• Assist in drafting client communications, contract provisions and other transactional documents, including deeds, mortgages, lien releases, etc. 
  • Conduct legal research on applicable real estate laws 
  • Work with brokers, escrow agents and lenders to expedite buying processes, clear title defects and resolve other legal issues
  • Prepare and review closing documents and settlement statements 
  • Review and analyze title commitments and surveys
  • Drafting documents for many differing corporate actions such as agreements, contracts, corporate records, loan documents, preparing and filing of financial statements 
  • Assisting with compliance reporting and audits 
  • Managing and responding to legal notices 
  • General paralegal duties such as research and correspondence

Skills Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Paralegal Certificate preferred
  • 5+ years real estate / corporate paralegal experience at a law firm or public company
  • Articulate with excellent written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills, exceptional independent judgement and relentlessly resourceful 
  • Ability to multi-task, effectively prioritize work, and adapt to the rapidly changing needs with a client service focus
  • Willingness to work overtime as needed
  • Proficient in Microsoft products, internet researching, spreadsheets, Elite, Adobe Acrobat Professional, Westlaw, simplifile and tvalue  


McDonald Hopkins is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. (Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business need without regard to any protected category.)