Legal Assistant
Trust Counsel, PLLC
Coral Gables, FL US
Posted ago
Trust Counsel, PLLC

We're looking for an organized, detail-oriented, and experienced Probate paralegal to play an important role on our legal team. You'll draft legal documents such as affidavits, prepare briefs, conduct legal research for Court filings and hearings, and keep case files and other important information neatly organized and easily accessible. If you're interested in advancing your paralegal career with opportunities for growth, we want to hear from you.

Responsibilities
  • Gather information about legal issues from the client in interviews
  • Prepare legal documents, correspondence, and pleadings such as complaints, interrogatories, subpoenas, deposition notices, pretrial orders, legal briefs, and affidavits, under the supervision of a lawyer
  • Organize our case filing systems to ensure all documents are properly sorted and easy to locate, and other administrative duties as needed
  • Aid lawyers in trial preparation by preparing and organizing exhibits, organizing and coordinating witnesses, conducting research on legal articles, and assisting with client meetings and filing motions
  • Draft subpoenas and coordinate with process servers
Qualifications
  • 3 years of experience in legal services under an attorney or lawyer in a law firm setting
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, and time-management skills
  • Completion of a nationally-accredited paralegal program strongly preferred

  • Must be proficient in English and Spanish
  • Probate Law Experience is a Must
  • Estate Planning Experience preferred but not necessary

Compensation
$49,500 - $54,500 yearly
About Trust Counsel, PLLC

Our name says it all. We are a boutique firm of qualified attorneys dedicated to helping our clients protect themselves, their families, and their legacy through proper planning. We practice only the areas of family wealth succession: Estate Planning, Asset Protection, Business Succession, and Tax Planning. We know what we are doing. We love what we are doing. We believe in what we are doing.

We are specialized in this area of the law, ethical in our actions, and meticulous in our methods. Doing what is right for our clients is at the heart of what we do. We want the families and entrepreneurial mindsets we represent to live a life secure in the knowledge that their loved ones will be taken care of if anything happens to them – no matter what.

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