Job Details

Business Practice Legal Assistant/paralegal

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Dec 24, 2020

Valid Through

Apr 08, 2021

Posted on

Jun 04, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Portland, OR, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
Real Estate >> Real Estate
Trusts and Estates >> Trusts and Estates
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Business Practice Legal Assistant/Paralegal
The candidate will assist attorneys in managing a busy estate planning, business, and real estate practice. Should have Have at least five successive years of experience supporting attorneys practicing in the areas of real estate, business, estate planning/probate, and corporate formation and governance. Draft and edit routine correspondence and memoranda. Work with attorneys to support and assist long-standing client relationships. Work independently regarding entity formation and maintenance, including but not limited to, annual registration renewal and corporate minute books. Coordinate due diligence for commercial and residential real estate transactions, including working with title, escrow, surveyors, engineers, and county administrative offices. Assist attorneys in managing additional business matters including mergers and acquisitions, and other strategic corporate transactions, including managing due diligence, accessing public records, and assisting in the closing of transactions. • Be proficient in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Working knowledge of ProLaw and NetDocs desirable. Be a highly organized, self-starter who is able to collect and organize detailed information, keep track of deadlines, and prioritize workflow accordingly. Acute attention to detail with strong grammar, spelling, and proofreading skills. Have ability to solve problems as they arise and provide excellent client service. Be able to work well as an integral and valued team player in a small practice group. Familiarity with probate pleading and filing of the same. Experience with IRS and State of Oregon tax forms. Paralegal certificate and/or college degree a plus. A combination of experience and training may be substituted. Will be working closely with two partners, one senior counsel, and other business group members on various business and corporate matters, including real property transactions and some probate and estate planning matters.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Cosgrave Vergeer Kester LLP
500 Pioneer Tower
888 SW Fifth Avenue
Portland, OR 97204

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