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Duties and Responsibilities: Your primary role will be in providing support and assistance to one of our partner attorneys during your first several years in the firm. Your responsibilities will include attending client meetings, designing estate plans, completing notes from client meetings, conducting client signing appointments and family meetings, responding to client emails and phone calls, drafting and reviewing documents and working with support staff to accomplish case goals. Additional duties and responsibilities will be identified and assigned as your potential and unique abilities are understood. You will have the opportunity for growth into a partner position and management of a personal case load.
Education and License: Juris Doctorate and either licensed to practice law in Missouri or in the process of being licensed no later than September 2019.
Experience: Microsoft Office skills with proficiency in writing, grammar, and typing skills. Internships or experience in estate planning, elder law, business law, tax planning and/or financial planning is a plus.
Skills: Professional in behavior and office interactions, highly organized, detail oriented, flexible and adaptable in work responsibilities, able to accept instruction and feedback on work product and professional presentation, entrepreneurial, outgoing, self-starter, eager to learn, team player, enjoy networking, humble, trustworthy, dependable and loyal.
Work Hours: Salaried, full-time and maintaining scheduled office hours of 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday through Friday for client meetings, client phone calls, training, community networking and other firm identified activities. There is an expectation that additional work hours will be required in and out of the office, outside of the 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM scheduled work, resulting in a 50 - 60 hour work week.
Other: Originally being from the Southwest Missouri area is a plus.
Job Type: Full-time
Parks & Jones, Attorneys at Law
Parks & Jones is a thriving law firm in Springfield, Missouri focusing in the practice areas of Estate Planning, Elder Law and Business Law. We are a firm dedicated to excellence and making tangible differences in the lives of our staff and clients. We are seeking someone who wants to be a part of a growing firm with enormous upside potential. Someone who is relationship oriented and seeks to build life-long positive relationships with clients. Someone who is career minded and open to mentoring from the leadership team with autonomy to grow.