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Estate Planning & 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 eratka@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 eratka@jonesfoster.com.