Upper Marlboro, MD US
Posted ago

We’re seeking a skilled and experienced trusts, wills and estate planning paralegal to support our growing legal team. The ideal candidate for this position will use their work experience and organizational skills to prepare and maintain legal documents, file motions, interview clients, and conduct legal research. If you’re looking to fill an invaluable position at a firm and love helping others, apply today.

  • Organize our case filing systems to ensure all documents are properly sorted and easy to locate, and other administrative duties as needed
  • Coordinate law office activity, including the drafting subpoenas and coordinating with process servers
  • Conduct interviews with clients to gather information about their legal issues
  • Help lawyers prepare for trial by preparing and organizing exhibits, assisting with client meetings, filing motions, conducting research on legal articles, and organizing and coordinating witnesses
  • 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

  • Prepare estate planning documents such as Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Advance Directives, and various estate planning documents, under the supervision of a lawyer

  • Must have great time-management skills, and organizational skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • ABA-approved paralegal certificate program such as an Associate’s degree or proprietary school program in paralegal studies, Bachelor’s degree desired
  • Strong preference for candidates who have completed a paralegal professional certification or have an advanced paralegal education
  • 3 years of experience in legal services under an attorney or lawyer in a law firm setting

  • Comprehensive knowledge of case management tools, legal case management software and legal document automation software 

$23.5 - $26.5 hourly

The focus of the Lanchester Law Firm is personalized, client-based estate planning services in the areas of Trusts, Wills, Powers of Attorney, Advance Directives, Living Wills, Final Wishes Instructions, and Probate. We care for our clients and help them to leave a legacy of love. We strive to have a friendly and supportive work environment for the Lanchester Law Firm team.

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