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specific areas of practice focus. We are headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, with offices in Cleveland and Marion.
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Paralegal – Real Estate
Estate + Finance Paralegal is a self-starter, transactional paralegal whose
primary responsibility is to support attorneys on real estate transactions and
Work directly with attorneys and
firm clients regarding real estate needs, such as, transferring real
estate titles, lot splits, land combinations, and acquisition/sale of
Research county online real
estate records to obtain and verify legal descriptions for the filing of
Affidavits for Mechanic’s Liens for the Construction Area attorneys
Coordinate lien and court
searches for firm attorneys in M+A, Business, and Real Estate Areas.
UCC searches are included in this process.
Review and analysis of title
commitments and surveys in connection with the purchase and sale of real
estate and financing transactions; and preparation of title and survey
objection letters regarding same
Review trusts and research county
online real estate records to obtain property data and title documents for
the preparation and recordation of title transfers for Estate
Planning/Probate Area attorneys
of PZR (Zoning) Reports and zoning Letters from city and other governmental
county online records, preparation of documents and county required forms
of documents via mail and electronic in all jurisdictions in and outside of
Ohio for various firm attorneys
local counsel outside of Ohio for real estate/estate planning/probate work
Preparation of UCC documentation
Work with lender and titles
companies with respect to various real estate transactions
county online records for current site data, source deeds of title, lien
searches and run chains of title for various real property matters
Record all documentation on cell tower sites
situated in and outside of Ohio via mail or electronically
Calculation of CAUV Agricultural Tax
Recoupments for clients when selling real estate
surveyors to be sure survey requirements are met in connection with acquisition
and loan transaction
Knowledge of real estate law and concepts
Familiarity with title commitments, survey, loan
transactions, property acquisitions
Familiarity with on-line real estate resources and
experience with real estate related research
opening for an experienced Probate + Trust Administration Paralegal with strong
interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. This position involves
interesting and oftentimes complex estate and trust matters, extensive client
contact, and will provide a unique career opportunity.
Meeting with clients
in order to prepare all necessary documents for commencing estate, trust, and
estate/trust administration “docket” including preparation of inventories,
accountings, trust reports, notices, etc…
Preparation of State
and Federal estate and fiduciary income tax returns (Forms 706, 8971, and
Ability to work both
independently and collaboratively on time sensitive projects.
Experience in assisting attorneys in handling
estates, trusts, and guardianships from start to finish. Minimum of 5
years’ experience, preferred 10+ years’.
Experience in preparation of estate and income tax
Intermediate to advanced understanding of estate
planning, probate administration, and post mortem tax return preparation
Knowledge of MS Office, including Word and Excel
Experience with NumberCruncher, Estate Value
Pricing, Lackner 6-in-1, and Perfect Form software preferred.
Paralegal certificate from an ABA approved paralegal
program or equivalent