Shutts & Bowen, a full-service law firm serving clients locally, nationally, and internationally, is seeking a Commercial Real Estate Paralegal to join our growing Tampa office. The perfect candidate for this position will have an eye for detail, strong organizational skills, and an understanding of real estate transactions. The firm, nominated as one of Tampa Bay’s Best Places to Work, offers a collegial work environment and excellent benefits.
This position requires strong transactional experience handling commercial real estate work. Primary responsibilities include coordinating due diligence; commercial title and survey matters, real estate closing documents including closing statements, deeds, and other real property related documents; electronically recording documents with Simplifile; producing title commitments, policies, and endorsements; review exceptions on commitments; preparing and tracking closing checklists; coordinating and attending real estate closings; maintaining electronic client files; and managing all real estate post-closing documentation and ensuring accurate records are retained.
Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three (3) of equivalent experience as a real estate paralegal or loan closings as a closer. Equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of a Bachelor degree. Candidates should be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. Knowledge/use of electronic file management systems is a plus. Notary Public preferred.
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