Corporate Paralegal

Fergus Falls, Minnesota
Apr 26, 2018
May 26, 2018
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Do you thrive in a team-oriented, dynamic, fast-paced environment? Are you empowered by making an impact through servicing your internal and external clients? Otter Tail Corporation is seeking a Paralegal to provide support to our corporate legal department.  This position will be located at our company headquarters in Fergus Falls.  Located in west central Minnesota, Fergus Falls is a friendly, picturesque community with vibrant arts, growing businesses, award-winning healthcare, and excellent schools.

The Corporate Paralegal supports the General Counsel and Corporate Secretary and other attorneys by completing a range of legal, transactional, securities compliance and executive administrative duties.  The Corporate Paralegal also provides high-level administrative support to the Board of Directors. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience supporting activities related to a public company, corporate governance, maintenance of corporate and legal records, and corporate secretary duties.  A commitment to integrity and a demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision is a must.

The position has day-to-day interaction with all levels of management and requires executive presence as well as strong verbal and written communication skills.  Successful candidates will be self-motivated, responsible and confident. The ability to be prioritize multiple projects, meet deadlines, and work collaboratively is a must.


  • 3-5 years of Paralegal or corporate secretary experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field
  • Paralegal Certificate
  • Knowledge of governance processes as well as understanding of corporate organization.
  • Experience drafting and editing corporate bylaws and meeting minutes
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access.
  • Ability to travel approximately 10% of the time

With offices in Fargo, ND and Fergus Falls, MN, Otter Tail Corporation is a diversified utility company with nearly $1 billion annual revenues and 2,000 employees across several industries.

To apply, go to and visit our careers page.  In addition to the on-line application, candidates must upload a current resume and cover letter. Applications will be accepted through May 14, 2018.