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Title Abstractor

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Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Jul 26,2018

Posted on

Jul 24,2018

Location

Parkersburg, WV
Practice Area
Real Estate >> Real Estate
Trusts and Estates >> Trusts and Estates
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Title Abstractor Candidate will perform title abstracting work. Under the direction of an attorney, conduct searches of public records, examine titles, and summarize information with regards to deeds, leases and other documents. Must have strong verbal and written communication skills; organizational skills; computer skills; attention to detail, as well as the ability to convey information effectively; and work efficiently with a heavy workload in a fast-paced environment. Ability to multi-task and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook) and platting programs (NetDeed Plotter, etc.) required. Will demonstrate strong logical reasoning and problem-solving skills and the ability to learn new skills and retain information. Experience with abstracting mineral titles in West Virginia and Ohio is preferred.

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Hiring Coordinator
Human Resources
Bowles Rice LLP
P.O. Box 1386
Charleston, WV 25325
Fax: 304-347-2191

Review:

"Exceptional Law Firm With Exceptional Professionals"

Current Employee - Reviewed on July 28, 2017

Even though it's a small complaint, I do think that maybe a short course on social interactions with clients and the community is something the firm can benefit from.

Pros : I've worked for a few law firms in the past, but this has to be hands down the most professional one I have worked for. The associates I work with are some of the best and sharpest individuals I've had the pleasure of working with, in any field of work. The firm has a great reputation among the areas of law we practice. This explains the level of expertise that exists at the firm. I think this is a place where a lawyer who is passionate about their job, like me, will find it to be a great place to work to continue to challenge themselves.
Cons : As great as the firm is when it comes to service, I do think that unfortunately, there is sometimes too much of an emphasis on the end goal of a case instead of trying to connect with the clients on a personal level. I don't think it is anything negative, but I do think that since we handle very sensitive cases sometimes, some associates need to do their best to also try to see the human side of some of the cases.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee