Experience: 3+ years
Location: Chicago Loop
Area of Practice: Commercial real estate transactions
Real Estate Secretary
National law firm is looking for a commercial real estate legal assistant/ secretary with 3+ years' experience at a medium to large law firm with a positive attitude. The ideal candidate will be familiar with all aspects of commercial real estate transactions including typing and preparation of contract summaries and closing checklists; closing documents i.e., deeds, bills of sale, assignments, promissory notes and deeds of trust and releases of deeds of trust; search & review title commitments and surveys; prepare title objection letters; escrow instructions; contact title companies, local government agencies, and utilize internet resources to provide information during due diligence and entitlement phases of the transactions; prepare closing binders; obtain corporate entity information; strong computer skills; and team oriented. Strong Word and Excel.
You must be detail oriented and have good interpersonal communication skills.
Responsibilities include document preparation experience. Candidates must be detail oriented, have strong organizational, written and oral communication skill and have the ability to resolve issues proactively and timely.
You must be available to work some overtime and be able to interface with attorneys and clients. Strong typing and Microsoft Suites 2010 is a must.
Salary is commensurate with experience and firm offers a competitive benefit package.
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