Senior Real Estate Paralegal (DFM #959)

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The Real Estate Paralegal will work under the supervision of the supervising attorney(s) and provide support to the Real Estate Practice Group.  Responsibilities include reviewing title commitments, surveys, and leases, as well as running client projects and drafting documents, depending on goals and experience. The candidate must possess an analytical and logical mind. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be a proactive, team player, with a strong desire to be a team leader.  As a member of our team, you will be surrounded by exceptionally talented, bright, and passionate people. You will work in a high-energy and professional environment. You will be part of a culture centered on the clients we serve. If this sounds interesting, join us, we would love to meet you!   This position will reside in the Dallas, Texas office location.

 

Essential Duties, Responsibilities, and Requirements:

  • Ability to review and organize client records.
  • Prepares correspondence between parties, such as the client and title companies, lenders, surveyors, appraisers, etc.
  • Prepares/Assists with comprehensive and detailed title and survey objections and resolution of title issues.
  • Generates and reviews closing documents, including settlement statements.
  • Assists with status reports and lease abstracts.
  • Maintain electronic and hard copy matter files per firm procedures.
  • Consistent follow-through and ability to balance priorities while meeting deadlines.
  • Assists with and/or attends client meetings as assigned.
  • Substantial client contact.

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of five (5) years of paralegal experience in Commercial Real Estate and a High School Diploma.
  • Undergraduate or Associate degree is a plus.
  • A minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience reviewing land titles and surveys is required.
  • Substantial experience with commercial leasing and purchase and sale documentation preferred.
  • Must have a paralegal certificate or complete a paralegal certification within a designated period of time.
  • Must have superior proofreading skills and be able to coordinate the execution of commercial contracts and leases, with attorney oversight.
  • Must type at least 65 WPM and have exceptional computer skills and proficiency using Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Adobe Software.
  • Experience working with various practice and matter management databases (iManage) and timekeeping and billing systems.
  • Must possess excellent English communication skills with the ability to speak and write clearly.
  • Exceptional communication, customer service, organizational, time management and detail oriented skills are required.

 

The firm provides an exceptional benefit package along with beautiful offices in downtown Dallas!

 

 

Salary:  $80,000-$100,000 DOE

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