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Estate Planning and Probate Paralegal

We are seeking an experienced wills, trusts and estates paralegal to join our growing department.

Candidate should have strong experience in one or more of the following: preparing sophisticated estate planning documents, probating wills and administering trusts, preparing federal estate tax returns, preparing trust/estate accountings and administering guardianships. This position requires a detail-oriented, dynamic self-starter with excellent communication skills. Candidates will have a four year college degree or paralegal certification specializing in wills, trusts and estates. Applicable experience required.

Jones Foster provides a team-oriented working environment with a competitive salary and excellent benefits. Submit resume and salary requirements in confidence to hgriffin@jonesfoster.com.

Legal Word Processor

We are seeking a full-time Legal Word Processor to work in our West Palm Beach office. This position requires interaction on a daily basis with attorneys, secretaries, and other members of the support team. Individual must be detail-oriented as well as have excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as the ability to learn new applications. This position requires a team player that possesses a patient and helpful demeanor.

The responsibilities include:

• Produce, edit, and format intermediate and complex legal documents
• Check, proofread and correct own and others word processing output
• Other duties as assigned or needed

The requirements are:

• High School Diploma
• Type 60 words a minute
• Minimum 3+ years of experience in legal environment or law firm
• Full proficiency with advanced, multi-function word processing software including Microsoft Office Suite
   (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Access)
• Microsoft Office certification preferred
• Ability to use MS Word to create TOC and TOA
• Ability to perform tasks utilizing legal office software such as document management
• Organized, detailed oriented, and able to work independently to complete assignments

Jones Foster provides a team-oriented working environment with a competitive salary and excellent benefits. Submit resume and salary requirements in confidence to hgriffin@jonesfoster.com.