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Paralegal – Litigation

ABOUT OUR FIRM

We are a fast-paced, family-run law firm with offices in Sarasota and Jacksonville. We specialize in real estate, trusts and estates, and litigation.

JOB SUMMARY

This position is for a full-time paralegal to assist our litigation attorneys in our Sarasota office. We are looking for someone who works well with a team and on their own initiative, who is organized and efficient, and has excellent attention to detail. You’ll be working multiple cases at one time, so ability to prioritize and deliver polished results is a must.

For applicants with less than 2 years of experience: We are willing to train new graduates from paralegal certificate programs, but copies of your transcripts are required.

For applicants with greater than 2 years of experience: Prior experience with a civil litigation law firm, or with a high-volume estate planning, probate, or real estate law firm required.

Areas of responsibility include:

  • Listening to clients and connecting to their story
  • Interpreting clients’ communications into actionable, deliverable legal products
  • Creating initial drafts of legal documents based on client intake and notes
  • Filing documents with the courts and the clerks
  • Drafting discovery requests and answers to discovery requests from opposing counsel, and following fixed deadlines
  • Assisting clients in applications for loan modifications or short sales
  • Preparing digital and paper case files for trial
  • Researching publicly available records and processing information into a useable form
  • Corresponding with team members, clients, attorneys, judges and judicial assistants, and the public in a polished and professional manner
  • Maintaining and improving internal forms and databases
  • Additional non-paralegal tasks, such as filing, ordering supplies, and some general administration duties

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Highly proficient with Word and Outlook.
  • Experienced with web-based applications.
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds, and sit or stand at a desk for extended periods of time.
  • Paralegal certificate/diploma or experience required.

TIME COMMITMENT

40 hours per week

JOB BENEFITS

Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays

Dental, Vision, Health Insurance, and 401K benefits coming soon

OFFICE LOCATION

Sarasota, FL 34237

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $38,000.00 to $50,000.00 /year depending on experience and training

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Paralegal: 5 years

Education:

  • High school or equivalent

License:

  • Paralegal

Required work authorization:

  • United States

 

Paralegal – Estate Planning and Probate

ABOUT OUR FIRM

We are a fast-paced, family-run law firm with offices in Sarasota and Jacksonville. We specialize in real estate, trusts and estates, and litigation.

JOB SUMMARY

This position is for a full-time paralegal to assist our estate planning and probate attorneys in our Sarasota office. We are looking for someone who works well with a team and on their own initiative, who is organized and efficient, and has excellent attention to detail. You’ll be working multiple cases at one time, so ability to prioritize and deliver polished results is a must.

For applicants with less than 2 years of experience: We are willing to train new graduates from paralegal certificate programs, but copies of your transcripts are required.

For applicants with greater than 2 years of experience: Prior experience with an estate planning or probate firm, or a high volume civil litigation law firm, required.

Areas of responsibility include:

  • Listening to clients and connecting to their story
  • Interpreting clients’ communications into actionable, deliverable legal products
  • Engaging with grieving family members during times of loss
  • Creating initial drafts of legal documents based on client intake and notes
  • Filing documents with the courts and the clerks
  • Researching publicly available records and processing information into a useable form
  • Corresponding with team members, clients, attorneys, judges and judicial assistants, and the public in a polished and professional manner
  • Maintaining and improving internal forms and databases
  • Additional non-paralegal tasks, such as filing, ordering supplies, and some general administration duties

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Highly proficient with Word and Outlook.
  • Experienced with web-based applications.
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds, and sit or stand at a desk for extended periods of time.
  • Paralegal certificate/diploma or experience required.

TIME COMMITMENT

40 hours per week

JOB BENEFITS

Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays

Dental, Vision, Health Insurance, and 401K benefits coming soon

OFFICE LOCATION

Sarasota, FL 34237

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $38,000.00 to $45,000.00 /year

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Paralegal: 5 years

Education:

  • Associate

Required work authorization:

  • United States

AFFILIATIONS

LOCATIONS

2350 Fruitville Road, First Floor, Sarasota, FL  34237

7563 Philips Highway, Building 500, Jacksonville, FL 32256

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CONTACT

info@mckilloplawfirm.com

Jacksonville
904-503-3893
904-503-9846 (fax)
Sarasota
941-400-8998
941-953-5117 (fax)