Are you a highly skilled and organized individual with a passion for probate matters? We are seeking a Probate Paralegal to join our team at Touchstone, where you will play a crucial role in providing administrative support to our lawyers and enhancing the overall effectiveness of our office. Touchstone Legal Inc. is a boutique law firm providing a wide variety of legal services in the areas of corporate and commercial, trusts, estate planning and administration, elder law, and tax. Our commitment is to foster meaningful relationships with our clients as their trusted advisors. We offer a team-oriented setting that encourages collaboration, innovation, and professional growth.
Job Title: Probate Paralegal
Company: Touchstone Legal Inc.
Location: In-person in Dartmouth, NS
Type of Employment: Full Time
Closing Date: The position will continue to accept applications until filled. We appreciate the interest of all applicants; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years of experience in an administrative role, with a preference for candidates who have worked as a paralegal with a focus on probate matters.
Formal paralegal training.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 and Kofax. Knowledge of Clio a benefit.
Familiarity with billing software and procedures.
Strong organizational and multitasking skills with attention to detail.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Generate, prepare, and organize documentation and forms essential to probate matters.
Draft, edit, proofread, and compile large, complex, heavily formatted documents related to probate.
Prepare correspondence and other legal documents concerning probate and estate administration.
Handle intake calls with potential clients seeking probate assistance, providing guidance on administration, advice, representation, and guardianship matters.
Schedule appointments and meetings, ensuring deadlines are met on various files.
Communicate with clients verbally and in writing regarding file matters.
Prepare, review, edit, and process client prebills and invoices using billing software.
Salary: Based on experience.
Schedule: 8 hour shift Monday to Friday
Benefits: Health and dental; profit share
If you embody these qualifications and are a dedicated professional seeking a challenging and rewarding opportunity, we invite you to apply for this Probate Paralegal position. Join us at Touchstone, where your skills will contribute to our commitment to excellence in legal services.
To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and references to [email protected] . All applications will be kept confidential.
We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.
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Job Deadline/Expiry Date: 03/29/2024