Careers

Thank you for your interest in the Farr Law Firm. The firm prides itself on hiring and retaining highly skilled, motivated, team-oriented individuals for staff and associate attorney positions.

Available positions:

Business Transactions Associate Attorney

Farr Law Firm is seeking a Business Transactions Associate to join our growing practice in Punta Gorda, Florida. The Attorney will handle general business transactions and related commercial matters while representing clients with small locally-owned business concerns to large national corporations. The Attorney will handle a full range of business and commercial matters including mergers and acquisitions, healthcare, business organization, employment, commercial real estate, contracts, lending and finance, tax planning, restructuring and other related areas.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Client Management – Communicate with clients to commence an engagement, to keep the matter moving forward on a timely basis, and to make certain that the firm’s efforts are aligned with client needs;
  • Drafting and reviewing a broad range of legal documents;
  • Revenue Growth and Billable Time – Develop a client following to increase the firm’s revenues and keep track of and post all billable and non-billable work;

Candidate Requirements:

  • Juris Doctor Degree
  • One to three years’ experience
  • Excellent communications skills – both oral and written;
  • Strong strategic and analytical skills;
  • An entrepreneurial mindset with outstanding organizational and leadership skills;
  • Highly organized, acute attention to detail, and ability to operate with an action orientation in a high pressure, fast-paced environment;
  • Sense of urgency, hunger, drive and commitment;
  • Ability to anticipate client needs and with forward-thinking and solutions-oriented approach at all times;
  • Strong MS office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) skills.

Estate Planning Legal Assistant/Paralegal | Venice

Farr Law Firm is seeking a full-time estate planning legal assistant/paralegal for their fast paced, high volume practice in our Venice, Florida office. Applicant must have three years of experience in estate planning. The candidate must possess superior communication skills both verbal and written, excellent typing and email skills, the ability to proofread, word processing experience and be a Notary Public.

Additional desirable abilities include working knowledge of various software applications including Clio, Juris and NetDocuments, and being a Florida registered paralegal or graduate of paralegal program or equivalent. Must be very detail oriented and able to handle multiple client files. When submitting resume, please include three references.


Receptionist | Venice

Farr Law Firm is seeking a full-time receptionist in our Venice, Florida office. The candidate will be responsible for answering a multi-line phone, greeting clients, scheduling appointments, receiving client payments, copying and scanning documents, maintaining office supplies, witnessing document signings and assisting attorneys and paralegals as needed. Superior communication, both verbal and written, are a must as well as excellent typing and email skills, the ability to proofread and do word processing.

Qualifications:
High school graduate or equivalent
Good typing and computer skills
Good verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work quickly and effectively in a constantly active work area

Prior legal experience preferred.


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.


Staff Assistant

Farr Law Firm is seeking a full-time Staff Assistant for our Punta Gorda office. Staff assistant duties include general clerical work, assist with mailings, organize and conduct travel necessary for firm operations, photocopying, scanning documents to cloud software, make scheduled rounds of office to pick up and deliver mail, copies and faxes, keep library holdings up to date, managing all office supplies, transport documents to and from the courthouse, and coordinating pickup and deliveries of stored files.

Candidate Requirements:

  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work quickly and effectively in a constantly active work area
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Outlook

Desirable:

  • Technical knowledge of computer systems and networks
  • Notary Public
  • Above average proofreading skills

Interested candidates should submit their resume and salary expectations in confidence to:

Aaron Bowles, Firm Administrator
Farr Law Firm
99 Nesbit Street
Punta Gorda, FL 33950
abowles@farr.com

We feel that the success of the Farr Law Firm as being Charlotte County’s oldest and largest law firm is the direct result of our dedicated and knowledgeable attorneys and support staff, the camaraderie we enjoy, and the pride we share in our waterfront locality and all that it offers.

We value the commitment of both our staff and our attorneys to the firm and its clients, as well as their commitment to being involved and contributing to our local Southwest Florida community.

The following are positions that the Farr Law Firm maintains:

  • • Administrative Secretaries
  • • Legal Administrator
  • • Real Estate Paralegals
  • • Attorneys
  • • Legal Assistants
  • • Receptionists
  • • Billing Clerks
  • • Legal Secretaries
  • • Secretaries
  • • Bookkeepers
  • • Marketing Director
  • • Title Examiners
  • • Copy Center Clerks
  • • Probate Paralegals
  • • Word Processors

The Farr Law Firm is an equal opportunity employer. We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits including a generous 401(k) plan and paid health insurance for all employees.

If you are interested in joining our team, please use our email form.