Legal Assistant/ Paralegal

Paralegal - Fort Collins Office

Coan, Payton & Payne, LLC has an immediate opening for an experienced legal assistant and/or paralegal to support our transactions team in our Fort Collins, Colorado office. We offer a competitive salary and great benefits but, more importantly, we offer a positive and team-oriented environment that empowers great client service and results in high job satisfaction. We also offer an opportunity to work and succeed with the best legal team in northern Colorado!


Who is Coan, Payton & Payne, LLC (“CP2”)

At CP2 our mission is to empower the success of our clients, our team and our communities by providing exceptional legal and consulting services. We live and adhere to our core values: service, trust, professionalism, excellence, collaboration, results and leadership.


What we are looking for:

Experience/Education Requirements:

  • 5+ years’ of relevant experience as a legal assistant/paralegal with a high quality law firm (preference shown to applicants with a background in business law and/or real estate law)
  • Associate’s degree or equivalent preferred but not required
  • Highly organized and proactive
  • Excellent communication, grammar and proofreading skills
  • Strong technical skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office suite as well as Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • Must have a great sense of humor
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Able to remain flexible with regard to assigned duties and demonstrate a desire to learn and grow
  • Ability to coordinate and prioritize workload
  • Work well under deadline pressures
  • Experience with basic real estate and/or business transactions
  • Experience with Worldox or other documents management systems

General Responsibilities:

  • Managing multiple attorney calendars
  • Filing with various state and county document filing systems including Simplifile
  • Drafting simple correspondence
  • Docketing and tracking deadlines
  • Proofing and editing documents under the supervision of an attorney
  • Keeping track of all transaction documents on internal systems
  • General administrative support for the transactions team


At CP2 the only way we can succeed in our mission statement is if our commitment to empowerment starts with our team. Through a comprehensive and competitive benefits package, CP2 builds a foundation upon which our team can thrive. CP2 benefit package is available for all full-time team members. Full-time employees are eligible for PTO, paid holidays, medical, dental vision life, AD&D, EAP, STD and LTD. We also offer a self-directed SIMPLE IRA retirement plan with a company match. CP2 also helps plan for the unexpected and offers voluntary income protection benefits such as supplemental life, accident, critical illness, and long-term care insurances.

This is a full-time, in office position, M-F, 8-5.  After 90 days, this position has the potential for up to two days of work from home.  The salary range is $46,000 – $75,000 per year, salary will be based on applicable experience.

If you are interested in this amazing opportunity, please email your resume and a letter of interest to

CP2 is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our team members and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct a drug, financial, and background checks for all new team members post-offer and prior to the start of employment.

CP2 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. CP2 shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, domestic partner status, pregnancy, disability, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.