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Family Law Paralegal - Morris |Sockle|Pasadas - Olympia, WA

08/16/2023 9:39 AM | Anonymous

Job description

Who We Are:

We are a respected small(ish) Olympia-based law firm, serving clients in Thurston, Lewis, and Mason Counties. We pride ourselves on our skilled staff and client commitment. Our team approach to representation and client satisfaction is key to our success. We focus on providing our family law and divorce clients with the best possible representation, while maintaining a positive, productive and professional workplace. Our practice is heavy on litigation. Our legal support staff is given a great deal of responsibility in the management of cases.

What We Are Looking For:

An energetic and dynamic individual who meets or exceeds the following requirements and is who is anxious to join a team of like-minded professionals.

J.D. applicants are welcomed.

Position Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

  • Managing a robust client caseload;
  • Maintaining organized paper and electronic files, including opening, indexing, scanning, concurrent and accurate filing, and appropriately closing;
  • Providing litigation and clerical support to the assigned attorney;
  • Managing calendars: including scheduling and tracking client appointments, discovery, court dates, etc;
  • Completing standardized dissolution and other court forms;
  • Using CS Suites for child support calculations;
  • Drafting pleadings, declarations, and other case related documents;
  • Preparing and responding to discovery requests;
  • Drafting client and other business correspondence;
  • Filing documents with the appropriate court;
  • Checking court hearing calendar to ensure all hearings are properly noted;
  • Attending client meetings with attorneys
  • Meeting, interviewing, and interacting with clients and witnesses;
  • Handling potential client intake calls;
  • Attending all Paralegal, Legal Team, and Staff meetings

Qualifications & Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have:

    • A minimum of one year of divorce and family law experience in the state of Washington;
    • Excellent writing skills;
    • Strong computer and technological skills;
    • Excellent communication skills;
    • Reliability and accountability traits;
    • Ability to work efficiently in a team environment and supportive role;
    • Proficiency with Word, Outlook, Excel, and child support calculation software;
    • Familiarity with Washington law, standardized Dissolution forms, and local court systems;
    • Proficiency with Word Suite, CS Suites, TABS, and Odyssey;
    • Litigation experience;
    • Positive and pleasant attitude;
    • Professional appearance and demeanor;
    • Ability and willingness to work in our office environment. (This is not a remote position.)
    • Ability to function in a high stress environment productively and to meet high expectations.
    • A competitive salary (commensurate with skills and experience)
    • Paid Healthcare Insurance, including Vision and Dental
    • Health Savings Account contributions
    • Paid Time-Off (vacation/sick leave) 
    • 401K Retirement Plan (matching contributions)
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid overtime
                Free parking


                • A positive, collaborative environment, which encourages accountability, expects integrity, and empowers our team members to be the best they can be.

                  Job Type: Full-time

                  Salary: $24.00 - $30.00 per hour

                  Ability to commute/relocate:

                  Olympia, WA 98502: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

                  Work Location: In person

                  Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following :

                  Cover letter of interest
                  At least 3 professional and personal references, names, and contact information

                  Writing sample(s) - 1 to 3 examples of your writing, sufficient to demonstrate your writing and grammatical style and use of vocabulary.

                  *No agency inquiries, please.*

                  Apply here: https://rb.gy/y4cak 

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