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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

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