Isaacson Sheridan welcomes all qualified applicants and values diversity of all kinds, and we encourage and welcome applications from all highly qualified candidates, regardless of sex, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other personal characteristic protected by federal, state or local law, regulation or ordinance.
REAL ESTATE PARALEGAL:
The paralegal is responsible for preparing documentation necessary to real estate matters, including purchases, sales, loans, closings, leases and other matters, along with preparing settlement statements and performing title searches. This may also include reviewing title, surveys, amendments, leases, subleases or purchase agreements. Essential job functions include:
Essential Job Functions:
•Coordinate due diligence for a variety of commercial real estate transactions, including, but not limited to: purchase, sale and loan closings and leases.
•Search title and summarize title commitments and surveys.
•Work closely with title companies to clear title and obtain title policies.
•Perform and summarize UCC, judgment, tax and other lien searches.
•Prepare and file a variety of documents, including: deeds, deeds of trust, memoranda of leases, UCC financing statements, bill of sale, affidavit of title, and transfer declarations.
•Coordinate and facilitate closings, including preparation of closing checklist and binders, coordination of closing calendar, and follow-up on post-closing matters.
•Organize and produce final document deliverables for clients, opposing counsel, and real estate attorneys.
•Assist with formations of LLC’s, partnerships, and other entities.
•Obtain good standing and existence certificates and similar material from Secretary of State or other appropriate government offices.
•Independently organize and manage files or delegate similar tasks to appropriate support staff.
•Paralegal Certificate from ABA approved program preferred; significant, substantive related experience may be considered in lieu of formal education.
•2-5 years of experience in commercial real estate transactions required.
•Proficiency with title and survey review required.
•Experience representing borrowers and developers preferred.
•Ability to examine, evaluate and summarize large quantities of information.
•Proficiency with MS Office Suite, SoftPro and document management software.
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•Ability to work under tight deadlines and respond in a timely and professional manner to high client and attorney demands.
•Ability to interact effectively and professionally and provide exceptional service, internally and externally, at all times.
•Highly organized, able to prioritize workflow and manage projects independently.
•Ability to work collaboratively within a team; ability and inclination to adapt to changing business demands, willingness to train others.
•Ability to produce acceptable amount of work efficiently and accurately; ability to produce quality final work product.
Isaacson Sheridan typically seeks summer clerks for one of two summer sessions. Our goal is to expose the associate to a variety of practices and give them a realistic sense of what being an associate at Isaacson Sheridan would look like. Our firm practice areas include: commercial real estate, land use, litigation, tax, entity formation, leasing and other general business matters. We participate in on campus interviews but welcome interested candidates to apply directly.
Isaacson Sheridan seeks self-motivated associates who are willing to accept challenging work and communicate with clients from the beginning of their career. We diligently seek associates who are intent on making Greensboro their home as the desire is for our associates to become our partners. We are currently seeking an associate to work in both business litigation and commercial real estate. Successful candidates should possess: excellent academic credentials, strong legal research/writing and interpersonal skills, and a commitment to exceptional work product and client service. Our firm is unique in that associates, in coordination with another attorney, are quickly working directly with clients and handling their own matters within the first 6 months of practice.