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Legal Staff Paralegal in Chicago, IL

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Company name

Applegate & Thorne-Thomsen, P.C.

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Real Estate

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


USA Chicago, IL

Date Last Verified

Nov 27,2017

Posted on

Nov 06,2015

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Real Estate Paralegal DUTIES: Manage complex transactions as a contributing member of a highly performing team of attorneys and paralegals. Clearly and routinely communicate transaction status. Maintain, organize and assemble electronic and hard copies of transaction and due diligence documents. Retrieve documentation as required for real estate transactions. Order, review and analyze title commitments, recorded documents and surveys. Develop, monitor and update checklists for real estate transactions. Prepare documents and coordinate execution and delivery of documentation to other counsel, lenders, governmental agencies, vendors, etc. Work with clients to obtain required documentation. Lead conference calls and coordinate client communication. Work independently, as well as with a team and clients.

Qualification and Experience

REQUIREMENTS: 3+ years of paralegal experience preferred. Experience handling a high volume of real estate transactions. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including excellent technical writing skills, are essential. Intermediate-level skills working with Microsoft Office applications, document management systems and timekeeping software are necessary. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required to interact with staff, attorneys and clients on a daily basis. Proven ability to manage a significant workload and prioritize multiple tasks. Detail oriented, creative thinker and problem solver. Excellent communication and organizational skills are essential. Must be a detail-oriented self-starter who is extremely dependable, highly motivated and able to work in a fast-paced environment.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Applegate & Thorne-Thomsen, P.C.
322 South Green Street
Suite 400
Chicago, IL 60607
Fax: 312-421-6162