Equivity is looking for a part-time virtual paralegal who is an expert with family law and has experience working as a family law paralegal in a law firm. The ideal candidate will also have experience with adoptions, guardianships, child custody, and/or child support, asset, and debt division calculations. If you have previously assisted family law attorneys remotely, take pride in your work, pay meticulous attention to the details, and are an experienced, technologically savvy, self-starter, we want to hear from you!
We are looking for paralegals with at least three years of family law experience and that have worked in a law firm within the last six months. The selected candidate will be very technologically adept and have excellent Word, Excel, and Adobe skills. In addition, the candidate should have experience working with cloud-based practice management software, preferably Clio.
More about our company:
Equivity provides virtual assistance to clients across the United States, with specialties in administrative, marketing, and paralegal support services. Equivity works closely with our clients to provide them with virtual paralegals who are experienced in their field and have successfully worked in a remote or virtual environment. Our law firm clients range from solo practitioners to multi-partner firms, and run across all specialty areas of law including litigation, family law, bankruptcy, real estate, and much more.
Our virtual paralegals work with a high degree of autonomy and are responsible for developing relationships with our clients. Because we provide extremely attentive service to our clients, you must be available to respond to client communications throughout the business day within one hour by email, phone, and text, You should also be available to work on projects throughout the hours of 9am – 6pm Eastern, Central, Mountain or Pacific Time. All of this work is done remotely, meaning that you can work from home.
The selected candidate would be hired as a part-time W-2 employee of Equivity, not a 1099 independent contractor. We are looking for somebody who has at least 20 hours per week of availability, and the pay rate is $20 per hour, with opportunities for advancement throughout your employment with Equivity. We are a growing business and are looking for a virtual paralegal who is excited to partner with us and is interested in a long-term role with our company.
3+ years of experience working as a paralegal in a family law practice in the U.S.
3+ years of experience working on contested divorce matters
Experience working in a high-volume family law practice
Experience taking a task from start to finish with minimal direction from supervising attorneys (self-starter, independent worker, problem solver)
Experience performing client intake
Proficiency in using a cloud-based practice management system/project management software, such as Clio or MyCase
Expert proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint
Proficient with Google suite of programs
Proficient with creating PDFs in Adobe, including features such as bookmarks and indexes
Experience with engagement letters, client invoicing, correspondence, document review and preparation
Experience drafting form motions
Availability to make and respond to calls in a professional setting between 9 AM and 6 PM Eastern, Central, Mountain or Pacific Time
Your own laptop and smart phone with broadband access to Internet
Quiet location in which to take phone calls
Experience using law firm bookkeeping software for invoicing and timekeeping would be a plus
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Qualities we are looking for:
Meticulous attention to detail
Excellent communication skills
Ability to work independently with limited oversight
To apply, please visit this link: https://equivity.recruitee.com/o/virtual-family-law-paralegal-14
Equivity is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. Equivity is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Equivity are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national original, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender orientation, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Equivity will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.