Estate Planning - Probate Legal Assistant
The Johnson Firm PC
Richardson, TX US
Posted ago
The Johnson Firm PC

The Johnson Firm, P.C., is an established family-operated estate planning, probate, and elder law boutique firm seeking an energetic and experienced legal assistant to join our team and support us in achieving the next level of success and service.

Our firm culture is a team environment. We work together toward providing an exceptional client experience through customized and sophisticated legal strategies to meet our clients’ needs. We believe in work/life balance and overtime is rare. We believe in complimenting people for a job well done. Our team tends to stay with us for years. We look for the abilities of our team members and encourage them in their careers.

If you are searching for a career where you can make a difference, are a lifelong learner, and are a self-starter who enjoys helping people, we want to hear from you!


About You
You have a minimum of two years of experience in a law firm and estate planning is preferred. You have a very strong attention to detail and process and bring enthusiasm to the office and with our clients. A strong desire to learn and motivation to make a positive impact on our clients and the firm will serve you well. You enjoy interacting with clients on the phone as well as in person. You enjoy working independently as well as part of a team.

Your duties include but are not limited to:

  • Drafting and proofreading Trusts, Wills, Powers of Attorney, and other legal documents
  • Managing, organizing, and maintaining documents in paper or electronic filing systems
  • Engaging and communicating with clients via phone, email, and face-to-face meetings
  • Demonstrating and explaining solutions and documents to clients
  • Serving as a witness and the signing of multiple documents daily
  • Contributing to all aspects of successful and thorough closing of client files
  • Providing general administrative assistance, such as scheduling appointments, answering phones, sending correspondence, and copying documents


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required
  • 2+ years of experience as an administrative assistant (preferably in a law firm), legal assistant, legal secretary, or paralegal
  • Have a current Texas Notary Commission or be willing to apply for one
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and professional demeanor
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Knowledge of WealthCounsel - an automated drafting system - a plus
  • Ability to work independently, manage large workloads, and keep deadlines
  • Background check will be conducted

$40,000 - $55,000 yearly
About The Johnson Firm PC

We value our staff and offer*:

  • Four-day work week
  • Bonus potential
  • Health insurance stipend
  • 401k
  • Paid time off
  • Small office environment
  • Growth potential
  • Work/life balance

To apply for this unique opportunity, please submit a detailed resume as well as a cover letter telling us why you are searching for a position and why you are the best candidate for us. We also ask that you complete the Indeed skill assessment that will be sent to you.

No emails sent directly to the firm, phone calls, or walk-in applications will be accepted. No agencies, please.

Thank you for your interest in our firm. We will be contacting those candidates who we feel may be a good fit for us.

*Waiting period applies.

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