Junior Paralegal – Real Estate - Full-time / Part-time at Harbor Freight

Harbor Freight

Full-Time

Calabasas, CA, USA

Not defined

23 Nov → 23 Dec

Job Description

Posting Title

Junior Paralegal – Real Estate

Job Description

The Junior Paralegal - Real Estate (A) provides support to company real estate attorneys and the various real estate related business units, and (B) prepares certain lease/contract documentation.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Preparation of lease/contract documentation, including lease exhibits, lease amendments, estoppels and SNDAs.
• Review and interpret lease clauses and make recommendations to company attorneys and real estate professionals.
• Ability to interact with senior and junior level personnel, vendors and outside counsel.
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills and organizational skills.
• Strong attention to detail. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
• Uses discretion when dealing with landlords, lenders, vendors, and outside counsel.
• Additional duties as assigned by management
• Regular attendance is required as an essential function of the position
Scope (Required):
• Staff supervision and development - No
• Decision making-
• Assists in problem solving
• Provides information for decision support
• Some contract negotiation
• Travel –Location – Remote Local – Required to go to Calabasas HQ on a rotational basis.
• Location - Local
Auto req ID

122563BR

State

CA

City

Calabasas

Requirements

Education:
• Associates degree or some college required, Bachelor's Degree in related field preferred or equivalent combination of experience and education
• Paralegal Certification required
Skills:
• Knowledge and understanding of routine real estate transactions
• High level of computer skills
• Strong legal research skills
• Ability to work in high volume high paced environment
• Must be a team player and able to work both collaboratively and independently
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Excellent organizational skills, ability to multitask, detail oriented, exceptional follow up skills and able to meet deadlines
• The ability to prioritize and work under a tight schedule
• The ability to review legal documents for accuracy
• Law firm and/or corporate experience preferred
Preferred/Desired:
• Proficient using standard Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)
Experience (Required):
• 0-2 years prior paralegal experience; 2+ year experience in a research related role preferred
Physical Requirements:
General office environment requiring ability to:
• stand, walk, sit for extended periods of time
• speak and listen to others in person and over the phone
• use keyboard and read from computer screen and reports
• lift up to 15 lbs.
About Harbor Freight Tools

We're a 45 year-old, $6.5 billion national tool retailer with the energy, enthusiasm, and growth potential of a start-up. We have over 1,300 stores in 48 states across the country and are opening several new locations every week. We offer our customers more than 7,000 tools and accessories, from hand tools and generators to air and power tools, from shop equipment to automotive tools. We provide our customers with the right tool for the right job at the right price, always delivering quality and value.

Job Responsibilities

  • Preparation of lease/contract documentation, including lease exhibits, lease amendments, estoppels and SNDAs
  • Review and interpret lease clauses and make recommendations to company attorneys and real estate professionals
  • Ability to interact with senior and junior level personnel, vendors and outside counsel
  • Uses discretion when dealing with landlords, lenders, vendors, and outside counsel
  • Additional duties as assigned by management
  • Regular attendance is required as an essential function of the position
  • Assists in problem solving
  • Provides information for decision support

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

  • Staff supervision and development - No

  • Paralegal Certification required

  • Knowledge and understanding of routine real estate transactions

  • High level of computer skills

  • Strong legal research skills

  • Ability to work in high volume high paced environment

  • Must be a team player and able to work both collaboratively and independently

  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to multitask, detail oriented, exceptional follow up skills and able to meet deadlines

  • The ability to prioritize and work under a tight schedule

  • The ability to review legal documents for accuracy

  • use keyboard and read from computer screen and reports

  • lift up to 15 lbs

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