Careers

August 23, 2019

Commercial Law Legal Assistant

  • August 23, 2019
  • Employment: Full-time

We are seeking a full-time experienced Commercial Law Legal Assistant.

Candidate will assist attorneys who work in different practice areas including real estate, finance, corporate transactions, and tax/estate planning.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Creating, formatting and revising complex Word documents, with multiple exhibits and table of contents
  • Completing document exhibits and assembling closing documents
  • Legal redlining with Microsoft Word (knowledge of Workshare comparison software a plus)
  • Obtaining information from government websites, land records and plat databases, or telephone calls with government agencies
  • Forming entities, qualifying/registering to do business
  • Organizing closing files, creating paper and electronic closing binders
  • Working with attorney to prepare documents for filing with land records or state agencies, completion of recording forms, obtaining real estate tax assessment and tax bill information.
  • Communication via telephone and email with clients nationally and internationally.
  • Light legal research and writing

Ideal candidate will be expected to:

  • Multitask; handle numerous client matters in various stages of completion
  • ·Prepare, edit and format correspondence; proofread documents and correspondence
  • Use Microsoft Office 2013 (especially Word and Excel). Use Nuance to create, convert and compile PDF document.
  • Have strong organizational skills and complete  projects on strict deadlines with limited supervision
  • Be reliable and punctual. Schedule will be 8:30am – 5:00pm (M-F, one hour lunch)

Minimum Requirement:

  • Three years legal assistant experience

Please submit cover letter highlighting qualifications, resume and salary requirements careers@paleyrothman.com.

Subject line: Legal Assistant – ‘Your Name

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