Palmer & Titus is a small three lawyer family-oriented law firm which is actively seeking a partner-track associate to join the Real Estate practice in our office. This position offers excellent potential for the right candidate to take a leading role in the firm’s real estate practice. Palmer & Titus is a general practice law firm but has a significant client base in the area of real estate, which real estate practice covers over one-fourth of the West Virginia counties. The main office is located in Parkersburg and a satellite office is located in Spencer, WV. Our real estate practice completes title work and facilitates loan and cash real estate closings for both residential and commercial transactions while working closely with Lenders, Realtors, Buyers, Sellers and Borrowers.
We are seeking candidates with two or more years of experience in broad based real estate matters, ideally in residential and commercial real estate transactions. Less experience will be considered for the right candidate.
In this role you will conduct real estate closing transactions and will work with our staff in the drafting and preparation of the various documents required for closings, including, but not limited to, deeds, contracts, powers of attorney, memorandums of trust, and escrow agreements. The candidate will also be reviewing title and survey issues.
The candidate would also have the flexibility to practice other types of law such as estate planning and probate law through our firm.
The successful candidate must be personable, confident, self-motivated, and with exceptional attention to detail. They must also be outgoing and excel at both written and verbal communication, as well as having strong time management and organizational skills.
The candidate must have the ability to think independently to appropriately resolve title issues that may arise.
Must have a JD degree from an ABA-approved law school, be licensed to practice law in the State of West Virginia and be in good standing with the West Virginia State Bar.
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Apply with resume, unofficial transcript and cover letter to:
David G. Palmer