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Contract Paralegal

Company: Israel & Gerity, PLLC
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionWe are an established civil litigation and business law firm that is shifting its focus towards the estate planning, probate and bankruptcy. As part of this process we are rolling out a comprehensive law firm management system from an established and respected national estate planning law firm consultation group. This means we will be maintaining an existing practice while building a new firm within the firm from the ground up: new software, new procedures, new practices, new markets and new clients-truly an opportunity to become part of the foundation of this new endeavor, while still enjoying the stability of an established firm. Overall, we are driven by providing an exceptional experience for our clients and prospective clients.Job DescriptionLooking for a contract paralegal to do mostly probate and estate planning work, to develop and improve the firm forms, to prepare written procedures for various tasks, and to do some training of the rest of the staff. The firm does a lot of other areas of law as well, so could be some work in other areas if desired (trademark, business, personal injury, construction).QualificationsMust have meaningful experience in Arizona probate, including formal and informal probates, conservatorships and guardianships, and related; experience in estate planning, trust administration and Medicaid/ALTCS a big plus.Additional InformationPay and Benefits:Pay is DOE. Position is for contract work, at least at first. The office is open from Monday-Friday 8:30-5:00, but we have some flexibility with those hours. Remote work is fine, where appropriate.To Apply:To be considered for this position, you must follow these directions completely. Automatically generated inquiries or responses that show us that you cannot follow directions will be immediately rejected. Send your application through this system with the words "I would love to join your team" in the subject line or at the top of the body text. Include the following with your submission:

  • Your Name, Address, and contact information, including when you can be reached. We can call after hours if necessary.
  • A cover letter or narrative in the body of your submission explaining your interest in our firm, our areas of practice, and your understanding of the requirements for this job. Also, tell us a little about yourself and why you believe you would be a good fit for this position. Don't forget to include the words we've requested above.
  • A copy of your resume, including all relevant experience and a list of three references.
  • A description of your salary history and requirements.
  • Completion of an initial assessment: You will be sent an assessment for you to complete as part of the initial application process. This is a critical element to our system, so WE WILL NOT REVIEW ANY APPLICATIONS UNTIL YOU HAVE TAKEN THAT ASSESSMENT. Please be sure to do so.Also, please understand that a final step in our hiring process is to have the candidates personally arrange calls with their former managers and others. No hard copies will be accepted. If we feel you meet our requirements for this position, we will contact you to schedule an interview. No phone calls or follow up emails, please. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Keywords: Israel & Gerity, PLLC, Phoenix , Contract Paralegal, Legal , Phoenix, Arizona

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