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.
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.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Farr Law Firm is seeking a full-time legal assistant in our Venice, Florida office. The candidate will be responsible for assisting attorneys with drafting documents, scheduling appointments and providing support services for various tasks including filing, billing and answering the phones. 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. Must be very detail oriented and able to handle multiple client files.
A Florida registered paralegal or graduate of paralegal program or equivalent is preferred but not required. Additional desirable abilities include a working knowledge or familiarity with legal-based software applications including Clio, Juris, Lawgic and NetDocuments. When submitting your resume, please include three references.
High School graduate or equivalent
Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
Typing skills and email correspondence
Excellent verbal and written communication
Ability to transcribe dictation
Word processing experience
Ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines
Comfortable interacting with clients and a strong focus on client service
Working knowledge of various legal-based software applications
Technical knowledge of computer systems and networks
Familiar with estate planning and real estate law processes
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
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.
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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.