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Real Estate Legal Assistant

  • Location: Seattle, Washington
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #916
  • Salary: $65,000

Real Estate Legal Assistant

Location: Seattle, Washington

Compensation: Base salary to $85K, with well-paid overtime and comprehensive benefits by a major U.S. law firm. The firm culture is noted as being highly desired.

The Organization: Stable and top ranking law firm


  • Act as intermediary with clients and respond to client requests
  • Manage client billing process
  • Track and maintain up-to-date forms and files
  • Assign appropriate tasks to other departments and support staff
  • Set up data rooms for transactions
  • Organize documents for closings
  • Assist with transaction closings
  • Monitor and update checklists
  • Draft and proofread correspondence, agreements, memos and other legal and business documents
  • Maintain attorney and client records
  • Schedule and coordinate meetings, conference calls and appointments
  • Open and route mail
  • Make travel arrangements
  • Schedule conference rooms and arrange for food service
  • Notarize documents

Required Skills

  • High school diploma or GED is required
  • 3+ years of related experience in a legal assistant or secretarial position in a law firm environment; experience supporting M&A and/or business transactions required
  • Proficiency Microsoft Word, Outlook, Adobe, Kofax, Nuance, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent communication and proofreading skills
  • Proficient in MS Word and MS Excel
  • Strong sense of accountability, taking ownership over projects and responsibilities and resolving issues proactively
  • High level of accuracy, attention to detail, and organizational skills
  • Excellent teamwork skills and a strong client service orientation