Legal Secretary

  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Category
    Legal Support Personnel - Legal Secretary/Legal Assistant
  • Contract Type
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Legal Secretary – Real Estate. 

Special Counsel is partnering with a major New York Real Estate firm to find a legal secretary to join their team. This role will require the applicant to be able to work full time in the New York office and to support multiple attorneys.


  • Order/review searches for flood determinations
  • Order/reviews of title policies/commitments/proformas
  • Order/reviews of surveys, zoning reports
  • Draft and filing of UCCs (including fixture filings)
  • Be able to work with Title companies (Fidelity or First American)
  • Draft Title Instruction letters, Real Estate closing checklists/Indexes, create closing sets and CD ROMs
  • Review and incorporate finalized and recorded real estate documents (mortgages, deeds, surveys, filed UCCs)
  • Requirements:

    ·  3+ years experience as a legal secretary in a real estate practice

    ·  Bachelor’s Degree preferred



    ·  Strong time management skills

    ·  Ability to work well under pressure

    ·  High level of organization

    ·  Ability to track and meet filing deadlines and requirements

    ·  Strong written and verbal communication skills



    Work Hours:

    8:00AM to 5:00PM, 40 hours per week

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