Pierce & Pierce Attorneys at Law Probate & Civil Litigation Paralegal Gadsden, AL · Full time

The ideal candidate will be personable and knowledgeable of Probate & Civil Litigation with excellent customer service skills and an efficient multi-tasker. The position requires someone with drive and a great work ethic looking to join a growing firm

Description

  • Support all assigned cases from inception through settlement or trial.
  • Create and setup new case files and maintain electronic documents.
  • Regular client communication to identify updates, client questions or concerns, and any other issues related that need to be addressed.
  • Coordinating requests between multiple parties involved in cases.
  • Perform as contact and establish rapport with clients, visitors and people going in and out of the office.
  • Entertain and answer inquiries made by clients pertaining to services provided by the firm, its missions, vision, policies and procedures.
  • Assist in screening mail as necessary, incoming telephone calls and maintaining office calendar, especially discovery and response deadlines
  • Draft documents, pleadings, and correspondence

Job Requirements:

  • 1+ years prior experience in the relevant field.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite.
  • Obsessive¬†attention to detail.
  • Ability to effectively organize work, manage time, and execute multiple projects concurrently while working under strict deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to maintain patience and empathy while working with clients under difficult circumstances.
  • Strong professional ethics, reliability and accountability required.
  • Understanding of AL state legal rules and case law¬†preferred.
  • Understanding of technology and legal software such as Clio and LawMatics.

Our firm is team oriented and close-knit. If you are not self-motivated, cannot manage more than one project at a time, and do not thrive in a fast-paced environment, this is not the position for you. Please submit your resume, cover letter and salary requirements.

Salary

$12 - $20 per hour