Mansour Gavin, LPA, is currently seeking a paralegal to support its Estate Planning and Probate group. This position will alternate between the firm’s Cleveland and Independence offices.
Candidate will primarily provide support to attorneys in the firm’s estate planning and probate group including preparation of probate forms, estate planning documents and correspondence; communication with clients; assistance with administration of estates, guardianships and trusts including review of documents and records provided by clients, CPAs, banks and corporate fiduciaries; analysis of financial records and identification and valuation of assets held at death utilizing IRS-approved methods; preparation of inventories and Fiduciary and Trust Accountings; management of checkbooks for estate, guardianship and trust funds and accounting of funds received and expended; and case and calendar management. A paralegal certificate or degree is a plus but not required. In addition to paralegal assignments, candidate will be expected to manage incoming calls, scheduling, and administrative support at least two days per week.
Must be able to learn and use firm practice management, time and billing, and probate software. Proficiency in the Microsoft suite of products including Word and Excel is required.
Candidate should be organized, able to exercise independent judgment, problem solve and prioritize workload. This position requires a strong work ethic and the ability to work independently and in a team environment. Solid writing and proofreading skills are required. Candidate will be expected to exercise discretion in handling sensitive and confidential client information.
The firm offers: competitive compensation, 401(k)/profit sharing plan, paid holidays, vacation and sick time, a generous benefits package including health insurance with employer contribution to health savings plan, life insurance and disability. Interested applicants must submit a Cover Letter and Resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Founded in 1954 and based in Cleveland, Ohio, Mansour Gavin LPA is a growing firm with 21 lawyers and an additional office location in Independence. Mansour Gavin provides a wide range of legal services to individuals and many successful privately held and publicly traded corporations.