Modesto, CA 95354

Posted: 12/02/23 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: Office Job Number: 10205

Job Description

Our local client is joining forces with AVAILABILITY Professional Staffing in search of an experienced Paralegal – Probate.  The probate paralegal assists multiple attorneys throughout the probate process, performing administrative tasks, legal research, document preparation, and acting as a liaison.
Salary: $25.00 - $30.00
Benefits: Health, Dental, PTO
Location: Modesto, CA

Job Duties for the Paralegal:
  • Support multiple attorneys with administrative tasks, document handling, and organization
  • Conduct legal research and gather relevant information
  • Prepare, file, and serve legal documents
  • Manage deadlines, stay organized, and handle a high workload
  • Possess strong communication and computer skills
  • Act as a liaison with various parties, including clients and experts
  • Answer phones and screen potential clients
  • Associates Degree - Paralegal
  • 3-5 years or more of experience with probate, estate planning, and trust
  • Preferably have experience in Probate, Estate Planning, and Trusts
  • Thrive in a high-volume environment and make sound judgment calls
  • Work effectively with minimal supervision and correct errors when necessary
  • Provide exceptional client service, prioritize cases, and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrate organizational, planning, and collaboration skills
  • Knowledge of software like Word, Excel, Outlook, Compulaw, LexisNexis, Westlaw, Worldox, and Tabs

Meet Your Recruiter

Doug Lucas
Executive Recruiter

Doug brings over 20 years of executive recruitment experience to Availability Professional Staffing.  Prior to joining APS, Doug owned his own search firm where he specialized in sales and executive recruitment.  He also led the talent acquisition function for a large national security company for eight years.  Doug holds a Master of Science degree in Industrial Relations from Georgia State University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from West Virginia University.  He and his wife have two grown children and a grandchild.

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