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Legal Staff Paralegal in Seattle, WA

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Company name

Law Firm Staff

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Location

Seattle, WA

Posted on

Mar 12,2018

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We like this firm and the people in it. One of the best firms in the Pacific Northwest, with a long history for exceptional professional representation of clients in a variety of industries, this firm is a good place to work. This mid-sized firm does a lot to distinguish itself in terms of being a collegial place to work. Associates at this firm are for the most part firm in their belief that this firm is not a sweatshop by any means. Additionally, the attorneys practicing law with this firm have a genuine commitment to outside activities. One of the hallmark's of this firm's practice is the fact that the attorneys working here all seem to do an exceptional job of collaborating in a way which truly helps the firm's clients. For example, the attorneys working here seem to follow a universal methodology to ensure that clients are serviced in absolutely the best possible means through the creative use of technology and the fact that one attorneys within the firm generally takes responsibility for ensuring that the client is well serviced at all times. Compensation at this firm is not "high market"; however, quality of life definitely is. Real Estate / Corporate Paralegal Duties: Provide support to a team of attorneys. Title and survey document review. Draft of title and survey objections and title response letters. Draft legal documents such as deeds, easements, covenants, restrictions and contract addendums. Correspondence with title officers, escrow and opposing counsel. Schedule and coordinate closings. Draft closing documents for real estate transactions. Draft summary review memo of leases and purchase and sales agreements. Managing extremely active calendar of appointments. Track and enter hourly billing. Communicate directly with clients, attorneys, personnel, experts and other legal professionals. Manage deadlines to ensure efficient case development. Provide case status updates to the team on a regular basis. Handle files from opening to closing. Prepare closing binders. Maintenance of entity records, including board/equity holder actions, ledgers, option plan administration. State and federal securities compliance. Due diligence. Management of data sites. Drafting transactional documents. Management of closings for financings and M&A transactions. Review, preparation and filing of UCC filings and handle UCC filing search requests in all states. Experience with Corporate Focus also a plus. Other essential paralegal and administrative duties.

Qualifications: Paralegal certification, or 5+ years' experience. Strong knowledge of real estate transactions and corporate experience in a law firm environment. Ability to work collaboratively and/or independently, while being proactive in prioritizing multiple projects to meet deadlines. Advanced word processing/computer skills utilizing a variety of software programs including, MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, Adobe and Fileshare. Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills, including grammar, spelling and punctuation. attention to detail and follow-through skills, should also be highly organized and able to successfully multi-task and meet set deadlines. Strong customer service, ability to be flexible and work effectively as part of a team is required.

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Law Firm Staff