Senior Real Estate Paralegal – Washington, DC

November 9, 2022
Washington, DC 20036, United States of America
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Trustpoint One is pleased to partner with a leading international law firm in its search for a Senior Real Estate Paralegal for its Washington, DC office. This hybrid position is an excellent career opportunity in a collaborative environment and provides a generous total compensation package with the opportunity to earn bonuses based on individual contribution and firm profitability.

This position requires 7+ years of commercial real estate experience, ideally from another law firm.

Job Responsibilities:

The Senior Real Estate Paralegal applies transactional and legal knowledge on Real Estate matters to provide assistance to lawyers. In this capacity, the Senior Real Estate Paralegal will:

  • Perform work in an efficient and cost-effective manner so as to permit the Firm to reasonably collect fees for such work;
  • Meet expectations of billable hours target of 1,725 (unless otherwise specified);
  • Under the supervision of an attorney, coordinate, organize, prepare and interpret legal documents; Build and maintain relevant databases and files; File and provide copies to relevant parties;
  • Perform factual research in internal and external databases and libraries;
  • Assist with legal business transactions, and logistics, including local/remote set-up and travel arrangements;
  • Partner and coordinate with internal resources and outside vendor services;
  • Work overtime as required; Travel as required; and
  • Handle additional projects as assigned.


We are seeking candidates who have:

  • Extensive experience reviewing titles and surveys, as well as preparing title reports and closing binders;
  • Experience performing UCC searches and document review, in addition to corporate searches and organizing due diligence documents;
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Outlook and web-based conference call/web-sharing applications;
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Word and document editing/comparison applications;
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Excel and spreadsheet/database applications;
  • Advanced proficiency in MS PowerPoint and presentation applications;
  • Advanced proficiency in online research and internet search resources (Lexis Nexis/Westlaw);
  • Advanced knowledge of Firm and Real Estate practice-area-specific procedures and terminology;
  • Advanced knowledge of relevant jurisdictional/court/agency processes and procedures;
  • Advanced knowledge of timekeeping and expense reporting applications;
  • Advanced knowledge of legal billing processes;
  • At least 7 years of Paralegal experience;
  • At least 7 years of relevant Real Estate experience;
  • Notary Public (preferred); and
  • ABA-approved Paralegal Certificate; Bachelor’s Degree (preferred).

All paralegals must comply with continuing education requirements pursuant to the requirements of their jurisdiction.

Compensation & Benefits:

Employees will be provided with an excellent career opportunity in a collaborative environment, in addition to a generous total compensation package with the opportunity to earn bonuses based on individual contribution and firm profitability.

Salary: Up to $130,000.00 per year, depending upon experience

Eligible employees can participate in the Firm’s comprehensive benefits program, which include the following:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/AD&D, Long Term Care, and Short and Long Term Disability;
  • Voluntary 401k plan and profit sharing
  • 10 paid holidays per year, and a generous PTO program
  • Family Support including Paid Parental Leave and Fertility coverage
  • Bright Horizons (Back-up child care, elder care and online tutoring)
  • Dependent Care
  • Wellness programs (Employee Assistance Program, mental health and well-being events)
  • Anniversary Bonus Program
  • Professional Development Programs
  • Transportation Allowance and Commuter Benefits
  • Auto/Home/Legal Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Employee discounts
  • And more!

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Washington, DC 20036: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Qualified individuals who are interested in the Senior Real Estate Paralegal opening should submit a resume for immediate consideration.

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