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Real Estate Litigation Legal Assistant

Company: Brennan Manna Diamond
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

A mid-size downtown Jacksonville law firm is looking for a proactive and organized professional to join our Real Estate/Litigation team. This is a full-time, in office, employee position and an exciting career opportunity with a team-oriented company. You will report to the Office Manager as well as the firm CPO.Experience Requirements & Education: At least 2 years of experience in a law firm. All aspects of residential and commercial real estate transactions and closings, from letters of intent and purchase and sale agreements, to ordering and tracking title, survey and entitlement review, negotiation with title companies. Preparing closing documents, settlement statements, contract timelines, closing checklists, closing binders, correspondence and post-closing disbursements and follow up. Handling various types of business litigation by preparing legal documents, meeting court and client deadlines, organizing and maintaining responsibility of files, calendars and meetings, etc.Responsibilities: Research. Draft legal documents and proofread for accuracy, including demand letters, pleadings, and client correspondence. Communicate professionally and promptly with BMD personnel, clients, and external contacts at all times. Excellent customer service. Track and docket all dates for various deadlines. Manage and organize a large number of files / clients, ensuring all information is kept up to date and easy to access electronically. Assist in general case management. Time entries and receivables managementSkills: Prior experience with title work and real estate closings and business closings. Heavy typing, editing, formatting, red-lining and proofreading contracts/real estate and other documents, including attorney time sheets and bills. Ability to draft and edit pleadings and discovery. Ability to schedule depositions, mediations, hearings, and meetings. Strong knowledge of e-filing and Federal filing. Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to take direction from multiple attorneys. Ability to multi-task under pressure and work independently. Ability to understand legal documents. Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Adobe, and SoftPro and willing to learn additional specialized software programs. Excellent grammar, organizational (electronic and paper) skills, accuracy and attention to detail in all written communications and documents. Outgoing personality and adept at interacting with clients. Proactive and extremely organized a must. Florida Notary a must. Ability to lift a maximum of 20 pounds.Work Hours: Monday Friday, 8 hours per day We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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