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Title : Real Estate Paralegal (Legal Specialist)

Location : California - San Diego
Refer to Job # WMYA863020


Real Estate Paralegal (Legal Specialist) The Real Estate Paralegal (Legal Specialist) is an integral part of a law firm's Real Estate Section. This position is responsible for coordinating purchase and sale transactions (commercial, office, retail, and high net worth residential), loan transactions, joint ventures, ground-lease transactions and development transactions. The position is located in law firm's Los Angeles, San Diego, or San Francisco offices. Qualifications: - Bachelor's degree required - 5+ years of transactional experience, preferably in a commercial real estate practice of a large or mid-sized law firm with a billable hour requirement - Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills - Strong organizational and administrative skills - Excellent attention to detail and ability to execute through to completion - Creative problem solving skills, reasoning ability, and logical thought process - Ability to work under pressure, prioritize competing demands, and meet various deadlines - Demonstrated ability to professionally interact and collaborate with colleagues at all levels - Ability to work independently and as part of a team - Outstanding sense of customer service - Enthusiastic, proactive, and positive attitude - Ability to handle confidential matters with discretion - Must be self-motivated to produce quality work - High level of integrity and honesty - Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint - Flexibility to work overtime when necessary Responsibilities: - Coordinate purchase and sale transactions (commercial, office, retail, and high net worth residential), loan transactions, joint ventures, ground-lease transactions and development transactions - Conduct comprehensive title and survey reviews for commercial real estate transactions, including but not limited to, the review of title insurance commitments and ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys; prepare comprehensive title and survey summaries, including document abstracts, for internal section review and external client review - Negotiate diligence materials with title companies, surveyors and zoning companies, including, but not limited to, title insurance policy pro formas, ALTA/NSPS land title surveys and zoning analysis reports - Draft title objection letters, title response letters, conveyance documents, and other title clearance documents, including, but not limited to, estoppel certificates, subordination agreements, releases, memorandums and notices - Advise on and coordinate title clearance matters; manage related transaction deadlines - Prepare and review drafts of leases and amendments - Advise attorneys and clients on ALTA title insurance standards and NSPS survey standards - Coordinate execution and recording of closing documents - Maintain proper post-closing records in accordance with Real Estate Section and firm procedures, including closing binders and post-closing title clearance items - Participate in ongoing Real Estate Paralegal group and Real Estate Section professional development, including the mentoring of junior paralegals and junior attorneys - Assume additional responsibilities as requested Salary and Benefits: The salary range for this position in CA is $80,000 to $110,000. This position is bonus eligible. Mintz offers a comprehensive benefits package. Real Estate Paralegal (Legal Specialist) Are you an experienced Real Estate Paralegal looking for an opportunity to join a law firm's Real Estate Section? If so, this job is for you! This position is responsible for providing support to the Real Estate Section and is an integral part of the team. This role can be located in the law firm's Los Angeles, San Diego, or San Francisco locations, and requires 60% in office presence; remote work is permissible 40% of the time. Responsibilities: - Coordinate purchase and sale transactions (commercial, office, retail, and high net worth residential), loan transactions, joint ventures, ground-lease transactions and development transactions - Conduct comprehensive title and survey reviews for commercial real estate transactions, including but not limited to, the review of title insurance commitments and ALTA/NSPS Land Title Surveys; prepare comprehensive title and survey summaries, including document abstracts, for internal section review and external client review - Negotiate diligence materials with title companies, surveyors and zoning companies, including, but not limited to, title insurance policy pro formas, ALTA/NSPS land title surveys and zoning analysis reports - Draft title objection letters, title response letters, conveyance documents, and other title clearance documents, including, but not limited to, estoppel certificates, subordination agreements, releases, memorandums and notices - Advise on and coordinate title clearance matters; manage related transaction deadlines - Prepare and review drafts of leases and amendments - Advise attorneys and clients on ALTA title insurance standards and NSPS survey standards - Coordinate execution and recording of closing documents - Maintain proper post-closing records in accordance with Real Estate Section and firm procedures, including closing binders and post-closing title clearance items - Participate in ongoing Real Estate Paralegal group and Real Estate Section professional development, including the mentoring of junior paralegals and junior attorneys - Assume additional responsibilities as requested Qualifications: - Bachelor's degree required - 5+ years of transactional experience, preferably in a commercial real estate practice of a large or mid-sized law firm with a billable hour requirement - Possess Bachelor's degree required. 5+ years of transactional experience, preferably in a commercial real estate practice of a large or mid-sized law firm with a billable hour requirement.
 
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