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Loyola University Chicago Institute for Paralegal Studies

Real Estate Paralegal

Website DLA Piper Global Law Firm

DLA Piper LLP (US) is a leading global business law firm. We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining the best people across our practice and business service groups. We are looking for collaborative, results oriented people who enjoy working in a fast paced environment and have exceptional problem solving skills.

If you are a highly talented Paralegal interested in working closely with attorneys and clients while performing a range of substantive case and client matter related duties, we want to hear from you!

This position is located in the Chicago office and offers a hybrid remote work opportunity and potential for a signing bonus.

Relocation is available in accordance with the firm’s policy.

Paralegals are a critical part of DLA Piper’s client service teams, working side by side with lawyers, co-counsel and clients on an array of substantive client matters. The majority of our paralegals are career professionals. They work independently and on teams, locally, nationally, and globally.

The Paralegal Team itself includes Case Assistants, Paralegals, Senior Paralegals and Paralegal Specialists. We offer ample opportunities for advancement and career development through formal and informal training and mentoring, and provide many opportunities to give back to our communities through pro bono work.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certificate
  • Experience as a paralegal in a legal department or law firm
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience in a large law firm or professional services organization

What will your day look like?
Your responsibilities will include assisting with due diligence required for real estate transactions.  You will order, review, and analyze title commitments, recorded documents, surveys, develop, monitor, and update closing checklists for each complex commercial estate transaction. You will prepare documents and coordinate execution and delivery of documentation to other parties’ counsel, lenders, governmental agencies, vendors, etc.  You will assist with the preparation of tax-related applications and work with clients to obtain the required documentation.  You will prepare petitions for tax consolidates and/or divisions, review and abstracts leases, and manage data rooms and matter files.

To learn more about DLA Piper, please visit our website

We offer exceptional career opportunities in an environment that is challenging, rewarding, and, we believe truly different from our competitors. Our employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and a dynamic and diverse environment in which they can build a long and fruitful career and reap the rewards of their success.

If interested, contact Marie Harrigan ( after submitting your application and she can connect you with a contact at DLA Piper.

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