Estate Planning and Probate
Legal Assistant/Paralegal


Date posted: September 24, 2019


Ideal candidate will have 2-5 years of experience working in the areas of estate planning, probate or real estate. We are willing to train the right candidate that has attention to detail and a drive to succeed.

Salary based on experience.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Support attorneys and paralegals in a legal setting
  • Prepare estate planning documents for clients in Minnesota and Wisconsin
  • Witness estate planning documents
  • Copy and organize signed documents for clients
  • File opening - both physical and in case management system and billing software
  • Perform transcription
  • Schedule meetings and arrange conference rooms
  • Maintain attorney calendar
  • Manage attorney client list
  • Process incoming mail by scanning and filing in physical file
  • Process outgoing mail and packages to be picked up
  • File organization, ongoing maintenance of all files
  • Prepare confidential and sensitive documents
  • Determine matters of top priority and handle accordingly
  • Receptionist backup
  • Comprehensive decision-making skills
  • Verbal and written communication with the Client as directed by the supervising attorney
  • Locate and organize information and assets
  • Obtain death certificates
  • Correspond with banks, businesses, insurance companies, brokerage firms, employers, accountants and others to collect asset information
  • Communicate with court personnel as needed
  • Apply for employer identification numbers
  • Cooperate with Paralegals and other Legal Assistants
  • Provide back up for other Legal Assistants as needed

Computer proficiency on the following programs:

Computer proficiency on the following programs: Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook, Juris, Aderant Total Office, Adobe Acrobat, Powerpoint.


To apply please send resume and cover letter to:

Kim Pepera

Office Administrator
kpepera@eckberglammers.com


About Eckberg Lammers

Eckberg Lammers is a mid-size law firm with offices in Stillwater, MN and Hudson WI. Lyle Eckberg started practicing law 70 years ago and was the founding partner of our firm.We focus in three sectors of law: Individual, Business and Municipal. We work throughout the states of Minnesota and Wisconsin with our primary focus on the Twin Cities metro and western Wisconsin. We are proud to be a large part of our community with active participation by our attorneys and staff in several organizations. Eckberg Lammers is an Equal Opportunity Employer.






OFFICE LOCATIONS

Stillwater, MN Office

1809 Northwestern Avenue
Stillwater, MN 55082

Phone: 651-439-2878
Fax: 651-439-2923

Hudson, WI Office

430 2nd Street
Hudson, WI 54016

Phone: 715-386-3733
Fax: 715-386-6456


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