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Paralegal - Commercial Real Estate

Title : Paralegal - Commercial Real Estate

Location : Illinois - Chicago
Refer to Job # POIG727822


Paralegal - Commercial Real Estate The candidate will assist in drafting real estate documents, preparing closing documents, conducting due diligence reviews and coordinating closings as required for commercial real estate transactions. This will include ordering, reviewing and analyzing title commitments, recorded documents and surveys. Develop, monitor and update closing, and other checklists, for real estate transactions. Assist with drafting documents for commercial, resort and mixed use developments, as well as draft lease amendments for attorney review. This will require forming LLCs, partnerships and drafting organizational documents, authority certificates and resolutions. All reporting and research will be delivered to the appropriate parties', counsel, lenders, governmental agencies, vendors, etc. The candidate should have a College degree and/or Paralegal certificate. Must have 4 years of experience supporting a Commercial Real Estate practice group in a law firm environment. Mortgage finance experience representing lenders is required. Title and survey experience is needed. Electronic data room experience is essential. Large law firm experience is preferred. Should have strong proficiency in Word, Excel and Outlook. Legal 4 - 0 Full Time 0000-00-00 00:00:00  

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Real Estate/real Estate Land Use Paralegal

Title : Real Estate/real Estate Land Use Paralegal

Location : Illinois - Chicago
Refer to Job # FFIR726855


Real Estate/Real Estate Land Use Paralegal Responsibilities: Orders and reviews a title commitment policy, or date down endorsement; responds to title company inquiries on structure of transaction. Oversees title company activities. Reviews and summarizes Schedule B title, prepares list of title objections and works with Title Company to resolve objections. Orders and reviews survey, prepares list of survey objections, and works with surveyor to resolve objections. Reviews legal description for the property. Prepares drafts of deeds, deeds of release and other basic real estate documents for recordation. Maintains liaison with county and municipal entities to obtain zoning letters and permits and reviews ordinances for requirements. Arranges for discharge/satisfaction of deed trust/mortgage and obtains payoff figures. Obtains flood certificates for the property. Obtains reliance letter for Phase I and Phase II environmental reports. Maintains liaison with client to obtain pertinent facts and documents. Researches current recordation and filing requirements for various local and state government entities. Drafts documents for purchase sale transactions (i.e., UCC financing statements and amendments, deeds, releases, affidavits, estoppel certificates and other certificates resolutions, tenant notice letter, FIRPIX, and other closing documents) and maintains liaison with opposing counsel regarding changes and amendments to documents. Obtains and assembles exhibits to transaction documents. Obtains corporate organizational documents, and certificates of good standing. Reviews corporate documents for prohibitions against borrowings, power of decision-making bodies, and so forth. Works directly with client, surveyor and Title Company. Orders or performs public records searches of the parties, including searches for judgments, tax liens, litigation, bankruptcy and UCC filings. Reviews tenant roll and verify rentals, works with property Management Company to obtain information required for exhibits under transaction documents. Prepares SNDAs and works with tenant to obtain signatures on SNDAs. Coordinates various aspects of closing including assembly and preparation of documents for signature; closing arrangements with title companies and distribution of closing materials. Assists with closing ensuring receipt of all required signatures. Coordinates recording of real estate documents and filing of UCC financing statements. Prepares and reviews complex transaction binders. Coordinates with all parties concerning post-closing questions or documents. Follows-up on recorded/filed documents and title policy. Prepares and files documents necessary for the organization or incorporation of business entities and any other document which may be filed at the Secretary of State. Orders and reviews title commitment and exceptions documents. Reviews survey. Schedules sale date and corresponding deadlines. Prepares appointment of successor trustee, publication, notice letter, IRS notice letter, trustee s deed and other sale documents. Engages and coordinates with successor trustee on executing documents. Attends foreclosure sale and record trustee s deed. Prepares judicial foreclosure documentation for Illinois foreclosure sale. Maintains liaison with client re status of sale process. Acts as Successor Trustee (in limited matters). Follows up on post-foreclosure matters, i.e. obtain policy and recorded documents. Reviews and obtains relevant documents located at city building department, including city meeting minutes, building applications, inspection reports, permits and drawings. Identifies liens filed by contractor and/or subcontractors through review of county records. Reviews and analyzes zoning ordinances to determine permitted uses, setbacks and notice requirements. Researches zoning ordinances for municipalities throughout the country. Communicates with clients to obtain necessary documentation and information for zoning applications. Prepares zoning relief applications. Coordinates notices including mailings, posting of signage and newspaper publications. Monitors zoning applications from introduction through to passage with city legislation. Develops and maintains working relationship with city officials and municipal employees. Communicates with clients to obtain necessary documentation and information for various business licenses. Prepares licensing applications. Meets with city officials regarding licensing applications. Monitors licensing applications and follows-up with city officials, as needed, to ensure applications are processed and issued in a timely manner. Requirements: Must possess a high level of professionalism and interpersonal skills so as to be able to work well with employees at all levels within the organization and maintain all information in the strictest of confidence. Required to use tact and diplomacy when dealing with others. Must have ability to read, write, and communicate fluent English; ability to compose documents in the appropriate business style using correct grammar and spelling; ability to communicate clearly using proper grammar and diction over the telephone. Must be detail oriented and have excellent organizational skills; ability to balance multiple projects, work independently and have strong time management skills, as well as prioritize work load. Must have ability to reason and apply common sense understanding to situations encountered. Ability to process routine daily functions while being able to resolve sensitive issues and complex assignments utilizing above average critical thinking skills. Legal 0 - 0 Full Time 0000-00-00 00:00:00  

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Real Estate Paralegal

Title : Real Estate Paralegal

Location : Illinois - Chicago
Refer to Job # DSHB725772


Real Estate Paralegal Candidate will work closely with the practice group chair and attend monthly practice groups meetings. Order and review title and survey documents Coordinate and assist with closings from initiation to post-closing documentation completion Prepare initial draft documents, amendments to agreements or leases and miscellaneous documents, including estoppel certificates, for attorney review. Prepare and file UCC financing statements. Order UCC lien searches and prepare summaries of lien search results. Record documents in various counties and states. Organize and form, qualify, amend, reinstate and maintain LLCs, partnerships and corporations and order authority documents. Provide transactional support. Qualifications: 5+ years of experience in all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, including documentation, due diligence, closing and post-closing activities for real estate acquisitions, dispositions, finance, leasing and development, and construction projects. Must be highly motivated self A?starters with excellent communication skills who build strong and effective work-relationships with colleagues. Must have excellent organizational skills and be (a) highly detail A?oriented, (b) proactive in nature, and (c) proficient in all Microsoft Office software programs. Demonstrated commitment to superior client service is a must. Legal 5 - 0 Full Time 0000-00-00 00:00:00  

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Real Estate Paralegal

Title : Real Estate Paralegal

Location : Illinois - Chicago
Refer to Job # CDYU725885


Real Estate Paralegal Responsibilities: Assist with commercial real estate transaction work. Conduct due diligence. Assist Real Estate attorneys in working with the leading real estate companies. Requirements: Paralegal Certificate or Degree required, bachelor's degree preferred. Commercial Real Estate paralegal experience a must. Ability to work in a fast -paced, deadline driven environment. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing. Extremely organized with ability to follow through without prompting. Ability to deal professionally with both internal and external clients on all levels. Legal 1 - 0 Full Time 0000-00-00 00:00:00  

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Real Estate Paralegal

Title : Real Estate Paralegal

Location : Illinois - Chicago
Refer to Job # DYZI725909

This large, prestigious Chicago based law firm with offices throughout the US has established itself as being the premier, if not the best, labor and employment powerhouse firms in the nation. It now provides a range of legal services, including corporate and business law, general litigation, environmental and other related matters. Its clients include Fortune 500 companies, industrial and manufacturing companies, banks and brokerage houses, healthcare institutions, transportation companies and other media conglomerates. The atmosphere is light and confident, as the lawyers are assured that their expertise is rarely rivaled by many of the other firms. Compensation is the top of the market, and associates are expected to work long hours. This firm offers tremendous growth opportunities for resourceful and energetic attorneys.
Real Estate Paralegal Duties: Under the direction of the real estate attorneys, will assist attorneys in all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, including documentation, due diligence, closing and post-closing activities for real estate acquisitions, dispositions, finance, leasing, development and construction projects. Order and review title commitments, exception documents and surveys, interfacing directly with the title company and surveyor to resolve any issues or discrepancies. Preparation and administration of contract critical dates and closing checklists. Preparation of earnest money escrows and coordination of delivery of deposits. Coordination and assistance with all aspects of closings, including preparation of conveyance documents, closing statements, and other closing documents and obtaining transfer tax stamps, zoning certificates, duplicate tax bills, water certifications, condominium letters, certificates of insurance and payoff letters. Attending to all post-closing requirements, including preparation of closing indices, the preparation and organization of closing binders, and monitoring all post-closing deliveries or requirements. Preparation of clear and concise correspondence and memorandum. Preparation of initial draft documents, amendments to agreements or leases and miscellaneous documents, including estoppel certificates, for attorney review. Preparation of lease and loan abstracts. Review Planning and Zoning Reports. Preparation and filing of UCC financing statements, order UCC lien and other searches and prepare summaries of lien search results, and record documents in various counties and states. Requirements: Bachelor's degree and/or paralegal certificate. 5+ years' previous experience in commercial real estate transactions, including experience with acquisitions, dispositions, financing, leasing, construction and development, preferably at a law firm, although in-house experience will be considered. Notary public preferred. Knowledge of formation of entities and review and preparation of organizational and authority documents. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, Outlook or similar e-mail/calendar technology. Knowledge of relevant databases. Strong writing, organizational and communication skills required. Extensive knowledge of grammar, spelling, punctuation and legal terminology. Familiarity with Carpe Diem or similar legal time keeping technology. Must possess excellent legal research skills, including knowledge of electronic databases. Legal 5 - 0 Full Time 0000-00-00 00:00:00  

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Paralegal - Real Estate/finance

Title : Paralegal - Real Estate/finance

Location : Illinois - Chicago
Refer to Job # YZHL725608

This large firm operates like a small law firm, with offices across the nation, and its quality of its attorneys and work is high. The firms’ lawyers try cases all over the nations, and try more cases than most firms in the country. The firm hires the best and brightest from top national and regional law schools. The pay is average, but the billable requirement is reasonable. People work hard, but the firm realizes that quality of life is just as important. The firm handles virtually all types of litigation and transactional law. It has been a legal powerhouse in the Midwest for a long time. The size allows the firm to handle the most complex transactions and cases, and its clients include many Fortune 500 companies. Associates are allowed to choose the practice areas and specific assignments that interest them, and they will be challenged with responsibility and client contact.
Paralegal - Real Estate/Finance The candidate will do title and survey review and Sales and acquisitions support. Will work on Real estate financing support. Closing document assembly. General real estate responsibilities. A Bachelor's Degree and Paralegal Certification are preferred. Expertise in title review and survey review matters as well as preparation of standard corporate borrowing resolution is essential. Experience with ICC searches and statements is preferred. Must have 1-5 years required. Must have exceptional time management and organizational skill. Excellent verbal and written communications skills are essential. Must have strong transactional real estate experience. Legal 1 - 5 Full Time 0000-00-00 00:00:00  

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Paralegal - Real Estate/Business Law

Title : Paralegal - Real Estate/Business Law

Location : Illinois - Chicago
Refer to Job # FUAE724878

This large firm operates like a small law firm, with offices across the nation, and its quality of its attorneys and work is high. The firms’ lawyers try cases all over the nations, and try more cases than most firms in the country. The firm hires the best and brightest from top national and regional law schools. The pay is average, but the billable requirement is reasonable. People work hard, but the firm realizes that quality of life is just as important. The firm handles virtually all types of litigation and transactional law. It has been a legal powerhouse in the Midwest for a long time. The size allows the firm to handle the most complex transactions and cases, and its clients include many Fortune 500 companies. Associates are allowed to choose the practice areas and specific assignments that interest them, and they will be challenged with responsibility and client contact.
Paralegal - Real Estate/Business Law The candidate will work closely on commercial and real estate finance work. Will serve in title and survey review; Sales and acquisitions support; Real estate financing support; Closing document assembly; General real estate responsibilities. The candidate should preferably have a Bachelor's Degree and Paralegal Certification. Expertise in title review and survey review matters as well as preparation of standard corporate borrowing resolution essential. Experience with ICC searches and statements preferred. Should have 3-5 years of experience. Must have exceptional time management and organizational skills. Excellent verbal and written communications skills are essential. Must have strong transactional real estate experience. Legal 3 - 5 Full Time 0000-00-00 00:00:00  

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Real Estate Paralegal

Title : Real Estate Paralegal

Location : Illinois - Chicago
Refer to Job # EVHT724200


Real Estate Paralegal The candidate must have 1-4 years experience in real estate, both residential and commercial (purchases and sales). Closing and attorney review experience preferred. Must be eager to communicate with clients, attorneys, agents, and lenders on a daily basis. Should be extremely motivated to grow with expanding firm, responsive, and hard working. Must have Microsoft office, excel and adobe proficiency, and be highly organized. Legal 1 - 4 Full Time 0000-00-00 00:00:00  

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Real Estate Associate Attorney

Title : Real Estate Associate Attorney

Location : Illinois - Chicago
Refer to Job # JPZO722551


Real Estate Attorney Responsibilities: Represent clients in court or before government agencies. Prepare and draft legal documents on behalf of clients. Advise clients on business and legal transactions. Negotiate settlements for legal disputes. Comply with all legal standards and regulations. Perform administrative and management functions related to the practice of law. Qualifications: Previous experience in Real Estate law. Experience with foreclosures, foreclosure alternatives, contractor and land-trust agreements, and asset purchase ( buy-sell A?) agreements is a big plus. Familiarity with various legal documents. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to build rapport with clients. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Able to handle residential and commercial real estate transactions and financing, mechanics lien claims, lien priority, and other real estate-related issues. Legal 2 - 0 Full Time 0000-00-00 00:00:00  

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