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Real Estate Paralegal

Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick Toledo, OH

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The Toledo office of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP  is currently seeking to fill a paralegal position in its Real Estate Practice Group. Candidates should have 2-4 years of experience in real estate practice. This position will assist attorneys in aspects of commercial and residential real estate closings.


FLSA Status:

Hourly Non-Exempt

Essential Duties:

·      Draft purchase and sale agreements, deeds, affidavits, notes, mortgages, UCC financing statements, easements and other related real estate documents in preparation of closings

·      Review purchase and sale agreements for preparation of time schedules and closing checklists

·      Facilitate, tracking and satisfaction of due diligence requirements for seller and purchaser clients

·      Consult with title companies, survey firms, property inspectors and environmental consultants

·      Contact various governmental offices to obtain information, including real estate ownership, taxes and zoning

·      Conduct public record searches

·      Review and summarize title commitments, title policies, lien search reports, inspection reports, surveys and phase one environmental reports

·      Facilitate details of closing transactions with various parties to ensure documents are organized, complete and accurate

·      Set up, attend and assist with closings

·      Review and prepare closing statements

·      Coordinate in all aspects of a variety of transactions

·      Coordinate recording and filing documents in state and local offices

·      Prepare closing binders

·      Review, summarize and prepare leases

·      Assist with the review of loan documents

·      Assist with providing back-up information for opinion letters

·      Assist with drafting complaints to lower real estate taxes

·      Keep clients informed of status of transaction(s)

Other Responsibilities:

·      Prepare corporate filings

·      Prepare corporate resolutions

·      Maintain corporate minute books

·      Complete all other assignments as required

·      High level of business client contact and service

Education, Experience and Skills Required:

·      2-4+ years of experience in residential and commercial real estate transactions

·      Strong understanding of real estate terms and technological skills including Microsoft Word

·      Superior research skills, including the use of online services, databases and the Internet

·      Superior organizational skills

·      Project and case management skills including a strong aptitude for managing and prioritizing multiple projects and deadlines

·      Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as analytical, problem solving and decision making skills

·      Ability to work independently and maintain a high degree of confidentiality

 Physical Requirements:

·      Sitting frequently, six out of eight hours per day

·      Sitting position static for up to one-half hour at a time

·      Lifting and carrying up to 20 pounds occasionally, up to one hour per day

·      Bending and stooping occasionally, up to one-half hour per day

We are not accepting third party/recruiter submissions for this position. 

Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick


1000 Jackson Street

Toledo, OH



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