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  • Location: Houston
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #18475
  • Salary: $65,000 - $75,000 USD

The HT Group is partnering with a prestigious law firm to find a Legal Assistant! This person will provide top notch support to assigned Attorneys and play an integral role in the timely and orderly implementation of policies, processes, actions, filings, and other business initiatives for various municipal utility districts. The ideal candidate is extremely attentive to detail, has great writing and proofreading skills, is well versed in meeting strict deadlines, and has experience in a client-facing role. This is an awesome opportunity for someone looking to transition into the legal field and stay with a company long-term.

Direct Hire | Downtown Austin TX (On-site) | Comp $65-75k
 
Responsibilities:

  • Handle client-facing interactions with experts in the fields of engineering, land development, operations of water, finance, etc. 
  • Attend Board of Directors meetings – draft agendas and meeting minutes
  • Handle document drafting and processing including orders, resolutions, and other documents
  • Organize and e-file documents following Board meetings
  • Research, compile, and analyze information
  • Prepare and maintain annual calendars of events, deadlines, and regulatory filings
  • Monitor compliance with contract terms
  • Respond to inquiries from Directors, government agencies, consultants, etc

 
Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree required
  • 5+ years of professional work experience 
  • Must have strong client communication skills 
  • Must have very strong word processing skills – grammar, spelling, writing, proofreading, editing, etc. 
  • Preferred background in English, Journalism, Legal Studies, Teaching, Project Management, or Public Administration
  • Experience attending meetings and taking minutes preferred 
  • Experience meeting strict deadlines
  • Extremely organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to work independently on multiple projects
  • Experience with document editing/review
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