Paralegal
Ledbetter Law Group
Venice, FL US
Posted ago
Ledbetter Law Group

At Ledbetter Law Group, our boutique firm focuses on preparing estate plans for our clients. We work hand-in-hand with our clients in providing them with a detailed process to ensure that their estate planning carries out their goals. We want our clients to experience ultimate satisfaction and peace of mind. We’re searching for a probate and trust administration paralegal to join our team.

We value our staff and offer the following:

  • Quarterly bonus
  • Stipend for health benefits
  • 401(k)
  • 16 days PTO
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Flexible hours
  • Free parking
  • Team building activities
  • Regular team meetings
  • Team lunches
  • Coffee/tea
  • CLE paid

We have an immediate opening for a paralegal with experience in probate and trust administration. Our ideal candidate has a minimum of 2 years experience in estate work, is energetic, service-oriented, reliable, well-organized, precise, detail-oriented, highly ethical, and hardworking. Someone who has worked in a bank trust department or financial services industry is also encouraged to apply.

Compensation commensurate with experience. Applicable range: $60,000-$75,000/year

To apply for this position, please submit a detailed resume as well as a cover letter telling us why you are searching for a new position, why you are the best fit for our firm, and your salary expectations.

Emails, phone calls, or in-person applications will not be considered. No agencies, please.

Full-time (part-time considered in the right scenario).

Responsibilities

Job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Preparing letters, pleadings, and other legal documents
  • Communication with clients
  • Working with the County Clerk’s office and communicating with Judicial Assistants
  • Maintaining correspondence with clients and other involved parties
  • Performing various administrative tasks required to organize and maintain files (copying, scanning, faxing, etc.)
  • Accurately entering billable time
  • Managing a caseload of open files

The candidate hired will work directly with legal counsel and must possess excellent administrative and case management skills.

Qualifications

  • Possess the ability to work independently, prioritize, and completes assigned work in a timely manner
  • Have excellent organizational skills
  • Work efficiently in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a positive attitude
  • Are organized, detail-oriented, able to work independently but as a team member
  • Are extremely proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Adobe PDF software
  • Possess strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Comfortable working in a team environment
  • Have familiarity with timekeeping software and experience working in a law office
  • Have experience in working with probate as well as trust administration
  • Must understand time management
  • Background check and references required

Compensation
$60,000 - $75,000 yearly
About Ledbetter Law Group

At Ledbetter Law Group, our boutique firm focuses on preparing estate plans and administering estates and trusts for our clients. We work hand-in-hand with our clients in providing them with a detailed process to ensure that their planning carries out their goals. We value and protect the culture of our firm. Joining the Ledbetter Law Group team is about more than just documents and legal work. We value each other and enjoy the people with whom we work.

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