Overview

New York, NY


Summary

An Am Law 50 law firm with 17 offices worldwide, has an opening for an Entry Level Paralegal within their Real Estate Group in their New York office.

The Opportunity 

It’s an exciting time to join the Firm as a Real Estate Paralegal. The Real Estate Paralegal provides organizational and substantive assistance to attorneys and paralegals within the fast-paced and dynamic Real Estate group.

Guided by department objectives and priorities, under direct supervision provides general assistance to attorneys and paralegals within the practice group.  Assignments may extend into other practice areas.  Ensures client service and satisfaction are attained in all areas of position. 

Essential Functions

  • Develop and apply basic knowledge and procedures to complete assigned projects and tasks; develop proficiency in technology relevant to the position.
  • Follow established procedures and clearly-defined instructions to complete assignments; develop skills in identifying resources to increase efficiency and ensure highest quality work product.
  • Develop and apply organizational skills to prepare work product and ensure efficient workflow within and among teams and departments.
  • Identify issues and consult with others to resolve problems.
  • Identify resources to increase efficiency in preparing work product.
  • Comply with administrative requirements to meet billable expectations; prepare and release timenotes on a daily basis; prepare and submit timecards on a weekly basis.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree and strong academic record required.
  • 1 year of Real Estate experience preferred.    

Teamwork and Applied Skills

  • Ability to work efficiently and meet deadlines under direct supervision.
  • Strong sense of accountability and taking ownership over projects.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail in preparing work product.
  • Ability to work concurrently on a variety of projects; flexibility in shifting focus.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Flexibility to work overtime as needed to meet business and client needs required.
  • Flexibility to travel may be required.

Salary: $55,000.00-$65,000.00, dependent on experience
Date Active: 4.19.2022
Exempt/Not Exempt: Non-Exempt