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Small law firm seeks a Qualified, Self-Reliant Legal Assistant or Para

Company: Alchemy Legal
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: July 22, 2018

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSmall law firm seeks a Qualified, Self-Reliant Legal Assistant or Paralegal to Join Our Team – San Mateo, CA (probably $75k-$90k+) Who we are:Firm is a small, growing boutique trust and estate litigation, trust administration, probate, and estate planning law office near downtown San Mateo. We are currently two experienced attorneys and are looking to add an administrative person – you – to join our team.We are professional, warm, and practical. We strive to provide the best experience for our clients, and run an efficient, tech-savvy law office. We are organized and streamlined in how we manage our office and our cases. But we are always seeking to improve, so you’ll have the opportunity to help upgrade our current systems.Our clients are primarily in the Bay Area. We are currently handling trust and probate proceedings in San Mateo, Santa Clara, San Francisco, and Alameda Counties, with other matters pending in Santa Cruz County and further afield.Who you are:You are a legal assistant or paralegal with three or more years of experience working in small- to mid-sized law offices, preparing trust and probate documents and petitions from start to finish, and have worked with estate plans too. Alternatively, you may be new to the trusts and estates world, but have experience handling litigation matters efficiently and cost-effectively.You are reliable and professional. You recognize that accurate legal documents are critical, but also understand that clients may request our help in dealing with stressful situations, and primarily judge their experience with us based on our kindness and respect, and our prompt responsiveness to their inquiries. You are comfortable working independently, but as part of a team.You plan ahead. At the start of each day and week, you are looking ahead to what needs to be done tomorrow and the rest of the week to meet upcoming deadlines. When you start work each day you already have a good idea of what’s on your calendar, and on our calendars, too. You’re able to handle and prioritize multiple tasks at once, as necessary.Required:· Experience in a law office.· Comfort and familiarity with technology (computers, software, office equipment).· Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, email, and basic research.· Excellent grammar and spelling.· High level of attention to detail.Preferred:· Three or more years of experience as a legal assistant or paralegal in a small or mid-sized trusts and estates or litigation practice.· California notary commission.· Experience with the local courts (San Mateo, Santa Clara, Alameda, and San Francisco).About the job:· This is a full-time, salaried position. Additional benefits are available and negotiable.· Salary is negotiable, depending on experience.· Normal business hours are 8:30-5:30. Your hours don’t have to be exactly 9-5, but you do need to be available during business hours; the details are negotiable.You will:· Answer phones, and communicate with clients to obtain needed information, schedule appointments, and answer their questions, or redirect them and schedule further calls as appropriate.· Assist with the everyday management of the office.· Assist with calendaring meetings, deadlines and court appearances.· Assist with general filing and other clerical duties such as copying, faxing and scanning.· Prepare documents for our review, including correspondence, pleadings and written discovery, revise them per our comments, and arrange for filing and service.· Prepare deeds, PCORs, and related documents for recording.· Help finalize estate planning documents for review and signing.· Help implement efficient systems.· Notarize documents, including estate plan signings.

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