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Paralegal Assistant - Trusts & Estates Data Clerk

Company: Husch Blackwell
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Husch Blackwell LLPis a full-service litigation and business law firm with multiple locations across the United States, serving clients with domestic and international operations.

At Husch Blackwell we believe that diverse, equitable and inclusive teams lead to better outcomes. Husch Blackwell is committed to retaining, recruiting, developing, and promoting talented lawyers and business professionals with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We foster an engaged, diverse, and inclusive team culture of accountability and purpose that makes our Firm and our communities better.

Our firm is committed to attracting and retaining professionals who value each other and the service we provide by embracing Teamwork, Collaboration, Client Service, and Innovation. If you are a motivated professional looking for a long-term fit where you can grow in a role, and will be valued and empowered, then we invite you to apply to our Trusts & EstatesParalegal Assistant/Data Clerkposition in ourSt. Louis, MO office.

The Paralegal Assistant is responsible for providing support to attorneys and paralegals in the Trusts & Estates/Private Wealth practice by assisting with document, file and data organization and management. Essential job functions include:

  • Assist with estate planning and corporate file/data management.
  • Learn/develop technical proficiency in database use and management; internet/electronic research; and project folder/electronic file maintenance.
  • Create, maintain and organize existing files.
  • Scan documents and save into document management system.
  • Assist with data entry in case management system.
  • Assist paralegals with overflow duties.
  • Meet annual targeted billable hours of 1,000.
  • Assist with other tasks as assigned.
  • Ability to read and comprehend both estate planning and corporate documents.
  • Ability to provide exceptional service, internally and externally, and to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to interact in a professional and courteous manner with clients and employees at all times; professional appearance required.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team; ability and willingness to adapt to changing business demands.
  • Ability to produce acceptable amount of work efficiently and accurately; ability to produce quality final work product.
  • Ability to be task-oriented and take direction from paralegals on a project basis. POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
    • Associate's degree or equivalent preferred.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
    • Familiarity with Estate Planning documents helpful.
    • Exceptional attention to detail.
    • Excellent communication, analytical, and organizational skills; strong writing skills required.
    • Proven success working in a fast-paced, continually changing environment.
    • Ability to prioritize; excellent time management.
    • Ability to work well under pressure, multi-task efficiently and be an independent thinker.

      The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities, or requirements. The Firm will provide reasonable accommodations as necessary to allow an individual with a disability to apply for and/or perform the essential functions of a position. Please reach out to our HR team to request an accommodation.

      When applying please include a cover letter, r--sum--, and salary requirements.

      EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Vet.Principal Applicants Only.

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