Real Estate Paralegal (Plano) (DFM #939)

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National law firm is seeking a Commercial Real Estate Paralegal in either their Plano location. This position is responsible for providing paralegal support to multiple attorneys in their Real Estate group, across multiple offices.  It requires a confident and professional individual with good organizational skills and writing ability, preferably with prior experience in the real estate industry and review of title and survey.  The firm offers an opportunity to work in a challenging and collaborative environment.


Primary Responsibilities:

-Manage all aspects pertaining to acquisitions, sales and exchanges, land financing or refinancing of residential and commercial real estate.

-Assist in negotiating and drafting leases, purchase and sale contracts, and assignments, as applicable.

-Review term sheets, draft due diligence checklist and complete items within checklist in preparation of closing.

-Review and organize due diligence documents.

-Work with governmental entities with any special approvals or ordinances needed for project development.

-Obtain, review and analyze title commitments, surveys , and related documents including resolving any underlying issues.

-Prepare title and survey objection letters.

-Draft organizational-specific documents including, but not limited to, resolutions and incumbency certificates.

-Coordinate closings, including finalizing closing documents, coordinating execution with transaction parties, and preparing closing binders.

-Research public records, as needed, to assist in data gathering.

-Draft organizational documentation (including, but not limited to, operating agreements, limited partnership agreements, and bylaws) after entity creation..

-Create and maintain minute books.

-Calculate and monitor critical deadlines within transaction documents.

-Handle the organization and maintenance.

-Communicate effectively, professionally, and in a timely manner with attorneys, clients and related parties.

-Track and record time in InTapp to ensure services provided are appropriately charged.



-Undergraduate degree and/or paralegal certificate required.

-5-7 years of real estate experience preferred.

-Experience with title and survey a must.

-Ability to prioritize and coordinate projects and cases for more than one attorney simultaneously.

-Must cope professionally with demands from attorneys and remain calm under pressure.

-Willingness to work overtime when needed.

-Must conduct all business in a confidential manner.

-Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, word, PowerPoint and Excel).

-Excellent oral and written communication skills, strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and proactive business style required.


The firm offers a very competitive benefit package along with beautiful offices in Plano!


Salary:  $90,000-100,000 DOE

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