Job Details

Legal Assistant – Family Law, Probate Litigation, Probates

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Valid Through

Sep 24, 2021

Posted on

Jun 11, 2021

Location

Lake Oswego, OR, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
Trusts and Estates >> Trusts and Estates
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Legal Assistant – Family Law, Probate Litigation, Probates
Responsibilities: Opening, maintaining, and closing client files. Ensuring deadlines are calendared and met. Court filings (efiling). Research and analyze Civil Procedure Rules and local court rules, ensure compliance. Prepare documents, exhibits, litigation binders; depending on experience and ability, may draft legal documents. Scheduling. Communications as directed; ensure communications are maintained in the client file (ProLaw). Filing, coping, other administrative tasks. Other responsibilities as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Three or more years of experience as a Legal Assistant or Paralegal, ideally with some experience in Probate Litigation and/or Family Law (Domestic Relations). Thoroughness in work; excellent attention to detail and follow through is required for success. Willingness to do anything, no job below them (i.e. filing, electronic filing, reviewing correspondence carefully, calendaring). A propensity for electronic communication and electronic document management. An ability to prioritize and juggle multiple, concurrent matters and activities while maintaining a calm presence. An ability to work well and communicate with different types of people, both internally and externally (clients, staff, and attorneys). Willingness to take on tough assignments and be resourceful. A highly organized working process, attentiveness to detail, be thorough in work activities, yet process information quickly. An ability and experience keeping their attorney(s) organized, including docketing, drafting, etc. Technology experience – Microsoft Suite, Law firm software a plus (ProLaw). Bachelor’s degree and/or Paralegal Certification is preferred.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Buckley Law P.C
5300 Meadows Road
Suite 200
Lake Oswego, OR 97035

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