Senior Real Estate Paralegal in Scottsdale, AZ at Discount Tire Corporate Careers

Date Posted: 4/28/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Region:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/28/2021

Job Description

Here at Discount Tire, we celebrate the spirit of our people with extraordinary pride and enthusiasm. Our business has been growing for more than 60 years and now is the best time in our history to join us. We are opening more locations every year and we are always looking for qualified individuals to join us in our growth. We are a company that promotes from within, both in our retail and corporate operations.

 

The Senior Real Estate Paralegal provides overall support for matters related to the Company’s real estate portfolio and activities.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides real estate support and expertise in commercial purchase, sale, administration, and leasing matters.
  • Researches and analyzes law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treaties and legal codes.
  • Finalizes legal papers and correspondence such as easements, lease amendments, contract amendments, development agreements and other documents related to transactions.
  • Composes, prepares, copies, transcribes and distributes internal contract and title digests, closing binders, and other documents as requested.
  • Closes real estate transactions, including coordinating with landlords, buyers, sellers, and title companies.
  • May provide guidance and leadership to the other paralegals.
  • Conducts title review and manages title issues throughout the escrow process.
  • Updates appropriate parties on status of transactions and works with in-house attorneys and real estate development team to coordinate various real estate transactions.
  • Files correspondence and legal documents in office filing systems.
  • Updates and organizes binders and various charts of real estate transactions (acquisitions and leases) in escrow.
  • Arranges conference calls with internal and external parties.
  • Supports real estate projects, such as development of real estate-related processes, policies, form transaction documents and training materials.
  • Manages and maintains internal databases, systems and files.
  • Represents Company values professionally in the community and at public gatherings and assists management with other requests.
  • Exhibits strong project management skills
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • This position requires a minimum of five years of paralegal experience, preferably legal although not required.
  • Strong understanding of technical legal terminology.
  • Exhibits strong project management skills with the ability to multi-task and effectively prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent telephone or video-conferencing etiquette, data entry, typing, copying, faxing, filing and scheduling skills, are required.
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office suite programs such as Outlook, OneDrive, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Teams, etc, is required.
  • This position also requires excellent communication, organizational, detail-oriented and problem-solving skills.
  • The ability to work efficiently under pressure, accurately meet deadlines, present a professional demeanor and work well independently is essential.
  • Advanced customer service skills including the ability to manage, adapt and respond to different customer situations while maintaining a positive and friendly attitude is essential.
  • Proven ability to take initiative and work independently with high level of independent motivation
  • Maintaining confidentiality, treating others with respect and upholding Company values is key.

 

Educational Requirements:

This position requires a paralegal certificate or equivalent experience. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

 

Work Days:

Normal work days are Monday through Friday.

 

Work Hours:

Normal work hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Additional hours may be necessary.