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Transactional Paralegal Job Description

Transactional law governs the transactions taking place between individuals or corporations. A Transactional Law Paralegal drafts in-state and out-of-state registrations related to subdivision, condominium and timeshare. They organize recording procedures for large-scale recording and prepare drafts of opinion letters. Duties include: performing financial calculations like amortization, discounting, APR, and net present value; conducting title searches or ordering title search and updates; and preparing a preliminary abstract of title and opinion on the title. Work activities also include: title insurance coverage negotiations; tax receipt compilation; property tax closing adjustments; assistance in recording mortgages; arrangements for title insurance purchase; capital gains tax affidavit preparation; assisting attorneys at closings; equalization forms preparation; discharge of mortgage arrangements; real and personal property tax calculation; and follow up on post-closing items, including preparation of closing index and binder. A transactional law paralegal may also draft disclosure statements related to Truth-in-Lending; deeds of trust and other loan documentation; and leases, assignments, extensions, and amendments. An Associates degree in paralegal studies or a Bachelors degree with a certificate in paralegal studies is required for paralegal jobs. Notary license is preferred. Familiarity with CCRs, easements descriptions, escrow instructions, grant deeds, liens and recorded judgments, policy of title insurance, preliminary title search, and trust deeds, is essential. Knowledge of basic accounting is required.


Here are a few sample transactional paralegal job descriptions:

Real Estate/Transactional Paralegal

The candidate will manage the responsibilities which include title commitment and title policy preparation and completion, survey review, forming corporate entities, assisting in the preparation of draft loan and acquisition documents, and ordering UCC searches. Should have Bachelor's Degree and/or a paralegal certificate from an ABA approved paralegal program. Must have knowledge of Softpro closing software.

Transactional Paralegal

The candidate must have excellent academic credentials. Must have good computer skills. Real estate, title or special district experience are highly preferred.

Seeking a Transactional Paralegal preferably with 3-8 years of transactional experience and or project finance experience. Responsibilities include assisting attorneys with a wide range of projects including UCC financing statements, retrieval and review of UCC searches, due diligence and post-closing preparation of closing documents.   

Corporate Transactional Paralegal

The candidate should have varied background, yet highly experienced with corporate/transactional matters. Should have 5+ years of experience.

Real Estate Transactional Paralegal

The candidate will assist with a variety of tasks related to commercial real estate agreements including: updating and maintaining the real estate portfolio, drafting and revising leases, amendments and other related documents, resolving legal inquiries, and assisting with negotiation, among other duties. Should have 5+ years of transactional and commercial real estate experience, preferably in a public company with multiple nationwide locations. Strong research, analytical and organizational skills, the ability to meet deadlines and to work collaboratively and proactively, are needed. A Bachelor's degree and/or a paralegal certificate preferred. Experience with Harbor Flex lease administration software and strong proficiency in MS Office Suite are needed.

Transactional Paralegal

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree and a paralegal certificate. Must have 2+ years of prior experience in real estate, financing, corporate and other transactional legal work. Good organizational and communication skills required plus the ability to work directly with clients and lawyers under minimum supervision.  

Transactional Paralegal

The candidate must have 15 years of legal experience. Collections and general commercial law experience preferred.

Corporate Transactional Paralegal

The candidate would assist sophisticated M&A transactions for private and some publicly held companies, debt and equity financing transactions including private placements and venture capital, corporate governance for closely held small and medium size businesses, and other miscellaneous corporate oriented work (securities filings, review of UCC and lien search reports, due diligence review, etc).  Should be a paralegal with 5+ years of experience.

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