Real Estate Paralegal

Real Estate Paralegal

Real Estate Paralegal




New York

Employment Type



$115000 - $130000

Job Description:

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Prepare for and assist supervising attorneys with due diligence and the closing of various real estate transactions:

including acquisitions, dispositions and loans.

* Prepare closing checklists, file folders and arrange for the duplication and distribution of documents and closing binders.

* Perform title and survey reviews, title objection letters, responses to title objection letters, abstract title documents and leases.

* Interact with clients, counterparties, title companies, surveyors, service companies and government agencies.

* Prepare and file UCC documents, transfer tax forms and similar governmental filings.

* Order and review searches for title, violations, liens and arrange PZR and similar reports and searches through service companies.

* Conduct entity searches, file and/or the prepare formation documents (articles of incorporation, articles of organization, by-laws, organizational minutes, etc.), resolutions, consents, notices, qualifications and dissolutions.

* Prepare and arrange for transmittal of correspondence, legal documents etc. Follow up to assure timely and accurate delivery.

* Proofread documents for accuracy and consistency.

* Prepare signature blocks and arrange for client execution and, where necessary, notarization. Perform or arrange for duplication and/or binding of documents as required.

* Organize and maintain client files in compliance with Firm procedures.

* Perform various other duties as required.

Job Requirements:


* Bachelor's degree (paralegal certificate is a plus).

* 3 plus years of commercial real estate experience in a law firm.

* Excellent organizational and communication skills.

* Meticulous attention to detail.

* High ethical standards and professional integrity.

* Ability to work independently and on a team.

* Ability to work well under pressure and quick multi-tasker

* Computer skills, especially with Microsoft Office.

* Notary Public license a plus.

* Flexibility to work overtime.