Employer

Halbach Szwarc Law Firm

Location

Hybrid Position with travel to Sioux Falls, SD

Job Details

About Halbach Szwarc Law Firm: South Dakota’s newest full-service law firm based in the historic Cathedral Neighborhood in downtown Sioux Falls, Halbach|Szwarc Law Firm is committed to delivering exceptional legal services across the United States and beyond. With a focus on integrity, professionalism, and client satisfaction, our group of experienced attorneys and paralegals provides comprehensive legal solutions across various practice areas as a hybrid and fully-remote team.

Job Overview: We are currently seeking a talented and experienced Paralegal to contribute to the success and growth of our hybrid law firm. The successful candidate will, under the direct supervision of an attorney, play a crucial role in supporting our attorneys in a variety of legal maters, with a primary focus on business and family law cases. This position is a remote position, but may require regular, in-person contact in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Responsibilities:

1. Document Preparation: Assist in drafting and editing legal documents, including but not limited to contracts, pleadings, motions, and other legal correspondence.

2. Corporate Filings: Assist in preparing and filing corporate filings, including, but not limited to Secretary of State filings, Corporate Transparency Act filings, and IRS filings.

3. Case Management: Manage and organize case files. Ensure all relevant documents and information are accurately maintained and easily accessible. Assist in scheduling and coordinating in-person and virtual meetings, hearings, and court appearances.

4. Client Interaction: Communicate with clients to gather necessary information, provide updates on case status, and address any client inquiries under the guidance of attorneys. Utilize technology for effective virtual communication.

5. Court Filings: Prepare and file legal documents with courts, administrative agencies, and other relevant entities. Ensure compliance with court rules and deadlines, leveraging technology for remote filings.

6. Limited Legal Research: Conduct limited legal research on relevant statutes, regulations, and case law to support attorneys in preparing legal documents.

7. Legal Support: Provide general administrative support to attorneys, including scheduling virtual appointments, managing virtual calendars, and handling phone calls. Embrace and utilize technology tools provided by the firm.

8. Stay Informed: Stay abreast of changes in relevant laws, regulations, and legal trends affecting business and family law. Contribute to ongoing professional development.

Qualifications:

1. Bachelor's degree in any field, equivalent paralegal certification, or equivalent law firm experience.

2. Proven experience as a paralegal or legal assistant, with a focus on business and family law.

3. Strong research, writing, and organizational skills.

4. Proficiency in legal research tools and Microsoft Office Suite.

5. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for remote work and collaboration.

6. Detail-oriented and organized self-starter.

7. Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a hybrid, technology-driven environment.

8. Familiarity with case management software is a plus.

Benefits:

• Competitive salary commensurate with experience.

• Unlimited PTO.

• Monthly Health Insurance Stipend.

• Monthly Technology Stipend.

• Bonus eligible.

• Competitive 401(k) and Profit Sharing.

• Paid Continuing Education Expenses

• Opportunities for professional development and advancement within the firm.

• Collaborative and positive work environment.

Application Information

If you are a motivated, detailed oriented, and personable individual with a commitment to excellence, we invite you to apply for the Paralegal position at Halbach Szwarc Law Firm. Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience to Alex Halbach at alexh@halbachlawfirm.com and Emily Maurice at emilym@halbachlawfirm.com. Applications will be accepted until March 15.

Halbach Szwarc Law Firm is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in the workplace. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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