Real Estate Secretary at Eastridge

Eastridge

Full-Time

Atlanta, GA, USA

Not defined

23 Nov → 23 Dec

Job Description

Eastridge Workforce Solutions is supporting an international law firm in its search for a Real Estate Legal Secretary to join its team in Atlanta, GA.
The role is hybrid remote with great benefits and compensation.

Duties and responsibilities:
Draft, input, revise and finalize, routine correspondence, memoranda and other legal documents.

Draft addendums to real estate contracts; schedule and coordinate real estate closings with attorneys, lenders and title company and brokers.
Order and review title / survey and underlying title documents; prepare escrow instructions.
Create and maintain closing files / organize closing binders; coordinate filings for corporate documents with clients.
File legal documents in federal and state courts, including e-filing in all courts and agencies.
Proofread documents and check for appropriate formatting, spelling and grammar.
Review all incoming mail, distribute to teams as needed and upload to the DMS.
Prepare documents and packages for mail, messenger and overnight delivery.
Prepare expense reports, manage vendor invoices, mailings, and request checks as needed.
Enter attorney time and send time entry reminders.
Process client billing and assist with review and edit of bills as necessary.
Schedule appointment and make arrangements for meetings, conferences and travel.
Complete client/matter intake forms; request conflicts of interest checks; open new files and prepare files to be closed.

Requirements;

A minimum of 2 years of legal secretarial experience, including providing support for transactional practicegroups. Priorreal estate experience is strongly preferred.
Recent experience at a large, national firm.
Strong proofreading skills, attention to detail and solid grammar/spelling skills.
High degree of proficiency with Microsoft programs (Word, Outlook, Excel).
Legal citation and legal terminology expertise.
Familiarity with Carpe Diem, Elite, iManage, Chrome River, Forte, Workshare Compare or similar technology.
The ability to organize, prioritize and meet the demands off multiple attorney assignments.
Ability to work a daily schedule from 9:30 am - 5:30 pm.
Flexibility to work overtime occasionally.

Benefits:
From time to time Eastridge's clients may offer additional benefits to Eastridge employees while on assignment.
Information about those benefits will be communicated when applicable.

Eastridge Workforce Solutions is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Please note that Eastridge is unable to provide visa sponsorship to applicants.

We value diverse experiences, including prior contact with the criminal legal system, and applicants with criminal histories are encouraged to apply.

Certain clients require Eastridge to perform background checks and Eastridge will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with any applicable federal, state, or local law regarding criminal backgrounds, including but not limited to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and the Philadelphia Fair Criminal Record Screening Standards Ordinance (a copy of the notice of rights under the Philadelphia Ordinance is available by clicking on this link).
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High School

1-2 years

Job Responsibilities

  • Draft, input, revise and finalize, routine correspondence, memoranda and other legal documents
  • Draft addendums to real estate contracts; schedule and coordinate real estate closings with attorneys, lenders and title company and brokers
  • Order and review title / survey and underlying title documents; prepare escrow instructions
  • Create and maintain closing files / organize closing binders; coordinate filings for corporate documents with clients
  • File legal documents in federal and state courts, including e-filing in all courts and agencies
  • Proofread documents and check for appropriate formatting, spelling and grammar
  • Review all incoming mail, distribute to teams as needed and upload to the DMS
  • Prepare documents and packages for mail, messenger and overnight delivery
  • Prepare expense reports, manage vendor invoices, mailings, and request checks as needed
  • Enter attorney time and send time entry reminders
  • Process client billing and assist with review and edit of bills as necessary
  • Schedule appointment and make arrangements for meetings, conferences and travel
  • Complete client/matter intake forms; request conflicts of interest checks; open new files and prepare files to be closed

Requirements / Qualifications

  • A minimum of 2 years of legal secretarial experience, including providing support for transactional practicegroups

  • Recent experience at a large, national firm

  • Strong proofreading skills, attention to detail and solid grammar/spelling skills

  • High degree of proficiency with Microsoft programs (Word, Outlook, Excel)

  • Legal citation and legal terminology expertise

  • Familiarity with Carpe Diem, Elite, iManage, Chrome River, Forte, Workshare Compare or similar technology

  • The ability to organize, prioritize and meet the demands off multiple attorney assignments

  • Ability to work a daily schedule from 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

  • Certain clients require Eastridge to perform background checks and Eastridge will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with any applicable federal, state, or local law regarding criminal backgrounds, including but not limited to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and the Philadelphia Fair Criminal Record Screening Standards Ordinance (a copy of the notice of rights under the Philadelphia Ordinance is available by clicking on this link)

Benefits/What We offer

  • From time to time Eastridge's clients may offer additional benefits to Eastridge employees while on assignment

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