Paralegal/Legal Assistant (Commercial Real Estate) – Direct Hire/Top $$

Job Type: 
Professional Services
Other Professional Positions
Legal Staff
Employment Category: 
Direct Hire

Our client, a highly successful Raleigh-based law firm with a thriving commercial real estate division, is actively recruiting for a skilled and capable Paralegal to join its team.  

This  firm prides itself on its client-first professionalism and its outstanding quality of work.  We seek a sharp and self-directed candidate who will brings similar qualities to the workplace.

Key things to note:

  • This paralegal will support several attorneys.  Seek candidate who enjoys a juggling role.
  • The firm specializes in commercial real estate.  Experience, including title work, handling surveys and closings in commercial transactions, will be important. 
  • Role will require regular contact with clients.  We seek a strong communicator (both verbal and written) with a strong service orientation.
  • Firm is located in Raleigh and position will be on-site.  Firm follows strict COVID-safety protocols.

Paralegal will support several attorneys.  Selected duties will include:

  • Ordering and reviewing title commitments
  • Addressing satisfaction and resolution of title requirements/title exceptions
  • Reading ALTA surveys and recorded plats
  • Coordinating commercial closings
  • Calculating and managing critical dates (as required for commercial real estate transactions)
  • Maintaining checklists
  • Drafting closing statements

Targeted candidate will offer a related degree and/or certification and 3+ years of paralegal experience in commercial real estate (from law firm or corporate environment), including title searches.

Other priorities include:

o    Experience tracking all time worked; familiarity with PCLaw (or similar) preferred

o    Outstanding organizational skills

o    Keen attention to detail

o    Congenial, collaborative work style

o    Experience working with transactions outside of NC a plus

This is a Direct Hire opportunity and firm will pay generous wage to attract and retain the right candidate.  

Please forward Word resume for prompt consideration.