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Paralegal Assistant – Denver, CO

This position is responsible for proactively providing direct billable and administrative support to the attorneys and paralegals primarily in the Special Districts Practice Group.

The individual will be working in a dynamic environment that requires excellent organization, handling a multitude of tasks simultaneously, independent thinking and self-direction, the ability to work well with people, and determination to get the job done.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Interacts with clients and firm staff at all levels in a fast paced environment, sometimes under pressure, while remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful, and efficient, with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality
  • Maintains accurate filing and organizational systems of both paper and electronic files with the highest regard for ease of use and timely retrieval of documents
  • Assists with coordination of organizational elections and annual budget preparation
  • Prepares board meeting packets in conjunction with Paralegals
  • Prepares board meeting minutes
  • Prepares and coordinates publication of various notices
  • Assists with preparation and filing of audit exemption applications with the State Auditor
  • Regularly meets with paralegal lead to determine best practices and manage work flow
  • Responsible for all Special Districts practice group electronic filings through Integrated Colorado Courts E-filing System (ICCES), SOS and Division on Local Government
  • Prepares and maintains compliance filings
  • Independently uses sound judgment and initiative to develop project timelines, and then successfully executes against established deadlines

QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS

  • 3-5 years’ administrative experience in the legal field.
  • Paralegal certificate or undergraduate degree preferred.
  • Execution-oriented, self-starter, and self-navigator who can prioritize tasks and balance the demands of multiple projects and stakeholders.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, excellent organizational abilities, strong analytical and problem solving skills, and proactive business style.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills required, including Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Typing speed of 60 wpm.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Position is generally sedentary in nature; involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.
  • Ability to occasionally or routinely lift up 10 – 20 lbs. required.
  • Ability to talk and hear required.
  • Ability to perform repetitive motions required.
  • Ability to sit, stand and walk required.
  • Ability to reach, lift, climb, balance, stoop and crouch required.
  • Ability to see and read PC screens, detect color coding, read fine print, and/or normal type size print.

Please send resume to jobs@spencerfane.com.

DISCLAIMER

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified.