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Senior Real Estate Paralegal

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Dec 02, 2021

Valid Through

Mar 17, 2022

Posted on

Oct 23, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Reston, VA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Senior Real Estate Paralegal
Duties: Coordinate real estate transactions from inception to closing. Transactions include, Purchase and Sale Agreements, Leases, and Loans. Manage and coordinate due diligence reviews; Conduct title and survey review; Coordinate escrow activities; Obtain and review any and all reports, including surveys and UCC searches; Review leases, service contracts and management contracts; Search county land records and tax assessment databases to obtain information on ownership, lenders, existing liens, and easements; Responsible for all aspects of Closing Transactions; Create closing check list and prepare closing sets; Draft necessary correspondence and other documents as required; Prepare and review executable Closing Documents, to include title documents, loan/lease/purchase and sale documents, and organizational documents; Coordinate with Service Companies to obtain client organizational documents such as Good Standing Certificates, Articles of Formation, and Certificate of Incorporation; Assist attorney with preparation for and at closing; Monitor post-closing items. Draft lease amendments and summaries; Assist with preparation of agreements (purchase and sale agreements, leases, etc.). Other tasks as assigned by practice group or paralegal management.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree. 5+ years of substantive work experience as a commercial real estate paralegal or equivalent commercial real estate experience. Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, iManage and other firm applications.
Preferred: Previous law firm experience. Excellent oral communication and organizational skills. Ability to work well under pressure. Ability to work well with others. Proven ability to take initiative and, as needed, direct projects autonomously. Must be able to manage multiple projects while maintaining high quality and excellent client service.

Additional info

Req. 2243

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Cooley LLP
One Freedom Square,Reston Town Center
11951 Freedom Drive
Reston, VA 20190-5656

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