Ballard Spahr is hiring! Paralegal, Real Estate

Paralegal, Real Estate

Philadelphia and Phoenix

Ballard Spahr LLP is seeking high performing and detail-oriented individuals with transactional real estate experience to assist the attorneys in the Real Estate Development and Transactions practice group in our Philadelphia and Phoenix offices. 

The successful candidates will undertake a range of tasks and responsibilities that include:

  • Title and survey review
  • Preparation and filing of UCC financing statements
  • Preparation of documents for closings, including organizing, proofreading, assembling materials, and conducting due diligence
  • Deed and mortgage satisfaction preparation
  • Handle documentation recordation
  • Researching industry databases, publicly-available information from local governments and other sources

This position requires a demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks.  Strong interpersonal and communication skills, particularly excellent technical writing skills, are essential.  Must be able to work independently, as well as with a team and with clients.  Intermediate-level skills working with Microsoft Office applications, document management systems and time-keeping software are necessary.  Must be able to work overtime when needed.  This position offers a hybrid work schedule of 3 days a week in the office. 

The ideal candidate for this position will have a college degree and 3+ years of real estate experience with a law firm, a title company, a commercial lender or other related organizations.   

Ballard Spahr is committed to increasing diversity in the legal profession and to supporting the communities where we live and work.  People from all backgrounds are valued and integrated into every part of the firm.  Diverse candidates including women, people of color, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, veterans, and individuals with a disability are encouraged to apply.

The health, safety and well-being of our Ballard community is a top priority.  Therefore, all lawyers and staff are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment.  We believe this is the most prudent position to take in order to meet our obligation to provide as safe of a workplace as possible.  The firm will provide exemptions and accommodations for medical and religious reasons consistent with applicable law.

The Firm is not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.

Excellent compensation, a comprehensive benefits package and a generous paid time off program is offered.  For immediate consideration, please visit and apply online. 

Ballard Spahr is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culturally diverse environment. The firm encourages applications from a diverse pool of candidates, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, age, national origin, handicap or disability, citizenship, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, transgender status, sex stereotyping, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.

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