Real Estate Paralegal

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Date Posted: 20-09-2017
Position: Real Estate Paralegal
Location: Los Angeles,CA
Full Time (Benefits plus Salary)
Required education: Bachelor's


International Law Firm has an immediate opening in Real Estate Department for an experienced and motivated Paralegal in their Los Angeles office.
The Paralegal applies transactional and legal knowledge to Real Estate matters to provide assistance to lawyers.

Qualifications:
  • At least 4 years of Paralegal experience
  • At least 3 years of relevant Real Estate experience
  • ABA-approved Paralegal Certificate; Bachelor’s Degree
  • Notary Public (preferred)
  • All paralegals must comply with continuing education requirements pursuant to the requirements of their jurisdiction
  • Experience reviewing titles and surveys, as well as preparing title reports and closing binders
  • Experience performing UCC searches and document review, in addition to corporate searches and organizing due diligence documents
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Outlook and web-based conference call/web-sharing applications
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office (document editing/comparison applications and spreadsheet/database applications)
  • Advanced proficiency in MS PowerPoint and presentation applications
  • Advanced proficiency in online research and internet search resources (Lexis Nexis/Westlaw)
  • Advanced knowledge of Firm and Real Estate practice-area-specific procedures and terminology
  • Advanced knowledge of relevant jurisdictional/court/agency processes and procedures
  • Advanced knowledge of timekeeping and expense reporting applications
  • Advanced knowledge of legal billing processes
Responsibilities:
  • Perform work in an efficient and cost-effective manner so as to permit the Firm to reasonably collect fees for such work; Meet expectations of billable hours target of 1,725 (unless otherwise specified)
  • Under the supervision of an attorney, coordinate, organize, prepare and interpret legal documents; Build and maintain relevant databases and files; File and provide copies to relevant parties
  • Perform factual research in internal and external databases and libraries
  • Assist with legal business transactions, and logistics, including local/remote set-up and travel arrangements;
  • Partner and coordinate with internal resources and outside vendor services
  • Work overtime as required; Travel as required; and handling additional projects as assigned


Please send resumes (MUST be in Word Format) cover letters and paralegal certificate with your submission to anton.tilgren@jba.com.
 
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