Real Estate Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Posting ID : A1068535000
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Legal Paralegal

Small boutique law firm has full time opening for an experienced commercial real estate Paralegal or Legal Assistant. Responsibilities would include, but are not limited to:

1.Draft and assist in preparation of documents related to real estate and corporate law, such as purchase agreements, loan documents, contracts, leases, affidavits, and deeds;
2.Draft and assist in preparation of estate planning materials and documents;
3.Set up case files and coordinate correspondence from clients, title companies, lenders, surveyors, appraisers, etc.;
4.Coordinate scheduling and tracking of deadlines;
5.Review title commitments, survey plats and legal descriptions
6.Organize and coordinate preparation of all documents for closings;
7.Organize and coordinate recording documents with various entities;
8.Maintain existing and closed files; and
9.Other legal and administrative duties as needed.

Some litigation experience preferred.

Candidates must have the following skills:

1.Must be computer literate -- able to access various software and internet sites. Knowledge of Windows 7;
2.Proficient in Microsoft Office 2010, especially Word, Excel and Outlook;
3.Proficient at typing;
4.Experience with Tabs billing system preferred;
5.Dictation transcription;
6.Excellent communication skills;
7.Excellent organization skills;
8.Attention to detail, the ability to learn and work quickly in a multi-tasking and fast-paced environment, and able to maintain discretion regarding confidential client information;

Salary is commensurate with experience.

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