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Estate Planning Paralegal

Houston, TX 77002

Posted: 04/23/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Function: Legal Job Number: 23484 Pay Rate: $26-31/hr

Job Description

A leading estate planning and business law firm is looking for a tech savvy Estate Planning Paralegal to join its collaborative team. The ideal candidate is proactive in their duties and possesses substantial drafting experience in estate planning and uncontested probate law.
                               
Salary: $26-31/hr
Location: Houston, TX 77002 – In-Office
Type of Position: Direct Hire

Responsibilities:
  • Draft legal documents for estate planning, probate, and business law clients by using specialized drafting software or customizing document templates.
  • Prepare and make legal filings with the Texas Secretary of State, local county court clerks, and other similar institutions.
  • Prepare correspondence to clients, courts, clerks, and other parties.
  • Communicate with clients and other team members to give updates and collect necessary information.
  • Maintain an organized digital filing system.
  • Calendar legal deadlines and other important dates.
  • Update the firm’s databases, reports, or spreadsheets to track case status and other important information.
  • Help us continue to develop our internal systems, processes, and procedures, and share insight on how they can be improved.
  • Serve in a "backup" role to help answer phones, schedule consultations, and perform other administrative duties as necessary due to staff vacations, illness, etc.

Requirements:
  • 3 + years of experience as a paralegal or legal assistant in a law firm setting.
  • Experience with estate planning and probate law required.
  • Experience using legal drafting software
  • Comfortable working with and developing templates in Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat
  • Comfortable working with web-based applications for case management, lead tracking, email, etc.
  • Notary is a plus

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Lindsey Rodriguez
Senior Search Director - Murray Professional

Specializing in matching talent with exciting opportunities in Human Resources, Accounting/Finance, Sales, Marketing, Administrative, and Customer Service.

 

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