Paralegal I

Paralegal I

Atlanta, GA

The Paralegal I will work with the legal department to develop and maintain a 50-state residential lease library which will be incorporated into Yardi’s real estate software products. The in-house counsel team plays an important role by helping to provide a range of legal, regulatory and business support, guidance and advice to a variety of internal customers at all levels of the company. This non-exempt position requires a regular weekday work schedule and reports to the legal department. We are looking for a highly motivated individual with real estate experience.

Responsibilities

  • Drafting and editing residential real estate leases, as well as addenda and other local-specific supplements to the leases
  • Researching and staying current with real estate laws and regulations affecting all 50 states, as well as certain municipalities
  • Editing and reviewing correspondence for a wide variety of recipients
  • Assisting other paralegals and in-house attorneys located in Yardi’s Santa Barbara and Boston offices, as needed, including with the management of business matters and research projects
  • Willingness to assist the legal department with other corporate, business and litigation matters unrelated to the residential lease library

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associates degree or equivalent prior work experience
  • Prior training or experience as a paralegal or performing similar tasks
  • Relevant real estate experience
  • Strong attention to detail, openness to feedback and direction, and an ability to stay organized, prioritize, and multitask in a deadline-driven environment
  • Strong time management skills and an ability to take accountability for completing projects with minimal supervision
  • Clear and concise written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft® Word, Outlook and Excel
  • Ability to work both independently and as a contributing team member
  • Desire to learn and grow in the position
  • Friendliness and collegiality a must!

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or paralegal certification (current or lapsed)
  • Current Notary Public appointment a plus
  • Prior corporate or law firm paralegal experience
  • Basic research and presentation skills
  • Basic contract review and analysis experience
  • Microsoft® OneNote and SharePoint experience a plus
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Location

Atlanta, GA

Business Unit
Corporate
Department
Legal
Employment Type
Employee- Full Time