Commercial Real Estate Legal Assistant #31580

by | Jul 2, 2024

JOHNLEONARD has an exciting opportunity for an experienced and collaborative Commercial Real Estate Legal Assistant to join our client’s welcoming and friendly team. This full-time Legal Assistant role is based in Needham and offers a favorable salary of $60K-$90K and benefits, along with the chance to be part of a positive and inclusive workplace culture.

As a Commercial Real Estate Legal Assistant, you will perform a variety of secretarial and office duties for attorneys, managers, and staff and keep the highest level of confidentiality.

In your first few weeks in this Commercial Real Estate Legal Assistant role, you can expect to:

  • Edit complex real estate documents with great attention to detail and proofreading
  • Assist with pre- and post-close transaction needs
  • Perform typing, photocopying, and scanning
  • Organize and profile documents utilizing document management software
  • Proofread and enter time entries for one attorney in an efficient manner
  • Prepare letters and other legal documents from written and oral drafts


To apply for this Commercial Real Estate Legal Assistant role, your soft skills, expertise and experience should include:

  • 2+ years of commercial real estse/transactional experience
  • Knowledge of proper grammar to proof and perform minor editing of legal documents
  • Strong Microsoft Office Suite, word processing, and technology skills
  • Ability to transcribe legal documents and correspondence from rough drafts or dictation at a level of at least 50 wpm


If you’re looking to impact and create change positively, you’ll be rewarded with an excellent salary and benefits package for your inclusive and committed approach.

Please reach out to our team today to apply and register your interest in this full-time Commercial Real Estate Legal Assistant position in Needham. They’d be thrilled to hear from you. We’d love to help you get your next role and enable you to fulfill your professional ambitions.

Founded in 1969, JOHNLEONARD, a woman-owned business, is the premier staffing choice in Boston and beyond. We provide Temporary/Contract, Direct Hire, Temp-to-Hire, and Payroll services as part of our comprehensive service offerings. JOHNLEONARD is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. All applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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