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Real Estate Paralegal in Wilmington, NC with Greene Resources

Date Posted: 3/27/2018

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Job Number: 29756


Real Estate Paralegal


Job Description:

Our client, an established, fast-paced law firm in Wilmington, is seeking a Paralegal to join their real estate and development practice to manage the entire closing process in commercial and residential transactions. This position is a great opportunity for individuals who possess commercial real estate law experience or who are looking to begin a long-term paralegal career. This is a full-time position and compensation is based on experience.


Responsibilities:


  • Drafting and processing legal documents and professional correspondence

  • Scheduling closing conferences and other appointments for attorneys

  • Calendaring and tracking all relevant dates, deadlines and action items for assigned real estate transactions

  • Reviewing and analyzing contract, financing, leasing, due diligence and title documentation and information

  • Assisting attorneys with preparing for and conducting closing conferences by, among other things, preparing closing checklists, gathering and organizing all transaction documents for execution, and attending closing conferences

  • Performing and/or overseeing all post-closing-conference procedures including the recording and filing of closing documents, disbursement of funds, preparation and delivery of closing packages, and monitoring and ensuring the timely filing of lenders' lien releases and satisfactions

  • Communicating efficiently and professionally with all clients, buyers, sellers, lenders, title company representatives, attorneys, paralegals, and other third parties

  • Organizing and maintaining physical and electronic files

  • Providing dependable administrative assistance and paralegal support for attorneys


Education Requirements:


  • Associate's degree in paralegal studies or equivalent vocational training


Desired Background/Skills:


  • Background in commercial real estate or other transactional law preferred

  • Strong technology skills and use of paperless workflow

  • Excellent organizational, communication, and time management skills


Qualifications:


  • Ability to work as part of a team

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Proven demonstration of a client-focused approach

  • Ability to work well under pressure


Other Information:


  • Real Estate Paralegal candidates are subject to a pre-employment background and drug screening