Katie Ibarra joined Hopping Green & Sams in 2005 as a paralegal in the community development district practice. Originally from Miami, Katie is a dual degree graduate of Florida State University with degrees in Political Science and Social Work. While attending FSU she also obtained her certificate in paralegal studies from Florida International University. In 2009, her duties were expanded to include association management for the Florida Water Environment Association Utility Council. Katie com

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  • Provides paralegal support for special taxing districts, addressing among other issues, district establishment, boundary amendments, bond validation, bond issuance and financing, contracts, real property issues, procurement (and bid protests), Sunshine law and public records issues, and other local government issues.
  • Provides paralegal support representing special district issuers and bondholders in foreclosure and bankruptcy proceedings.
  • Association management experience including meeting preparation and coordination, member communications and website content management.