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Legal Staff Paralegal in New York City, NY

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Company name

Yorkson Legal, Inc.

Organization Type


Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Real Estate

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


USA New York City, NY

Posted on

Dec 14,2017

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Senior Real Estate Paralegal The candidate reviews, drafts, and prepares legal documents; conducts due diligence and research. Exhibits technical skills consistent with new and existing Firm technology. Assists in training and mentoring less experienced paralegals. Assists supervisor and/or team leader with staffing requests, distribution of workload and development of training programs. Reviews title abstracts and summarizes title commitments, exception documents; prepares title objection letters and coordinates with opposing counsel, title companies and surveyors. Reviews surveys, plats, legal descriptions for accuracy and chain of title noting defects, encumbrances, liens, easements, breaks in the chain, etc. Reviews and summarizes leases, appraisals, property condition reports, environmental reports, zoning reports and licenses. Reviews acquisition agreements, prepares closing checklist, compiles and maintains key contract dates schedule. Assists with pre-closing, closing and post-closing matters. Obtains, reviews and charts lien searches and fixture filings, as well as prepares and files UCC financing statements and UCC abstracts/charts. Provides overflow assistance to peers/team members within department to further enhance departmental operations; and promotes a positive work and team environment. Interacts with departmental paralegal clerk(s), including the monitoring and coordinating of assigned duties and tasks. Maintains time records ensuring accurate and timely release of DTE entries. Assumes other duties and/or assists with special projects as requested by the Paralegal Supervisor.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have College degree. Should have 8+ years of real estate paralegal experience. Must have expertise in areas of essential functions; understands and applies current information, technology, and resources necessary to best achieve work results. Proficient with respect to filing procedures and filing jurisdictions is essential.

Additional info

Job ID: 5008

Company info

Sara Kim
Yorkson Legal, Inc.
800 Second Avenue
Suite 804
New York City, NY 10017