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Title : Paralegal

Location : New York - Long Island
Refer to Job # UWFK705939


Paralegal Duties: Organize, index and oversee maintenance of all file documents. Initiate and maintain docketing within the Firm s CompuLaw system and monitor deadlines and calendars. Implement case management tools necessary to manage the case Knowledge using Relativity/ review and production of electronic discovery. Manage litigation support resources assigned to the matter Assist with State and Federal Court electronic and paper filings. Coordinate scheduling and publication for foreclosure sales. Coordinate service of pleadings and motions. Draft closing documents, including: deeds, memoranda of leases, lease amendments, promissory notes, allonges, deeds of trust, security agreements, UCC financing statements, assignments, guaranties, escrow agreements, loan agreements, estoppels certificates, resolutions. Draft closing instruction letters and coordinate closings of real estate acquisitions and loans secured by real estate and other collateral. Assist with filing and recording of closing documents and prepare closing binders. Prepare draft Contracts and Amendments thereto; Resolutions; Organizational Documents for LLC s and LP s; Settlement Statements. Order and review title insurance commitments, title policies, title endorsements and surveys. Order and review due diligence documents and entity formation and registration documentation. Review and analyze leases and prepare lease summaries and abstracts. Review purchase and sale contracts, ground leases, retail leases, office leases and amendments thereto. Prepare critical date lists and manage transaction calendars. Works under direct supervision and follows standard procedures to accomplish task. Resolves routine questions and problems, and refers more complex issues to higher levels. Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree or better preferred. Certified Paralegal preferred. 5+ years of relevant work experience in a professional environment preferred which includes progressive responsibility in managing litigation matters. Preferred: Law firm experience preferred. 4-year degree or equivalent. High level of proficiency with technology including Microsoft Office Suite applications, Adobe Acrobat, Litigation Support Applications, Electronic Filing, Westlaw and other internet research tools. New York and New Jersey civil litigation experience. Electronic Filing using the following Court filing systems: NYSCEF, ECF, PACER, NJ eCourts Preferred: Certificate of completion of a paralegal program and paralegal board certification. Ability to perform well under pressure. Respectful to other individuals working directly or indirectly with them. Reliable and dependable team player. Must be a good planner who is very detail-oriented and has the ability to organize and prioritize. Candidate should be action and results-oriented. Maintain confidentiality of client information. Must have effective written and oral communication skills. Work independently, taking initiative to move projects to conclusion. Flexible working hours if needed for overtime.
 
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