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Real Estate Legal Assistants support Real Estate Attorneys in their everyday activity and they are responsible for drafting documents, conducting research and offering legal counsel to clients. Skills listed on a successful Real Estate Legal Assistant resume sample include familiarity with real estate and legal terminology, good communication skills (both written and oral) and knowing how to use real estate computer software. Those looking for a position as a Real Estate Legal Assistant should display in their resumes paralegal certification or an Associate's Degree. Real estate licenses represent an advantage.

1

Real Estate Legal Assistant

Worked closely with the attorneys researching and gathering all data pertaining to annual county tax sales.

  • Reported directly to in-house attorneys regarding day-to-day responsibilities.
  • Managed attorneys’ daily calendars regarding court dates and time sensitive matters.
  • Helped plan and execute $65 Million portfolio for 2010 Cook County tax sale.
  • Oversaw purchasing of tax bills and postings of prior delinquent tax years.
  • Organized and filed all appropriate paperwork with Cook County and the City of Chicago.
  • Drafted time sensitive legal documents for Cook County Clerk and Sheriff’s offices.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Communications
Paralegal Certification
2

Real Estate Legal Assistant

Provided administrative support for various departments, including but not limited to various attorneys at the firm.

  • Managed daily closing calendar, schedule, and coordinated closing dates with borrowers, sellers' attorney, and lenders for Commercial and Residential property.
  • Reviewed attorneys' comments which included edit, redline, compare & merge and assembled all real estate legal documents for execution by all parties.
  • Administered attorney escrow account for wire transfers and attorney fees, and distributed disbursement checks.
  • Reviewed executed legal documents and submitted to lenders for complete final closed loan.
  • Greeted guest and visitors to the management office and effectively deal with their concerns by exhibiting a professional, gracious and efficient manner.
  • Arranged conference room for meetings, and scheduled traveling arrangements.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
AA
Pre-law
3

Real Estate Legal Assistant

Administered commercial lease and licensing transactions.

  • Conducted legal due diligence in commercial real estate transactions.
  • Reviewed incoming documents including licensing and site licensing agreements.
  • Ensured to determine appropriate responses and allocation of resources.
  • Organized and maintained legal files.
  • Assisted the finance department with e-billing system.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Law
MA
Us Legal Studies
4

Real Estate Legal Assistant

Obtained pertinent client contact information and opened new files.

  • Prepared documentation for real estate closings such as HUD-1 Settlement Statements, and conveyance tax forms.
  • Prepared Warranty Deeds, Quit Claim Deeds, and obtained payoff statements.
  • Ensured taxes were paid and prorated at the time of closing.
  • Coordinated and scheduled closing with all parties
  • Extensive communication with client, financial institution officers and counsel.
  • Performed title run downs prior to recording.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BA
Bachelor of Arts
5

Real Estate Legal Assistant

Interfaced with closing agents and clients, research, and produced daily reports

  • Assisted associates in pre-closing by preparing documents
  • Reviewed final closing documents and assured payment account information
  • Managed the disbursement of loans and loan closing operations
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Communications
BS
Education
6

Real Estate Legal Assistant

Closed in excess of thirty real estate transactions per month

  • Taught fellow employees new real estate software
  • Prepared title commitments, ordered title insurance and removed title exceptions.
  • Coordinated closings between buyers, sellers, banks and brokers.
  • Prepared all closing documents and conducted actual closings.
  • Facilitated FISBO, realtor and 1031 exchange closing transactions.
  • Prepared commercial loan documents from the commitment letter to final closing documents.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
Education And Trainings
7

Real Estate Legal Assistant

Oversaw purchase and sale of residential real estate property

  • Administered communication both in-bound and out-bound
  • Drafted contracts/documents and dealt with banks as required
  • Set up appointments with clients for signing of contracts
  • Ensured appropriate registration and discharge of documents for title companies
  • Handled real estate matters and queries courteously and appropriately
  • Organized and maintained legal files
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
8

Real Estate Legal Assistant

  • Developed law office experience with the primary practice area of residential real estate purchase closings
  • Performed various tasks such as opening and preparing new client files, preparing final opinions on title.
  • Reviewed client files to insure the files contain final documents and are ready to be closed
  • Improved ability in handling of client requests in order to complete the assigned tasks
  • Obtained solid understanding of process of asking pertinent and relevant questions regarding the assigned task
Candidate Info
6
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BS
Accounting
9

Real Estate Legal Assistant

Generated nearly $500,000 in business revenue within nine months.

  • Managed hundreds of files from start to finish in the legal real estate closing process.
  • Utilized judgment regarding legal decisions on behalf of the attorney.
  • Guaranteed the highest level of conflict resolution and negotiation in high stakes high stress situations.
  • Built and maintained B2B relations with a variety of businesses such as banks, title companies, villages and other law firms.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Corporate Communications
10

Real Estate Legal Assistant

Ordered and analyzed title, surveys and mortgage/lender loan documents

  • Coordinated recordation of signed documents with local county clerk
  • Printed and signed escrow checks, and balanced escrow accounts
  • Typed/prepared Deeds, Deeds of Trust, Notes and other documents as required per contract
  • First point of contact for clients and only point of contact for some long standing clients of firm
  • Managed my own case load of files with no required guidance
  • Filed year end 1099's with IRS
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Associate of Science

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