Estate Planning Legal Assistant

Farr Law is seeking a full-time Legal Assistant/Paralegal in Punta Gorda, Florida. This position will cover a variety of administrative responsibilities including communicating with clients, scheduling appointments, opening new client files, and other tasks to assist their assigned attorney(s). This is primarily for Estate Planning and Probate but could include other practice areas as well.


  • Answer phones and manage attorney calendars
  • Assist with minor edits to legal documents
  • Respond to clients by email or phone
  • Greet clients and assist with document signing or copying
  • Sign documents as a witness or notary as needed
  • Attend meetings as directed by the attorney
  • Record and store client information
  • In-office work only; no remote work
  • 8:30 am – 5 pm; Monday – Friday (lunch 12-1 pm)
  • Minimal overtime
ABOUT YOU – the desired candidate is:
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized
  • Able to prioritize workload in a fast-paced environment
  • Eager and willing to learn
  • Flexible and willing to adapt to unique situations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient with computers and able to learn new programs quickly
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software including Outlook and Word
  • Previous experience in Estate Planning as a paralegal or legal assistant preferred
  • Paralegal certification is preferred but not necessary
  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree is helpful but not required
The Farr Law Firm is dedicated to protecting the rights of the individual and to the responsible development of the business, social, and cultural climate of this growing, beautiful, and prosperous region. We are looking for a Legal Assistant who embodies these values.
The firm offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, workers compensation, paid time off, and paid holidays.
This firm is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship.  This means that the firm will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, marital status, religion, national origin, sex/gender (including pregnancy), age, disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by law.