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Experienced Probate Paralegal

Ellis Law Group, P.L. Boca Raton, FL
  • Expired: 29 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Seeking a full-time paralegal to join our Probate/Guardianship Department.

Responsibilities include:

  • Probate and post-death trust administration including preparation of probate pleadings and trust administration documents
  • Filing probate documents with courts throughout the State of Florida and managing dockets
  • Marshaling and obtaining values of estate assets
  • Assisting in the preparation of federal estate and gift tax returns
  • Preparing fiduciary accountings; preparation of wills, trusts and other estate planning forms as directed by attorneys
  • Scheduling office meetings, phone conferences, depositions, hearings
  • Preparing attorneys for hearings
  • Managing multiple case files (electronic and hard copy)
  • Heavy client interaction
  • Documenting billable hours for casework

Competencies:

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision
  • Ability to prepare and execute electronic and paper court filings
  • Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Exceptional organizational and file management skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Excellent proofreading skills
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Capable of handling confidential client information in a professional and trustworthy manner
  • Ability to remain flexible and manage changing priorities
  • Strong willingness to learn and the ability to interpret and follow instructions quickly and efficiently

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of three years’ experience in handling all aspects of probate and trust administration matters
  • Demonstrated proficiency with document management and time entry systems
  • Proficiency with Windows-based software and Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook are required
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in serving high net worth clients
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred

Ellis Law Group is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Ellis Law Group, P.L.

Why Work Here?

Great benefits, good location, professional and friendly office.

Address

Boca Raton, FL
USA