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DATE ADDED: Mon 01/10/2018

Full Time Legal Assistant For Estate Planning Law Firm

Weddington, USA
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COMPANY: PROVIDENCE WILLS AND TRUSTS

Job Description

Full-Time Legal Assistant for Estate Planning Law Firm

 

Job Brief:

 

We are a small, family-oriented estate planning law firm. We are looking for a friendly, intelligent, task-oriented, teachable, and well-rounded individual to ensure the continued smooth running of the office and effective client management. You will provide a broad spectrum of administrative and client services under the supervision of an attorney.

This is a salaried position with potential for monthly bonuses.

When applying, please submit an attachment containing your cover letter, resume, and a brief writing sample telling us about a time when you overcame adversity. Applications lacking any of these elements will be disregarded.

Applicants should also complete the assessment located at the following link: #-Wills-and-Trusts

Experience:

 

No previous experience is required. We are interested in finding someone with the skills we're looking for and the willingness to work hard to help build our practice. Previous experience in a similar role (or in marketing, web design, or graphic design) is of course a bonus.

 

Responsibilities Include:

 

  • Providing administrative support to an attorney and maintaining/enhancing office effectiveness
  • Handling communication with clients and prospective clients
  • Scheduling and maintaining calendars
  • Producing, printing, mailing, filing, etc. various documents relating to clients, prospective clients, and estate plans
  • Answering phone calls, providing information, and taking notes/messages
  • Maintaining and updating contact details and client correspondence
  • Monitoring and meeting deadlines
  • Conducting community outreach
  • Writing weekly content updates for our website (guidance will be provided)

 

Requirements:

  • Reliability
  • Kind and pleasant demeanor
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks
  • Excellent Attention to Detail (very important)
  • Computer literacy including Microsoft Word and basic Excel
  • Willingness/ability to learn and use client management software
  • Willingness/ability to quickly learn and understand existing day-to-day operations
  • Notary Public Preferred ( Clean Background Check to Qualify to Become a Notary Required)
  • Strong command of English language and grammar for proofreading legal documents

 

Bonus Skills:

· Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

· HTML and CSS

· Social Media Fluency

· Basic understanding of different types of investment and retirement accounts


Role: Full Time Legal Assistant for Estate Planning Law Firm
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Location: Weddington,

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