Robert Half

Job Description

Ref ID: 01300-0011795391

Classification: Paralegal

Compensation: $85000.00 to $100000.00 yearly

Robert Half Legal is seeking a Commercial Real Estate Paralegal with 3+ years of experience to join a mid size firm in downtown Chicago. This position is paying up to $100K, depending on experience, plus bonus and competitive benefits. There is WFH flexibility and strong work life balance. This Commercial Real Estate Paralegal's responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate due diligence for a variety of real estate transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions, loans, etc.
  • Facilitate communications between attorneys for the various parties on a transaction.
  • Review and summarize title commitments and surveys and prepare title and survey objection letters.
  • Work closely and directly with title companies to clear title(s), work through objections and obtain title policies.
  • Obtain, review and summarize entity organizational documents and UCC, judgement, tax and other lien searches.
  • Prepare and file/record a variety of documents, including deeds, mortgages, memoranda or leases, resolutions, UCC financing statements, etc.
  • Prepare closing checklists, critical dates lists, closing documents, various affidavits, certificates and resolutions and coordinate and control the closing process for various real estate transactions.
  • Prepare and distribute closing binders.
  • Complete special projects as assigned.
  • Function effectively and willingly as a team player.

Job Requirements

  • Four-year college degree.
  • Solid three+ years real estate paralegal experience. Paralegal certificate preferred with specialty in real estate.
  • Prior law firm experience preferred.
  • Residential experience a plus.
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  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and organizational skills.
  • Attention to detail, self-motivated, dedicated to the job, accurate, and conscientious.
  • Knowledge of real estate services and working relationships with real estate services vendors.
  • Technical and computer proficiency.
  • Ability to work on several projects concurrently.
  • Maintain professional image and attitude.

For immediate consideration please email a copy of your resume directly to jeremy . dinkin @ robert half legal com

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