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Probate Litigation Paralegal

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

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Job Description

A client of ours is seeking a pre litigation legal assistant for their office in West Palm Beach, FL. 

A Pre-Lit Legal Assistant must have strong writing skills as much of the job will involve drafting and preparing legal documents. Some documents you may prepare include wills, pleadings, motions, petitions, guardianship applications and power of attorney requests. In a firm more involved with trusts and estates, a legal assistant may also draft business plans, financial reports, and prepare both income and estate tax returns.

Organization is crucial to your success in this role. Your attorney and paralegal will look to and depend upon you to maintain a calendar which includes dates and deadlines for filing documents and entering motions. Additionally, dates for meetings, appointments and court hearings will be recorded and kept on the calendar system.

Pre-Litigation Assistants  may be required to file documents with the courts and other entities in a timely manner. This may include court papers such as motions and petitions, as well as outside documents like tax forms and life insurance policy claims. On a daily basis you may travel to the courthouse to file papers and will work closely with court personnel like probate clerks.

We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

Job Requirements

A client of ours is seeking a pre litigation legal assistant for their office in West Palm Beach, FL. 

A Pre-Lit Legal Assistant must have strong writing skills as much of the job will involve drafting and preparing legal documents. Some documents you may prepare include wills, pleadings, motions, petitions, guardianship applications and power of attorney requests. In a firm more involved with trusts and estates, a legal assistant may also draft business plans, financial reports, and prepare both income and estate tax returns.

Organization is crucial to your success in this role. Your attorney and paralegal will look to and depend upon you to maintain a calendar which includes dates and deadlines for filing documents and entering motions. Additionally, dates for meetings, appointments and court hearings will be recorded and kept on the calendar system.

Pre-Litigation Assistants  may be required to file documents with the courts and other entities in a timely manner. This may include court papers such as motions and petitions, as well as outside documents like tax forms and life insurance policy claims. On a daily basis you may travel to the courthouse to file papers and will work closely with court personnel like probate clerks.
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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:West Palm Beach, FL
  • Job Type:Legal
  • Experience:Not Specified
  • Education:Not Specified
  • Date Posted:1/11/2019
  • Contact: Daniel Rivera (561) 687-8909
  • Pay Range: $20.00 - $25.00 Hourly
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Job Reference: JO-1804-26934