This is an exciting opportunity for a Paralegal to add direct value to a renewable energy company based in Visalia, CA. This is a high visibility position with a lot of autonomy. You will work directly with the owners and external attorneys to evaluate legal ownership and establish authorization to progress with construction for numerous multi-million-dollar projects that are being built congruently throughout the Central Valley. The ability to take initiative and work within an unstructured and fast-paced environment is critical.
The paralegal is responsible for the review of title reports/title commitments and surveys pertaining to real estate transactions in support of lease agreements as well as piping construction. Representative title reviews include confirming ownership of the property by reviewing documents such as deeds, probate proceedings and heirship affidavits, and identifying potential adverse interests by reviewing documents such as mortgages, leases and easements. Representative survey reviews include confirming the legal description of the proposed project area, as well as related easements, and ensuring the presence of adequate access from the project to the upgrade facility in and out of public right of way and any encroachments. The paralegal is also responsible for reviewing ground leases, easements and deeds for acquisitions, among other functions.