Real Estate Paralegal

Austin, TX 78701

Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Function: Legal Job ID:: 131177

Job Description


A prestigious Austin law firm has an immediate opening for a Real Estate Paralegal in their ‎Affordable Housing practice group. 

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Create and assemble electronic closing binders, update them and interact with clients to ‎respond to client requests
  • Draft simple closing documents and organizational documents
  • Draft and submit applications and process requests to governmental agencies
  • Perform factual research at government agencies via the internet‎
  • Organize and maintain complex transaction files and closing checklists
  • Process due diligence and assist attorneys with closings, including but not limited to, ‎assembling documents for closing and handling post-closing delivery requirements
  • Develop and maintain relationships with clients and governmental agencies
  • Process invoices in firm accounting system
  • Prepare property tax exemption requests and track status with various appraisal districts
  • Provide non-profit client support for ongoing property records and regulatory filings
  • Prepare and update complex organizational charts
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Education & Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Paralegal Certificate highly preferred
  • 6+ years’ of relevant experience in the Real Estate practice area, preferably in a law firm setting
  • Knowledge of corporate organization and structure, including various forms of entities and applicable filing with Secretary of State and Comptroller
  • Familiarity with basic documents associated with real estate acquisitions and loan financing
  • Strong organizational, communication, and writing skills
  • Ability to work with multiple complex matters concurrently
  • Must possess client interfacing skills and have deal and people management skills
  • Intermediate/advanced experience with Microsoft Office 2010, Outlook, PDF, Word and Excel
  • Must be available to work overtime when needed and as requested

Meet The Recruiter

Maggie Dunn
Direct-Hire Recruiting Manager

Burnett Specialists is consistently ranked as the number one recruiting firm in Austin by the Austin Business Journal year after year!

I've helped thousands of talented candidates with experience ranging from entry-level to c-level over the course of my professional recruiting career.  My mission is to establish long-lasting relationships between newly hired employees and their employers by matching exciting job opportunities with the right candidates!

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