Real Estate Law Careers

Formally trained paralegals who have specialized skills in real estate law careers have a clear advantage in today’s job market. Paralegals and legal assistants are in demand in law firms, corporate legal departments and government agencies. The U.S. Department of Labor predicts a 17% growth in paralegal and legal assistant careers through 2024.

Paralegals and legal assistants who work in real estate law careers perform important tasks, such as research deeds and property titles, write reports to assist lawyers at hearings and at trial, draft correspondence and other legal documents and contracts, prepare affidavits and formal statements as evidence in court, interact with mortgage lenders and government agencies and more. Formal training is your key to success.

  • $48,810Median Pay
  • Paralegals and legal assistants earn a median annual salary of $48,810, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.

A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

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SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Paralegals and Legal Assistants (May 5, 2016).