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LEGAL ASSISTANT

JOB FUNCTION: Administrative Support
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
LOCATION: Little Falls, NJ

COMPENSATION: $60k - $65k
MINIMUM EDUCATION: Associate's Degree
POSTED: Sep 16, 2020

Our client, a fast-paced law firm, is looking to hire a Legal Assistant.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$60K – $65K

Position Overview:

The Real Estate Legal Assistant should have experience in both complex commercial and residential real estate transactions.

Responsibilities of the Legal Assistant:

  • Blackline commercial contracts, leases, financing, and other documents
  • Handle residential files with minimal attorney assistance, including preparation of closing documents and review of settlement statements
  • Answer phones in a pleasant and professional manner and communicating with clients, lenders, real estate professionals and other attorneys on a daily basis by phone, email and mailed correspondence
  • Handle trust and business accounts
  • Handle general office management, including ordering supplies
  • Record attorney time entries and preparing client invoices
  • General secretarial duties
  • Open new files and filing documents throughout each transaction
  • Prepare documents for signature for commercial closings
  • Create post-closing binders for clients

Qualifications for the Legal Assistant:

  • 2-3 years as a legal assistant in residential real estate
  • Experience in real estate and knowledge of other law practices as well as transactions preferred
  • Knowledge with iManage Document Management System and Orion is a plus

Education Requirements:

  • Associate’s Degree preferred

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision
POSITION ID: 90762

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