Real Estate Paralegal

Reston, VA


A real estate paralegal provides legal support Firm’s attorneys who regularly represent clients in real estate transactions, with an emphasis on the acquisition and disposition of commercial real estate, including the purchase, sale, development and leasing of office, industrial, retail and technology-driven properties.  Specific duties include, but are not limited to, the following: 


  • Assist with real estate transactions from inception to closing. Transactions include, but not limited to Purchase and Sale Agreements, Leases, and Loans.
  • Manage and coordinate due diligence reviews.
  • Conduct title and survey review.
  • Coordinate escrow activities.
  • Obtain and review any reports, including surveys and UCC searches.
  • Review leases, service contracts and management contracts.
  • Search county land records and tax assessment databases to obtain information on ownership, lenders, existing liens, and easements.
  • Create closing checklists, prepare and review executable closing documents and monitor post-closing items.
  • Draft necessary correspondence and assist with the preparation of other documents as required.
  • Coordinate with Service Companies to obtain client organizational documents such as Good Standing Certificates, Articles of Formation, and Certificate of Incorporation.
  • Draft lease amendments and summaries.
  • Other tasks as assigned by practice group or paralegal management, including the opportunity to work on pro bono matters. 

Skills & Experience


  • A bachelor’s degree.
  • 0-3 years of commercial real estate paralegal experience.
  • Willingness and flexibility to work overtime, occasionally on short notice.


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple priorities and track extensive details.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with clients and all levels of personnel and handle confidential information sensitively and discreetly.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment, while demonstrating initiative, diplomacy and tact when under pressure.
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, advanced knowledge of Excel preferred.

Firm offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefits program. EOE.

Salary range: $66,000.00-$110,000.00, non-exempt, plus bonus. Please note that the final offer amount will be dependent on the geographic location, applicable experience, and skill set of the candidate.




Job Type: Full-time, Hybrid

Salary: $66,000.00-$110,000.00, plus overtime and bonus

Date Active: 4/23/2024

Exempt/Not Exempt: Not Exempt

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