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Legal Staff Paralegal in Wheaton, IL

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Company name

Rathje & Woodward, L.L.C.

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Real Estate

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required


USA Wheaton, IL

Posted on

Jan 27,2018

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Real Estate Paralegal Duties: Assist attorneys in title and survey review. Organize and coordinate property acquisition activities, including title clearance. Organize/Coordinate Residential and Commercial Real Estate Sale and Loan closings, including preparation of all closing documents.. Assist in drafting of purchase and sale agreements and residential real estate leases. Preparation & review of closing figures/HUD statements. Order estimates of redemption, water certifications, zoning certifications, & property inspections.. Review title reports, obtain payoff statements, and obtain clearance of all title issues. Calculate closing figures (including bank escrows). Post-closing document control, UCCs, satisfactions. Real property transfer tax preparation and submissions.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: BA/BS or Paralegal Certificate required. Must have 3-5 years’ experience in commercial law, within a law firm environment. Advanced level of proficiency in Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint. Must be able to demonstrate professional integrity, attention to detail, and exercise good judgment in handling sensitive information. A professional image, excellent communication and strong organizational skills are required. Must be detail-oriented, a self-starter, who is extremely responsible, dependable, highly motivated, able to work in a fast-paced environment, possess a great work attitude and be a team player. Must be able to work independently while, at the same time, be able to clearly and routinely communicate file status. Able to demonstrate a breadth of knowledge across a broad range of legal practice areas.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Rathje & Woodward, L.L.C.
300 East Roosevelt Road
Suite 300
Wheaton, IL 60187