Kforce Real Estate Legal Assistant in Tampa, Florida

Kforce is seeking a Real Estate Legal Assistant to work at their Tampa, Florida (FL) office. This is a great opportunity to support a busy and growing law firm.Responsibilities will include:

  • Drafting preliminary title documents and amending them, online title research at various registries of deeds websites to find certain recorded documents, interact with paralegals, attorneys, and lenders on closing documents and timelines

  • Conduct other various related duties as needed; willing to train the right candidate

  • Handling routine new client inquiries

  • Processing, posting and distributing mail

  • Drafting correspondence and various legal documents

  • Scheduling appointments, meetings and deadlines

  • Maintaining client files in firm database/document management system

  • Handling regular administrative tasks

  • Interacting with high level executives in person and on the phone; confirm closing dates, location, documentation, and funds due at closing with borrowers; Deed Preparation

  • Degree preferred

  • Prior law office experience - minimum 7 years as Legal Assistant/Paralegal

  • Experience with Real Estate, Wills, Trusts, and Administration of Estates

  • Experience in Aderant, File Site preferred

  • Excellent computer, oral and written communication skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Outlook, and QuickBooks

  • Strong word-processing, writing, grammar and proofreading skills

  • Pleasant, professional phone manner

  • Must be organized, self-motivated, excellent communication skills and have ability to multitask and work in a fast paced environment

  • Strong professional present

  • Courteous disposition

  • Serious attention to detail

  • Ability to prioritize and work independently with minimal supervision

  • Cannot be sensitive to criticism

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:YearsMinimum Compensation:55000.00Maximum Compensation:65000.00