Real Estate Paralegal - Chicago

Alchemy Legal - Chicago, IL

One of our prestigious firms is seeking a Real Estate Paralegal in their Chicago office. In general, paralegals in the real estate practice group will be responsible for all title and survey matters along with providing assistance to lawyers in connection with real estate diligence issues and certain document preparation. Overtime may be required.

*Paralegals with prior Title Company experience are strongly encouraged to apply.

 Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and complete all title and survey requirements and related documents;
  • Obtain tax numbers, bills, exemptions, sale redemptions, assist with tax divisions and consolidations as well as copies of Sidwell maps and utility letters;
  • Obtain, prepare and record certain real estate documents;
  • Obtain, prepare and file certain corporate documents;
  • Review title commitments, supporting documents and surveys;
  • Prepare, amend and/or modify and terminate UCC forms;
  • Assemble closing binders and signature pages for residential and commercial real estate transactions;
  • Maintain files in connection with real estate transactions

Education and/or Experience:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum two years of experience in commercial real estate practice

Preferred:

  • Paralegal certificate

Other Skills and Abilities:

The following will also be required of the successful candidate:

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good judgment
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Able to work harmoniously and effectively with others
  • Able to preserve confidentiality and exercise discretion
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Able to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities

Compensation will be commensurate with experience, salary is flexible.



Posted On: Thursday, January 10, 2019



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