Are you energetic, passionate, and driven? Do you want to do work that matters? Do you believe the best work environments are collaborative? Do you want to work for a company with an award-winning culture and a 10-year growth plan?

If your answers are yes, we’d love to hear from you. Send us your resume at Iwanttobe@theprobatepro.com. Yeah, you read that right.

Paralegal – Chicago Office

Chicago, IL

The Probate Pro (www.TheProbatePro.com), a division of the Darren Findling Law Firm, PLC, is a growing probate, estate planning, and elder law firm with offices in Michigan, Illinois, Ohio and Florida. The Probate Pro is seeking a paralegal for its Chicago, IL office.

Responsibilities

  • Drafting, filing, and serving pleadings, including motions, petitions, orders, inventories, accounts, notices, and other probate-related pleadings
  • Communicating with clients, courts, and counsel, including scheduling and confirming appointments and hearing dates
  • Scanning and filing documents; Monitoring deadlines
  • Managing a caseload from start to finish with assistance from the supervising attorney
  • Answer phones, manage incoming and outgoing mail
  • Manage and organize client files, both electronic and physical documents

Requirements

  • Minimum 1 year supporting attorneys and 1 year experience in e-filing systems
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and ability to follow-through
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Adapts well to change and maintains a positive attitude under stress
  • Ability to multitask and stay focused on the most important and urgent issues
  • Results-oriented and assume a level of ownership in work product
  • Proactive and thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Adoption of our core values
  • Computer skills, including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to work overtime occasionally to meet deadlines

Preferred

  • Experience in probate: handling deceased estates, trust estates, and handling guardianship matters
  • Timeslips, Hot Docs and Adobe Acrobat

Perks of the Job

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical and prescription benefits
  • Dental and vision benefits
  • Health savings account
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid time off
  • 401k profit sharing program (not a match – no employee contribution required!)
  • Amazing workplace culture with frequent staff lunches, chair massages, and quarterly social events

 

If you think you can hang with us, then we invite you to apply.

About Us

The Darren Findling Law Firm, PLC is a dynamic law firm based in Royal Oak, Michigan with about 25 attorneys and 50 employees total. We work hard and we play hard. We were named by Crain’s Detroit as a Cool Place to Work in 2018. In 2019, we were honored by Law Firm 500 as one of the fastest growing firms in the country. We pride ourselves in being the fastest to the courthouse to file and in telling it like it is, one of our core values. In an effort to reach greatness, we uphold our commitments to each other and our clients while solving complex problems. If this sounds like a company you want to be a part of, we look forward to meeting you.

The Darren Findling Law Firm is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.