Paralegal – Real Estate

On Call Counsel Published: November 4, 2019
Location
New York, NY
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Description

On Call Counsel is seeking a real estate paralegal for an amazing opportunity in Midtown Manhattan. The ideal candidate should have at least five years of real estate experience (land lord tenant experience is a plus) and working in a fast paced environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting multiple attorneys in real estate matters.
  • Answering telephones, taking messages and forwarding calls to appropriate parties.
  • Processing incoming/outgoing mail.
  • Managing attorney calendars.
  • Opening new client matter accounts (conflict checks, intakes, retainer letter and file opening).
  • Organizing and maintaining electronic and paper client files and keeping filing up-to-date.
  • Entering attorneys' time.
  • Draft complex correspondence and documents (e.g., court forms, pleadings, e-mails responding to client inquiries) and anticipate attorneys' need for same.
  • Proofread, photocopy, assemble and distribute prepared materials as necessary.
  • Transcribing, drafts or oral instructions, perform word processing on a variety of correspondence, reports, memoranda and legal documents as requested.
  • Organize tasks for maximum efficiency and manage conflicting priorities effectively.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all client and firm information and procedures.


Skills:

  • Minimum of 5 years of litigation experience
  • Strong knowledge of Landlord Tenant law specific to New York
  • Demonstrated experience supporting real estate attorneys
    Knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge of office equipment such as printers, facsimile machines, photocopying machines and pdf scanners
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
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