Current Openings

LEGAL ASSISTANT

Curtis Thaxter is seeking an experienced Legal Assistant to support our litigation and real estate practice groups.  Duties related to assisting multiple attorneys include, but are not limited to:

•Open and distribute incoming mail, faxes and certain emails;

•Draft correspondence to clients, opposing attorneys and various courts;

•Enter and finalize attorney time entry;

•Monthly client billing;

•Organize and maintain clients’ paper or electronic files,

•Prepare electronic filing of documents;

•Maintain Pleadings books;

•Assist litigation paralegal with coordination of service and court filings;

•Transcription and Proofreading;

Applicant must have strong analytical and interpersonal skills, be self-motivated and responsive to priorities. The ideal candidate should also be attentive to detail, possess excellent communication skills (oral and written), and work effectively alone or as a member of a team. Prior experience in the duties noted above preferred.   Please send resume in confidence to:

Curtis Thaxter LLC

Barbara J. Willey

One Canal Plaza, Suite 1000

Portland, ME  04101

or email:  bwilley@curtisthaxter.com

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REAL ESTATE PARALEGAL

Curtis Thaxter is seeking an experienced Real Estate Paralegal to support our busy real estate practice.  Duties related to assisting multiple attorneys include, but are not limited to:

•  Conducting title research online with various Registries of Deeds

•  Preparation of title insurance commitment, policies, endorsements and affidavits

•  Preparation of Deeds and other ancillary documents required to transfer property

•  Prepare for and participate in real estate closings

•  Electronic recording of documents

Applicant must have strong analytical and interpersonal skills, be self-motivated and responsive to priorities. The ideal candidate should also be attentive to detail, possess excellent communication skills (oral and written), and work effectively alone or as a member of a team. Prior experience in the duties noted above preferred.   Please send resume in confidence to:

Curtis Thaxter LLC

Barbara J. Willey

One Canal Plaza, Suite 1000

Portland, ME  04101

or email:  bwilley@curtisthaxter.com