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Case Assistant (Real Estate)

New York, NY, US Kansas City, MO, US

Jun 23, 2022

Dentons US LLP is currently recruiting for two Real Estate Case Assistants, to be based in New York and Kansas City.  The Real Estate Case Assistant will report to the Paralegal Services Administrator (local) and Manager, Paralegal Services (national).

•    Assist with basic preparation and/or proofing of transactional documents including creating signature pages, updating footers, inserting dates and creating PDFs
•    Prepare synopsis of parties and description of funding for a real estate transaction
•    Follow-up on recorded documents and title policies with title companies, ACRIS and handle distribution of original documents to various custodians
•    Assist with preparation of closing indexes and CD binders
•    Ensure post -closing obligations are met, i.e. distributing notices of sale
•    Create and maintain electronic files in firm document management system
•    Assist Real Estate Paralegals with various projects as assigned
•    These duties may be ongoing or ad hoc in nature
•    Other duties may be assigned to fully meet the billable requirements of the position


Experience & Qualifications
•    Bachelor's Degree
•    Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PDF creation tool(s) is highly desirable
•    Must be able to work in a team environment 
•    Professional demeanor, strong attention to detail, and excellent organizational skills are essential
•    Excellent client service, ability to work overtime and travel as needed


Dentons US LLP offers a competitive salary and benefits package.


Dentons US LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans. We are an Affirmative Action Employer. Pursuant to local ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


About Dentons

Dentons is the world's largest law firm, connecting talent to the world's challenges and opportunities in more than 75 countries. Dentons' legal and business solutions benefit from deep roots in our communities and award-winning advancements in client service, including Nextlaw, Dentons’ innovation and strategic advisory services. Dentons' polycentric and purpose-driven approach, commitment to inclusion and diversity, and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client and community interests in the New Dynamic.

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