Paralegal – Real Estate (New York or New Jersey, Partially Remote)

Offit Kurman is seeking to hire a real estate paralegal for one of our New York or New Jersey offices (partial remote work is available for this role). Ideal candidates will possess a minimum of 5 years’ experience in Real Estate. Paralegal will primarily focus on commercial real estate and development. However, we will consider candidates with a commercial or residential real estate background. Must be detail oriented and able to work independently.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Conduct title searches, review title reports.
  • Preparation of deeds, affidavits and trust.
  • Review and prepare commercial loan documents
  • Prepare corporate documents
  • Perform due diligence searches
  • Draft closing binders, checklists and closing documentation.
  • Manage communication with clients

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Proven working experience as a real estate paralegal. Knowledge of real estate closing software, including SoftPro.
  • Experience in residential or commercial real estate Transactions.
  • Familiarity with land use and zoning applications to the Planning Boards.
  • Familiarity with Mortgages, Promissory Notes and various other Lender financing documents.
  • Proactive work style and analytical skills: able to read, research, review, verify and route correspondence, reports and legal documents.
  • Strong production skills with ability to produce accurate work product when formatting documents, inputting data, editing, copying, scanning and transmitting text, data and graphics.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with proficiency in grammar and spelling.
  • Ability to research corporate and real estate information through appropriate government entities.
  • Excellent client service skills with proven record of building effective relationships with both internal and external clients.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 2017 (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint), Internet research skills, document management systems, attorney time entry software.

Offit Kurman is one of the fastest-growing, full-service law firms in the United States. Offit Kurman offers a collegial, comfortable, and professional work environment, as well as competitive salary and benefits, to include Paid Time Off and 401(k) matching. We are a proud EEO employer and we are committed to a diverse workforce.