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Paralegal - Real Estate

Company: Jacaranda Consulting Inc.
Location: Washington
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

The Senior Real Estate Paralegal applies transactional and legal knowledge on Real Estate matters to provide assistance to lawyers.

In this capacity, the Senior Real Estate Paralegal will:

* 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
* Handle additional projects as assigned.

Qualifications:

We are seeking candidates who have:

* Extensive 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 Word and document editing/comparison applications;
* Advanced proficiency in MS Excel 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;
* At least 7 years of Paralegal experience;
* At least 7 years of relevant Real Estate experience;
* Notary Public (preferred); and
* ABA-approved Paralegal Certificate; Bachelor's Degree (preferred).

All paralegals must comply with continuing education requirements pursuant to the requirements of their jurisdiction.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $70,000.00 per year

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Vision insurance
Schedule:
* 8 hour shift
* Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Washington, DC 20036: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Experience:
* Paralegal: 7 years (Required)
* Real estate law: 7 years (Required)
* Title processing: 5 years (Required)
* UCC law: 3 years (Preferred)

License/Certification:
* Paralegal Certificate (Required)
* Certified Notary Public (Preferred)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Washington, DC 20036%58047475%

Keywords: Jacaranda Consulting Inc., Washington DC , Paralegal - Real Estate, Other , Washington, DC

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