Family Law Paralegal
The Grey Legal Group, APC
Murrieta, CA US
Posted ago
The Grey Legal Group, APC

We are looking for a Paralegal with California Family Law or Civil Litigation experience for our Murrieta office. You must have a minimum of 3 years litigation experience to be qualified for this position. We are an entrepreneurial family law firm that is on track for aggressive growth and we need a paralegal with experience in California family law or civil litigation to join our team and be working directly with the owners and attorneys to support the team and help clients. The Grey Legal Group has been ranked by LawFirm500 as the 20th Fastest Growing Law Firm in the US in 2021, the 9th Fastest Growing Law Firm in the US in 2020, and the 14th Fastest Growing Law Firm in the US in 2019.

We want to be very up-front about our expectations about the job and our ideal candidate. If you are up for a job that is as rewarding as it is demanding, please continue reading the rest of this ad. If you are up to the challenge, we look forward to seeing your resume.

  • You must love computers, technology, or learning new things that will make their jobs easier. If you aren’t confident in your tech skills and ability to learn, you are not the right person for this job.
  • You MUST be competent and proficient in the use of Word, Outlook, and One Drive.
  • You must be comfortable working with a paperless file.
  • You MUST be able to navigate the web like Magellan. You must be able to handle working with several different databases of information and be comfortable organizing data.
  • You enjoy spotting problems and coming up with creative solutions.
  • If you are familiar with legal case management software, CRM programs, Xspouse, and/or CEB that is a plus.

We are fully invested in policies procedures and systems. We appreciate and nurture creativity and innovation, and we expect you to follow the rules. We expect you to assist in revising and implementing the systems. If you like change, please apply. If you speak up when you find an error, please apply. Team members are expected to helping each other continually provide increased services and value to clients.

We believe in a team approach, where you can ask for help when you need it without fear of being judged. You will also need to know how to figure things out on your own and be able to creatively solve problems and come up with solutions. You must be able to think on your feet and make smart decisions. Your ability to listen to what you are being told and ask follow-up questions is very important. If you can listen, understand, evaluate, and interview someone, this is the job for you.

You cannot “talk down” to anyone that you deal with in our office. You need to be able to talk to people (all people…including employees, clients, visitors, salespeople, servers, the public, doctors, and people at the insurance company) in a manner that is polite, professional, well-spoken, and that puts them at ease. Most importantly, you MUST have compassion when dealing with clients.

Responsibilities

Job duties (included but not limited to):

  • Preparing judicial council forms for Dissolution, EPR, Step-parent adoption, DVRO, Guardianships, Name Changes, ect;
  • Drafting pleadings, declarations, briefs, etc.;
  • Strong knowledge of Riverside County Rules of Court, CCP and all discovery rules;;
  • Interaction with parties, counsel, courts, support staff, etc.;
  • Comfortable managing a case load of 60+ cases and assisting multiple attorneys;
  • Offering solutions and opportunities to problems as they arise; and
  • The ability to complete family law matters with minimal instruction. .

Qualifications

Why would you apply?

  • Autonomy and independence in working the cases assigned to you – we don’t believe in micro-managing – we believe in teaching and standardizing.
  • Fulfill your passion for helping clients survive divorce or other family law issues.
  • An environment that appreciates and supports your suggestions for improvement and ability to problem solve.
  • A cohesive team that respects every position in the law firm and treats no position as better than the next.
  • Strong work/life balance.
  • Opportunity for quarterly performance bonuses in addition to salary.
  • You have at minimum 3 years of experience as a litigation paralegal.
  • You want to invest in your future.
  • Benefits include: 401(k), Health Insurance, PTO.
  • Remote work opportunities.

What do we expect from you?

  • You complete all tasks assigned to you in the time frame assigned
  • You satisfy all billing requirements;
  • You are proficient in the Microsoft Suite;
  • You focus your attention on work while at work and are not your phone or social media;
  • You can talk to clients and are able to empathize;
  • Rather than pointing a finger at someone else, you take initiative in solving problems and offer solutions to correct a problem; and
  • You approach life and family law with integrity and are positive.

Next Steps:

If you are great match, we will send you a written interview to get to know you better. If you are still a great match, we will call you for a phone interview and schedule an in person or zoom interview with you.

Compensation
$65,000+
About The Grey Legal Group, APC

We help professionals and business owners to survive the divorce with their money in their pockets and their children by their side. We empower clients that divorce is not the end, it's the beginning of an opportunity to re-write their story starting with the next chapter of their lives.


We take our clients and their cases very seriously. We take pride in our work and the outcomes of clients’ cases. We want to be profitable as well. We also care about our team and are dedicated to maintaining a positive and upbeat work environment. We want to have a good life and pursue our hopes and dreams and want to help you pursue yours. If this sounds like a law firm where you want to work doing work that inspires you, we very much look forward to talking with you soon.

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