Paralegal
EDGE Legal LLC
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Posted ago
EDGE Legal LLC

We're looking for an organized, detail-oriented, and experienced paralegal to play an important role on our legal team. Experience dealing with Government Agencies is essential to perform this job. The candidate should possess proficient knowledge in Notarial Law and real estate closings. If you're interested in advancing your paralegal career with opportunities for growth, we want to hear from you.

Responsibilities
  • Take care of administrative tasks such as answering phones and maintaining an organized filing system for all legal documents
  • Assist lawyers in preparing legal documentation, pleadings, and correspondence including correspondence such as interrogatories, subpoenas, deposition notices, complaints, pretrial orders, legal briefs, and affidavits

  • Meet with government personnel including Property Registry Technicians, Property Registry Registrars, OGPe personnel, Court Clerks, and others to request information and discuss cases
  • Obtain required documentation from different Government Agencies
  • File documents with different Government Agencies, including the State Department

Qualifications
  • 3+ years of legal service experience under an attorney or lawyer in a law firm setting
  • Strong preference for candidates who have completed a paralegal professional certification or have an advanced paralegal education

  • Knowledge of Notarial Law, Property Registry, Government Agencies and Court System
  • Knowledge of real estate documentation such as Deeds and be able to identify errors and omissions in order to correct them
  • Proficiency with Karibe & Agora, SUMAC, State Department web page and related platforms
  • Organizational and time-management skills to work with several tasks simultaneously
  • Team player
  • Proficient use of Microsoft programs including Outlook, Excel, Word and Teams
  • Bilingual
  • Must have a car

Compensation
$25,000 - $27,000 yearly
About EDGE Legal LLC

EDGE LEGAL LLC is a results-oriented law firm, with offices in San Juan and Mayaguez, established by several proprietary partners and attorneys of one of Puerto Rico’s largest corporate law firms. EDGE, one of Puerto Rico’s leading full service law firms, represents a host of leading corporations in a variety of industries, foreign and domestic, among which rank: Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, hotel owners and operators, real estate investment trusts, infrastructure development and ITS corporations, equity funds, retailers, healthcare management companies and professionals, insurance companies and publicly traded companies from around the United States and Europe.

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