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Title : Paralegal

Location : California - Newport Beach
Refer to Job # OSFF825748

Paralegal Responsibilities: Assisting attorneys in preparing legal documentation, pleadings, and correspondence. Performing administrative duties such as answering phone calls and keeping our case filing system organized so all documents are readily accessible. Arranging law office activity such as drafting documents. Preparing a Fiduciary's Report and Account. Drafting Petitions and pleadings. Filing documents with the Court, including e-filing. Preparing Judicial Council Forms. Calendaring and preparing files for hearings. Mail-Serving documents. Scheduling CourtCalls. Corresponding with the Court, including clerks of the Court and probate examiners. Checking Probate notes and preparing Supplements for the purpose of responding to Probate notes. Understanding and knowledge of the California Rules of Court and Local Court Rules for Orange County, Los Angeles County, Riverside County, and San Bernardino County. Qualifications: Must have an associate or bachelor's degree. Should be a paralegal or qualify as paralegal under California law. Must have a California Notary Public License (or be willing to obtain one). Should have experience in legal services under an attorney or lawyer in a law firm setting. Must have proven ability to speak, read, and write fluently in Spanish and English; have completed a paralegal professional certification or have advanced paralegal education will receive preference; have strong interpersonal skills and talent for writing and grammar. Must have great time-management skills, and organizational skills. Must have experience with preparing and filing Conservatorship and Probate Petitions, familiarity with government benefits. Knowledge of ActionStep case management software along with a customer service background are highly desired. Should have demonstrated experience in experience in preparing Accountings for Court Supervised and Non-Court Supervised matters in ANY of the following areas: Trust Administration, Special Needs Trust Administration, Probate, Conservatorship Estates, and/or Guardianship Estates. Must be fluent Bilingual in Spanish.

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