Job Details

Legal AssistantParalegal Parttime

Company name

Phelan Webber Pettis P.S.

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Posted on

Jul 26,2018

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Vancouver, WA
Practice Area
Elder Law >> Elder Law
Trusts and Estates >> Trusts and Estates
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Legal Assistant/Paralegal, Part-time Candidate will work in Elder law and estate planning law firm. Will assist attorneys to meet client needs. Will draft, prepare, update and proofread complex estate administration, estate planning and other documents, such as wills, trusts, court pleadings and various other financial beneficiary designation forms and asset lists. Proofreading, conducting research and organizing and maintaining files along with liaising with clients is also required.

Qualification and Experience

Candidate will have A high school diploma or GED; post-secondary training preferred. Notary Public certification required (current or once hired). 3+ years’ experience in drafting estate planning documents and in estate administration needed. May consider candidates interested in part-time (30 hours a week on average) or full-time. Must be an experienced paralegal or legal assistant. Confidentiality, a positive attitude and the ability to follow checklists and directions are a must along with a strong work ethic, positive and caring attitude and a willingness to work as part of a team. Excellent grammar and proofreading skills with high attention to detail and follow-through on tasks are a must for us, along with proficiency in Microsoft Office and Word Perfect. Prior experience using Time Matters a plus! Because we are in the business of serving people, the successful candidate must be highly professional, friendly and be able to get along with and work effectively with all types of people. Being highly organized and possessing an excellent client service orientation is important, too.

Additional info

Send resume and cover letter in .pdf format.

Company info

Margaret Madison Phelan
Phelan Webber Pettis P.S.
502 E. McLoughlin Blvd.
Vancouver, WA 98663

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