• Project Assistant

    Job Locations US-FL-Tallahassee
    Job ID 2018-1883
    Category
    Practice Assistants
  • Overview

    The Tallahassee, Florida office of a regional, AmLaw 100 law firm is seeking a project assistant to work directly with attorneys who represent buyers and sellers in all aspects of the sale and acquisition of commercial property,  developers in commercial and residential projects, and financial institutions for the drafting and closing of all types of real estate related loans.  The ideal candidate is a recent graduate from an accredited 4 year college or university who is considering law school or wants to learn more about the legal profession and is interested in working for 2 years prior to pursuing further education. 

    Responsibilities

    Tasks performed may include: 

    • Draft and revise documents (letters/assignments/amendments) using established form(s);
    • Review documents for significant provisions (i.e., parties, due dates) and prepare summaries for clients and for internal use;
    • Calendar due dates and create checklists, track to completion;
    • Opportunity for drafting more complex documents;
    • Use Deal Proof to proof and finalize documents and revise as needed;
    • Research public records for trade information, contact information, and to identify additional available resources;
    • Create and manage project electronic files (unique and specific to a particular project, not just scanning and saving);
    • Learn all firm software and applications and assist in using; and
    • Some administrative tasks as needed.

    Qualifications

    • Has initiative but takes direction;
    • Sense of urgency;
    • Curious and interested in learning;
    • Flexible and adaptable;
    • Willing to try different projects;
    • Confident; and
    • Attention to detail.

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