Junior Paralegal
Law Office of Susan A. Katzen
Newport Beach, CA US
Posted ago
Law Office of Susan A. Katzen

Are you a Paralegal with experience in working on court cases who want a career in the area of probate law and has a desire to grow with the law firm? Are you organized, detail-oriented, and your middle name is “No Drama”? If you answered yes to these questions, then you may be just the Paralegal for which we have been searching!

We take great pride and satisfaction in helping others make plans for their future and protect their loved ones. We are hardworking legal professionals who are focused on providing unparalleled service to our clients. We strive to provide an upbeat and positive workplace for our team. We believe that teamwork is the best way to work and service our clients. We are also a firm that STRONGLY believes in promoting a work/life balance for our employees. We want our employees to be able to spend time with their families and build lives outside of work that help them achieve their hopes and dreams.  


Our awesome Paralegal will have the following responsibilities:

  • Preparing initial drafts of Special Needs Trusts, Petitions, proposed Orders, Declarations, Supplements in response to Probate Notes, Notices to Government Agencies, and other documents
  • Checking Probate notes
  • Filing documents with the Court, including e-filing
  • Scheduling court appearances and preparing case files for hearings
  • Communicating with clients, other law firms, trustees, settlement brokers, financial advisors, bond companies, court clerks, and other personnel
  • Possess a foundational understanding of California Rules of Court and Local Rules of Court.
  • Calendaring and maintaining databases
  • Answering phones, scheduling meetings and conference calls, handling new client intakes and assisting with other administrative tasks in the office


This is a special opportunity for a Paralegal who wants to build a career and we are looking for the right person to train! However, the candidate must have the following qualifications:

  • Experience working as a paralegal
  • Experience in a law firm working on court cases, including but not limited to, the areas of civil, probate, and/or family law
  • An associate or bachelor’s degree
  • Paralegal certification or qualify as a paralegal under California Business & Professions code 6450
  • A California Notary Public License (or is willing to obtain one)
  • Exceptional computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel (knowledge of Actionstep is a plus!)

$16 to $20/hr (DOE)
About Law Office of Susan A. Katzen

The Law Office of Susan A. Katzen provides exceptional personalized legal services and peace of mind that empowers our clients to plan for and protect the two most important things in their lives: the people they love—especially those loved ones with a disability—and the assets they possess in order to ensure family harmony. We practice exclusively in the areas of estate planning, special needs planning, trust administration, settlement planning, probate, and conservatorships.

Why work with us? We value our employees and their individual success. We provide:

  • Continuing education
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Paid vacation.
  • Paid sick days.
  • Paid holidays.
  • Health Insurance benefits
  • 401K plan with employer matching (after the qualification period)

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