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Legal Staff Paralegal in Boston, MA

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Oct 22, 2020

Posted on

Oct 16, 2020

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 53056 to 75629 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Boston, MA, United States
Practice Area
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Paralegal Specialist
The candidate will provide legal and administrative support to **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***.’s Office of the Chief Counsel drafting and reviewing legal documents related to the Local Initiative Program (LIP), HOME Investment Partnership Program and other housing development programs. Duties : Will be providing program support, provides legal and administrative services and support to the Division of Hearings, the Chair of the Housing Appeals Committee (Committee), and the Committee itself. As needed, supports the Division of Hearings, Housing Appeals Committee, and Office of Chief Counsel with various miscellaneous tasks, such as scheduling, maintenance of dockets and files, preparation of Record on Appeal for both the Emergency Assistance program and the Housing Appeals Committee, and assists with public records requests - logging requests, following up with staff, and gathering responsive documents. Should be detail oriented and has excellent organizational skills. Drafts and reviews legal documents related to the Local Initiative Program (LIP), HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME) and other housing development programs. Assists in the resale and refinance process for the LIP program. Assists in tasks related to compliance issues and protection of units subject to foreclosure and auction actions, including drafting interrogatory responses and settlement agreements, title research, file review and issue summaries. Works with LIP purchaser’s and seller’s loan closing attorneys on the resale process. Drafts and reviews a variety of other legal and administrative documents relative to land use law and programs administered by DHCD including but not limited to housing development. Reviews notices and other documents related to the M.G.L. c.40T program and works with counsel for owners to obtain complete and accurate information. Performs legal research in support of the Housing Appeals Committee. As necessary, assists program staff with various miscellaneous tasks, such as scheduling, maintenance of dockets and files, preparation of Record on Appeal for both the Emergency Assistance program and the Housing Appeals Committee. Assists with public records requests - logging requests, following up with staff, gathering responsive documents. Performs other duties as required for the Housing Appeals Committee, the Hearings Division and Office of Chief Counsel. Paralegal Certificate preferred.Should be able to communicate effectively, prioritize their work and meet deadlines. Must have demonstrated experience working both independently and as part of a team. Should have strong word processing and database management skills, including, at a minimum intermediate proficiency using Microsoft Word, Access, Excel and Outlook programs

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