Real Estate Paralegal

Local Law Firm - Savannah, GA

Full-time
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A fast-growing law firm is seeking a highly qualified experienced Real Estate Paralegal or Legal Assistant to join our firm.

*Primary Responsibilities

  • Working on all aspects of residential and commercial real estate closings while utilizing strong organizational, problem solving, researching, writing, editing and proofreading skills;
  • Work independently in a fast-paced work environment while maintaining constant focus on producing an excellent and accurate work product while meeting deadlines;
  • Prepare and review drafts of documents, including commercial & residential real estate conveyance documents, loan documents, Power of Attorney documents, etc.;
  • Maintain multiple attorney calendars;
  • A strong desire to work in a team environment while coordinating efforts between the Pre-Closer, Post-Closer and Attorneys;
  • Provide support to Managing Attorney in various other projects that will impact the Firm.

Compliance To Law Firm Standards, System, Procedures, And Policies

  • Earns the trust of others through open, honest communication and follow through;
  • Self-starter and independently driven to find success;
  • Plans work and schedules activities so deadlines and objectives are met;
  • Respectfully interacts with co-workers, clients and agents;
  • Accountable to act with integrity, adhere to company expectations of performance and behavior, abide by work rules and demonstrate high standards of moral and ethical conduct at all times;
  • Maintains confidentiality of all Law Firm information;
  • Leads by example in meeting the Law Firm’s expectations of performance and behavior;
  • Must be reliable and punctual in reporting to work as scheduled;
  • Position requires scheduling availability during normal business hours with flexibility as business necessitates.

Education, Experience And Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree or a combination of experience and education is preferred but would be willing to train the right candidate;
  • 2+ years of commercial and/or residential real estate experience, preferably in a law firm setting but open to other fast paced industries.

Knowledge, Skills And Abilities

  • Advanced skills in the use of Windows based office software and Adobe applications;
  • Must possess strong analytical skills and meticulous attention to detail;
  • Highly organized and able to track a project from initial contact through the end of the project;
  • Ability to effectively communicate information and ideas in written and verbal format.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • paralegal: 1 year (Preferred)