Perdue Brandon Fielder Collins and Mott LLP (PBFCM) has an immediate opening for a Title Researcher.
PBFCM has been in business since 1970. We represent more than 2 000 governmental entities in Texas school districts cities counties hospital districts appraisal districts and special districts. We have grown steadily every year. We currently have 12 offices across Texas with over 50 attorneys and more than 400 employees. Founded on the principles of honesty and ethical conduct our success is due to our refusal to deviate from these core values.
This is a Full Time position with a schedule to meet your needs. If you're a student who needs to work around your classes, or a parent who needs to drop off and pick up your kids from school, we can work with you. PBFCM offers a professional, yet casual environment. We're a law firm committed to quality and integrity.
Title Research Clerks determine ownership and lien status for real property in order to assist in the collection of delinquent property taxes. The position also reviews documentation recorded at the County Clerk, abstract and title companies, and other relevant locations, to determine if it affects the subject property.
Our Title Researcher role has several roles and responsibilities:
Perform detailed research on accounts to determine ownership status, active lien holders, heirs, registered agents, probate or any other information necessary.
Confer with attorneys and/or supervisors for guidance in title research for accounts which do not meet standard protocol.
Provide support to legal assistants and attorneys to facilitate efficient research on accounts.
Be able to utilize computers to navigate multiple websites, collection systems and document storage systems.
Retrieve account information and document activities.
Be able to adapt to dynamic changes in systems and environments.
Be accountable for work quality, attendance, and adherence to work schedules.
Have word processing skills, and ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
Must have excellent oral communication skills.
Excellent written communication skills. Must be able to operate personal vehicle
Have the ability to work with little to no supervision.
Able to grasp complicated legal concepts.
Strong attention to detail.
Qualifications and Education Requirements:
Previous office experience and/or previous experience as a title researcher is preferred.
Previous experience in examining mineral title is a plus.
Employee cannot be delinquent in any real or personal property taxes.
Must have reliable transportation and current vehicle insurance.
High School diploma or equivalent required, some college preferred.
PBFCM is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.