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Senior Paralegal

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The Nature Conservancy | Boulder, CO
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The Nature Conservancy


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Published 17 days ago

February 7, 2020

About Us

The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. One of our core values is our commitment to diversity. Therefore, we are committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce. Working in 72 countries, we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. To learn more, visit www.nature.org or follow @nature_press on Twitter.

 

Position Summary

The Paralegal II is a dynamic position that will offer legal and other support to the legal team. Assists attorneys in providing highly specialized legal services on complex and/or high value matters, especially real estate and conservation project matters, to advance TNC priorities and appropriately manage risk.

With minimal supervision from a TNC attorney, the Paralegal II provides an advanced level of expertise to support and coordinate legal services on complex and/or high value matters, especially real estate transactions and conservation projects, for assigned business units or projects, ensuring that transactions, projects and activities are legally sound and consistent with TNC’s mission, authority, policies, and procedures. The Paralegal II applies advanced knowledge and skills to serve organizational needs in a highly efficient and effective manner. The Paralegal II must develop knowledge of the systems, projects, and resources that the legal and Business Unit teams utilize in order to provide legal support and coordinate communications among staff and several attorneys. They are able to effectively articulate relevant legal concepts and internal policies and procedures to others. They will adapt processes and recommend practices in order to improve legal team effectiveness. They have a solid understanding of real estate transactions (including complex legal descriptions, title work and real estate closings) as well as the concept of legal liability and risk management.

  

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in paralegal or legal assistant studies plus 4 years of combined legal and administrative experience OR equivalent qualifications acquired through coursework and/or related job experience that demonstrates assumption of significant responsibilities for supporting and coordinating complex or specialized legal work.
  • Advanced experience with MS Office, Word, Excel, SharePoint and any other relevant technology – e.g., SalesForce.
  • Experience working with multiple persons and communicating with a wide range of people
  • Proficient writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Some experience conducting research on the Internet and in other legal resources.
  • Depending on responsibilities of specific position:
  • Fluency in foreign language(s)
  • Experience working across cultures.
  • Supervisory responsibility.

 

 Desired Qualifications

  •  Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural experience appreciated.
  • Conservation real estate experience appreciated.
  • Advanced experience in real estate transactions, from inception to closing, including review of legal descriptions, surveys, and title commitments
  • Experience coordinating management and implementation of multiple projects.
  • Experience using diplomacy and tact to build and contribute to strong relationships and teamwork.
  • Strong organizational skills, accuracy, attention to detail and ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Ability to use existing technology to achieve desired results.
  • Experience with financial management/accounting documentation and analysis.

  

How to Apply

For more information and to apply, please visit www.nature.org/careers and search for job ID# 48397 in the keyword search. Deadline to apply is 11:59 PM EST February 7, 2020. 

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Please visit our career center for a full list of all our open positions globally. New opportunities are posted daily!

About Us

The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest…

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  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 2-Year Degree Required

Location

2424 Spruce Street, Boulder, CO 80302

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