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Estate Planning Legal Secretary

Fort Worth, TX 76102

Posted: 08/16/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Legal Job Number: 18347 Pay Rate: 65,000

Job Description

Our highly-respected Fort Worth Law Firm is seeking a 3+ year Estate Planning Legal Secretary on a direct-hire basis.  This firm is known for its friendliness and team environment, is a 37.5 hour work week, and benefits are 100% paid. Candidate must have prior Estate Planning experience to be considered for this position. 

Law Firm Profile
Position is 5 days in the office
Law Firm is a Fort Worth destination Firm
Law Firm is committed to client advocacy
Attorneys are licensed and board-certified by the State Bar of Texas
Full-service law firm with an emphasis on Litigation 

Estate Planning Legal Secretary Role
This position will support 2 Probate and Trust/Estate Attorneys in a busy and dynamic estate planning and probate practice. Candidates should have a minimum of 3 years of legal secretarial experience. 
Familiarity with estate planning and/or probate matters
Provide legal secretarial and administrative (clerical) support to assigned attorneys
Prepare letters, memos, pleadings and other documentation as required
File pleadings (electronically or otherwise) with the appropriate court system
Make travel arrangements
Prepare expense reimbursement documentation
Provide documentation, as required, to clients, opposing counsel, and others
Enter information into the system for the purpose of running conflict checks and new client setup information as well as preparation of supporting documentation
Maintain an appropriate filing system for physical and electronic files for all attorney and client work, including utilizing electronic file sharing systems
Answer incoming phone calls for assigned attorneys, unless otherwise directed
Enter attorney time
Perform other duties or tasks as assigned

Estate Planning Legal Secretary Background Profile
3+ years of Estate Planning secretarial experience
Prior Law Firm experience a must 
Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
Must be able to work independently as well as in a team environment
Required typing of 65+wpm
Candidate must be highly detailed
Candidate must be an excellent proofreader 
Candidate must have excellent communication skills

Law Firm Benefits 
37.5 hour work week
5 days working in the office
100% of Health Insurance, Dental and Vision paid by Law Firm
Long term disability
Profit sharing up to 10% - must be there 1 year
Year-end discretionary bonus
4 weeks of PTO after 1 year
This awesome position is in the office Monday-Friday 8:30-5:00
Employee donation of 100/mth

Frontline Source Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship. The client cannot sponsor any visas.

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Job Requirements

Estate Planning, Trust, wills, probate

Meet Your Recruiter

Becky Campbell

Becky's areas of legal specialization include senior attorneys, associate attorneys, corporate attorneys, paralegals, and legal secretaries. More specifically, she has placed litigation attorneys, personal injury attorneys, corporate attorneys, intellectual property secretaries, litigation secretaries, and litigation paralegals among many other legal positions.

Becky has impeccable communication skills and is always on top of her game when talking to law firm partners, office managers, and high-profile candidates. Her laid-back personality makes it easy for her to connect and get along with all kinds of people. She has a witty sense of humor that always lightens the mood and makes conversation easy. Her wit coupled with her industrious spirit is what has made her a huge success in her career.

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