We are seeking a seasoned, steady and reliable professional for a Legal Intern position. Successful applicants will have a passion for customer service, a strong eye for detail, and a strong ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. The person filling this position will also have an interest in learning about estate planning, and must spend time outside of regular office hours reading to learn about our areas of the law. This is a great opportunity to develop a true profession. Very few folks leave the estate planning area once they are experienced, because it is so rewarding. No legal experience necessary.
This is a full-time position, but we will also consider part-time applicants.
Assists attorneys with estate planning and administration tasks
Assists with file organization for all assigned clients
Drafts and edits correspondence to clients and courts as needed
Assists with reception duties as needed
Completes other assigned administrative tasks as required, including mailings and filing
Some prior work or internship experience, ideally in an office or administrative role
Most recent year of experience must have been in the Austin area
Strong proofreading and editing skills
Excellent interpersonal communication skills, both on the telephone and in person
Outstanding organizational abilities, including the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
High level of accuracy and attention to detail in written communication
Proficiency in a PC environment, experience in both word processing and spreadsheet software
Willing to spend time outside of office hours reading to learn about our areas of the law
College degree preferred
Legal experience is NOT required
$10-$12 per hour to start, no upper limit for great performance.
The Greening Law Firm, P.C. is a private law firm in downtown Austin comprised of three attorneys plus administrative staff. We limit our practice to estate planning, estate administration and elder law. We strive to provide a work environment that enables every Team Member to reach the highest possible level of professional and personal fulfillment.
NO phone calls, emails, or walk-ins. Please mail your cover letter, resume, and salary history to:
The Greening Law Firm, P.C.
506 West 15th Street
Austin, TX 78701
Qualified applicants will be contacted directly for an interview.