Real Estate Legal Assistant - Virginia Beach

The Virginia Beach office of Kaufman & Canoles seeks an experienced professional Real Estate Legal Assistant to perform a variety of administrative duties in support of attorneys. Candidates must possess a minimum of three years' relevant work experience, proficiency in Microsoft Office 2016, and typing skills at a level of 65 WPM. The ability to establish and maintain effective workplace relationships and excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential.


  • Prepare routine correspondence, draft and revise loan documents, agreements and other documents.
  • Interact with clients in person and via telephone and email.
  • Arrange and schedule client appointments, meetings, and conference calls.
  • Open and maintain files and sub-files.
  • Create binders to organize and index all documents for closings.
  • Prepare and sends billing statements monthly.
  • Operate standard office equipment, including personal computer, dictation equipment, copier, scanner, and telephone.
  • Input timekeeper data.
  • Review and sorts mail.
  • Make travel arrangements.
  • Assist in preparing for and setting up meetings.
  • Perform a variety of other administrative tasks as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Minimum of three years’ relevant work experience in a professional office setting.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 2016 and document management software; typing at a level of 65 WPM.
  • Operational knowledge of standard office equipment including copier, scanner, telephone, and dictation equipment.
  • Demonstrated understanding of legal terminology.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to multi-task, prioritize competing responsibilities, and meet tight deadlines.
  • Proven meticulous attention to detail and proofreading skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, attorneys, co-workers, and other outside professionals.


We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. Benefits include: medical, dental, life insurance, 401(k)/profit sharing, paid time off, and long term and short term disability. Kaufman & Canoles is committed to equal employment opportunity (EEO) in all aspects of our employment and retention practices and decisions.

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Real Estate Legal Assistant - Virginia Beach