Business and Wealth Preservation Paralegal

RCO Law is currently searching for a highly motivated, independent, and detail-oriented Paralegal to support our Business and Wealth Preservation Practice Groups. Skills and attributes should include but not be limited to:

  • Drafting routine legal transactional, real estate and estate planning documents for review by supervising attorney
  • Preparation of probate forms in various regional courts in NW Ohio and SE Michigan for review by supervising attorney
  • Perform UCC searches
  • Recording of deeds and other legal documents
  • Assist with due diligence to include review of contracts, title commitments and surveys, and coordinate and implement closings
  • Direct client interface, including keeping clients informed and escalating concerns as appropriate
  • Drafting routine correspondence
  • Assist with trust administration and related document preparation for review by supervising attorney
  • Familiarity with local, regional and state-level administrative agency procedural rules, including e-filing documents in appropriate agencies

Job Requirements:

  • Candidate should possess a paralegal certification by the Ohio State Bar Association (or equivalent), with undergraduate degree preferred;
  • Minimum of three years of law firm or similar experience in areas of estate planning, probate, real estate and business transactions, with familiarity with Michigan probate courts strongly preferred;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including interpersonal communications with co-workers, clients, opposing counsel, vendors, and court staff;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 and Adobe Acrobat applications;
  • Strong attention to detail; self-starter; ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment; and enthusiasm for working as part of a team.
  • US work authorization

Job Type: Full-time but with flexibility

Work Location:

  • Primarily based out of the Firm’s Toledo office but limited travel to the Firm’s Waterville and Findlay offices, with potential for periodic remote work;

Compensation: salary commensurate with experience and qualifications, and bonus potential; benefits include health care, paid time off, life insurance and 401k deferred compensation.

Interested and qualified candidates should respond to:
Richard Ruppel, Firm Administrator, rruppel@rcolaw.com

 

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