The Tampa Office of Stearns Weaver Miller is seeking a Commercial Real Estate Paralegal with 5+ years of experience to provide support to our Real Estate and Land Development, Zoning & Environmental Practice Groups with acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, financing, and development deals with national and local builders and developers.
Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A. has been named one of Florida’s premier law firms with its Real Estate Department earning a Tier 1 ranking in 2021 from Chambers USA. The Real Estate team represents developers, investors and others in all areas of residential and commercial real estate. Projects include office buildings, shopping centers, healthcare facilities, hotels, mixed-use and residential projects. Learn more about us at stearnsweaver.com.
Managing the preparation and processing of commercial transactions from beginning to end
Review contracts/leases and perform detailed property research
Order, review and analyze title documents, title requirements, title endorsements, title search reports, inspections, and surveys
Preparation of loan documents, purchase agreements, sale agreements, easements, property transfer documents and due diligence checklists
Preparation and issuance of title commitments, title policies, settlement statements, title objection letters, closing documents and disclosure forms
Preparation and review of homeowner association documents, condominium association documents, master disclosure and information addendums for purchase and sales transactions
Work with title insurance companies to identify and satisfy commitment requirements
Coordination of disbursements
Coordination of initial future land use and zoning due diligence
Handle various entitlement appreciations and work with local governmental staff to process
Maintain critical dates for all purchase/sale agreements, due diligence efforts, and client deliverables
5+ years of working experience as a Commercial Real Estate Paralegal
Large commercial law firm experience preferred
Proficiency with using Windows-based software and Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to plan and prioritize various assignments/projects simultaneously
Ability to work well under pressure in both an independent and team environment
Stearns Weaver Miller is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, citizenship, ancestry, pregnancy, familial status, actual or perceived status as a victim of domestic violence, dating violence or stalking, or any other legally protected status entitled to protection under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws.
About Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A.
Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson is a full service law firm with offices in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Tampa, Tallahassee, and Coral Gables, Florida. We offer multidisciplinary solutions with a focus on Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights, Corporate & Securities, Government & Administrative, Labor & Employment, Real Estate, Real Estate Finance, Commercial Finance and Loan Restructuring & Workouts, Land Development, Zoning & Environmental, Marital & Family Law and Tax.