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Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Learn more about what this position entails and access the application below.

 

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Overview

We are looking for an enthusiastic and savvy legal assistant/paralegal to provide support for the growing needs of our clients. In this role, the successful candidate will use their passion for organization, interest in the law, and commitment to client service to help business owners leave a lasting impact in their world. This is a remote, part-time contractor role that allows you to work from the comfort of your own home. Opportunities for additional projects exist for successful contractors We would love to work with someone from the greater Houston-area, but it is not required.

This opportunity is for you if you want:

  • The opportunity to have hands-on experience with a number of new businesses;

  • An actually voice in how a firm sets up its procedures;

  • The chance to provide services that directly impact a law firms bottom-line;

  • Time to impact the way people design their family’s legacy and re-write generational patterns of poverty;

  • Flexibility to work from anywhere; and

  • Compensation with room for more work, more pay, and more impact.


 
 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

You will be responsible for ushering, this firm into a new season of organization and productivity in this contract role. You will work closely with the Principal attorney to understand the vision at large and implement procedures to execute on that vision in a clear, systematic way. You will also interact heavily with clients as a primary point of contact. You will be called on to help understand their greatest needs and objectives.

  • Work closely with the principal attorney/founder;

  • Proactively developing and implementing systems and procedures for a growing law firm;

  • Contribute to ongoing business development tasks;

  • Engaging with potential and existing clients to assess needs and determine appropriate solutions via email and phone.

  • Promote and support law firm values, policies, procedures, and vision;

  • Manage and oversee scheduling and travel arrangements;

  • Communicate with third-parties, opposing counsel, court personnel, and others on behalf of the firm;

  • Organizing electronic document management systems;

  • Transcription of marketing content from firm videos and podcast;

  • Researching and drafting business and estate planning documents;

  • Light bookkeeping; and

  • Other relevant administrative tasks.

Essential Skills, Experience, and Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills, especially written and oral;

  • Dedication to developing and maintaining administrative organization;

  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and One Note;

  • Detail oriented, problem solving skills; • Values and demonstrates a strong sense of ownership and initiative;

  • Understanding of innovative business support applications and software;

  • Proven track record of excellent customer service;

  • Growth-driven mindset;

  • The ability to handle sensitive matters with discretion; and

  • A sincere commitment to organizational success.

Preferred, but not required:

  • Knowledge of Estate Planning, business law, or criminal defense (preferred, but not required)

  • Interest in small business law, particularly for creative entrepreneurs.

Required Tools

  • A computer,

  • A cell-phone, and

  • Ongoing access to email and high-speed internet.