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Legal Assistant, Trust and Estates Litigation

Company: Harwood Lloyd, LLC
Location: Hackensack
Posted on: May 17, 2023

Job Description:

Legal Assistant Trust and Estates Litigation
Harwood Lloyd, LLC of Hackensack, NJ is looking to hire a full-time Legal Assistant with experience in Trust and Estates Litigation to join us in our Estates Department. Are you a forward-thinking team player who is determined to succeed? Would you like to work for a successful law firm that is not only known as being trustworthy and hardworking but also dedicated to giving back to our community? Are you an energetic problem solver that is passionate about the law? Do you want to be part of a diverse team that serves people from a variety of backgrounds and experiences? If so, please read on!
We offer a competitive benefits package for our full-time employees that includes health and dental insurance, long-term disability, firm-paid life insurance, a 401(k) plan with matching and profit sharing, generous paid time off allowance (PTO), and paid holidays. We also offer optional vision, cancer, short-term disability, and additional life insurance coverage. Perks like free flu shots, mid-week bagels, company outings, and much more are also enjoyed by our staff! If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please apply now!
Harwood Lloyd, LLC is a full-service law firm that proudly serves regional and individual clients by offering the personal attention and service of a boutique firm with the experience and quality of a large national firm.
Today, our firm has grown to a roster of over 35 attorneys, each of whom has been carefully selected to ensure that we can meet the increasing demand for high levels of sophistication in every segment of the metropolitan area's expanding market. Harwood Lloyd's talent has been recognized by top publications in the legal industry, including US News - Best Lawyers in America "Best Law Firms," 201 Magazine's Top Lawyers, and Super Lawyers.
Our team shares the common goal of providing clients with high-quality customer service and excellent legal representation. We strive to create an environment where employees feel empowered to thrive personally and professionally.
As a Legal Assistant in Trust and Estates Litigation, you work hand-in-hand with our personal attorneys, providing daily administrative support, prepare guardianships and pleadings, opening, maintaining and organize client files. Whether it's monitoring attorney's calendars and answering client calls, scheduling meetings or entering attorney's time using Omega, your accuracy, thoroughness, and attention to detail ensure that things are done right the first time.
Your positive, can-do attitude makes you a joy to work with for both clients and staff alike. While you are organized and love the satisfaction of getting things done, you are also a people person and enjoy interacting with clients, the courts, and colleagues throughout your workday. Though you are self-directed and able to work independently, you are also a team player who collaborates well with everyone at the firm to make things happen for our clients. You feel great about working for an ethical firm where customer service is a priority and you can feel good about helping people through difficult times in their lives.

  • At least 2 years of customer service experience
  • Previous litigation experience with knowledge of Surrogate Court filings, court procedures, Probate and Elder Law (Medicaid a plus)
  • Excellent organizational skills with ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • The urgency to provide above-and-beyond customer service

    Are you able to prioritize tasks effectively? Can you function under pressure from deadlines? Do you have excellent communication skills? Are you flexible and resilient in an ever-evolving atmosphere? Do you exhibit sound judgment? Can you maintain strict confidentiality? If so, then you might just be perfect for this Legal Assistant position!
    This is a full-time, Monday-Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm position.
    If you feel that you would be right for this Legal Assistant Trust and Estates Litigation position at our law firm, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!

Keywords: Harwood Lloyd, LLC, Hackensack , Legal Assistant, Trust and Estates Litigation, Legal , Hackensack, New Jersey

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