Virtual Family Law Paralegal

$8.00 / Per Hour
Part Time
Jul 14, 2021

Job Overview

Are you more productive and focused when not dealing with office distractions?

Are you interested in working for a firm that allows you the freedom and independence to work the way you are most effective?

We have an exciting opportunity for the right candidate! Our law firm is exclusively dedicated to divorce and family law practice. We are looking for an experienced family law paralegal to join our growing team of professionals. This is a remote position, which means you will enjoy a great deal of freedom and independence but must be highly disciplined and reliable. Prior Virginia family law experience (3 years minimum) is required.

Responsibilities:

1. Drafting legal documents and correspondence

2. Assembling and filing legal packages by mail

3. Conducting basic legal research

4. Completing court forms and filings

5. Calendaring and keeping track of deadlines

6. Arranging service of process

7. Processing scanned mail

8. Submitting documents via mail, email, fax and courier

9. Some phone duties

10. Timekeeping and entering client expenses

11. Client onboarding, case opening/closing

12. Keeping track of case progress

13. Documenting and updating the firm’s standard operating procedures related to the position

14. Performing additional duties as needed

15. Social media management/website posting/management

Ideal candidate should have these qualities:

- Self-starter

- Reliable and highly responsive

- Detail-oriented

- Exceptionally organized

- Problem solver

- Fast learner

- Efficient

- Growth-minded

- Positive attitude

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills

- Proficient proofreading skills

- Ability to work independently

- Works well with others

- Exceptional computer skills (more than just computer literate)

Education & Experience

· Virginia Family Law: 3 years (Required)

· Paralegal/Legal Assistant: 3 years (Required)

· High school or equivalent (Required)

· Associate’s Degree (Preferred)

· Proficient with cloud-based applications and VOIP phone systems

· High level of computer literacy

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter explaining why you are the perfect candidate for this position. Selected candidates will be required to provide references. You must also answer the application questions and complete the skill assessment that is sent to you when applying.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract

Pay: $8.00 per hour

Benefits:

Flexible schedule

Schedule:

Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):

Are you currently employed? If so, what would you change about your current job?

Describe your current remote-work setup, including your surroundings/work environment, network speed, office equipment, software, etc.

Experience:

Virginia Family Law: 3 years (Preferred), but family law paralegal experience required.

Work Location:

One location

Work Remotely:

Yes

Skills Required

  • Admin Assistant
  • Email Management

Share with your friends