Legal Assistant / Paralegal

Posted 6/1/2018

Seeking a sharp candidate for legal assistant/paralegal position in the areas of real estate, business, and foreclosure, with the potential to expand into areas of estate planning and probate. This could be either a part-time or full-time position (estimated 24-40 hours/week). Potential for flexible work schedule.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Draft legal documents, including: foreclosure pleadings, organizational documents for business entities, deeds, offers to purchase and lease agreements
  • E-file documents in state and federal courts
  • Perform online legal research and public records searches
  • Assist with real estate closings
  • Potential for work in areas of estate planning and probate
  • Work closely with clients to gather relevant information
  • Maintain case files
  • Maintain accurate calendars for attorneys
  • Act as backup for receptionist, answering multi-line phone system promptly and courteously, screening calls, identifying urgency and appropriate contact person
  • Transcription
  • Track billable time

Experience/Qualifications

  • Ability to convey a professional demeanor while interacting with clients, other attorneys’ offices and courts
  • Ability to organize and track legal process
  • Ability to work independently and manage numerous simultaneous requests in a fast-paced environment
  • Must use initiative to accomplish tasks accurately and on time with minimal supervision
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, organizational and proofreading skills required
  • Must be self-motivated with a high level of personal integrity
  • Previous legal experience helpful, but will consider candidates with non-legal professional experience who demonstrate a capacity to learn, critical thinking skills, organizational abilities and attention to detail

Compensation and Benefits
$16.00 – 21.00/hour; pay commensurate with experience
401k Plan with Employer Match
Paid Holidays
Paid Vacation/Personal/Sick Days
Mileage Reimbursement
Flexible Work Schedule

How to Apply
Please¬†email your¬†resume in .pdf or MS Word format to [email protected].