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Litigation Paralegal

Company: Law Offices of Susan Stricklin Wilson
Location: Encinitas
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

Full-Time Litigation and Probate Paralegal
Premier North County trust and estate planning, administration and litigation law firm seeks an experienced paralegal to become a part of the team! The candidate must have significant probate and litigation experience. -This role does not encompass estate planning.

- - - - - - - - -Minimum of 3-years experience with litigation, probate proceedings, and trial is a must.
- - - - - - - - -Current paralegal certificate and up-to-date CLE compliance required.
- - - - - - - - -Must be able to handle both contested and non-contested trust and probate matters
- - - - - - - - -Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and Adobe.
- - - - - - - - -Excellent organizational skills are critical. The right candidate must have the ability to efficiently organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them on time with attention to detail and accuracy.
- - - - - - - - -Must be self-motivated with the ability to work independently and as a team member.
- - - - - - - - -Strong research, analytical, and critical-thinking skills.
- - - - - - - - -Strong, clear writing skills.
- - - - - - - - -Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with ability to communicate with diverse attorneys, staff, and clients. Must possess the ability to provide information with courtesy and tact while safeguarding confidentiality.

Primary responsibilities include:

- - -Maintain attorney, client and probate calendars, including monitoring and maintaining deadlines.
- - -Engage and communicate with clients to manage client experience. -Significant client contact.
- - -Support attorneys with drafting pleadings, motions and discovery requests and responses.
- - -Coordinate court filings including filing legal documents via One Legal and ex parte filings.
- - -Drafting proofs of service as needed and serving legal documents by mail.
- - -Assist with trial preparation including but not limited to assembling trial binders and coordinating bates stamping documents and exhibits.
- - -Provide direct support to attorneys in organizing work flow to meet deadlines as well as providing administrative support.
- - -Answer law office telephones and coordinate messages including email when attorneys or employees are remote.
- - -Supervising maintenance of electronic and hard copies of client files.
- - -Preparing and recording deeds and related documents, including dealing with documents supplied to County Assessor.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $60,000.00 - $80,000.00
Salary will be commensurate with experience.

- - -Health insurance and medical benefits, including vison and dental care for employee and dependents as needed.
- - -Personal time off and sick leave.
- - -IRA matched contributions.

- - -8 hour shift
- - -Monday to Friday

Education Prerequisites:
Bachelor's Degree
Paralegal Certificate

Certified Notary Public (preferred or willingness to obtain)

If you would like to apply for the position, please email a resume to jane@susanswilson.com

Keywords: Law Offices of Susan Stricklin Wilson, Encinitas , Litigation Paralegal, Legal , Encinitas, California

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