Probate Paralegal

Farr Law Firm is seeking an Estate and Trust Administration paralegal for our probate department in the Punta Gorda office. Ideal candidates will have experience in estate and trust administration including maintaining case files and knowledge of fiduciary accountings. Must have the ability to work independently, under the supervision of an attorney, in all aspects of estate and trust administration, including court filings and meeting deadlines, asset gathering and transfers, and communications with investment advisors and trust companies.

Candidate must have superior client service skills, as the position works directly with clients and trust beneficiaries. We offer paralegals administrative support as well as continuing education and professional development opportunities. Florida Registered Paralegals (or CLAs) are preferred.

  • 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.