We are looking for an energetic, customer-service focused paralegal to serve our Business & Finance and Private Client teams in Taft’s Columbus office.
We are seeking a Paralegal with 3+ years’ experience supporting our Columbus office as a Paralegal working with both the Business & Finance and Private client teams. Paralegals serve clients by providing administrative support to attorneys. All Taft employees operate under a “Client First” philosophy—in all things, we seek to provide exceptional services to our clients.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Follows the ethical requirements set forth by the Rules of Professional Conduct of the applicable jurisdiction
Clearly communicates in a concise, professional manner
Proactively supports attorneys, performing assigned duties under attorneys’ general supervision
Drafts routine legal documents and correspondence
Conducts research using all available resources including print and electronic sources
Corresponds with outside counsel, courts, filing agents and clients
Organizes and maintains files for each matter
Prioritizes work and monitors deadlines
Maintains calendar and schedule for client and attorney meetings
Enters, reviews and corrects time charges timely
Uses computerized litigation support, case management software and/or specialty practice area software when applicable
Arranges for procurement of outside services such as court reporters, expert witnesses and appraisers
Processes invoices for client disbursements and firm expenses for payment
Taft is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The information in this posting presents general duties, tasks and responsibilities but is not intended to be an exhaustive listing.
3+ years’ experience with Estate/Probate legal work.
Paralegal Certification, or equivalent combination of experience.
Proficient command of the English language and standard grammar rules.
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
Excellent communication and writing skills
Ability to adapt to workplace stressors and competing priorities
Maintain client confidentiality
Attention to detail
About Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
Our employees are people who thrive in a collaborative and fast-paced work environment. Taft’s lawyers and professional staff believe strongly in the value of our legal work. We believe that client service is our first, and most important, job. At Taft, success is measured in more than billable hours. This philosophy allows us to be active participants and leaders in our communities. Taft can help you create a long, rewarding and meaningful career.
We look for talented, dynamic and innovative thinkers for our legal team. If you’re interested in Taft, we encourage you to review our open positions and learn more about our firm.