Job Opening – Marital and Family Law Paralegal – Boca Raton, Florida

Marital and Family Law Firm specializing in high net worth clients is seeking another full-time Paralegal to join the firm.  Position demands candidate who is self-motivated, highly organized and can work well in a fast-paced, professional environment.  If you possess these skills and requirements, and pride yourself on making a difference through a dedication and commitment to excellence, both individually and as part of a successful team, we have a place for you.  All applications are held in strict confidence.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Associates Degree or equivalent
  • Florida Bar Certification and/or Certified Paralegal certifications preferred, but not required
  • 5+ years’ experience in family law, preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills
  • Professional demeanor
  • Responsible for meeting all attorney deadlines by keeping organized schedules and providing timely reminders
  • Multi-tasking skills to balance working with multiple attorneys on multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Must possess solid communication skills, be articulate and feel comfortable relaying information and conversing with various professionals, including attorneys, accountants, court offices and clients
  • Strong writing skills and command of proper grammar required
  • Knowledge of Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade court forms, practices and deadlines helpful
  • Efficiency in document production and attention to detail
  • Energetic attitude
  • Independent and driven will to succeed
  • Ability to work well within a group
  • Self-responsible and accountable personality
  • Self-satisfaction in helping others

Responsibilities

  • Prepare and draft correspondence, pleadings, discovery requests and discovery responses, including mandatory disclosure
  • Prepare financial disclosures, including financial affidavits and financial statements
  • Responsible for the collection and organization of documents and information received on all assigned cases
  • Prepare and review discovery and prepare summaries of same, as needed
  • Maintain effective communication with clients, attorneys, accountants, appraisers, investigators and others related to the case, including following up with each
  • Responsible for ensuring all deadlines are met
  • Assist in assembling records for depositions, hearing and trials
  • Prepare deposition, hearing and trial notebooks (hard copy and/or electronic copies)
  • Maintain organized system for effective follow up on various tasks assigned
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Benefits

  • Highly competitive salary and bonuses
  • Health/Dental/Vision insurance
  • 401K
  • Holidays
  • PTO

Submit all resumes to: mpr@gwpa.com

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