Intake Closing Legal Assistant


Intake Closing Legal Assistant
McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC- Chicago, IL

Job Description

Acts as liaison between all parties to facilitate the timely contract execution and remain in compliance with our client’s SLA.

Assists the buying party with any client specific documentation necessary to amend said contract at the time of execution as deemed critical by the client.

Is the sole person to set forth to all parties the client’s specific guidelines of how the contract must be presented in order for proper execution.

Will demonstrate the ability to assist the closer with research and acquiring information on a specific property (EX. Tax bill, Paid Assessment letter, lien payoff) and be able to analyze each document to determine the following; is this a valid claim? Is this something that must be paid by the seller? Is the ledger accurate?

Once the following determinations are made, presentation of said documentation will be made to the client and approval from the client will be sought in order to take care of said issue.

Will assist with depositing all incoming earnest money, properly notating it in complete closing and letting the assigned closer know.

This all must be done in a timely fashion in order to comply with the client’s SLA as to how and when earnest money is received and/or returned.

Will assist with analyzing all ledgers on each asset to make sure they remain in balance and if they are not, seeking to rectify the issue.

Will need to be able to research any such discrepancies and be able to re-mediate the situations accordingly.

Will assist with Water and Zoning as well as responsible for drawing REO documents as needed including but not limited to deeds and affidavits.

Receive and distribute all department mail.

Responsible for the ordering and distributing of all supplies for the entire REO department.

Must be able to budget and prioritize the need versus want of supplies.


Minimum of two years of college required or the equivalent professional experience (minimally five year of experience) working within the Real Estate industry dealing with residential closings

Firm knowledge of how Residential, namely bank owned, transactions happen.

Preferred experience working with an REO law firm and/or title company experience, as well as a firm grasp of basic accounting principals

Advanced Excel skills
Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

No phone calls please. No third party recruiters; this is stricly a direct corporate search.

Please include a cover letter with your resume. Thank you.

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