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315 W. Ponce de Leon, #600
Decatur, GA 30030, USA

404-419-7155

Paralegal

Looking for A-Team players to join our​​ cutting-edge law firm whose mission is to help people age with dignity and grace through estate and asset protection planning. ​​​​ A-Team players are team players who also excel in their individual roles. A-Team players believe and act with service before self. ​​ A-Team players are motivated by performance standards. A-Team players are inquisitive and seek to learn more and do more to always improve their game.  ​​ ​​​​ 

If you​​ are an A-Team player, then​​ join The Estate & Asset Protection Law Firm,​​ a boutique law firm located in downtown Decatur, GA that focuses its entire practice on Asset Protection and Estate Planning matters.​​ ​​ 

Our preferred candidate:

  • Possesses positive​​ energy and pleasant personality​​ that is eager to thrive within the Firm’s Estate Planning practice;

  • Is able to​​ multi-task;

  • Is​​ self-reliant;​​ 

  • Is able to remain calm under pressure and meet deadlines through strong time management skills;

  • Exercises appropriate judgment, integrity, and discretion in confidential and sensitive matters;

  • Is​​ punctual,​​ focused,​​ hardworking, organized and dependable;

  • Is a reliable self-starter that can be resourceful and proactive when issues arise;

  • Is​​ warm, friendly, energetic, poised, and team-oriented;

  • Exhibits a polished appearance with excellent verbal and written communication skills;

  • Is committed to​​ personal and professional growth;

  • Possesses proven word processing experience with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite;

  • Eager​​ to be cross-trained​​ to assist​​ our clients and fellow team mates;​​ and

  • Dedicated​​ to be successful and​​ knows​​ that success is not due to luck or anything else, but rather,​​ focused​​ work and learning new things every day. Success is no accident.

If these qualities describe you, we’d like to speak with you about an opportunity to join our team and make a positive difference in the lives of others.

 

The Job

  • Assist with all aspects of​​ Estate Planning​​ and probate​​ from​​ start to finish;

  • Preparation of documents with minimal direction from attorney;

  • Draft legal documents such as powers of attorney, wills, trusts, petitions for court, etc.;

  • Maintain the calendar, deadlines, and schedule for completing documents and filings​​ with court when appropriate;

  • Correspond, both verbally and written,​​ with clients,​​ courts;​​ financial institutions,​​ governmental agencies​​ and​​ other parties as assigned​​ to obtain the necessary information;

  • Answer common questions by email or phone concerning​​ Estate Planning​​ and probate;

  • Keep specific reports related to client matters;​​ 

  • Attend​​ team meetings prepared to review/discuss status of​​ client matters;

  • Conduct legal research​​ as assigned and as needed to continue personal growth/knowledge within the position;

  • Draft other documents as required;​​ and

  • Assist the Firm with special projects as assigned.

The Basic Qualifications

  • A​​ college degree and/or a paralegal certificate;

  • A minimum of 2-years experience as a paralegal is preferred and experience as an​​ Estate Planning paralegal is a plus;

  • Strong​​ written and verbal communication​​ skills and​​ is​​ comfortable speaking with all types of people;

  • Strong computer skills are required including Word, Excel,​​ and​​ PowerPoint;

  • Ability to work in a positive manner with a variety of personnel in a team environment and one on one;

  • Superior customer service skills and demonstrated willingness to go above and beyond in delivering exceptional service;

  • Self-starter with ability to work independently;

  • Highly organized with a strong sense of urgency to get positive results;

  • Internet and technology literate and​​ comfortable learning new systems; and

  • Notary public a plus.

This is a full-time position,​​ but​​ we would​​ consider part-time or a flex schedule for​​ someone who can get maximum results with less time. Thus,​​ you’re welcome to apply and convince us that you’re an A-Team player​​ that can get it done in the allotted time, but be sure to include details of your availability if you are not seeking a full-time position.

How to Apply

You must follow these directions completely or your submission​​ will​​ not be considered.​​ 

  • Email your resume and cover letter to​​ Paralegal_Careers@elderlawgeorgia.com.

  • The subject line of your​​ email should be “I want to be​​ you’re A-Team​​ Paralegal!”.

  • Within your cover letter, tell​​ us​​ why we need to call you and meet you ASAP,​​ your salary requirements, and availability.​​ ​​ 

Thanks for reading and if you’re our future​​ A-Team player, we look forward to meeting you!