Paralegal
Ryan Hicks Cumpton & Cumpton
Huntsville, AL US
Posted ago
Ryan Hicks Cumpton & Cumpton

We're looking for an organized, detail-oriented, "take charge," and experienced paralegal to play an important role on our legal team. You'll draft legal documents such as Revocable Living Trusts, Wills, probate administration, guardianships, conservatorships, adoptions, deeds and affidavits, organize files for trial preparation, 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.

If you’re selected for this position, you’ll have a strong background in word processing, being self-directed, excellent at follow-up, management, and strong written & verbal communication skills. A minimum of three years working as a paralegal is required, with an estate planning/elder law background preferred. We’ll offer the right candidate a competitive salary in a challenging, exciting career. Non-smokers only. Email your resume’ with salary requirements to ryanlawhsv@gmail.com.

Responsibilities
  • Gather information about legal issues from the client in interviews
  • Take care of administrative tasks such as answering phones and maintaining an organized filing system for all legal documents

  • Prepare legal documents, correspondence, and estate planning documents such as Revocable Living Trusts, Wills, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills/Advance Directives, Probate matters, Guardianships and Conservatorships, under the supervision of a lawyer

Qualifications
  • At least 3 years of experience in legal services under an attorney or lawyer in a law firm setting
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong preference for candidates who have completed a paralegal professional certification or have an advanced paralegal education
  • Must have great time-management skills, and organizational skills

  • Candidates preferred to have a Bachelor’s degree and/or to have completed an ABA-approved paralegal certificate program such as an Associate’s degree or proprietary school program in paralegal studies,

Compensation
$15 - $25 hourly
About Ryan Hicks Cumpton & Cumpton

Through the use of Living Trusts, Wills (simple and complex), Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Irrevocable Trusts, Family Limited Partnerships, and Charitable Gifting Strategies, our firm helps families preserve their wealth for future generations, minimize estate taxes, and avoid the expense and nightmare of probate.

  • Family-Owned Businesses and Farms
  • Estate Planning for the LGBTQ Community


We offer guidance and assistance to members of the LGBTQ Community on their unique estate planning needs. This includes assistance in setting up Living Trusts, and Health Care Directives.


Elder Law and Medicaid Services

  • We help clients qualify for government medical benefits legally and ensure their estates are preserved for their families, instead of their nest egg being wiped out by high nursing home expenses.


Special Needs Planning

  • Trust Administration and Probate

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