A Unique Blend of Excellence and Community Impact! 

At Saad & Saad LLP, we take pride in being more than just a transactional law firm focused on real estate and business – we are a force for positive change in Ohio's affordable housing sector. If you're seeking a career that goes beyond the day-to-day tasks to having a positive impact on individuals and communities, you have found the right place.

What Sets Us Apart?

Championing Affordable Housing: Join a team renowned throughout Ohio for our stellar work in the affordable housing sector. At Saad & Saad LLP and through our affiliated title agency Star Title Agency LLC, we believe in the transformative power of safe and affordable housing, and our team finds meaning and purpose in contributing to this vital aspect of community development.  

Collaborative Team Environment: Experience the dynamic synergy of our legal and title teams working hand in hand. Here, you'll wear many hats, collaborating closely with your team members to achieve remarkable results.   

Culture of Camaraderie: Join a close-knit, family-oriented culture where every team member is valued. Our supportive environment fosters a sense of belonging, making Saad & Saad LLP not just a workplace but a community.    

Career Growth: We believe in your potential and provide ample room for career development. Whether you aspire to advance in legal, title or escrow, opportunities abound. Saad & Saad LLP is on a growth trajectory, and we prioritize promoting talent from within.

Why Saad & Saad LLP?  

Because Here, Your Career is About Making a Real Difference. 

If you're driven by a passion for real estate and business transactional law, community impact, and career growth, Saad & Saad LLP welcomes you. Join us on a journey where every legal professional is a key player in creating positive change. Explore our exciting career opportunities that align with your values; take a look at our job openings below and follow the instructions for applying.

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JOB OPPORTUNITY: PARALEGAL/LEGAL ASSISTANT – ON SITE AT 500 S. FRONT STREET, COLUMBUS  

Do work that has a positive impact on individuals, families and communities. Work with our clients and their stakeholders to help make their dreams a reality. With deep expertise in the affordable housing sector, Saad & Saad LLP and Star Title Agency LLC help our clients develop safe, essential housing that revives communities and provides individuals and families opportunities to flourish.  

We have a unique opening for an accomplished Paralegal to join our close-knit, family-oriented team of legal, title and escrow professionals. We provide unparalleled service with a hands-on, client-focused approach. We take pride in our impeccable attention to detail and creative problem-solving abilities, and work collaboratively – with our clients, stakeholders, and team members – to bring every project to successful completion. If this sounds like you, we would love for you to join us.  

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Paralegal is primarily responsible for assisting lawyers and law and title associates in accurately preparing, organizing and filing various legal and title documents. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: 

  • Meet with attorneys, co-workers, clients, and other professionals to discuss assigned projects.
  • Provide administrative, documentary, and ongoing research support to attorneys.
  • Research legal and title issues and supporting law by using online and offline resources.
  • Prepare and file documents with courts, counties and other governmental offices.
  • Organize and archive documents related to completed and ongoing projects, according to established standards.
  • Research and analyze statutes, regulations, legal and title articles, judicial and title decisions and underwriting, and other legal and title sources; provide written analysis to attorneys and co-workers.
  • Serve as communication liaison between the firm’s attorneys, title officers, counterparties, and clients.
  • Draft documents, send to attorney and title officers for final review.
  • Review documents to ensure factual elements (e.g., names, addresses, signature blocks, loan amounts, etc.) are current and correct, and proof for typographical errors.
  • Assemble clients’ diligence submission packages for investors, lenders, and state agencies (e.g., OHFA, HUD, USDA, etc.).
  • Perform escrow, title and survey processing.
  • Complete checklists and prepare documents for Residential and Commercial closings.
  • Assist attorneys in handling USDA, Rural Development transactions; complete USDA forms.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Working knowledge (conditioned upon experience) of (a) terminology, principles, and research methods for legal, title, and survey projects; (b) governmental and other offices processes; and (c) and other related matters as job may dictate.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with legal and title and survey research and processing software such as LexisNexis, RamQuest and other software.
  • Proven ability to maintain confidentiality, and to exercise discretion and good judgment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint).
  • Proficient with RamQuest Complete Closing Enterprise.
  • Proficient with using online due diligence file sharing websites (Sharefile, Box, Dropbox, Procurem, etc.)

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as paralegal studies, legal studies, or business law; paralegal certification a plus and title experience a plus.
  • Minimum three years’ experience as a paralegal, legal assistant, or title assistant.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk, typing on a keyboard, and viewing computer monitor(s).
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
  • Occasional evening and weekends required, particularly during project closings.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

  • Competitive salary and bonuses, based on experience
  • Paid time off, earned in first year
  • Six paid holidays, plus two flexible holidays per year
  • Medical and dental insurance at low monthly premiums
  • Short-term disability insurance, 100% employer paid
  • 410(k) plan with company match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

HOW TO APPLY

Send an email to [email protected] with the following information:

  • In the subject line, write “Paralegal Opportunity”
  • In the body of the email let us know what about your experience makes you the perfect fit for this opportunity.
  • Include your name and phone number.
  • Attach your current resume.