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Corporate Transactions/Real Estate Paralegal

Atlanta, GA, USAAtlantaGAUSA
Full-time

Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) is currently seeking a skilled professional to join our Legal Team as a Corporate Transactions/Real Estate Paralegal. This position will provide Paralegal support for the New Markets Tax Credit Program, the FlexCAP program and Habitat's Community Development Financial Institution Fund in addition to providing general paralegal support for the Legal Department. Reporting to the Associate General Counsel - Real Estate & Finance, this position will be located in our Administrative Headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. 

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Draft real estate legal documents (i.e. organizational documents, tax-exempt reporting documents, resolutions and real estate closing and loan documents)
  • Prepare and file UCC financing statements 
  • Review title and resolve title issues
  • Review loan documents 
  • Conduct pre and post-closing due diligence
  • Organize and maintain filing and document management system
  • Coordinate and assist with prioritizing affiliate inquiries
  • Review and comment on incoming legal documents under attorney supervision
  • Assist with preparation of training materials (i.e. Power Point and online presentations)
  • Assist in dissolution process for affiliates
  • Prepare ministerial and corporate resolutions and related transactional documents
  • Assist in trademark enforcement and reporting of fraudulent emails
  • Perform research on legal and regulatory issues
  • Support Habitat committee activities, including attendance at meetings and minutes
  •  Assist in revision and publication and monitoring of legal content for Habitat intranet
  • Act as primary contact for U.S. Support Center on general legal questions and coordinate responses from legal team
  • Coordinate legalization and apostilles for corporate documents and international registrations and assist attorneys with international compliance matters 
  • Assist with due diligence and document review and drafting for international finance programs 
  • Maintain files 
  • Coordinate meetings and travel for legal staff 
  • Process expenses and order office supplies 
  • Prepare/revise general correspondence, memoranda, reports, Power Point presentations and other legal documents
  • Photocopy, compile records, and review/distribute mail
  • Assist on other special projects as needed 
     
Educational Background: 
Bachelors Degree or Paralegal Certification
Skills/Experience: 
  • Minimum of 3 years experience as a Legal Clerk or Paralegal
  • Strong Writing Skills
  • Good judgment 
  • Process-oriented with a positive outlook 
  • Problem solver with a strong work ethic
  • Great Team player
  • Comfortable in a global, humanitarian, Christian organization
  • High level of proficiency with technology including Microsoft Office Suite applications (including Excel and PowerPoint) and Adobe Acrobat
  • High level of proficiency with Westlaw, other legal research platforms and general online research resources
Job Function: 

Organization Info

Habitat for Humanity International

Overview
Headquarters: 
Americus, GA, United States
Annual Budget : 
$100-500M
Founded: 
1987
About Us
Mission: 

Habitat for Humanity believes that every man, woman and child should have a decent, safe and affordable place to live. We build and repair houses all over the world using volunteer labor and donations. Our partner families purchase these houses through no-profit, no-interest mortgage loans or innovative financing methods. As a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian ministry that builds with people in need regardless of race or religion, we welcome volunteers and supporters from all backgrounds.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Dec 3 2018
Active Until: 
Jan 4 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Habitat for Humanity International
industry: 
Nonprofit