Do you want to help our attorneys give supporting and unyielding representation to provide clients with a brighter future?
We are an enterprising family, probate law firm, and personal injury firm that is on track for aggressive growth and we need an experienced Legal Assistant to join our team and work directly with the attorneys to support the team and help clients.
We want to be known for helping clients come out of extremely emotional processes feeling as though they are a better person and that they had a team behind them that really cared and fought for them. We are growing fast, and we need a Legal Assistant who can hit the ground running.
This position will be responsible for important work, including:
If these statements appeal to you, then you may be our Legal Assistant:
We love to help people learn and grow and look forward to supporting you through the training process, but we need a Legal Assistant with experience in providing support to our awesome team of attorneys. The ideal candidate will be able to take initiative on work that needs to be done, complete tasks with minimal hand-holding, and will have the foresight to complete tasks that the candidate knows will need to be completed at some point down the line but which may not need to be completed right now.
This is a full-time job where you are expected to manage a caseload, so you absolutely must be able to work in the office for 40 hours per week. Salary is commensurate with skill and experience and is negotiable. There is an opportunity for growth in our firm for those candidates who can demonstrate their profitability. We give opportunities for personal and professional development.
Prepare a cover letter with no more than TWO paragraphs and a closing sentence. In the first paragraph explain what you believe are the 3 most important qualities needed in someone who works with (1) family law clients or (2) probate law clients or (3) personal injury clients (You can pick whatever practice area client you would like) and why you believe they are the most important qualities needed for someone who works with those particular type clients. In the second paragraph, explain why you applied to this particular ad. As a closing sentence please write, “I have read the instructions contained in the job posting and have followed the instructions.”
We look forward to reviewing your application.
APPLICATIONS RECEIVED THROUGH THIS SYSTEM AND THAT DO NOT FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
Douglass & Runger is a growing, small law firm servicing clients primarily in the areas of family law and probate law. We help our family law clients navigate the divorce process by protecting the things most important to them: the well being of their minor children and their personal assets, and we provide our probate clients peace of mind after the death of a loved one by navigating them through the probate process. We maintain a family like environment for not only our clients, but also our attorneys and staff and are protective of our in-office culture. We provide our clients the security of knowing that they have a law firm that will support them through difficult life obstacles they face no matter what!