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Legal Assistant Paralegal

Roth Staffing

This is a Full-time position in Portland, OR posted May 26, 2021.

Ultimate Staffing is part of the Roth Staffing family of Companies, which is one of the largest, privately-held staffing companies in the country.

We have earned the industry’s top awards for our commitment to creating remarkable experiences for our clients and our candidates.

Our client a world-class law firm located in the heart of downtown is hiring an experienced estate & probate paralegal/legal assistant to join their team.

The position will report to attorneys in the estate planning and administration group.

Attention to detail, excellent grammar, capacity to prioritize multiple responsibilities, and ability to work independently and in collaboration with a team are required.

Job Title: Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Salary: $57-65K

Location: Downtown Portland

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assisting attorneys in representing clients in, probate proceedings, trust administration, and estate planning Create letters, legal documents, and memos in Word, spreadsheets in Excel, create and work with tables; create a table of contents; format legal numbered documents and exhibits.

Knowledge of spelling and grammar for proofreading and fact-checking content of all documents Organize and track probate case deadlines including estates, conservatorships, guardianships.

Organize, file, and maintain all correspondence and documents in iManage (DMS) Enter, edit, and track daily time in time entry application according to the required deadline.

Document revisions, faxing, copying, and similar

GENERAL COMPETENCY FACTORS:
Demonstrates strong written and verbal communication skills Provides exceptional customer service to clients, attorneys, and other professionals Conscientious with respect to work completion, deadlines, time management, and attendance Takes initiative in face of obstacles and identifies what needs to be done and acts Analytical and detail-oriented

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Office experience including preparing correspondence, agreements, and related documents Proficiency with typing and applications including Word, Outlook, Excel, and Acrobat Pro DC, PowerPoint, and Visio experience a plus, but not necessary Experience with Oregon and Washington court filings, probate accounts, and procedures Excellent planning and organizing skills, attention to detail, and accurate data entry Ability to maintain confidences including protection of sensitive personal information

Ultimate Staffing Services offers competitive pay, ACA-compliant medical benefits, holiday pay, annual bonus, 401K, direct deposit, and complimentary online tutorials.

If you are currently a candidate of Ultimate Staffing Services, please contact your recruiter for further details

We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit.

Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification.

We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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