Current Openings

Real Estate Paralegal

Minneapolis

Messerli Kramer is a full-service law firm founded in 1965, providing advice and counsel in matters related to Business Services, Business Litigation, Divorce & Family Law, Government Relations, and Consumer Collections & Creditors’ Remedies.

Position Details
The Real Estate Paralegal will be primarily responsible for assisting Attorney’s with reviewing title commitments, title exception documents, and surveys, preparing title and survey summaries, communicating with attorneys and title agents regarding title issues and assisting with the negotiation of title insurance policy coverage. The paralegal will also be responsible for assisting with diligence on commercial real estate closings and conducting research on property through, and obtaining documents from various Registries of Deeds and the Land Court, as applicable. The paralegal may also be asked to assist with transactions including drafting and compiling transaction documents, forming corporate entities, preparing closing checklists and tracking completion of checklist items; and, preparing closing binders.

General Responsibilities

  • Manage title order processing, scheduling, and preparing closing documents for refinances and purchases

  • Handle closing disbursements and address post-closing issues

  • Prioritize and handle multiple assignments at a time

  • Function as part of a cohesive team

  • Manage client-related responsibilities as needed

  • Follow each deal from inception through the closing and post-closing phases

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree plus Paralegal certificate or similar experience

  • 1-5 years of commercial or residential paralegal experience

  • Strong communication and relationship management skills

  • Operates with a high degree of accuracy with strong attention to detail

  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities while respecting tight deadlines

  • Proven ability to establish professional working relationships with colleagues and external clients

Apply
Please send your resume to: recruiting@messerlikramer.com