Established Bloomington, Illinois law firm seeks paralegal\legal assistant for a full time position in the areas of real estate, estate planning, estate administration, trust, corporate and business and general firm matters. Duties include document preparation, such as wills, trusts, powers of attorney, pleadings, contracts, deeds, settlement sheets, letters, corporate reports and agreements. Candidate will be responsible for coordinating attorney calendars, handling client phone and email messages and inputting time and billing data. The firm is seeking a well-organized, detail-oriented, hardworking, confident, respectful, trustworthy individual who will have a positive impact on the firm’s clients and existing office staff. Candidate must be proficient with Windows 7, Microsoft Office 2010 (Word, Excel and Outlook) and type at least 50 words a minute. Candidate must be able to proof-read documents for spelling, formatting and accuracy, be professional in demeanor and have the ability to think critically and be a problem-solver.
Previous work experience in a law firm is a plus, but not a requirement. Willing to train a candidate that exemplifies the qualities listed above.
For consideration please send a resume with cover letter to the e-mail listed above.
All applications will remain confidential.
Attractive benefits package.