Paralegal – Estate Planning

Maple Grove Law Firm looking to hire a full-time, paralegal for its Estate Planning/Elder Law Dept. Paralegal degree requested, and 3+ yrs. exp. preferred. Must have a strong interest in and desire to learn all aspects of Estate Planning, Elder Law, and the associated documents. We can and will train you. Document drafting skills, attention to detail, excellent proofreading skills, and proficiency in Word are also required. Duties include paralegal & legal administrative/secretarial work.

Duties include:

Draft correspondence and pleadings as directed by attorneys. Under the direction of supervising attorney, prepare draft estate planning documents and correspondence. Prepare drafts of probate and guardianship/conservatorship pleadings, memoranda, affidavits, legal briefs, motions, discovery notices, subpoenas, contracts, and other documents. Provide client support. Conduct legal research.

Manage the attorney’s schedule. Other duties and tasks of a substantive legal nature as assigned. Legal skills, including research and legal writing. Familiarity with legal terminology, forms, procedures, and basic principles of law, especially those associated with the area of Estate Planning.

Ability to use computer and knowledge of various software packages: MS Word; MS Excel; MS Access; NetDocuments; legal billing program (ProLaw®); posting time records; e-mail; electronic calendaring; WestLaw® research, etc. estate planning-specific software packages such as CLEPRO. Strong proofreading, organizational skills, excellent communication skills, and attention to detail.

Other non-substantive legal duties and tasks as assigned.

Submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to

Job Type: Full-time

Negotiable/Dependent on experience


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program

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