Real Estate Legal Assistant Resume Samples

A Real Estate Legal Assistant supports the real estate attorneys in day-to-day activities and is responsible for drafting documents. A well-written Real Estate Legal Assistant Resume indicates the following duties and responsibilities – conducting research; offering legal counsel to clients; preparing the documentation needed for the case, reviewing amendments, leases, subleases, or purchase assignments; completing pending purchase agreements, and creating closing checklists for all real estate sales; completing promissory agreements; analyzing title documents and explaining real estate codes to clients.

Skills listed on the resumes include – experience working in-house legal counsel, familiarity with real estate and legal terminologies; good communication skills; knowledge of using real estate computer software; and negotiation skills. Those looking for this role should display in the resume a paralegal certification and a degree in a relevant degree. Some states necessitate a license as well.

Real Estate Legal Assistant Resume example

Real Estate Legal Assistant Resume

Objective : As a Real Estate Legal Assistant, responsible for providing administrative and project support to the Real Estate Legal and Property Management department. Coordinates team meetings and performs other administrative support, such as handing phones and department mail, and maintaining the filing system, Organizing and managing the calendar of the VP, Real Estate Legal.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Closing Disclosure, Basic Computer, Billing, Notary Public, Quickbooks, Customer Service, Typing, Receptionist.

Description :

    1. Prepared closing documents including HUD statements.
    2. Reviewed title to real property and issue title insurance.
    3. Coordinated scheduling of closings, worked with a local agency for lien searches, utility bills, judgments, and like matters.
    4. Issued title insurance outlining coverage and exceptions; accounting of escrowed funds including the payments and distribution of funds, balancing of accounts/accounting, etc.
    5. Organized and dictated or prepared correspondences and legal documents.
    6. Prepared summary reports of records and deposition transcripts.
    7. Reviewed and analyzed records/reports and case law/statutes/civil proceedings. 
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
GED


Real Estate Legal Assistant Resume

Summary : Real Estate Legal Assistant with 18 years' experience plus administrative assistant skills seeking permanent placement with a progressive firm or company. Experience includes real estate development, estate planning, trust administration, corporate, and leisure travel planning. Highly organized, detail-oriented, proactive, and a team player. Excellent communication skills with 55+ wpm typing speed.

Skills : Appraisal Review, Commercial Real Estate.

Description :

    1. Examined records such as deeds, plats, mortgages, liens, judgments, etc.
    2. Searched county and state public records and examine title to determine legal condition.
    3. Searched tax records to determine if any delinquent taxes are due.
    4. Examined chain of title.
    5. Searched for open Lis Pendis, judgments, and liens.
    6. Distributed final Deed Recordings.
    7. Obtained title insurance commitments.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA


Real Estate Legal Assistant Resume

Summary : Highly motivated and detail-oriented Real Estate Legal Assistant professional with 14 years of experience in accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and bank reconciliation. Extremely organized, logical thinker, who is an ambitious problem solver with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Strong IT background that includes the ability to translate technical solutions from point of planning through production in a virtual business environment. Knowledge of Oracle, SQL, and C++ programming languages.

Skills : Excel, Access, Legal Research, Project.

Description :

    1. Obtained tax records and deeds from the Tax Department and Register of Deeds websites.
    2. Created subordination agreements, release deeds, and payoff/equity line closure letters.
    3. Entered client and closing information into SoftPro.
    4. Processed outgoing wires, searched for incoming wires, and prepare/made deposits.
    5. Prepared Seller Documents, including deeds, lien waivers, and 1099s.
    6. Prepared HUD-1 settlement statements, closing documents, and loan packages for Commercial, Residential, and Industrial closings accurately.
    7. Obtained prior title policies, payoffs, and declaration pages from insurance companies Achieved all closing deadlines for several large builders.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS

Real Estate Legal Assistant Resume

Headline : To acquire a Real Estate Legal Assistant position that challenges and expands upon the foundation of skills and talent I have obtained over the past years of customer service, office integrity, and administrative excellence.

Skills : MS Office, Communication Skills, Legal.

Description :

    1. Possessed excellent communication skills while dealing with financial institutions, real estate salespersons, Attorneys, and clients.
    2. Ability to read/review Title Abstracts and some prior Abstracting experience.
    3. Ability to prepare formal documents for the real estate department as needed, such as Agreements of Sale, Deeds, Mortgages, Releases, Stipulation Against Liens, Power of Attorney, Satisfaction Pieces, Mortgage Subordination Agreements, Certificates of Title, Title Commitments, Title Insurance, etc.
    4. Effectively managed and supervise the real estate department to the fullest potential.
    5. Maintained title work and manage payments of Title Insurance remittances to Penn Attorneys Title Insurance Company.
    6. Complied, maintained, and electronically produced annual 1099 report filed with the Internal Revenue Service within timelines specified.
    7. Communicated with lenders, realtors, and clients to obtain information needed for closing.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Real Estate

Real Estate Legal Assistant Resume

Objective : Highly qualified Real Estate Legal Assistant with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Real Estate Administrative Assistance and Office Facilitation.

Description :

    1. Ensured taxes were paid by closing.
    2. Scheduled closing with all parties.
    3. Prepared pleadings, motions, notices, written discovery, and responses.
    4. Responsible for scheduling and travel arrangements; communicated with the court, attorneys, experts, witnesses, and clients. 
    5. Organized files for trial, as well as preparation of essential trial documents/materials to include the accounting of costs related to claim (applying benefits of insurance/other off-sets).
    6. Prepared witnesses for trial.
    7. Worked closely with a lead attorney, as well as with associates in case development.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA

Real Estate Legal Assistant Resume

Objective : As a Real Estate Legal Assistant, responsible for Assisting attorneys in executing documents. Experience in Preparing letters, reports, and other documents needed by the department, Reviewing and preparing documents as requested by attorneys and paralegals.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Time Management, Abstracting.

Description :

    1. Managed the Iowa Law Office and Abstract Company, typed Iowa abstract bases and continuations along with searches.
    2. Prepared letters, order processing, and billing for the abstract company.
    3. Ordered and maintained inventory for the Iowa Offices, prepared limited abstracting research for Iowa abstracting office.
    4. Worked closely with Lenders, Attorneys, Attorneys, Recorder's Office, Clients, and Realtors.
    5. Assisted commercial closings for Iowa and Illinois.
    6. Prepared letters for mortgagee and owner's policies.
    7. Maintained Excel databases for real estate transactions and designed closing checklist.
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    2-5 Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Junior
                    Education
                    Education
                    Certificate of Paralegal

                    Real Estate Legal Assistant Resume

                    Objective : Real Estate Legal Assistant with 3 years of experience in Building relationships and provides coordination with associates within Legal and International as well as with external consultants, counsel, and vendors, Assisting with special projects as requested.

                    Skills : Residential Real Estate Title Abstracting, Communication.

                    Description :

                      1. Worked for a senior partner who handles multi-million dollar commercial real estate closings, in addition to numerous residential closings (minimum $500,000 purchase price on residential closings).
                      2. Daily interacted with top levels of management and reputable Orlando clients.
                      3. Partnered also involved with corporate and liquor license law.
                      4. Responsible for all time entry and transfers, accounting and administrative functions, in addition to opening new files, conflict checks, billing queries, filing and recording fees.
                      5. Oversaw all travel arrangements and meeting set-up.
                      6. Performed many quasi-paralegal functions relating to legal descriptions, title, corporation and property research, surveys, plats, and FARBER contracts.
                      7. Assisted with closings in terms of preparing closing documents, disbursing transactions, post-closing correspondence, and closing binders.
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    2-5 Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Junior
                    Education
                    Education
                    B.A. In Journalism

                    Real Estate Legal Assistant Resume

                    Headline : Seeking a Real Estate Legal Assistant position with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

                    Skills : Writing, Communications, Administration, Marketing, Advertising, Scheduling, Networking, Negotiating, Researching.

                    Description :

                      1. Recorded liens and mortgages and courthouse.
                      2. Assembled and mailed out lenders closing packages.
                      3. Authorized wire transfers and paid vendor invoices.
                      4. Drafted real estate agreements, legal descriptions, and prepared settlement statements.
                      5. Notarized documents for residential and commercial closings.
                      6. Analyzed Title abstract, surveys, and corresponds with the surveyor or abstract company on correcting any errors.
                      7. Researched any judgments, liens, or easements, and clear any issues as necessary and escalate as needed and obtain current tax information, while preparing the title commitment with all to appreciate easements, right-aways, and survey exceptions.
                                    Years of Experience
                                    Experience
                                    5-7 Years
                                    Experience Level
                                    Level
                                    Junior
                                    Education
                                    Education
                                    GED

                                    Real Estate Legal Assistant Resume

                                    Summary : Highly talented, knowledgeable, and detail-oriented Real Estate Legal Assistant with 18+ years of extensive office experience dealing with a diversity of professionals, clients, and coworkers which has greatly developed my interpersonal skills. Self-motivated, able to set effective priorities to achieve immediate and long-term goals and meet operational requirements.

                                    Skills : Sage Timberline for Construction, Quickbooks, Account.

                                    Description :

                                      1. Assisted multiple attorneys in both commercial and residential real estate transactions, including preparation of closing documents and the receipt and disbursement of funds.
                                      2. Knowledgable of ProForm and Zip Forms programs for real estate closing preparations.
                                      3. Composed and revised legal documents for attorneys, including letters, contracts, and court filings.
                                      4. Answered direct attorney phone lines and acted as a liaison between clients and attorneys.
                                      5. Tracked and accounted for all expenses, utilizing correct client codes and invoicing procedures.
                                      6. Organized and maintained documents and case files.
                                      7. Contacted lenders and bankers for loan payoffs.
                                    Years of Experience
                                    Experience
                                    10+ Years
                                    Experience Level
                                    Level
                                    Senior
                                    Education
                                    Education
                                    BS

                                    Real Estate Legal Assistant Resume

                                    Objective : As a Real Estate Legal Assistant, responsible for Providing broad support for all franchise and property management issues. Responds to requests from business partners as RD, Ops, Landlord, and franchisees.

                                    Skills : Microsoft Word, Communication Skills, Management.

                                    Description :

                                      1. Prepared closing statements for purchase/sale and loan transactions.
                                      2. Responsible for all seller transactions, including new construction and commercial closings.
                                      3. Reviewed contracts and maintained closing checklists.
                                      4. Prepared basic real estate documents including Deeds, Affidavits, Power of Attorney, and HUD-1.
                                      5. Responsible for ordering title and final policies on all residential loan closings.
                                      6. Responsible for gathering data and client information for real estate closings, such as title work, abstracts, appraisals, mortgage payoffs, and liens.
                                      7. Recorded liens and mortgages at the courthouse.
                                    Years of Experience
                                    Experience
                                    2-5 Years
                                    Experience Level
                                    Level
                                    Executive
                                    Education
                                    Education
                                    B.S. In Business Administration