Job Details

Legal Assistant / Paralegal - Family Law & Estate Planning

Company name

Black McLaren Jones Ryland & Griffee

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Posted on

Jul 31, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required

Location

Memphis, TN, United States

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
Trusts and Estates >> Trusts and Estates
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Profile

Black McLaren Jones Ryland & Griffee is accepting resumes for a dynamic, highly motivated and experienced Legal Assistant / Paralegal to provide support for two attorneys in our Family Law and Estate Planning division. The successful candidate will possess 3 or more years of family law paralegal experience and have a strong knowledge of federal and state statutes, court rules, forms, processes and procedures. Must have experience answering discovery and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. Advanced computer skills including Excel, TABS (Time Accounting Billing System) and Practice Master software knowledge is a plus.

Job Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Obtain, review, organize preliminary documentation and information received from clients and opposing counsel
  • Prepare, draft and file legal documents with appropriate entities and necessary correspondence
  • Assist in trial preparation to include organization of file and exhibits; coordinate trial set-up and logistics; serve as liaison with clients and witnesses
  • Review, organize, analyze and summarize facts and documents
  • Prepare discovery documents
  • Maintain up-to-date notes and documents within client files and status on calendar system
  • Prepare and calculate payment/interest worksheets and amortization schedules
  • Perform general firm administrative duties as needed

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Disability Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Retirement Plan

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • paralegal: 3 years (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Company's website:

  • bmjrglaw.com

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply
  • Only full-time employees eligible

Company info

Black McLaren Jones Ryland & Griffee

Company Profile

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