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Company: Shepherd Elder Law Group, LLC
Location: Shawnee Mission
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Summary Shepherd Elder Law Group has an immediate need for a paralegal to join our team in Overland Park, KS. Our firm's focus is elder law, estate planning, and special needs planning.The ideal candidate will have the ability to adapt to a variety of different situations while possessing a personable and friendly demeanor. Candidate must also be organized, technologically savvy, as well as a strong communicator and writer. A compassionate commitment to helping the elderly and special needs populations is a prerequisite. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Providing support to attorneys in resolving routine and unique legal issues. Researching and analyzing law sources, statutes, recorded judicial decisions. Drafting legal notices, contract amendments, memoranda, etc. Additional duties as assigned. Qualifications The ideal candidate will be an experienced professional who has a strong work ethic and possesses the following: Minimum 5 years of office work experience, including at least 1-2 years' experience as a paralegal/legal assistant. Estate planning experience is preferred. Medicaid and Probate experience is a plus. Excellent oral and written communication skills. An exceptional ability to pay attention to detail. Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously. The ability to take direction well and an ability to approach the work as an opportunity to learn. The ability to work both independently and as a collaborative team member. Demonstrated ability to ramp up quickly with minimal training and contribute immediately in a challenging and fast paced environment. The confidence and comfort necessary to stand up for the interests of the firm and its clients. A high level of professionalism, integrity, reliability, discretion and confidentiality. Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite and the ability to navigate information technology systems generally; IT/computer troubleshooting and Clio skills are a plus. Passion for what you do and a positive outlook.Salary: Commensurate with experience.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Health insurance Paid time off Vision insuranceSchedule: Monday to FridayWork Location: One location

Keywords: Shepherd Elder Law Group, LLC, Kansas City , Paralegal, Legal , Shawnee Mission, Kansas

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