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Residential Real Estate Paralegal, ICD Group - Greenwich, CT

Primary Responsibilities:

Works as part of attorney/paralegal/administrative team in the residential real estate group of the Trusts and Estates Department.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in closings to assist attorneys and other paralegals
  • Preparation of documents for closings (including, but not limited to, preparation of closing checklist, Excel closing statement, organization of closing folders, draft closing documents as appropriate, order of UCC searches (including judgments, liens, suits), obtain corporate organizational documents, certified copies and good standing certificates, attend closing and assist in execution of closing documents, draft UCC financing statements, amendments, etc., coordination of recording of real estate documents and UCC financing statements
  • Attend to post-closing matters (including, but not limited to, coordination of post-closing questions and provide necessary documents, follow-up on recorded/filed documents, preparation of closing binders) 
  • Review title search         
  • Conducts research and analyses as assigned
  • Open new client matters (prepare disclosure letter)
  • Prepare contracts
  • Update client contacts
  • Provide information to clients, primarily by telephone and email
  • Prepare title policies, closing disclosure, closing protection letter
  • Telephone backup

Qualifications:

  • Excellent research and analytical skills
  • Proven ability to work with attorneys, paralegals, secretaries and support staff to provide exceptional service to clients
  • Exceptional organizational skills to complete multiple projects on time with full accuracy and quality
  • Ability to work outside the normal 9 to 5 workday to staff closings and complete urgent work to meet deadlines
  • Bachelor's degree and ABA approved paralegal certificate preferred; Associate's degree and ABA paralegal certificate
  • Three to five years residential real estate experience (preferred) or commercial real estate experience
  • Excellent Microsoft Word and Excel skills
  • Virtual filing experience