Job Details

Paralegal

Company name

hazen law group

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Mar 15,2019

Posted on

Jan 13,2019

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Harrisburg, PA, United States

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Elder Law >> Elder Law
Trusts and Estates >> Trusts and Estates
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Hazen Law Group is a well-established estate, elder care, and special needs planning law firm in Harrisburg. The firm is looking to hire an experienced, full-time paralegal to join its firm. You can learn more about the firm at hazenlawgroup.com.

The successful candidate will be a team player and must have the ability to communicate effectively with clients and other members of the firm. A good candidate will have excellent organization skills and the ability to pay attention to details and prioritize the workload. We are looking for someone who hopes to make a long-term commitment to be an important part of a growing firm that prides itself on providing every client with a high level of service. We take our work seriously, and are known for providing top-shelf service, accessibility, and a peace of mind to our clients and their loved ones. We strive to remain outstanding at what we do.

Job Duties Include:

  • Responding to client inquiries via phone and e-mail;
  • Managing the entire client process, including follow-up with new and existing clients;
  • Communicating, via phone and e-mail, with clients and their trusted advisors;
  • Handling case management from inception of file to close of matter (estate planning, estate administration and probate matters)
  • Assisting with document generation and review;
  • Assisting with general estate and trust administration (settling probate estates, inheritance tax returns, trust and probate accountings, trust funding, assisting with client inquiries and general paralegal/administrative assistance to attorneys)
  • Managing a process for documenting follow-ups and closing files
  • Working independently within deadlines and completing tasks

Required Skills:

  • Five years or more of recent estate or trust administration paralegal experience OR prior work experience at a legal/financial institution and/or bank.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Excellent listening skills and ability to explain complex concepts to clients
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Work flow management and organization skills. Ability to multitask and work on short-term and long-term projects simultaneously
  • Team player
  • Computer literacy, including proficiency in MS Word, Outlook, and Excel. Experience with Lackner and/or Time Matters is a plus. Ability to learn new programs.
  • Must have a compassionate, professional presence and down to earth attitude!

Offering competitive salary based on experience and benefits including 401(k) matching.

Submit a resume and cover letter, addressing the reasons why you are a good candidate for the position, along with a salary history and 3 referrals. Submit a PDF of your resume and cover letter to mhazen@hazenlawgroup.com. No phone calls. Attorneys and law students will not be considered for this position. We value confidentiality and will not contact your references until after an interview with your permission.

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