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:

 

Bookkeeper | Punta Gorda

Farr Law Firm is seeking a full-time Bookkeeper to work in the Punta Gorda office and will report to the Controller. The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of accounting/finance experience in a professional firm and demonstrate strong attention to detail with high levels of accuracy. Under the supervision of the Controller, the Bookkeeper will reconcile firm bank statements, make deposits, enter financial transactions and serve as the accounts receivable and payable clerk. They will ensure all accounting records are intact, readily accessible and safeguarded.

Qualifications:

  • High School graduate or equivalent; Associate degree preferred
  • Bookkeeping experience in a professional services industry required
  • Self-directed individual that knows what needs to be done and operates with a sense of urgency, focus and discipline
  • Strong attention to detail and high levels of accuracy
  • Able to multi-task and work effectively in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proven ability to exercise good judgment, be highly organized and be proactive
  • Thorough understanding of accounting principles, financial forecasts and budget
  • Above all, possesses the highest standards of ethics and confidentiality to handle sensitive information

Desirable:

  • Juris accounting software experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of various software applications including DoubleTime, Excel, Access, Clio and NetDocuments
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Ability to effectively work with all levels of attorneys & staff
  • Prior experience in law firm preferred

This is a full-time position. Qualified candidates will have proven bookkeeping skills and can work with team members in a positive and constructive manner.


Estate Planning Attorney | Punta Gorda

Farr Law Firm is seeking an Estate Planning Attorney to join our growing trusts and estates practice in Punta Gorda, Florida. At the Farr Law Firm, we dedicate ourselves 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 an Associate Attorney who embodies these values. The candidate should have experience working directly with clients while drafting and executing wills, trusts and other estate planning documents. The right candidate will be motivated to learn, detail oriented, and able to become a valuable team player who recognizes the potential for growth within our firm.

Associate Attorney Responsibilities

  • 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 in tune with the client’s needs
  • Drafting documents
  • Meeting with clients to execute documents
  • Assist with any other legal matters as needed

Qualifications

  • Juris Doctor Degree
  • One to three years’ experience
  • Strong academic credentials
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Organized, efficient and friendly with a strong work ethic
  • Experience in drafting wills, trusts and other estate planning documents
  • Understanding of the state and federal tax laws, wills and trusts
  • Ability to anticipate client needs; forward-thinking and solutions-oriented approach at all times
  • Strong MS office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) skills

Probate Paralegal | Punta Gorda

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.


 

Contact Us

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.