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Estates and Probate Paralegal

Company: Gravis Law, PLLC
Location: Spokane
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Description:Gravis Law, PLLC is seeking a Estates and Probate Paralegal to join its team in the Spokane, WA office. Gravis Law serves people and communities across the nation by providing uncomplicated access to world-class legal services. In 2019, 2020 and 2021 Gravis Law was ranked as the fastest growing law firm on the Inc. 5000 list of Fastest-Growing Companies in America.Before applying for the position, applicants are encouraged to visit our website at for additional information about Gravis Law.A successful member of Gravis Law demonstrates enthusiasm, confidence, and authenticity. Additionally, they thrive in an environment that is collaborative and tech-savvy.As a Paralegal, you will perform a variety of paralegal and administrative tasks in our collaborative team-oriented culture. You will support your local attorney(s) and team by assisting with case planning, development, and management, legal research, client communication, drafting and filing legal documents and making recommendations to attorneys. The successful candidate has a passion for Estates and Probate work which can include simple and complex Estate Planning, Trusts, Formal and Informal Probate matters etc. and is motivated to help create a pleasant workplace.ESTATES & PROBATE PARALEGAL ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Managing attorney dockets to ensure that all deadlines are met in a timely manner.
  • Reviewing files and conferring with attorneys to discuss the status of the file as well as upcoming deadlines.
  • Assisting attorneys with preparing for client meetings, depositions, mediations, arbitrations, pre-trial, trial, etc.
  • Drafting letters, briefs, memorandums, discovery, and other legal documents.
  • Filing and e-filing briefs, memorandums, discovery, and other legal documents.
  • Maintaining client files both electronic and physical files.
  • Communicating with clients on a very regular basis.
  • Conducting legal research and drafting.
  • Efficiently providing top-notch legal products and superior service to clients.
  • Covering the front desk and phones when necessary to ensure that clients and other office visitors receive prompt and professional service.
  • Maintaining a well-respected reputation amongst clients, opposing counsel, Judges, Court staff, and colleagues.
  • All other duties as assigned.Requirements:MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS*:
    • High school diploma, GED or equivalent education required.
    • 2+ years of Paralegal experience; Estates and Probate preferred
    • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.
    • Ability to talk, listen and speak clearly on the phone and through written communications.
    • Computer proficiency (Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, Teams and Outlook).
    • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service.
    • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices.*Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities may be substituted.DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
      • College graduate with bachelor's degree preferred.
      • Knowledge of Wealth Counsel software
      • Litigation experience
      • Demonstrated organizational and prioritization skills and an ability to successfully juggle multiple mandates at the same time.
      • Excellent analytical skills and an ability to effectively use both data and experience-based instinct to make decisions.
      • Positive and professional demeanor with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.Full Time Employee Benefits at Gravis Law:Gravis Law offers a professional work environment, a competitive salary including bonuses, along with generous benefits which generally include:
        • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.
        • 401(k) plan with company matching
        • Paid time off for Vacation, Sick and 11 Holidays as well as Volunteer Paid Time Off
        • Opportunity to cross train and grow within the organizationParalegals are also eligible to participate in the Paralegal Bonus Program.Hourly Wage starting at $20.00 - $26.00 per hour; based on experience.In Office Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pmWORK ENVIRONMENT/CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:Duties will be performed in a standard office environment. Employees must have the ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with Gravis policy. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will occasionally be required to work weekends, holidays, be on call, and some employees could be required to travel overnight on occasion.This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of a Paralegal. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice. These are considered essential duties and are illustrative of those job tasks that are fundamental. Employees may be required to perform additional related duties as may be assigned by management. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Compensation details: 20-26 Hourly WagePI054bb3b00419-31191-34186519

Keywords: Gravis Law, PLLC, Spokane , Estates and Probate Paralegal, Legal , Spokane, Washington

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