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Estate Planning Legal Assistant

Posted on Apr 28, 2021 by Clark Partington

Destin, FL 32541
Admin & Secretarial
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Clark Partington is seeking an Estate Planning Legal Assistant for our Destin, Florida office. In addition to a beautiful workplace in Destin Commons, Clark Partington offers the following:

  • Competitive Wage
  • Health/Dental/Vision
  • LTD/Life
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • LTD/Life
  • 401k Profit Sharing Plan

The successful candidate will be an integral part of our Transactional team, performing the following tasks:

  • Maintain and manage multiple files for several attorneys
  • Assist attorneys with drafting, reviewing and finalizing correspondence, pleadings, motions, and estate planning documents
  • Prepare and coordinate estate planning documents for signature with clients and witnesses
  • Proficiency with electronic filing through Florida State Courts E-Filing Portal
  • Determine and manage court deadlines electronically and on paper calendar

We are searching for a Legal Assistant possessing most or all of the following qualities:

  • Experience and knowledge of Florida civil court systems, legal concepts and legal documents
  • Proficiency with electronic filing through Florida State Courts E-Filing Portal
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat Professional (PDF) and Internet Based public records searches
  • Able to learn and utilize new technology
  • Proficiency with editing documents for spelling, grammar and punctuation
  • Capable in varying personal writing style to be consistent with multiple attorneys
  • Proficiency in organizing litigation matters
  • Able to learn and utilize new technology
  • Anticipates work needs and understands prioritizing depending on case needs and through maintaining communication with team; versatility, able to keep files moving forward by collaborating with other staff and attorneys; adapt to changing legal markets through strong collaborative efforts
  • Competent in completing assignments under circumstances involving deadlines and attendant pressures

  • Minimum Associates Degree or equivalent certification or coursework in Paralegal Studies or Legal Studies
  • One to three years of work experience in a law firm environment; Estate Planning experience is a plus
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check

Clark Partington provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation.


Reference: 1181805361

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