O'Reilly Automotive Stores, Inc Paralegal -- Real Estate in Springfield, Missouri

Paralegal -- Real Estate

Job ID : 1-67998

Department : Legal

Location : Springfield, MO

Status : Full-Time

Tentative Schedule : This is a full-time opportunity; Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

The Paralegal -- Real Estate will provide support and assistance to the Legal Department in the administration of Real Estate contracts for the purchase, sale and lease of real property by performing various legal functions under the review of the Legal Services Manager and Counsel.

Essential Job Functions

  • Initiate contact with outside vendors to obtain title commitments, surveys, and environmental reports needed to perform due diligence.Review, organize, calendar and present collected information to Counsel, and/or Legal Services Manager for identification, analysis, and resolution of due diligence issues

  • Disseminate information to appropriate Real Estate team members on each new file from its inception throughout the due diligence phase and after confirmed closing

  • Assist Counsel in the preparation, review, and revision of legal documents for the acquisition and disposition of real property interests and construction of improvements, including but not limited to, contracts, contract addendums, easements, deeds, and restrictive covenants

  • Assist Counsel in the completion of contract/lease contingencies and conditions during inspection/due diligence period of purchase and sale contracts and leases; coordinate closing of real estate purchase and sale contracts and finalize due diligence on leases

  • Assist Counsel in applications for rezoning and subdividing of property and applications for variances from building code regulations, including coordination of appropriate personnel to attend city meetings on behalf of the company

Skills and Qualifications

  • Three to five years' experience as paralegal in similar position with corporation, bank, law firm, Title Company or developer

  • Strong clerical, organizational and time management skills, specifically related to the legal field

  • Attention to detail and ability to prioritize and handle several different tasks simultaneously

O'Reilly Auto Parts is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the Company to treat all applicants for employment and all team members in a manner that does not discriminate against them because of their race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, military obligation, disability or any other status or characteristic protected by local, state, or federal law.