The Real Estate Paralegal is responsible to provide real estate assistance to in-house real estate attorney while also working collaboratively and cooperatively with real estate, finance and other company divisions in a team-oriented environment.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
General paralegal support for legal department including but not limited to:
Prepare first drafts of letters of intent, leases, purchase contracts, closing documents and other real estate documents from templates.
Organize and populate data rooms for financing, purchase and sale transactions.
Order and coordinate with third parties regarding various real property reports and agreements, including title, ALTA surveys, environmental, zoning and related reports.
Conduct document management, including shared databases and entry of key contact milestones.
Review Title and ALTA surveys.
Prepare closing checklists, contract timelines, title objection letters and closing instruction letters.
Coordinate entity formation and corporate filings.
Review nondisclosure agreements and identify issues for further review.
Prepare Lease and other agreement abstracts and summaries.
Provide other general support and assistance as required, including printing documents, obtaining signatures, notaries, etc.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily, must have the ability to read and understand basic legal agreements, must be detail oriented and possess excellent writing, communication, organizational and computer skills, including fluidity with Microsoft Word and Excel.
Knowledge of Legal field and terms
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Problem-solving and critical thinking
Ability to work in a high-volume, fast paced environment
Ability to assess and prioritize job responsibilities
Ability to adapt to changing technology
Ability to work in a collaborative and pleasant manner with others
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree, associate's degree, or paralegal certificate preferred.
10+ years of commercial and/or industrial real estate paralegal experience
Experience with Section 1031 Exchanges preferred
Knowledge of software management system for handling legal files.
Tech savvy knowledge of internet, operating systems, mobile devices, etc.
Proficient use of PC with thorough knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
Understanding of standard and currently used office equipment, i.e. copiers, scanners, etc.
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