Job Description

Looking for an opportunity with a dynamic, fun, and goal-oriented company? We’re growing quickly and we’re looking for some not-so-typical talent to join our team. 
Progress Residential® is the largest providers of high-quality, single-family rental homes in the United States. With more than 90,000 homes across some of the fastest-growing markets, our residents appreciate the flexibility, freedom, and convenience of living in a single-family home without the obligations of home ownership. 

Progress is committed to making the home rental process easy and enjoyable for the residents we serve by empowering our team members and investing in innovative systems and technology. Our portfolio has continued to grow substantially the past few years and we see increasing demand for professionally managed single-family rental homes and anticipate continued growth. 

Employment with Progress Residential is conditional on a satisfactory background and drug screen.

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Position Summary:

The Paralegal will provide legal support for the activities of the Legal Department by preparing documents, performing research, creating reports, managing projects, responding to requests for information, tracking litigation, expenses, licensing and related matters, managing vendors, compliance tracking and reporting, preparing communications, and general administrative support such as expense reporting and invoice processing.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide general legal support to the Company.  Handle sensitive and confidential business matters and information with discretion. Anticipate problems, critical issues, and opportunities as they arise and act accordingly.

  • Handle incoming service of process and incidents, including research and response. 

  • Manages the reporting process and handling of property-related incidents and personal injury claims made against the Company and its affiliates

  • Manages complaints received from real estate commissions, attorney general, department of justice and other government agencies

  • Reviews escalated property management matters, researches, and builds cases, and advises market teams on risk mitigation, policy compliance, and customer retention strategies

  • Report and manage insurance claims by third parties and the Company; communicate with carriers and third parties regarding status, to completion

  • Assists with licensing compliance and entity maintenance including preparation of documents and filings.


  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree

  • Must have Paralegal Certification

  • 5+ years’ experience working in a law firm environment

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills with a working knowledge of common legal, HR and business concepts

  • High quality communication skills to liaise verbally and in writing with management, vendors, visitors, residents, legal counsel, administrative agencies, and other employees and team members

  • Able to self-manage in a fast-paced environment within time and resource constraints

  • Proven problem solving, conceptual thinking and analytical abilities.

  • Exceptional project management skills to effectively manage multiple priorities.

  • Ability to make calculated decisions quickly.

  • Ability to work in a discreet manner, maintaining confidentiality.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction.

What you can expect from us:

Progress Residential® offers all the financial and non-financial incentives you would expect from an innovative real estate investment and management firm:

  • In addition to outstanding training, we host quarterly summits and town hall meetings to encourage growth, knowledge sharing and a good time. After all, it’s about progress, not perfection. 

  • We offer competitive compensation, including a performance-based bonus.

  • Our generous benefits package includes comprehensive healthcare coverage for you and your family, parental leave, paid time off, 401k match, 10 paid holidays and much more.

Closing Statement:
This summary is not an all-inclusive description of job duties. Other job duties and responsibilities may also be assigned by the incumbent’s supervisor at any time based upon Company need.
Progress Residential® is a proud Equal Opportunity employer, m/f/d/v. 

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