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Title : Senior Estates And Probates Paralegal

Location : District of Columbia - Washington
Refer to Job # EWWR860272


Senior Estates and Probates Paralegal Duties: Senior paralegals perform legal assignments with a higher degree of independence and their responsibilities are greater than other legal assistants within the firm. Managing attorney dockets to ensure that all deadlines are met in a timely manner. Reviewing files and conferring with attorneys to discuss the status of the file as well as upcoming deadlines. Assisting attorneys with preparing for client meetings, depositions, mediations, arbitrations, pre-trial, trial, etc. Drafting letters, briefs, memorandums, estate plans, discovery and other legal documents. Filing and e-filing briefs, memorandums, discovery and other legal documents. Maintaining client files both electronic and physical files. Communicating with clients on a very regular basis. Conducting legal research and drafting. Efficiently providing top-notch legal products and superior service to clients. Covering the front desk and phones when necessary to ensure that clients and other office visitors receive prompt and professional service. Maintaining a well-respected reputation amongst clients, opposing counsel, Judges, Court staff, and colleagues. Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED required, college graduate with bachelor's degree preferred; 5+ years of Paralegal experience; Estate Law knowledge preferred. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers. Ability to talk. Listen and speak clearly on the phone and through written communication. Computer proficiency (MS Office- Word, Excel, and Outlook). Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service. Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions give, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices. A?
 
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