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Incapacity & Guardianship Litigation Paralegal

Keystone Law Firm
Chandler, AZ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Our law firm is looking for our next Incapacity & Guardianship/Litigation Case Manager! We are looking for a full-timer who can work from our office during our regular business hours.

This is not an entry-level position, you must have experience with Maricopa County Superior Court procedures, preferably in the probate division. You will assist our clients and our attorneys in a variety of probate court proceedings including guardianships, conservatorships, decedents estates, and contested will & trust matters.

Compensation:

$45,000 - $60,000 yearly

Responsibilities:

Case Managers at Keystone Law Firm are responsible for a wide variety of client, administrative and attorney-focused responsibilities.

Client-focused tasks include -

  • Managing the guardianship and conservatorship processes.
  • Organizing client files.
  • Docketing and scheduling events.
  • Communicating updates and case status to clients.
  • Collect and track detailed information from our clients.
  • Be passionate about the client experience while remaining sensitive to client’s needs
  • Be efficient, conscious and respectful of the client’s budget.
  • Get affidavits and other statements that may be used as evidence in court
  • Witness and notarize documents
  • Plan, schedule and attend client and internal appointments
  • Facilitate client design and drafts appointments

Attorney Focused Tasks include -

  • Create first drafts of all initial documents.
  • Drafting documents by using custom templates.
  • Be familiar with recording procedures in Maricopa, Pinal and other Superior Courts of Arizona
  • Perform other tasks to assist our attorneys.
  • Gather and arrange evidence and other legal documents for attorney review and case preparation.
  • File exhibits, briefs, appeals and other legal documents with the court.
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge and solid understanding of the practices, rules, regulations and procedures of incapacity, guardianship, estate planning and long-term care.

Administrative Focused Tasks -

  • Enters notes into our matter management system.
  • Responsible for accurate and detailed time tracking to facilitate client billing.
  • Uses proper grammar and spelling when interacting with clients.
  • Maintains data in our client database(s).
  • Be aware of the payment status of clients to ensure we are not working on unfunded matters.
  • Participate in other firm activities or tasks as assigned

Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will have handled 50 or more similar matters in a fast paced legal environment.
  • Ability to type 60wpm.
  • Excellent grammar and phone voice.
  • Strong attention to detail <------ if you don't LIKE details, this is not for you.
  • Strong self-organizational skills.
  • You have high expectations for yourself.
  • You are willing to forgive others and be gracious with mistakes


About Company

Our vision is to see families providing for their loved ones, living out their purpose in life free from the worry of money, and leaving this world a better place after they're gone.

To be successful at Keystone Law Firm you must be team and client-oriented. We believe that we are stronger together and help each other whenever and wherever possible. You need to be able to thrive in an ever-changing environment. Changes happen quickly at Keystone Law Firm and our team is constantly working to make improvements.

But your qualifications alone won't get you the job! Skills and experience are required, appreciated, and valued, but personality, character, intelligence, and integrity will be paramount considerations. High-maintenance, humorless, or self-important individuals will not succeed in this firm and should not apply. You MUST be a self-starter, self-learner, have a solid ability to work independently, and you must value every member of our team equally.

Keystone Law Firm

Address

Chandler, AZ
USA

Industry

Legal

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