Small probate and estate planning law firm in South Lyon, Michigan is seeking a work from home or in-office Legal Assistant for immediate hire. We operate in a relaxed, easy-going atmosphere, while maintaining complete professionalism with clients and outside contacts. Extensive experience not necessary, but a willingness to jump right in and learn the office processes quickly, a positive attitude, plus a desire to learn and grow, along with a commitment to the practice is the bottom-line requirement for success in this position. This is a fast-paced job where the days fly by with little down time, although we try to have fun while we get our work done!
Our business increased gross revenues by 70% from 2018 to 2019, and we expect more growth in 2020. The right candidate will be committed to taking initiative and helping to move the business forward by presenting more solutions than roadblocks. A working or proficient knowledge of Word, Excel, and email, along with an ability to learn basic functions of new programs with ease is also required.
This position handles tasks including communicating with clients, parties, and professionals, preparing/managing client case files including completing repeated file tasks according to checklists, establishing office procedures and processes, and, with training, being able to manage a file from case opening to completion with minimal attorney input.
The pay range for this position is $13-15 per hour, depending on demonstrable skills and experience. We offer 9 paid holidays and 2 weeks of paid vacation/personal days in the first year. This position can be completed from home or on-site at our downtown South Lyon office, but a minimum of 2-4 days per month are required on-site. Appropriate safety protocols are enforced on-site for the health and safety of our team.
If this position stands out to you, please email your resume to us at paquettelawclerk at gmail.com. In the subject line, type only your last name, followed by a comma, a space and then your first name. Include a 2- to 3-paragraph email indicating why this position speaks to you and why you are our next superstar. At the end of the letter, list only the cities in which we have physical offices (listed on our website), in reverse alphabetical order. Do not just send a form letter. Following these directions is imperative.