The Phoenix office of Perkins Coie is seeking a talented Real Estate & Land Use Paralegal. Primary Job Responsibilities: Prepares or assist in the preparation of all documentation relating to the formation, dissolution and qualification of entities. Prepares, maintains and/or files entity records, including minutes, annual reports, and federal and state forms. Assists in drafting merger, partnership, shareholder agreements. Assists in the preparation of loan documentation and purchase and sale documentation. Obtains and/or reviews commitments for title insurance, surveys title policies, UCC searches, Certificates of Good Standing and certified documents. Organizes and assists in loan and purchase and closings and prepares closing books. Assists in due diligence overview. Manage and calendar critical deadlines.
Must be able to handle multiple assignments, work well under pressure, and have the flexibility to assist the team in meeting client demands on accelerated schedules. Superb organizational, analytical, and communications skills are also a must. Be present at work during regularly scheduled working hours and as needed in the job position, consistent with the Firm's attendance expectations. Ability to express self effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to establish effective working relationships with Firm lawyers and staff, client personnel, and other professionals. Possess strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Ability to handle multiple tasks/multiple concurrent deadlines and work well under pressure and independently. Paralegal certificate preferred. Minimum of 5+ years of paralegal experience required. Strong knowledge of FileSite, Microsoft applications (especially Excel), Adobe Acrobat Pro, DocuSign, and Box. Schedule: Monday through Friday; 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Working additional hours beyond the normal schedule may be required to meet firm and/or client demands.