Carolina Legal Associates

CLA has an immediate need for an experienced real estate attorney for a boutique law firm located in Myrtle Beach, SC. The ideal candidate will have experience closing residential real estate transactions and open to practicing business law. This is a great opportunity to grow your practice areas at a small boutique law firm.

Example Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all residential real estate transactions in the office
  • Review titles and other documents to ensure accuracy and compliance with legal requirements
  • Work with lenders, agents, brokers, buyers, and sellers to facilitate real estate transactions
  • Work with paralegals and staff throughout the pre-closing process to ensure that closings occur smoothly and as quickly as possible
  • Explain terms and documents to borrowers/clients in a professional and courteous manner
  • Oversee or conduct title certification, closings, record documents, and disbursement of funds
  • Strong likelihood of expansion into business law areas including drafting lease contracts, purchase and sale agreements, forming entities, obtaining licensing for restaurants in area, and more
  • Provide legal advice and counsel to clients on real estate matters
  • May have additional general practice duties as assigned by the managing attorney

Minimum and Additional Qualifications:

  • A JD from an accredited law school and a member of the SC Bar in good standing
  • An understanding of residential real estate transactions and all aspects of the title review and curative process
  • This position is in-office, and the candidate must possess a high degree of autonomy and the ability to work independently
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Growth-minded, with a capacity for business development
  • Some travel may be necessary for closings

Salary will depend on experience. Full benefits package available.

**All resumes are held in strict confidence.**

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

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