26 days old

Commercial Real Estate Paralegal – FT

Virginia Beach, Virginia 23464
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

Wolcott Rivers Gates, a mid-size Virginia Beach law firm is seeking an energetic, detail oriented, self-motivated, and deadline conscious individual. Immediate need for an experienced commercial real estate paralegal to join our firm. 

Candidate must be an accomplished, legal professional with in-depth knowledge and experience in commercial real estate transactions, strong organizational, interpersonal, communication and multitasking skills. Must be highly accomplished at drafting settlement statement and use of Softpro and Protrust.


Position responsibilities include:

  • Manage complex, multi-million dollar transactions as a contributing member of a highly performing team of attorneys and paralegals.
  • Organize, assemble and distribute large quantities of documents for commercial real estate transfers, leasing and financing.
  • Draft, analyze and review real estate documents, including client correspondence, deeds, deeds of trust, settlement statements, UCC statements, title commitments, title exceptions, surveys, zoning letters and reports, environmental reports, lien releases, lease documents, corporate and limited liability company documents, including consent/resolutions, operating agreements and other corporate documentation required for transactions. 
  • Disburse closing proceeds in accordance with parties’ instructions and applicable law.
  • Coordinate closings with clients, counter parties, appraisers, surveyors, insurance companies, zoning authorities, local governments, circuit court clerks, title insurance companies, taxing authorities, attorneys, court personnel, and others
  • File zoning applications and other documents with local governments.
  • Perform post-closing management of electronic and hard copies of transaction files.


Minimum Skills and Experience Requirements

  • Paralegal certificate preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in managing complex commercial real estate matters from contract to closing in a law firm
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of Interwoven/FileSite or comparable document sharing programs
  • Knowledge of Practice Master or comparable time keeping program


Compensation and Benefits 

Compensation is competitive. Comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, and a 401(k) plan.


FLSA Status:

Full Time


May require some work on nights and weekends


ADA Requirements:

Reaching, handling, hearing, speaking, keyboarding.

Ability to lift and move up to 25 pounds.

Seated and/or standing for long periods of time.


Reporting Relationship:

Reports to responsible attorneys and Management Team


Interested applicants:

Apply online by submitting a cover letter, current resume with salary history and requirements to:

Wolcott Rivers Gates




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