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Legal Assistant - Business Transactional

Company: Axley Attorneys
Location: Madison
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Axley is seeking a legal assistant with a minimum of three years of business transactional experience, preferably including both real estate and banking. The individual hired for this position will be responsible for running conflicts searches, opening new client files, preparing engagement agreements, and handling billing. -Additional job duties include:

Prepare closing checklists for loan and sale/purchase transactions
Monitor contingency deadlines and status
Take part in status conference calls and provide input
Prepare first drafts of loan and real estate documents, including loan modification agreements, promissory notes, deeds, affidavits, leases, assignments and the like
Research county land records re: assessments, taxes, ownership
Record documents with county registers of deeds offices
Work with title companies to obtain title work, remove exceptions, finalize settlement statements
File documents (UCCs, articles of incorporation/organization, annual reports) with Wisconsin Dept. of Financial Institutions
Prepare exhibits such as marked site plans for attachment to documents
Proofread, edit and format documents
Assemble signature packages (multiple signers, sometimes as many as 50-100 documents) and monitor delivery of the same for closings
Prepare electronic and hard copies of closing transcripts

Axley is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salary and benefits packages. To apply, please send your cover letter and resume to Bruce Wichmann at -bwichmann@axley.com.

Keywords: Axley Attorneys, Madison , Legal Assistant - Business Transactional, Legal , Madison, Wisconsin

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