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Paralegal - Residential Real Estate

Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452
  • Job Status
    Full Time

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 residential real estate paralegal to join our firm. 


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


Position responsibilities include:

  • Manage routine and complex transactions as a contributing member of a highly performing team of attorneys and paralegals.
  • Organize, assemble and distribute large quantities of documents for 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

  • 5+ years of experience in managing real estate transactions from contract to closing in a law firm
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail 

Wolcott Rivers Gates is committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. Our continued success relies on our ability to provide a supportive, inclusive and motivating environment where everyone has a role to play in supporting the delivery of outstanding service to our clients. 

To learn more about how you might become a part of our team, or to explore some of the benefits our firm provides to its employees, please visit our careers page at http://www.wolcottriversgates.com/about-the-firm/careers/


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