Counsel - Redstone Title Services at Redstone Federal Credit Union

Posted in Legal 1 day ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Huntsville, Alabama





Job Description:

Job Description Summary

At Redstone Title Services (RTS), our counsels are responsible for a variety of duties including detailed title review and underwriting, acting as a settlement agent in commercial and residential real estate transactions, and assisting the General Counsel with complex legal research and analysis. Additionally, our counsels must be adept at customer satisfaction and interaction with a keen ability to successfully conduct business development.

Job Description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Review, examine, analyze and underwrite title search and search results, surveys, legal descriptions (including drawing of description), contracts and other documentation to determine legal title, equitable title, and insurability by accurately detecting title issues that must be resolved prior to closing.

  • Perform curative title work and work with closing staff to resolve title issues and clouds on title.

  • Draft and oversee preparation of legal documents for curing title defects.

  • Prepare and/or oversee drafting of title commitments (or other products) that accurately set out the requirements and exceptions for the issuance of the final title policy for quality and compliance with state laws, company, industry and underwriter best practices and standards.

  • Perform closing transactions as a notary public and answer questions regarding the title commitment and title insurance products.

  • Review lender closing instructions and ensure staff compliance with the same.

  • Perform complex legal research and analysis.

  • Perform any other task necessary to ensure a smooth and rewarding closing experience for all parties involved including the seller, purchaser, realtors and lender.

  • Represent RTS at appropriate realtor, home builder, lender, and other networking events.

  • Conduct targeted business development.

  • Act as a licensed title agent.

  • Other duties as identified and assigned.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE / LICENSURE


  • Licensed Attorney in the State of Alabama.

  • Additional Bar Licenses are preferred or the ability to obtain the same.

  • Alabama Title Agent License preferred.

  • 1 - 5 years’ experience with real estate law, transactional law and title insurance preferred.

  • Experience reviewing title work and curing title defects preferred.

  • Network of potential business.

SKILLS / ABILITIES


  • Effectively apply internal and external customer service practices and processes to meet quality service standards and achieve customer satisfaction.

  • Must be able to efficiently handle multiple priorities and deadlines and must possess strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively and with a high level of business acumen.

  • Must be a savvy networker with outgoing personality who is comfortable with business development.

  • Ability to operate independently and within a team environment.

  • Superior organizational skills.

  • Rigorous attention to detail; demonstrated thoroughness and excellence in all aspects of work.

  • Ability to prioritize and consistently meet deadlines.

  • Excellent analytical and interpretive skills with the ability to summarize and draw conclusions.

  • Results driven, high-energy team player who approaches challenges with enthusiasm in a fast moving and high-pressure environment.

  • Ability to review, analyze, and draft complex legal documents.

  • Exceptional oral communication skills.

  • Proven ability to deal effectively with individuals at all levels and functions within and outside the organization.

  • Discrete in handling confidential matters.

  • Maintains strict and enthusiastic compliance with the Rules of Professional Conduct.

  • Travel, as needed.

Redstone Federal Credit Union is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability. All qualified applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

We are proud to be a Drug-Free and Tobacco Free Workplace.





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