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Incapacity & Guardianship Litigation Paralegal

Company: Keystone Law Firm
Location: Mesa
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Our law firm is looking for our next Incapacity & Guardianship/Litigation Case Manager! We are looking for a full-timer who can work from our office during our regular business hours.

This is not an entry-level position, you must have experience with Maricopa County Superior Court procedures, preferably in the probate division. You will assist our clients and our attorneys in a variety of probate court proceedings including guardianships, conservatorships, decedents estates, and contested will & trust matters.

--- Client-focused tasks include -

Case Managers at Keystone Law Firm are responsible for a wide variety of client, administrative and attorney-focused responsibilities.
--- Managing the guardianship and conservatorship processes.
--- Organizing client files.
--- Docketing and scheduling events.
--- Communicating updates and case status to clients.
--- Collect and track detailed information from our clients.
--- Be passionate about the client experience while remaining sensitive to client's needs
--- Be efficient, conscious and respectful of the client's budget.
--- Get affidavits and other statements that may be used as evidence in court
--- Witness and notarize documents
--- Plan, schedule and attend client and internal appointments
--- Facilitate client design and drafts appointments

Attorney Focused Tasks include -
--- Create first drafts of all initial documents.
--- Drafting documents by using custom templates.
--- Be familiar with recording procedures in Maricopa, Pinal and other Superior Courts of Arizona
--- Perform other tasks to assist our attorneys.
--- Gather and arrange evidence and other legal documents for attorney review and case preparation.
--- File exhibits, briefs, appeals and other legal documents with the court.
--- Demonstrate advanced knowledge and solid understanding of the practices, rules, regulations and procedures of incapacity, guardianship, estate planning and long-term care.

Administrative Focused Tasks -
--- Enters notes into our matter management system.
--- Responsible for accurate and detailed time tracking to facilitate client billing.
--- Uses proper grammar and spelling when interacting with clients.
--- Maintains data in our client database(s).
--- Be aware of the payment status of clients to ensure we are not working on unfunded matters.
--- Participate in other firm activities or tasks as assigned

--- The ideal candidate will have handled 50 or more similar matters in a fast paced legal environment.
--- Ability to type 60wpm.
--- Excellent grammar and phone voice.
--- Strong attention to detail

Keywords: Keystone Law Firm, Mesa , Incapacity & Guardianship Litigation Paralegal, Legal , Mesa, Arizona

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