Real Estate Attorney Resume

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Career Objective:

Accomplished and highly knowledgeable Real Estate Attorney with 5+ years of experience handling property cases. Adept at resolving legal issues pertaining to property disputes, preparing specific contracts and assessing financial transactions. Capable of supervising junior professionals, team player with exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

Summary of Skills:

  • In-depth information about real estate property laws, leasing procedures, property titles, and zoning laws

  • Hands-on experience of working for clients associated with purchase, sale and financing of property leases

  • Ability to oversee real estate purchases, legal contracts by complying with the state ‘s legislation

  • Strong experience in real estate leasing, and related transaction operations

  • Ability to multi-task and handle multiple cases at the same time with excellent written, and oral communication skills

  • Sound knowledge about leasing procedures, legal rules and agreements

  • Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills

Work Experience:

Senior Real Estate Attorney

Verizon Legal Counseling Services, Houston, TX

June 2017 – Present

  • Preparing and reviewing complex legal documents related to real estate transactions in order to get government approvals for projects

  • Handling complicated legal issues pertaining to the implementation of housing programs

  • Performing all legal work related to real estate contracts, leasing, and renewal policies by managing disposition, loan closings, and approving agency contracts

  • Developing and maintaining strong relationships with regional real estate groups to serve as the centrally trusted resource for legal advice

  • Conducting training and mentoring programs for junior attorneys, and administrative staff to increase the efficiency of the organization

  • Interacting with numerous departments, and functions within the company to provide effective services to clients and business partners

Real Estate Attorney

Verizon Legal Counseling Services, Houston, TX

March 2015 – May 2017

  • Drafted and negotiated loan documents for the real estate companies for project finance, commercial leases, and construction material for the projects

  • Took responsibility to provide subject area expert legal advice to ensure the real estate clients act within legal parameters

  • Provided proactive legal advice to 40+ clients including sound risk assessment reports regarding various illegal transactions

  • Researched and collected facts to provide legal assistance in complex matters related to property contracts and general business transactions

  • Took responsibility to decide, and write down the terms and conditions associated with the purchase and sale of real estate properties

Real Estate Attorney

CCA Asset Management Company, Houston, TX

November 2013 – February 2015

  • Negotiated, reviewed, and drafted real estate development agreements after ensuring the construction was in accordance to state’s rules

  • Took responsibility to assess legal issues involving real estate agents, and provided practical yet effective advice to solve the problems

  • Initiated creation of database to sort the structure of real estate owners with their respective entities and increased organization’s efficiency by 56%

  • Protected corporate assets for 50+ clients by contributing overall sales targets by helping them to operate in a consistent plan for the real estate companies

  • Provided legal advice or support to 10+ real estate owners per day by reviewing purchase agreements, and recommended necessary modifications in the documents if required

Legal Assistant to Real Estate Attorney

Gibson Arnold & Associates, Houston, TX

July 2011 – October 2013

  • Took responsibility to draft contracts, lease agreements, purchase and license agreements as well as loan documents for the clients

  • Handled routine functions related to faxing, mailing the agreement copies to the concerned client prior to their court hearing

  • Performed various types of administrative functions, and file organization tasks to keep the records safe

  • Assisted senior Real Estate Attorneys to manage client meetings by monitoring their calendar, and scheduled the appointments

  • Reviewed lease reports, and licenses to ensure validity for 100+ clients, and compiled electronic sheet report based on the findings

  • Created templates for legal documents and mail merges using Microsoft Office Suite that reduced performance delay by 33%


  • Juris Doctorate in Law

    University of Houston, Houston , TX


  • Master’s Degree in Real Estate Law

    University of Houston, Houston , TX



On request.

See Also

  • Senior Attorney Resume

  • Corporate Attorney Resume