Careers

Are you interested in working in a growing law firm where:

  • Your personal development is as important as business development?
  • Your individuality is applauded and encouraged?
  • You have the opportunity to work with world-class clients and world-class lawyers?
  • You will be expected to be your best every day and rewarded for those efforts?
  • Your colleagues are committed to the highest standards of professional excellence?

Hearst Connecticut Media Group named Carmody a 2021 Top Connecticut Workplace.

Real Estate Paralegal (Waterbury)

Carmody seeks a Real Estate Paralegal with a minimum of 5 years prior commercial real estate transactional experience in law firm or corporate legal department. This position provides paralegal and support to Firm attorneys in the Real Estate practice group. This position supports 4-5 attorneys primarily and additional attorneys in the Waterbury and other offices as needed.

Responsibilities:

  •  Provide paralegal support to attorneys in the real estate practice group on a variety of real estate matters, principally in commercial transactions, trust and estates matters, utility real estate matters, and occasional coverage for residential transactions. Duties include: organizing/coordinating commercial real estate sales and loan closings, including preparation of all closing documents, reviewing and analyzing title searches and title research, preparing title correcting and conveyancing documentation.
  • Provide real estate title analysis and support to litigation attorneys in connection with real estate litigation matters.
  • Conduct title searches for complicated title situations in connection with both transactional and litigation matters.
  • Assist attorneys with drafting purchase and sale agreements and real estate leases and related documents. Organize and coordinate property acquisition and financing activities, including title review; order estimates of redemption, water certifications, zoning certifications, and property inspections prepare and review closing figures and settlement/closing statements.
  • Manage internal and third party closing checklists and obtain due diligence and other closing deliverables.
  • Review title reports and documents, obtain payoff statements, and obtain clearance of title issues. Coordinate and resolve internal and third party comments and revisions to title insurance policies. Prepare post-closing document packages, recordings, and filings.
  • Communicate with attorneys, clients, municipal offices, banks and other entities; correspond in writing and coordinate documents as requested. Timely and appropriately communicate with Firm attorneys and other support staff, clients, and external parties as necessary regarding matters, including under deadline situations.

The above is not intended to be an all-inclusive job description. From time to time the firm may change or modify the duties.

Qualifications:

  • Paralegal certificate or Bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum of 5 years prior commercial real estate transactional experience in law firm or corporate legal department.
  • Prior title search and title review experience is required.
  • Prior experience with corporate and other organizational entities required.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Ability to efficiently manage multiple priorities skills.
  • Ability to work  independently as appropriate, while routinely communicating with Firm attorneys regarding status of matters.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong technical proficiencies Microsoft Office and document management.
  • 37.5 hour work week; able to work additional hours and overtime as needed.

Please submit cover letter and resume to:

Amanda C. Nugent, Esq.
Director of Talent & Diversity
Email: recruit@carmodylaw.com

Junior to Mid-Level Transactional Associate- (Stamford, New Haven) 

Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey LLP seeks an associate attorney with experience in lending, corporate, and real estate transactions to join its team in Stamford or New Haven. Energetic, collegial environment; this is a great opportunity to grow your skills. Candidates should have strong research, writing and communication skills and be admitted to the Connecticut Bar.

Please submit cover letter, resume, academic credentials and writing sample to:

Amanda Nugent, Esq.
Director of Talent & Diversity
Email: recruit@carmodylaw.com

Corporate Paralegal – Subsidiary Management (New Haven, Stamford, Waterbury)

Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey LLP is seeking a Paralegal to assist our Corporate attorneys with subsidiary management and corporate secretarial obligations of public company clients, including United States maintenance activity and local counsel oversight internationally in the conduct of business activities. The ideal candidate will possess at least two years of corporate paralegal experience; Bachelor’s degree required. Client-facing experience and experience with entity management software preferred. Strong technical skills, particularly Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, and experience with a Document Management System are required.

Please submit cover letter and resume to:

Amanda Nugent, Esq.
Director of Talent & Diversity
Email: recruit@carmodylaw.com

Entry-Level Facilities Management Professional (New Haven)

Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey LLP seeks an individual to support its facilities management needs. Under the supervision of the firm’s Office Manager, this position supports the work of the Firm’s attorneys and staff in each of Carmody’s three main offices (New Haven, Stamford and Waterbury) as well as off-site at courthouses and client locations. Duties will include:

  • Setting up and breaking down furniture and computer equipment for in-office and out of office events and proceedings (including in-court events);
  • Managing file closing and large file organization tasks;
  • Transporting files and other materials to the firm’s various offices and/or off-site storage facilities;
  • Assisting with computer and internet connectivity and set-up issues for individual users as necessary;
  • Assisting with special projects on various operations issues as needed;
  • Other tasks as necessary.

We’d love to hear from you if you enjoy a varied and busy workday, have well-developed and professional interpersonal skills, possess the ability to interact effectively with people at all organizational levels of the Firm, and are dedicated to providing excellent customer service.

Travel throughout the state of Connecticut is anticipated, so you must have a valid driver’s license. You must also lift and carry up to 50 pounds.

This position is 40 hours a week. Pay is $18/hr. Benefits are extensive and include vacation time, medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, 401K with employer contribution, and paid parenting leave.

About Us

Carmody is deeply committed to the success of our team members, our clients and the communities we serve. Carmody offers training, mentoring and support to help you meet your career aspirations. Carmody has a robust Diversity, Equity & Inclusion initiative that works to foster increased workplace diversity and sustain an inclusive firm culture. The Connecticut Law Tribune recognized Carmody’s DEI program as a finalist at the 2021 Connecticut Legal Awards. Hearst Connecticut Media Group named Carmody a 2021 Top Connecticut Workplace. Carmody is an equal opportunity employer.