Paralegal - Real Estate

Parker Poe, 620 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America Req #398
Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Become part of the Parker Poe team that – for more than a century – has represented many of the Southeast’s largest companies and local governments. We are a tight-knit firm that values the person beyond the lawyer or professional. Because of this, in addition to structured integration efforts, you will find that mentorship, professional development, and internal referrals happen organically. If you want to join a collaborative team providing sophisticated legal services – without losing sight of our calling to give back to our communities – this is the place to be.

The Real Estate Paralegal will support the Real Estate and Commercial Development practice group.  This is a nonexempt administrative position that reports to the Office Administrator and assigned attorneys. There are no direct reports to this position. The paralegal will work a regular schedule as determined by the Office Administrator/HR and/or the assigned attorneys.

 

This role is located in our Charlotte, NC office.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Draft, prepare, and organize closing documents
  • Prepare closing statements
  • Review and plot legal descriptions
  • Prepare and file UCC financing statements and amendments
  • Organize and coordinate document signing
  • Prepare closing binders
  • Acquire maps or drawings from surveyor/assessor’s office or title companies
  • Research and investigate to identify any restrictions limiting the use of property
  • Prepare reports for title commitment, title insurance and real estate transfers
  • Search physical and digital records of title insurance and rest estate companies to gather information on private transactions
  • Search physical and digital records of town, city and/or county offices to compile a transaction history and ownership details on an assigned property

 

Requirements 

  • 5 or more years of experience as a Paralegal in a law firm or legal department and a paralegal certificate, or the equivalent combination of education and experience; Bachelor’s degree preferred. Experience supporting one or more of the following practice group(s) required:
    • Transactional
    • Real Estate
  • Experience using a legal time and billing system
  • Must be proactive, self-motivated with ability to work independently with little or no supervision
  • Exceedingly well organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment as necessary
  • Critical thinking, proficiency in problem solving, and decision making skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities, and accommodate rush requests
  • Must be a team player, willing to help other team members during peak times
  • Superior computer skills, using Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

 

Parker Poe is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes recruitment, employment, promotional and all other personnel decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Location on Google Maps
  • Parker Poe, 620 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America