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:

Associate Attorney

Business Transactions and Civil Litigation

Farr Law Firm is seeking a Business Transactions and Civil Litigation Associate to join our growing litigation practice in Punta Gorda, Florida. The Attorney will handle general business transactions and civil litigation matters while representing clients from small locally-owned businesses to large national corporations. Farr Law Firm’s multi-industry knowledge allows us to address a range of disputes relating to contracts such as business acquisitions, employment and non-compete agreements, licensing and distribution agreements, commercial and residential leases and other types of commercial agreements.

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 in tune with the client’s needs;
  • Draft 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 (need not be in same practice area)
  • 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, and drive/commitment;
  • Ability to anticipate client needs/forward-thinking and solutions-oriented approach at all times;
  • Strong MS office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) skills.

 

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Estate Administration 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.

 

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Legal Secretary/Estates and Trusts/Real Estate

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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • 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
  • Notary Public

Desirable:

  • 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
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.