Job Details

Real Estate Legal Assistant

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Aug 07,2018

Posted on

Aug 06,2018

Location

Des Moines, IA
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Real Estate >> Real Estate
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Real Estate Legal Assistant Responsibilities: Perform settlement services such as reviewing purchase agreements & contacting parties to begin abstracting; obtain title opinions from attorneys and work to get any title objections completed, obtain seller figures for closing, prepare closing statements, and other related tasks. Assist in billing Prepare seller documents, POA and other Affidavits as requested. Work with clients on clearing title matters Issue final title opinions and final title certificates.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: 3–5 years of related legal assistant/real estate experience in a law firm or corporate legal department is required. Must have excellent communication and computer skills. Ability to organize and manage multiple projects is a must. Attention to detail, proficiency in proofreading own work, and ability to work independently also required. Knowledge of “Soft Pro” is a plus. Strong commitment to team work and customer service.

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Company info

Annette Lavia
Human Resources Manager
Whitfield & Eddy P.L.C
317 Sixth Avenue
Suite 1200
Des Moines, IA 50309-4195

Review:

"Very Large With Plenty Of Opportunity's"

Former Employee - Reviewed on December 18, 2017

Ideally this firm would start to down size a little bit or if they don't want to downsize they would start to have more get-togethers to make sure that everyone is comfortable with each other on a more personal level. Other than that this firm is exceptional.

Pros : I really liked the fact that there is so much room for advancement at this firm. Being a large firm the starting salary is exceptional as well and has amazing benefits with plenty of overtime available.
Cons : There can be a sense of separation between you and other workers a lot of the time during regular office hours. This put me off since I felt uncomfortable at times asking other attorney's for advice when I needed it.
Current or former employee? : Former Employee

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