Probate Legal Assistant/Paralegal

03 Apr 2024
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Brownstein Rask LLP is hiring an experienced legal assistant/paralegal to join our probate team.

Probate accounts and procedures knowledge is a plus, but not necessary.

Competitive salary plus benefits.

Position is not initially offered as hybrid. A minimum of one year working in office while training and gaining familiarity with office and probate procedures is required.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

-Reporting to and assisting attorneys in representing clients in probate proceedings, trust administration, estate planning and guardianships

-Creating letters, legal documents and memos in Word, tables of contents and spreadsheets in Excel

-Organizing, filing and maintaining all correspondence and documents in iManage (DMS - prior training in iManage is not required)

-Formatting legal numbered documents and exhibits

-Organizing and tracking probate case deadlines

-Maintaining confidences, including protection of sensitive personal information

-Entering, editing and tracking daily time in time-entry application according to required deadlines

-Documenting revisions, faxing, copying and similar

-Maintaining excellent attendance and positive attitude

GENERAL COMPETENCY FACTORS:

-Exceptional spelling and grammar for proofreading and fact-checking content of all documents

-Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills

-Analytical and detail oriented

-Provide high-quality customer service to clients, attorneys and other professionals

-Capacity to prioritize multiple responsibilities

-Take initiative in the face of obstacles and identify what needs to be done and act

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

-A minimum of 5 years work background as a legal assistant, degree in paralegal a plus, but not required

-Office experience including preparing correspondence, agreements and related documents

-Experience with Oregon and Washington court filings

-Excellent planning and organizing skills

-Ability to work independently and in collaboration with a team

-Proficiency with typing and applications including Word, Outlook, Excel, Acrobat Pro DC, PowerPoint

Full-time
  • ID: #51388923
  • State: Oregon Portland 97201 Portland USA
  • City: Portland
  • Salary: USD TBD TBD
  • Showed: 2024-04-03
  • Deadline: 2024-06-02
  • Category: Legal/paralegal
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