Senior Paralegal
View Ridge Family Law & Estate Planning
Seattle, WA US
Posted ago
View Ridge Family Law & Estate Planning

Our expanding law practice is looking for an experienced lead paralegal with strong knowledge of all aspects of Family law Probate who can hit the ground running as we build our perfect team.

For our clientele, we believe in conquering crises and helping them plan for the future.

You will be a member of a dynamic and developing team. Applicants must be experienced, well-organized professionals who can work alone and with minimal supervision. This lead role will be responsible for supervising and training firm paralegals and support staff.

Because this is a full-time position, you must work 40 hours a week in the office. Compensation is negotiable based on experience, with the option of obtaining bonus compensation for excellent performance.

Characteristics:

  • Detail-oriented to keep track of key dates and avoid costly mistakes
  • Self-starter with the ability to independently seek out new projects
  • Team-oriented with the necessary flexibility of a growing law firm
  • Excellent time management skills to prioritize tasks, so we never miss a deadline

Responsibilities
  • Organize, manage, and evaluate discovery and records
  • Perform legal research for motions, hearings, and other legal assistance
  • Speak with clients to provide quality service, answer basic procedural inquiries about their case, and obtain information about their legal difficulties
  • Prepare legal documents, correspondence, affidavits, and pleadings such as complaints, interrogatories, subpoenas, deposition notices, pretrial orders, and legal briefs under the supervision of a lawyer
  • Examine and prepare all financial disclosures and statements
Qualifications
  • Some knowledge and understanding of working with standard office equipment: scanner, copier, printer
  • This position requires you to agree to participate in a 20-question written interview that examines your knowledge, abilities, qualifications, habits, and behaviors (including attention to detail, communication skills, and technical legal knowledge)
  • Candidates should possess high-level organizational skills and time-management skills
  • Experience with standard office management software: internet, email, word processing, case management, time & billing, legal research, document management

  • Detail-oriented to keep track of key dates and avoid costly mistakes
  • Self-starter with the ability to independently seek out new projects
  • Team-oriented with the necessary flexibility of a growing law firm
  • Excellent time management skills to prioritize tasks, so we never miss a deadline
  • Experience in supervising and training junior paralegals and assistants
  • Previous experience as a paralegal working with clients and attorneys

Compensation
$68,000 - $78,000
About View Ridge Family Law & Estate Planning

View Ridge Family Law & Estate Planning (formerly the Law Offices of Mackenzie Sorich, PLLC), is a family law, dependency & estate planning law firm. We are a small but growing law firm. We are fortunate to have more work than team members. We are looking to hire a motivated team members.


We are a strong team where we strive to support each other personally and professionally. If this resonates with you then we want to talk to you.

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