Washington State Paralegal Association

Paralegal - Law Offices of A. McDaniel, PLLC - Renton, WA

03/22/2019 9:28 AM | WSPA (Administrator)

Job Description

Law Offices of Beth A. McDaniel, PLLC, a Renton Law Office established in 2002, with an emphasis in elder law, estate planning, probate, guardianship, and trust administration seeks a Paralegal (with MINIMUM three years of experience, Paralegal Certificate preferred) to join our team.

Applicant must have exceptional attention to details, be a self-starter, and excel in:

·      Strong writing and grammar skills.

·      Multi-tasking and prioritizing assignments;

·      File management (organization, maintaining status);

·      Monitoring calendar (timeline and deadlines);

·      Effectively using time, tracking billable hours;

·      Drafting, editing and finalizing correspondence and pleadings;

·      Reconciling accounting information provided by clients;

·      Maintaining good communication with clients;

·      Completing court filings, scheduling hearings (ExParte or by mail), providing notice to other parties through mail, legal messenger service, and email.

The following are requirements:

·      Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook and Excel).

·      Understanding of structure and purpose of court pleadings and relevant documents, as well as knowledge of how to locate local, state, and federal rules governing those documents;

·      At least three-years of experience working in a capacity as a paralegal, legal assistant or legal secretary (general law office experience is not sufficient, Paralegal Certificate preferred);

·      Experience with filing in superior court (including e-filing in Pierce and King Counties);

·      Working knowledge of billing software, guardianships, and probates is a must. Trust Administration experience is a plus.

The successful candidate will have a strong work ethic, passion for excellent client service, and desire to continuously improve efficiency. The successful candidate will also have a positive attitude, personal or professional experience surrounding the needs of the elderly and disabled, be a team player, and be able to delegate to, and supervise, a legal assistant.

Competitive salary and benefits (PTO, 401k, medical insurance, and free parking)

Position available immediately.

Job Type: Full-time

Please send resume to: melissa@bethmcdaniel.com

Washington State Paralegal Association
PO Box 58530
Seattle, WA 98138-1530

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