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Legal Staff Paralegal in Riceville, IA

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Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Real Estate

Years of Experience

Min 2 yrs required


Riceville, IA

Posted on

Apr 09,2018

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Paralegal Candidate will be responsible for assisting in legal and real estate correspondence and performing a wide variety of complex, confidential business. Duties will includ: Be prompt and timely for all assigned shifts, schedules and projects; Be aware of and familiar with the Company Handbook and abide by the employment policies and regulations; Teach, coach and work with team in a constructive manner; Consistently keep desk area clean and organized to promote professionalism and efficiency; Actively participate in any recommended or mandatory trainings; Maintain a positive working relationship with co-workers, management, internal and external customers; Additional duties as assigned by management, as this job description is non-exhaustive; Willingness to perform duties outside normal scope of work (i.e. work outside normal hours). Maintain all legal and permanent files kept on site (including all organizational files and property files). Maintain an electronic filing database. Research a wide variety of requested items (i.e. real estate law, legal research, business transactions, etc.). Review Tenant Lease Agreements, Aggregate Lease, Royalty Agreements and other various contracts. Vendor and operational contract reviews. Broad knowledge of various legal disciplines, including corporate law, tax law, litigation, bankruptcy, workers compensation, real property, unclaimed property, business sales and mergers, etc. for federal, multi-state and local jurisdictions. Involvement in business acquisitions, sales and mergers, must be able to establish, implement and oversee a timeline matrix. Mechanic lien process-timeline. Draft and send notices and track progress. Coordinate with credit and collections department. Small claim flings and garnishments. Obtain and correlate information for settlement statements for commercial and agriculture real estate closings, interface with attorneys, courthouse, executive team, employees and third parties. Preparing documentation and record searching s for multiple counties and/or states. Establish follow up systems for company lease renewals, annual corporate reports, etc. Review title opinion letters, real estate acquisition, sale agreements, title insurance policies, abstracts, closing statements and assist attorneys with closings. Cross-train with applicable positions.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: BA degree or higher. 2+ years of paralegal experience. Strong organizational skills with an eye for detail. Strong negotiation stills. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be an excellent communicator who seamlessly interfaces among law professionals, executive team, employees and external parties. Effective time management skills with a strong insistence to meet deadlines Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook Calendars, PowerPoint). Maintain strict confidentiality in all matters. Experience with legal terminology and awareness of local, state and federal filings Integral team player and problem solver supporting job functions outside customary job duties Understand instructions from supervisory positions, both written and verbal Basic mathematical skills (i.e. Add, Subtract, Multiply, Divide). Possess excellent communication skills in both written and verbal forms.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
4061 Woodland
Riceville, IA 50466