We are seeking a Cannabis Paralegal to become a part of our team!
This is a full-time position reporting to the General Counsel.
This is a new position due to growth within the organization.
Specific responsibilities will include the following:
Perform specifically delegated paralegal work in support of the Compliance /Legal functions within the real estate and cannabis industry. Experience monitoring changes to laws and regulations, as applicable. Ability to understand, interpret and explain local ordinances and state laws and perform specifically delegated paralegal work in support of Compliance/Legal functions of the organization. ·
Understanding regulations on state and local level and can monitor changes to laws, regulations and ordinances applicable to cannabis · Familiarity with contracts, and compliance requirements associated with contracts and business operations · Willingness to learn new areas of law and how to conduct business operations within the dynamic regulatory environment of a new industry · Preparing letters, memos, reports and legal documents · Keeping corporate records ·
Maintaining complete and accurate files for all matters including files contained in electronic database · Assist others in the Legal Department · Knowledge of Cannabis industry a plus Job Requirements The following skills are critical to success in this position · Excellent organizational skills · High attention to detail · Ability to grasp new concepts quickly · Exceptional verbal and written communication skills · Capacity to work at high levels in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities · Solid MS Word and Excel skills At least 2 years of experience with regulatory compliance, finance, or insurance will be preferred. A paralegal certificate is required
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