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Hospitality and Leisure Paralegal - Phoenix

Phoenix, AZ · Legal

Hospitality and Leisure Paralegal
A top-rated Law Firm is currently recruiting for a full-time Paralegal.This position will support the Hospitality & Leisure practice group and will report to the Senior Practice Director for the practice group, with daily work performed primarily under the direction of assigned practice group lawyers.


•    Assist in preparation and review of real estate conveyance and closing documents.  
•    Perform and coordinate due diligence, including review of title commitments, surveys, zoning reports and underlying documents.
•    Coordinate closing of successful real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions and financings, debt and equity transactions, create and manage signature page packages and delivery of all documents and deliverables, confirm contents of appropriate closing checklists and handle recording requirements at closing.
•    Prepare, review and file UCC financing statements.
•    Order and evaluate UCC, lien, litigation and similar searches.
•    Handle entity formation and maintenance along with related filings.
•    Review and assemble officer’s certificates, resolutions, organizational documents and other closing deliverables (familiarity with drafting such deliverables based on precedent and under attorney supervision preferred).
•    Create and assemble closing books with detailed indices.
•    Work on special assignments that may require conducting routine fact or legal research, preparing reports and handling associated filings.
•    Interface with firm clients and other outside entities regarding assigned matters.
•    Other duties as assigned.

Experience & Qualifications
•    Bachelor's or Associates Degree required or Paralegal Certificate and equivalent experience.
•    Minimum of 5 years of real estate experience required, preferably in a law firm setting, an in-house legal department or a title company.
•    Large and sophisticated transaction experience is preferred. Title and survey proficiency is required.
•    Hospitality experience is a plus, but not required.
•    Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and an ability to prioritize and complete simultaneous projects with minimal supervision are essential.
•    Must have superior client service and communication skills.
•    Must have the ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure.
•    Must have the ability to interact and work productively with all levels of lawyers, paraprofessionals and business services team members.
•    Strong verbal, written, analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills.
•    Ability to maintain discretion and privacy with confidential matters and documents.
•    Ability to recognize and comprehend facts and legal concepts.
•    Strong computer technical skills and demonstrated ability to learn new software.
•    Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, PDF creation tool(s), document management software and Elite or other timekeeping software is required.
•    Ability to work overtime as needed.

To Apply: Please email your resume to: cfleck@chelsearecruiters.com

Craig Fleck
Vice President
Chelsea Search Group
1777 Laurelwood Way
Oceanside, CA 92056

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