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Paralegal

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Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Aug 08, 2021

Valid Through

Nov 21, 2021

Posted on

May 19, 2021

Location

Chicago, IL, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Paralegal
The candidate will effectively serve as a liaison between property staff and the corporate office, helping to communicate and implement legal requirements and company policies, training and guiding property staff through complex legal matters and elevating issues for resolution by Staff Attorneys, the Vice President of Legal Affairs, the General Counsel and/or outside attorneys, as appropriate. This role demands exceptional communication skills, creative problem solving, a customer-centric mindset, acute attention to detail and objectivity. Responds promptly and professionally to requests for assistance from property staff. Drafts, revises, interprets and explains commercial contracts. Drafts and revises housing agreements and other relevant real estate documents. Identifies and responds promptly and professionally to resident complaints, vendor disputes and regulatory matters, and elevates to attorneys as required. Supports property operations staff with clear and consistent information regarding legal- and policy-related situations involving residents, staff and vendors. Supports outside counsel on litigation matters. Coordinates with inside and outside counsel on entity and asset acquisitions. Identifies and addresses various reporting and compliance issues with lenders, partners and governmental bodies. Monitors compliance with vendor insurance requirements. Monitors and assists in resolution of insurance claims. Paralegal certification and Associate's degree or greater is required; 1-3 years of Paralegal experience in a law office, corporate legal department or other transactional practice is strongly preferred. Proficiency with complex real estate concepts and real estate transactions is preferred. Strong proficiency in commercial contract preparation and review is required. Proficient in the Microsoft Office suite of programs and comfortable operating in property management systems.

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Hiring Coordinator
The Scion Group LLC
30 W. Hubbard St.,
Fifth Floor
Chicago, IL 60654

   

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