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Experienced Family Law Paralegal (To Cover Parental Leave)

Morris-Sockle Olympia, WA
  • Posted: 19 days ago
  • $20 Hourly
  • Temporary
  • Benefits: Medical

We are seeking an experienced Family Law Paralegal to cover parental leave for 6 - 8 weeks beginning in early-December.

Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):
• Attend all legal team meetings;
• Provide needed support to the assigned attorney;
• Manage calendars: including scheduling and tracking client appointments, discovery, court dates, etc.;
• Check court hearing calendar to ensure all hearings are properly noted;
• Complete standardized Dissolution and other court forms;
• Draft pleadings;
• Draft Client correspondence;
• Attend Client meetings with Attorneys;
• Meetings with clients and other client interactions;
• Transcribe dictation and discovery documents;
• Maintain organized paper and electronic files, including opening, indexing, scanning, concurrent and accurate filing, and appropriately closing;
• Potential client intake calls

Qualifications & Requirements:
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of one year of divorce and family law experience, but legal academic credit with a strong interest in divorce and family law will also be considered.
• Excellent writing skills;
• A desire to help clients;
• Excellent communication skills;
• Reliable and accountable;
• Ability to work efficiently in a team environment and supportive role;
• 55 wpm keyboarding and intermediate computer skills;
• Proficiency with Word, Outlook, Excel, and child support calculation software
•Familiarity with Washington law, standardized Dissolution forms, and Thurston County Court system

The following additional skills are a plus:
•Proficiency with CS Suites, TABS, and Odyssey
• Litigation support experience

3025 Limited Ln NW, Olympia, WA 98502-2613, United States

Morris-Sockle

Morris - Sockle is Olympia's premier divorce and family law firm. We are an established and well-respected firm that strives to deliver exceptional service to all of our clients. Our commitment to excellence has twice earned us a spot on Inc. Magazine's list of fastest-growing companies in America!

Address

3025 Limited Lane NW, 2nd Floor, Olympia, WA 98502
Olympia, WA
USA

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