Paralegal
The Estate Plan
Coral Gables, FL US
Posted ago
The Estate Plan

ENERGETIC Probate, Estate Planning and Guardianship Paralegal

This is the break you've been waiting for! If you've made it here, you're ready for a change. We are looking for an energetic and experienced Florida Paralegal/Legal Assistant to join our team. Our main office is located in Coral Gables, FL. We are offering this position in the office to someone local in the area (preferred), or remote for someone located in a different city in Florida. If remote, you must demonstrate successful experience with working in a remote environment.

You will grow with us as a business. You'll get an awesome Macbook, along with really great new hardware and an invitation to our Amazon shopping list - because you deserve great equipment in this great opportunity. You've been warned - we laugh a lot, play games during team time, communicate in our chat rooms using emojis and GIFs and will definitely notice and care if you're having a great day.

You: Do you want to be valued, trusted, and feel like you're making a difference? We are an entrepreneurial paperless Probate and Estate Planning Law firm that is on track for huge growth and we need an incredible multitasking human to join us in supporting our team and helping our clients.

Us: We want to be known for holding clients' hands through an emotional process, making them feel as though they are in a better position and that they had a team behind them that really cared. We also want to be known for helping our team members hit their professional, personal and financial goals. We are growing fast, and we need a friendly, team-oriented person who can hit the ground running. We need someone with solid computer skills that loves the idea of working with state-of-the-art programs, applications, and software to make things more efficient. We want to innovate like Google with the customer service of Disney!

Responsibilities

  • Organizing files
  • Docketing and scheduling events
  • Filling out legal forms and assisting clients with filling out forms
  • Drafting letters and court documents for attorney review
  • Writing reports and legal documents for attorney review
  • Thorough legal research into new and novel issues, verifying case law, and reviewing legislation
  • Preparing discovery and responses to discovery demands
  • Meeting with clients to review discovery responses
  • Communicating updates to clients and gathering information
  • Helping attorneys prepare cases for hearings
  • Assisting attorneys in the courtroom and meetings
  • Weekly case management meetings and logging updates to case files
  • Back up including but not limited to: Check e-filing; Answer phones; Scheduling
  • Other tasks as assigned

Qualifications

  • Florida Probate, Estate Planning, and/or Guardianship paralegal for 2+ years required
  • A high school diploma is required, but advanced training at a college or university is preferred
  • Experience with document building software; WealthCounsel and WestLaw Form Builder is required but will consider candidates with similar software experience
  • Experience with Clio Manage is required but will consider candidates with similar practice management software experience
  • Experience with using Google Mail, Google Drive, and Google Calendar is preferred and a plus but not required
  • Type 70-100 WPM is required

Compensation
$60,000 - $75,000
About The Estate Plan

This is the break you've been waiting for! If you've made it here, you're ready for a change. We offer serious opportunities to grow rapidly. We need incredible multitasking people to join us in supporting our team and helping our clients. From awesome Macbooks to ultrawide monitors, we'll set you up the right way. You'll also be trained and given opportunities to attend workshops and coaching sessions. We laugh a lot, play games during team time, communicate in our chat rooms using emojis and GIFs and will make sure you're having a great day.


Our mission is to become the biggest and best estate law firm in Florida within the next two years. We deliver meaningful experiences for our staff and clients, embrace technology and eliminate paper. Also, we have puppies in the office.


Benefits for qualified employees include:




  • PTO
  • Medical & GAP insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k) (matching)
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid maternity/paternity leave
  • Professional development

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