Now Hiring: Real Estate & Environmental Paralegal

Now Hiring: Real Estate & Environmental Paralegal - Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham - People at Law

Real Estate & Environmental Paralegal – Buffalo, NY

Job Description

Who We Are: Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham LLC is a law firm located right in the heart of downtown Buffalo that is driven by forward-thinking attorneys who embrace our clients’ enterprising spirit.  We are committed to excellence in the practice of law and we value collaborative, human working relationships with people who share our optimism and energy.  Our team takes an innovative approach, creatively looking at every challenge from every angle to reveal opportunities for our clients and our employees.

Who We Need: Our Commercial Real Estate and Project Development & Environmental legal teams are seeking an ambitious paralegal with 1 to 5 years of relevant experience to work in our Buffalo, NY law firm.  We are looking for a paralegal who is hard-working, self-motivated, and able to work in a fast-paced legal environment.

Paralegal Responsibilities:

  • Working on land use and zoning projects, contract due diligence & real estate transactions, and environmental litigation
  • Preparing letters of intent, exhibits, and motion and brief binders
  • Conducting investigations
  • Assisting attorneys in organizing files and trial preparation

Paralegal Requirements:

  • 1 to 5 years experience
  • Well-organized
  • Have an interest in real estate and project development
  • Strong writing, communication, and legal research skills
  • A self-starter
  • Contributes to a collaborative and positive working environment/firm culture

What Makes Us Different:  While we work hard to help our clients be successful, we also like to have fun! We are a firm that boasts a second-to-none culture: regular in-house events including firm lunches, happy hours, annual ping pong tournaments, and community events like Ride for Roswell. We offer a flexible schedule and occasional early releases to give our people time to enjoy life outside of the office.  

Benefits: Our generous benefits package includes paid time off in addition to paid holidays, medical/dental/vision insurance, 401k with Firm contribution, potential for 401 profit sharing, short and long-term disability insurance, employee assistance program, ID protection insurance, employee/spouse/child insurance, and an opportunity for a year-end bonus based on performance.  These are just a few reasons why Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham has placed as one of Buffalo’s Best Places to Work.

All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military status, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, familial status, marital status, or domestic violence victim status.