Exhibits conscientiousness, dedication, self-discipline, and a sense of responsibility
  • Must have a professional, cooperative, positive and flexible attitude
  • Ability to work with diverse personalities within various levels of the organization
  • Exhibits strong oral and written communications skills
  • Thorough command of the English language including excellent spelling, grammar, punctuation, form and style
  • Ability to compose professional correspondence

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • paralegal: 1 year (Preferred)