Job Details

Real Estate Paralegal

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Aug 07,2018

Posted on

Aug 05,2018

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Boston, MA
Practice Area
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Real Estate Paralegal Responsibilities: In connection with commercial real estate closings: drafting deeds and ancillary loan documents; monitoring calendar to ensure deadlines are met; obtain MLCs, plot plans, zoning information and title reports, calling tax collector/assessor offices regarding parcel and tax information, using title company website to locate title policies, using Registry of Deeds website to find recorded documents; conduct construction title rundowns; file UCCs; obtain missing discharges and assignments and other corrective title matter from lenders or pertinent parties; draft closing statement, or review if prepared by other parties and otherwise accomplish such additional tasks as may be required in connection with the purchase, sale and financing of commercial real estate. Post-closing matters include: preparing title policies, title endorsements, attention to recording of documents, preparation of closing binders.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience preferred. 1+ year experience as a real estate paralegal in a law firm, or in-house legal department. Must have an understanding of commercial loan documentation, title examinations and title policies. Strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Ability to multitask and excellent follow-up. Ability to prioritize and work independently. Ability to succeed and thrive in a fast paced environment. Excellent communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills.

Company info

Heather Higgins
Pierce Atwood LLP
100 Sumer Street
Boston, MA 02110

Review:

"Lack's Leadership"

Former Employee - Reviewed on December 18, 2017

Management needs to get on top of things and schedule weekly or possibly even bi weekly meetings to keep everyone on task and make sure that deadlines are met.

Pros : I found the starting pay to be excellent. The hours and availability was very flexibility in terms of when you want to work which I enjoyed.
Cons : There is a real lack of leadership at this firm. Everyone seems to be off doing their own thing regardless of deadlines or who might need help. Too much gossiping occurs as a result as well.
Current or former employee? : Former Employee

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