Bousquet Holstein PLLC is a full-service law firm based in Syracuse, New York, serving individual and business clients through an interdisciplinary and team-based approach.  The Firm was founded on a set of core beliefs, including a belief in the value of teamwork and respect for each individual’s contribution.  As part of our belief in each employee’s individuality, and our drive to enhance the versatility and quality of our legal services on a continuous basis, we are committed to fostering a diverse workplace that reflects the communities in which our clients and employees live and work.

Bousquet Holstein PLLC currently has the following job opportunities available. For questions or inquiries regarding attorney positions, please contact Samantha Kasmarek, Director of Attorney Recruitment & Development at skasmarek@bhlawpllc.com. For inquiries on all other positions please contact Human Resources at HR@bhlawpllc.com, or address your inquiry to Human Resources, Bousquet Holstein PLLC, 110 West Fayette Street, Suite 1000, Syracuse, NY 13202. All inquiries will be kept confidential.

Real Estate Paralegal

Bousquet Holstein PLLC seeks a full-time experienced real estate paralegal to join its growing real estate law practice. 

The position involves working with attorneys, other paralegals, administrative support staff, and directly with clients in connection with commercial and residential real estate purchase, sale, and financing transactions, and performing other real estate-related assignments and tasks, including analysis of property and title records, legal research and due diligence, leasing, and litigation support.

The ideal candidate has work experience with a law firm, lender, or in-house legal team in sophisticated real estate transactions.  Candidates with corporate law and title review experience and understanding are preferred.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist with and manage commercial and residential real estate transactions on a day-to-day basis, from inception to completion
  • Prepare, draft, and edit typical commercial real estate transaction documents, including mortgages, leases, deeds, assignments, releases, title affidavits, transfer forms, related corporate authorization documents, and post-closing documents, including closing binders
  • Review abstracts of title and complete title reports/commitments for review with attorneys
  • Coordinate and resolve issues with title companies, surveyors, lenders, real estate agents, and transaction parties
  • Analyze and interpret real property due diligence materials, records, and documents, including appraisals, surveys, abstracts of title, judgment and lien searches, and tax records
  • Analyze and interpret entity due diligence materials, records, and documents, including LLC operating agreements, corporation bylaws, trust documents, entity certificates, and other records
  • Assist with estate planning real estate conveyances, such as conveyances to irrevocable and revocable trusts

Requirements:

  • Prior real estate transaction experience
  • Prior commercial lending experience
  • Ability to multi-task and adjust to changing work priorities on an as-needed basis
  • Possess good organizational skills, judgment, and ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines
  • Professional, courteous, attentive to detail, and delivery of high quality client service
  • Although not required, experience working in Central New York counties, such as Onondaga, Oneida, Oswego, Cayuga, and Tompkins, is a plus
  • Although not required, bachelor’s degree, associate degree, or paralegal certificate is a plus

Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter to Lisa Bachar, Director of Human Resources, at hr@bhlawpllc.com

Matrimonial / Family Law Attorney (Ithaca)

Bousquet Holstein seeks an attorney for its Matrimonial/Family Law group. This position will be located in Ithaca, NY.

The ideal candidate will have 1-5 years of matrimonial and family law litigation experience. The attorney will handle a wide-range of matters including divorce, equitable distribution, custody, parental access, child support, and enforcement proceedings.  More information about the matters handled by this group can be found on their page.

Must be admitted to practice in New York State. Trial experience a plus.

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter that includes salary range to Samantha Kasmarek, Director of Attorney Recruitment & Development.
skasmarek@bhlawpllc.com. All inquiries will be kept confidential.

Real Estate Paralegal (Ithaca)

Bousquet Holstein PLLC seeks a full-time experienced real estate paralegal to join its growing real estate law practice. 

The position involves working with attorneys, other paralegals, administrative support staff, and directly with clients in connection with residential and commercial real estate purchase, sale, and financing transactions, and performing other real estate-related assignments and tasks.

The ideal candidate has work experience with a law firm, lender, or in-house legal team in residential and/or commercial real estate transactions. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist with and manage residential real estate and complex commercial real estate transactions on a day-to-day basis, from inception to completion
  • Prepare, draft, and edit typical commercial real estate transaction documents, including mortgages, leases, deeds, assignments, releases, title affidavits, transfer forms, related corporate authorization documents, and post-closing documents, including closing binders
  • Draft real estate title insurance commitments for review with attorneys
  • Coordinate and resolve issues with title companies, surveyors, lenders, real estate agents, and transaction parties
  • Analyze and interpret real property due diligence materials, records, and documents, including appraisals, surveys, abstracts of title, judgment and lien searches, and tax records
  • Analyze and interpret entity due diligence materials, records, and documents, including LLC operating agreements, corporation bylaws, trust documents, entity certificates, and other records
  • Assist with estate planning real estate conveyances, such as conveyances to irrevocable and revocable trusts

Requirements:

  • Prior real estate transaction experience
  • Ability to multi-task and adjust to changing work priorities on an as-needed basis
  • Possess good organizational skills, judgment, and ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines
  • Professional, courteous, attentive to detail, and delivery of high quality client service
  • Although not required, experience working in Central New York counties, such as Tompkins, Seneca, Tioga, Cayuga, Cortland and Onondaga, is a plus

Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter to Lisa Bachar, Director of Human Resources, at hr@bhlawpllc.com.