Family Law Paralegal

Job Description:

We are seeking a paralegal to join our team with at least 6 years of experience drafting pleadings, consulting with clients, providing general administrative support, and case management. We are seeking a candidate with excellent communication and problem-solving skills, strong attention to detail, a great attitude, and a willingness to help wherever it is needed.

Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Provide all aspects of legal and administrative support
  • Draft and manage correspondence
  • Prepare legal pleadings
  • Prepare documents and manage the discovery process
  • Communicate with potential and existing clients on the phone, in person, via video conference and by email
  • Schedule some appointments and manage attorney’s calendar
  • E-file documents with courts and e-record deeds 
  • Maintain client database and manage client files
  • Perform basic administrative tasks as needed, such as scanning, mailing, and filing

Skills required:

  • 6+ years’ experience as a paralegal for a family law firm
  • Formal paralegal training from an accredited program preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to interact with all clients in a warm, kind and respectful manner
  • Superior organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize and execute numerous tasks under tight deadlines
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment including scanner, copier, printer, multi-line telephone
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and other standard office software, with experience in Clio preferred
  • Ability to work independently with little direct supervision, including analysis and problem solving as needed
  • Reliable, trustworthy, and able to maintain strict client confidentiality

Competitive salary offered based on candidates experience and qualifications.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter with salary requirements, resume, and references.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $65,000.00 – $85,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Education:

  • Associate (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Family Law Legal: 6 years (required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Minnetonka, MN 55305: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (required)
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