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Transactional Paralegal

Hackensack, NJ 07601

Posted: 07/16/2024 Job Category: Accounting-Admin-HR-Legal Job Number: 27405438

Job Description

Integrated Talent Strategies (ITS) is seeking a Transactional Paralegal to work in the Hackensack, NJ area. This is a direct hire position that offers a variety of great benefits, including health insurance, 401(k), and paid time off. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, well-organized, and possesses a strong understanding of land use and zoning laws as well as transactional procedures.
Job Description:

Assist in the preparation of land use applications and submissions.

Draft, revise, and proofread legal and other documents, including correspondence, emails, applications, notices of public hearing, notices of decision, resolutions and similar.

The firm also represents clients in all aspects of a commercial real estate transactions, including, but not limited to, initial due diligence and title review, contract and lease drafting and negotiation, examining title to property, identifying and resolving title issues and closing. The ideal candidate will have the experience to assist in all aspects of this.

Legal Research

Conduct thorough research on land use regulations, zoning codes, and relevant case law.
Summarize and organize research findings for use by attorneys.

Stay updated on changes in local, state, and federal land use laws and regulations.

Case Support

Assist attorneys in case preparation, including organizing exhibits, deposition summaries, and hearing materials.

Coordinate communication and document exchange with clients, municipalities, engineers and planners.

Manage case calendars, deadlines, and schedules.

Client Interaction

Serve as a primary point of contact for clients, providing updates on case progress and assisting with inquiries.

Collect and organize client information and documentation.

Administrative Tasks

Handle administrative duties such as scanning, filing, photocopying, and managing incoming/outgoing mail.

Coordinate meetings and appointments for attorneys.

Associate's degree or bachelor's degree in paralegal studies or a related field.
Paralegal certification preferred.
Five years experience as a paralegal in a law firm, especially in land use or real estate transactional law, is advantageous.
Proficiency in legal research tools and software.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team.
Proficiency in using legal case management software and office productivity tools.

About Integrated Talent Strategies (ITS)  

ITS is an international recruiting and staffing firm specializing in Engineering, Technical and Professional positions. Founded in 1984 as a subsidiary of an engineering firm, ITS continues to remain a strategic partner for the job seeker.   

Our clients include some of the largest and most respected architectural, engineering, and manufacturing companies in business today. Our ability to offer a wide range of services, and the flexibility to adjust to the changing needs of our clients, has allowed us to maintain a solid reputation for 40 years.   

Meet Your Recruiter

Robert Stutzman
Training & Talent Development Manager

Specializing in Healthcare.

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