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Loyola University Chicago Institute for Paralegal Studies

Real Estate Paralegal

  • 1-2 Years Experience
  • Full Time
  • Chicago, IL

Website Taft Law

Taft is seeking a paralegal to support our Real Estate practice group in Taft’s Chicago and Minneapolis offices.
We are seeking a paralegal with 2+ years’ experience to support our Real Estate team in our Chicago and Minneapolis offices. All Taft employees operate under a “Client First” philosophy—in all things, we seek to provide exceptional services to our clients. 

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Draft basic real estate transaction documents, including commercial, residential, and estate conveyances.
  • Draft written actions and prepare officer’s certificates.
  • Obtain title commitments, surveys and other due diligence materials; perform review and analysis.
  • Prepare and manage closing documents checklists.
  • Coordinate delivery of closing documents to title company.
  • Prepare closing books and coordinate post-closing matters.
  • Obtain public records searches.
  • Conduct on-line real estate research, including researching various state requirements for conveyances and transfer forms required by various states.
  • Record various real estate documents, including e-recording.
  • Prepare and file various corporate formations and qualifications; obtain entity certificates.
  • Assist lawyers with various real estate questions, research, document preparation and recordings.
  • Manage closing process for multi-unit, new construction condominium developments, including drafting and coordinating execution of conveyance documents, reviewing settlement statements, coordinating with title company and post-closing follow-up.
  • Draft and manage closing checklists and providing assistance in all aspects of multi-site, multi-state transactions.

 

Requirements:

  • 2+ years related experience.  
  • Paralegal degree/certificate, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office programs.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and writing skills.
  • Ability to adapt to workplace stressors and competing priorities.
  • Ability to maintain client confidentiality.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.

 

Interested candidates should apply to Alycen Cummings, acummings@taftlaw.com.

To apply for this job email your details to acummings@taftlaw.com