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Corporate Paralegal

Johnson Pope Bokor Ruppel & Burns, LLP is seeking a full-time experienced corporate paralegal. The Corporate Paralegal will be responsible for providing legal support and paralegal services on a wide variety of moderate to complex corporate legal matters and projects. Experience with Real Estate and Estate Planning practice areas a plus. Duties will include but not limited to: corporate governance including drafting resolutions, preparing documents for corporate meetings, minutes, and maintaining corporate books; SEC compliance including preparing drafts of SEC filings desirable, proxy statements, and assisting with other required reports; assist with corporate documentation for business transactions, and general support for management and special projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Arrange filings, mailings and effecting service for matters in Federal and state courts, government agencies and other parties.
  • Assist with the organization of client materials and attorney work product including in computer-based technology, especially Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • Maintain forms, corporate books and databases relating to partnerships, corporations, limited liability companies and other corporate forms, and research with respect to state filing requirements.
  • Form and qualify entities to do business in various states and other jurisdictions including coordinating with outside counsel to form entities and prepare formation agreements.

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills – written and oral
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Ability to file documents in state and Federal courts
  • Advanced Adobe professional and Adobe Acrobat
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Trial preparation
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and as a team

Educational/Job Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • At least 5 years of experience preferred
  • Availability for overtime as needed
  • Florida Registered Paralegal preferred

Office Location:  St. Petersburg, FL

NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the Firm.

Johnson Pope Bokor Ruppel & Burns, LLP is an equal opportunity employer. No phone calls please. Please submit resumes via the email below. Johnson Pope Bokor Ruppel & Burns, LLP

Rosa Nunez HR Coordinator│Benefits Administrator
911 Chestnut Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
careers@jpfirm.com

 

 

Staff Accountant

Johnson Pope Bokor Ruppel & Burns, LLP is seeking a full-time, experienced Trust/Staff Accountant to perform a wide variety of treasury and accounting duties, which includes providing a high level of internal client service and support while consistently producing an excellent work product. Candidates must have at least two (2) year demonstrated staff accounting experience; preferably in a law firm environment. Johnson Pope offers a full benefits package, a competitive wage and a team driven work environment.

Requirements:

  • Perform a full array of law firm administrative and accounting functions such as client billing, trust accounting, bank reconciliations, journal entries, accounts receivable, and accounts payable.
  • Experience and ability to perform essential billing functions from preparing and distributing pre-bills to full cycle partner interaction.
  • Experience in all facets of managing client trust funds, to include posting incoming wires and deposits and disbursing funds (outgoing wires and checks).
  • Experience assisting with the monthly general ledger close, account analysis, bank and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Assist on projects as directed.
  • Exceptional understanding of Florida Bar Rules concerning client trust accounts.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational and time management skills
  • Experience in Aderant software a plus

Qualities:

  • Ability to meet competing deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills conducive to working with a wide range of personalities and levels through the organization
  • Motivated self-starter with a positive attitude
  • Willingness to work both independently and as part of a team in a deadline-driven environment.
  • A consultative client service approach and ability to support the needs of our clients while protecting the rules governing IOTA accounts.
  • Proven ability to prioritize, organize and make decisions in the best interest of the client and the firm
  • Law Firm or Professional Services experience highly preferred.

Office Location:  Tampa and/or Clearwater, FL

NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the Firm.

Please submit resumes via the email below. Johnson Pope Bokor Ruppel & Burns, LLP is an equal opportunity employer. No phone calls please.

Rosa Nunez, SHRM-CP, HR Coordinator│Benefits Administrator
911 Chestnut Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
careers@jpfirm.com

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