Legal Assistant

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Location
Watchung, New Jersey
Industry
Legal (Legal Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Working Hours
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Salary
US$ 32,000.00 per hour
Ref. Number
S_34888
Contact
Salvetti, Taz, Spherion
Phone
908-725-6600
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Job Description

Reputable Law Firm is looking for a new team member. No prior experience is necessary as the candidate will be trained by the employer. The successful candidate will work directly with our real estate law department assisting the attorneys, clients, lenders and title companies in all facets of residential and commercial real estate transactions.

Responsibilities:
- Direct communication with clients, attorneys, realtors, title companies and mortgage lenders to coordinate the various parties' efforts to complete the real estate closing
- Reviewing land title commitments
- Reviewing all documents related to the closing process, including lender closing instructions and conveyance documents
- Preparation of Closing Disclosure and settlement statement
- Working with lender to finalize residential real estate closing statements
- Preparation of ledgers for closings and escrow disbursements post closing
- Processing documents for recording

Working hours: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
- Ability to work in a high energy environment
- Display excellent organizational and communication skills both written and oral
- Have the ability to track and meet multiple deadlines
- Excellent time management, organization, & calendar management skills
- Notary license is a plus, although not required.

Education:
Bachelors

Experience:
0-1 years

Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree
-Political science, law, or criminal justice preferred

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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