Paralegal Job Opportunities
Paralegal/Legal Assistant at Lowe, Eklund, Wakefield
Compensation: $35,000.00 to 45,000.00 Annually
Benefits Offered: 401K, Dental, Life, Medical, Vision
Employment Type: Full-Time
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“Great place to work, great benefits, room for growth! Competitive salary based on experience!!!!”
We are seeking an experienced Legal Assistant to join our team. Duties include working for attorneys in a busy personal injury practice. Responsibilities are all aspects of case preparation, including client contact, medical records retrieval, answering phones, pleadings, discovery and dictation. This position includes full benefits with a competitive salary commensurate with experience, required experience and skills:
***Must have a minimum of 2 years experience in personal injury litigation***
- Keeps cases organized by establishing and organizing files; monitoring calendars; meeting deadlines; documenting actions; inputting information into file database and case management software; confirming case status with attorney.
- Collects all client billing and medical records and organizes an audit for each client.
- Keeps clients informed by maintaining contact; communicating case progress
- Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
- If you do not have personal injury experience, please do not respond. This job requires a candidate who can “hit the ground running”.
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Great place to work. Fun, challenging and high energy. We are well established in the market.
Please call Attorney Kyle Melling 440-821-8509 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Immigration Paralegal-Federal Practice
Margaret W. Wong & Associates is recruiting an Immigration Paralegal - Federal Practice to join our growing team. You will be responsible for a wide variety of legal support activities, including helping attorneys with federal litigation cases, research and writing, gathering and preparing documents, filing activities, and client communications. The position offers a unique opportunity to make a high impact supporting our people and clients in a dynamic and growing company.
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Wargo and Wargo Co., L.P.A.
Small law firm located in Berea, Oh, seeking to hire full-time Probate paralegal You will be working closely with attorneys on files pertaining to probate, trust and guardianship administration. Legal secretarial experience preferred. Candidate must have strong research and communication skills; proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and database applications. Please send cover letter and resume to: John@wargoandwargo.com
Part-time Legal Assistant/Paralegal: Criminal defense attorney in the Akron area seeking a paralegal to work 20-25 hours a week. If interested, please contact Janet Griffing-Labonne, Akron Bar Member Services and Marketing Director, at 330-436-0105.
Amin, Turocy & Watson, LLP is a nationally ranked intellectual property firm that services numerous Fortune 100/500 high technology clients. The firm seeks to add an entry level paralegal, and will train this individual from scratch in connection with paralegal work associated with patent, trademark and copyright procurement. The firm provides a generous salary, medical/retirement benefits, merit-based yearly bonuses and has some of the nicest office in the state. We recently moved from the penthouse of Key Tower (which the firm built out from raw space to architectural-award winning offices) to the exciting new Live, Work & Play development at Pinecrest in Beachwood. Our new location has luxury apartments on site, dozens of retail and dining options, work-out facilities (including an in-building gym, Orange Theory, Citizens Yoga, and Pinecrest Pilates) and free covered garage parking.
The ideal candidate will have keen interest in learning about intellectual property (IP) law (including foreign IP law), have strong organization & writing skills, be proficient with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, and have some familiarity with Microsoft Excel. The position will involve facilitating attorneys with preparing and filing patent, trademark and copyright applications, interfacing with clients, managing attorney dockets, docketing, scheduling, preparing and filing documents with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, preparing other documents such as information disclosure statements, foreign filing of patent and trademark applications, and after several years of becoming proficient with the foregoing be exposed to intellectual property litigation related work.
It is a fast-paced, exciting environment that services many of the top technology companies at executive levels. Accordingly, expectations from our clients is very high given that they have the luxury of choosing from most any firm in the country. If you desire to be best in class as an IP paralegal, then our firm will be a good fit.
The firm will interview suitable graduates or candidates graduating by June 2019.
Please send your resume to email@example.com
For over 20 years, The Kabb Law Firm has been dedicated to assisting elder clients and their families with the challenges that accompany aging. Our team takes pride in providing quality legal and care coordinator services.
The Kabb Law Firm is dedicated to ensuring that seniors are able to live out their lives with dignity. We are one of the few Elder Law firms in the country - and the first in Northeast Ohio - to have a Social Worker (our Care Coordinator) and Public Benefits Coordinators on staff. These resources allow us to go to greater lengths to protect and enhance your loved one’s quality of life.
From your first meeting with us, you will sense our passion for doing right by our clients. We will fight for your loved one’s legal rights, while providing care solutions that make the most sense for their well-being and future.
The Receptionist/Legal Assistant will manage the flow of calls and clients coming to the office. They will assist in the opening of new files, creation of documents and letters as requested by the attorneys. They will assist in the daily activities of the team.
1. Front Office:
- Greet clients and offer coffee etc.
- Answer phones and route calls
- Schedule appointments
- Complete Fee agreements
- Open files in Amicus as completely as possible. Add names and emails to master list
- Confirm appointments
- Prepare correspondence
- Help with Intakes
- Support Darlene.
- Estate Planning
- Prepare Wills, POA’s for finances and health care
- Prepare living wills
- Utilize checklist
- Communicate with clients to verify wishes
- Email documents when done
- Prepare Deeds for filing with the Recorder/Auditor
3. Elder law
- Schedule meetings with Rachel and ECC for the area of client
- Email or mail the proper Intake form
- Confirm receipt of the form
- Make sure documents are complete and correct
- Copy intake form when they arrive and give to Rachel and ECC
- If they sign, prepare fee agreement
- Schedule assessment visit for ECC and second meeting with RKE and ECC
- Start documents
- Make sure Authorization and Medicaid Appointment of rep are signed
- Follow up to make sure the client brings the required Medicaid/VA documentation
- Create To Do’s for the instructions at end of RKE plan
- When on Medicaid, send out “Now that you are on Medicaid” letter
- Fax Medicaid applications and hearing requests
- Follow up on hearings
- Do card for when a client dies. Make sure everyone knows when someone dies.
- Prepare proper probate paperwork
- Schedule for signing
- Create To Do’s for next filings
- Help proof accountings, etc.
- Detail oriented and follow through.
- Ability to work with tight deadlines in a team environment
- Ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously
- Collaborative and likes being on a team
- Curious and Open to new ideas
- Likes and seeks feedback
- Willing to voice an opinion and engage in challenging conversations to vet and come to the best ideas.
CREDENTIALS & QUALIFICATIONS
- Must possess outstanding workflow management skills
- Excellent communication skills with a positive attitude
- Unrestricted driver's license and clean driving record
- Reliable transportation and valid automobile insurance
- Able to maintain satisfactory relationships with team members and clients
- Neat, clean, professional appearance
- Proficient computer and internet skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
- Marketing-centered experience and able to work with diverse populations
- Excellent interpersonal skills and able to communicate well with others
- Able to work a flexible schedule, including some evenings
- Decision-making skills and able to work under pressure
Resume required, Cover letter optional, references optional. Candidates can send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org
2/18/19 Paralegal: Law firm in Cleveland, OH seeking to hire a full-time personal injury paralegal, experience is not necessary. Our law firm focuses on personal injury, workers' compensation, and criminal law. Primary responsibilities include: requesting medical records, expert reports, billing statements; setting up subrogation; preparing demand packages; tracking dates and deadlines; assisting in misc. projects; and other office duties. Salary includes personal health, dental, eye, and life insurance benefits after 90 days, plus parking. For consideration, please submit resume via email (email@example.com) or fax (216)694-3444.
Feb. 15, 2019: Legal Administrator (F/T) Cleveland, OH.
Join one of the best companies to work for in Northeast Ohio! Applied Industrial Technologies is a
17-time winner of the NorthCoast 99 best places to work in Cleveland. Headquartered in Midtown
Cleveland, we are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: AIT) and, with $3.1 billion in
annual sales, are one of the largest industrial distributors worldwide. We offer free secured
parking, subsidized benefits including health care, vision & dental, onsite fitness center and
cafeteria, tuition reimbursement, and career development opportunities.
The Legal Administrator is responsible for providing support for the Commercial Law Group and the Employment Law Group, as well as managing the contract management database, files, and various Legal Department processes. Work in a highly collaborative manner with several departments across the company.
This is a permanent full time position at our corporate headquarters campus in the Midtown Corridor of Cleveland, OH.
This role is responsible for assisting with day-to-day general legal administration and managing
our processes. In this role, you will manage files in our contract management database, customer & supplier questionnaires and certifications, and related documents to ensure clarity, compliance,
best business practices. Training will be provided.
• Administration and maintenance of contract management database and other files. Identify,
recommend, and help implement process improvements
• Assist in preparing and sending employee non-compete reminder letters, cease and desist
• Assist in gathering information for subpoenas responses
• Assist in maintaining domain name registrations
• Assist other team members in the Department in various processes
• Act as main liaison between Legal, other Corporate departments and service
• Track and maintain various processes, including all training materials, training
presentations given and attendees
• Some administrative duties (filing, initiating check requests, mail distribution, UPS, office
• Special projects as needed
• 1+ year proven administration skills including process improvement
• Strong computer skills including MS Office particularly Word & Excel
• Written and verbal communication skills, including English grammar
• Interpersonal skills, positive business relationships both in person and via phone / email
• Attention to detail, sense of urgency, sense of humor
• Multi-tasking, prioritizing, analytical, problem solving, organization skills
• Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines
• High school diploma required
• Paralegal certification / education, a plus but not required
Build a rewarding career with a global leader in industrial distribution.
Feb. 14, 2019: Intake Specialist (P/T) Cleveland, OH.
The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association seeks intake specialists for its Lawyer Referral Service (LRS). Intake specialists provide customer service to callers looking to be connected with a lawyer or needing legal direction. Primary responsibilities include: Intake of incoming phone calls to LRS, spotting legal issues based on facts provided by callers, referring callers to an attorney or governmental agency as determined by the facts presented, managing voicemails and emails, maintaining database (iMIS) records related to LRS referrals, and performing miscellaneous research and data reporting tasks as needed.
Ideal candidate is detail-oriented and an effective communicator. Legal knowledge required to identify legal issues. Salary is $10 per hour.
Intake specialists are needed to work the following shifts: Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.–4 p.m.; Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.–4 p.m.; and/or Thursdays, 8:30 a.m.–2 p.m.
Potential candidates should send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Feb. 14, 2019: Planned Giving Coordinator (F/T) Ashland, OH.
Ashland University seeks a planned giving coordinator with a background in paralegal studies, accounting, business or similar academic background to join the planned giving team.
Reporting to the associate director of planned giving, the planned giving coordinator provides support for all programs in the planned giving department and serves as a primary source of program information to support institutional advancement leadership, major gift officers and other development colleagues, donors and vendors. This position also oversees the management of donor involvement with endowed gifts and endowed scholarships for the university.
This planned giving coordinator is responsible for the account administration of life income agreement gifts using accounting software and for maintaining the accuracy of donor information records, recognition society membership lists, and preparing and generating reports. The positon also provides administrative support to the associate director of planned giving, including meeting scheduling and support, file maintenance and managing time-sensitive mailings.
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Feb. 11, 2019: Paralegal (F/T) Brecksville, OH.
The Regional Income Tax Agency is accepting resumes for a full-time paralegal in its Brecksville office. Primary duties include: Responding to taxpayer inquiries; performing duties associated with civil litigation for the recovery of unpaid municipal income tax, including court attendance; examining and auditing municipal income tax accounts and supporting records; extensive telephone and in-person interaction with taxpayers, accountants, municipal officials, attorneys and court personnel.
Paralegal certificate or equivalent education/experience required. Must have reliable transportation. Starting pay $22.07/hour plus benefits. Send resume with cover letter to RitaJobs@ritaohio.com or mail to:
10107 Brecksville Road
Brecksville, OH 44141
Attn: Human Resources/Paralegal
No walk-ins or phone inquiries. The Regional Income Tax Agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Jan. 25, 2019: Litigation Legal Secretary (F/T) Cleveland, OH.
Matasar Jacobs LLP, a boutique law firm focused on business and securities litigation matters, seeks an experienced litigation legal secretary for its downtown Cleveland office. This is a full-time position offering 35-40 hours per week, depending upon mutual determination of firm and candidate.
The successful candidate will be detail-oriented, highly organized, and maintain a professional demeanor and positive attitude. We seek someone who thrives in a collaborative team environment, has the ability to multitask and prioritize while maintaining a sense of humor, and who has excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Either a bachelor's degree or minimum of two years’ recent experience as a legal assistant/legal secretary working in a litigation practice setting strongly preferred.
Duties include, but are not limited to: Performing a full range of legal secretary duties in the support of up to five attorneys; preparing legal documents, pleadings, contracts and correspondence from draft or dictated text; managing attorney calendars and assisting in meeting deadlines; interfacing with clients; maintaining attorneys’ time entries for billing purposes; performing clerical duties such as scheduling appointments, taking dictation, composing and typing routine correspondence, scanning and converting various documents, and reading and routing incoming mail; processing incoming and outgoing mail; preparing PowerPoint documents for assigned attorneys’ speaking engagements; answering a multi-line telephone system, determining the purpose of calls and transferring callers to appropriate personnel; filing correspondence and legal documents in office filing system; maintaining and organizing new and existing client files; ensuring proper indexing and filing of original legal documents; and preparing closed case files for off-site storage.
Exceptional people skills and a positive, can-do attitude.
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities and accommodate rush requests.
Team player, willing to support other team members and attorneys.
Strong communication, writing and organizational skills.
Ability to follow complex instructions and collect and analyze information.
Litigation experience a plus.
Typing minimum 50 WPM.
Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Experience using a legal time and billing system.
Knowledge and familiarity of federal and state court procedures and rules a major plus.
We offer an informal and collaborative team environment with a business casual dress code. Competitive compensation commensurate with experience. Flexible work schedule available.
Full-time salary: $15 to $18/hour. At least one year of legal secretary experience required. Apply through Indeed.com. Matasar Jacobs
Jan. 23, 2019: Paralegal (F/T) Middleburg Hts., OH.
Phillips & Mille seeks a highly motivated full-time paralegal for its elder law practice in its Middleburg Heights office. The ideal candidate must have two or more years of paralegal experience in the areas of estate plan drafting, Medicaid, guardianship administration, and probate and trust administration. Candidates without experience in the named areas will not be considered.
Candidate should have excellent writing/drafting, communication and organizational skills. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, pleasant with clients and able to work autonomously. This is an excellent opportunity to join an established firm and develop within a thriving and growing practice.
Phillips & Mille Co. LPA is a full-service law firm with offices in Middleburg Heights and Peninsula. The elder law practice consists primarily of estate planning, Medicaid, long-term care planning, probate, guardianship, and probate and trust litigation. Phillips & Mille offers paid time off and holidays, health insurance and a 401(k). Attorneys at Phillips & Mille are committed to providing personalized and quality legal services and maintaining relationships with clients.
Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to:
Phillips & Mille Co., LPA
Attn: Erica A. Skerl
7530 Lucerne Drive, Suite 200
Middleburg Heights, OH 44130
Jan. 23, 2019: Law Firm Assistant (P/T) Cleveland, OH.
Butcher Elder Law seeks a part-time estate planning and elder law firm assistant. We work with senior citizens and individuals with special needs and seek a personable, outgoing, cheerful and compassionate individual. The job requires strong customer service and computer skills, multitasking abilities and keen writing skills. Position could potentially become full-time. Potential candidates must submit a cover letter to be considered.
Responsibilities include: Formatting letters/documents; answering telephone calls; inputting data into client database; inputting information into software to assist in drafting wills, trusts and power of attorney documents; formatting and printing all estate planning documents for attorney meetings; assisting with document collection for Medicaid; maintaining timely communication with clients; assisting attorneys with drafting of probate forms and briefs; notarizing legal documents; receiving work from multiple attorneys; usage of Practice Management Software, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, Windows Operating Systemm, Microsoft Edge/Google Chrome and Microsoft 365; providing world-class service to all current and prospective clients; coordination on projects with other team members.
Send a cover letter with an explanation of why this job interests you, along with a resume and references, to email@example.com.
Jan. 17, 2019: Project Assistant (F/T) Cleveland, OH.
With more than 2,500 lawyers, including more than 400 lawyers in Europe and 200 lawyers in Asia, Jones Day ranks among the world's largest law firms. Jones Day seeks to employ the most qualified people for every position in order to continually deliver superior client service through professional excellence and teamwork. Jones Day offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits and career advancement opportunities in a stimulating work environment.
Primary responsibilities include providing general assistance to a project team in the banking, finance and securities practice. Duties include legal factual research with respect to client matters, including formation documents, entity good standings, litigation and lien searches, relevant markets and industry standards and practices; participation in due diligence and other reviews of client records and files; ordering and reviewing title work and surveys; identifying title and survey issues, negotiating title coverage and changes to surveys in order to correct title defects and issue clear title, and verifying accuracy of final insurance policies and surveys; maintaining databases of client records and due diligence materials; tracking delivery and receipt of documents, diligence materials and other deliverables; obtaining services from outside contractors, including corporate services, research services, filing services, duplicating services, bindery services and printers, and process billing and disbursement paperwork in connection with those services; under the supervision of an attorney, drafting, editing, conforming and otherwise assisting in the preparation of contracts, closing documents and other legal documents and correspondence; and organizing, preparing for and attending closings, including assisting attorneys in preparing closing documents, setting up the closing, overseeing the execution, recordation (if necessary) and delivery of agreements and documents, and handling post-closing matters.
• BA/BS degree.
• Paralegal certificate desired, but not required.
• Strong organizational and time management skills, including the ability to organize self and others.
• Strong analytical, research and communication skills; proficiency with computer-based word processing, spreadsheet and database applications and internet research; and a willingness to learn.
• Ability to work overtime as needed.
Potential candidates must complete an online application to be considered for this position. The application can be found on the Careers page of the Jones Day website at www.jonesday.com.
Jan. 11, 2019: Executive Legal Assistant (F/T) Akron, OH.
Brennan, Manna & Diamond LLC litigation department seeks executive legal assistant to work with its attorneys and clients on various civil litigations in both the state and federal court systems.
Candidate will be involved in each step of the litigation process, including (but not limited to): Opening files, preparing and filing pleadings, assisting in depositions and discovery, preparing binders and other materials for trial, and preparing and filing liens. Candidate must be able to prioritize, maintain and organize a large volume of files in a fast-paced environment. Candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Work, Excel) and Adobe Acrobat. Knowledge or experience with Juris, Olympus Dictation, Case Map, Time Map or Net Documents a plus.
Please contact Jeanie at 330-253-5060 ext. 138 or firstname.lastname@example.org with questions regarding this position. **Potential candidates should send resumes to Mary Miles at email@example.com.**