This Job is Not for You.

This job is not for you if you are ok working for an uninspiring firm. This job is not for you if you can’t tell it like it is. This job is not for you if we can’t take you at your word. This job is not for you if thinking creatively or solving problems is too hard. This job is not for you if you don’t like change.

Still reading? Good. Do you want to do work that matters?  Do you believe that the best work environments are collaborative? Do you agree that people who don’t think like you create opportunities, not obstacles? Do you want to work for a company that is has a 10-year plan and is moving toward it with great momentum? Do you want to work for a company with an award-winning culture? Are you energetic, passionate, and driven?

If you think you can hang with us, we’d love to hear from you. Send us your resume here or to iwanttobe@theprobatepro.com. Yeah, you read that right.

Probate Attorney – Grand Rapids, MI

The Probate Pro (www.theprobatepro.com), a division of the Darren Findling Law Firm, PLC, a growing probate firm with offices in Michigan, Ohio and Illinois, is expanding to Grand Rapids. The Probate Pro seeks a dynamic, rising superstar attorney in the Kent County area. This attorney must possess strong entrepreneurial skills, be able to think outside the box, and have the desire to grow this business into a well-known brand in west Michigan. We are interested in candidates with experience in probate matters, including deceased estates, trust administration, guardianships, conservatorships, and related litigation. Preferred candidates may also have experience in one or more of the following: estate planning, special needs planning, Medicaid and VA planning, personal injury, or real estate matters such a quiet title proceedings.

Responsibilities:

  • Meeting with clients
  • Drafting, filing, and serving pleadings
  • Managing clients’ expectations and returning all calls within 24 hours during the week
  • Regular court appearances in the greater Kent County area and beyond
  • Managing a caseload from start to finish
  • Networking and building relationships to grow the business with the assistance of our marketing team

Requirements:

  • MI bar license
  • Current caseload or book of business
  • 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
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Adoption of our core values
  • Ability to travel for court hearings as needed
  • Ability to travel to Royal Oak, MI a few times a year for no more than a few days at a time

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!)
  • Payment of bar dues and malpractice insurance for attorneys
  • Continuing education
  • Amazing workplace culture with frequent staff lunches, chair massages, and quarterly social events

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. Also in 2018, 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.