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Indiana Paralegal Association

IPA's Job Bank

Among the many benefits of membership with the Indiana Paralegal Association is the popular job bank. Members have access to contact information for these positions through the Members Section of the website.  Below we have listed the current openings posted to our job bank. In order to review the listing with contact information, please click here and log in using your email address and password, then click on Members Only, then Paralegal Career Center, then IPA Job Bank.  If you are not a member and would like information on joining the association, please contact membership@indianaparalegals.org for assistance.

Employers and recruiters may post their paralegal job openings with us for the following fees:$50 for a 30-day listing; $75 for a 60-day listing; and $100 for a 90-day listing.  If you would like to list a job opening with us, please contact the Job Bank Director at jobbank@indianaparalegals.org.  Your listing will reach our entire membership. Email your job listing in Word format to the Job Bank Director, and feel free to review the postings below for ideas on preparing your own listing.

Only ads containing a job description considered appropriate for the skill set of a paralegal will be considered for posting.

Current Job Bank Listings    Updated on December 6, 2017

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Julie H. Johnson

IPA Job Bank Director

jobbank@indianaparalegals.org

  • 30 Nov 2017 8:46 AM | Julie Johnson (Administrator)

    Small, three attorney downtown medical malpractice defense firm is seeking a Litigation Paralegal to join and support its team approach to practice.  Ideal candidate will have extensive experience in gathering and summarizing pertinent documents including medical, employment, Social Security, military and medical expense records.  Other responsibilities include witness location, social media investigation, responding to discovery, and general litigation/trial assistance.  Position requires a Bachelor or Associate degree or paralegal certification.  Relevant experience including proficiency in MS Word, practice management and timekeeping software preferred.  Candidate must work well independently in a busy, yet quiet environment.  Competitive salary and benefits, including parking.

  • 27 Nov 2017 3:06 PM | Julie Johnson (Administrator)

    SUMMARY.  Small family law firm in the Keystone at the Crossing area is seeking an experienced Family Law Paralegal.  Our current paralegal of 15-years is moving on.  The new candidate will be responsible for assisting 3-4 attorneys in all areas of legal operations and administration. The position is full time with paid vacation, paid holidays, health insurance, 401(k) matching, and basic life/short term disability insurance. Salary is negotiable and will be based on experience.

    DUTIES.  Preparing legal documents and correspondence including, but not limited to, QDRO’s, IRA Transfer Orders and related forms, basic and complex pleadings, marital estate division summaries, basic and complex Discovery to parties and non-parties, Subpoenas, quitclaim deeds, sales disclosures, Income Withholding Orders, appropriate forms to establish child support accounts.  Assisting attorneys with preparations for hearings and trials, including exhibits, communications with court staff, other attorneys and their staff, our clients and potential witnesses. Meeting and/or communicating with clients to assist with the completion of financial declaration forms, discovery and other case related matters as needed, e-filing documents with courts, as well as other litigation/administrative support functions and responsibilities as needed and required.

    QUALIFICATIONS. Must have a minimum of 3 years of family law experience in Indiana, educational background in Paralegal Studies and hold a paralegal certificate; Be a critical thinker and creative problem solver; Professional demeanor and positive communicator; Ability to work independently and as part of a team;      Excellent typing skills and computer literacy, including a solid understanding Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel applications; Be organized and detail oriented with the ability to multi-task; Highly motivated with the ability to manage her/his own time and tasks effectively.

  • 20 Nov 2017 11:46 AM | Julie Johnson (Administrator)

    A downtown mid-sized firm is seeking a Litigation Paralegal to support various insurance defense litigation matters.  Must be proficient at identifying sources of facts, evidence and information for purposes of requesting relevant documents and information; maintaining a diary or calendar for purposes of following up on information and record collection; summarizing  records, including but not limited to employment, tax or school; performing investigations, including but not limited to locating witnesses and developing facts relevant to case; responding to discovery requests; maintaining calendars; organizing files; and creating exhibits; assist in trial preparation.  Requires a Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree or Paralegal Certification, supplemented by two years of paralegal experience in the Litigation practice area, proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Summation, and defense litigation experience preferred.  The firm offers competitive salary and benefits that includes employee medical coverage paid at 100%, contributions to an HSA, free parking and a casual work environment.

  • 20 Nov 2017 11:43 AM | Julie Johnson (Administrator)

    Location: Indianapolis – 96th Street

    Job Description:

    Law firm is searching for an experienced Paralegal to contribute to our dynamic Real Estate practice group. If you are a real estate paralegal and have an interest in land use planning, this job is for you.

    What you would do in this job:
    • Prepare, review, analyze and organize documents for real estate transactions.
    • Conduct title proceedings and closings.
    • Correspond with clients, title companies, surveyors and city and county offices.
    • Draft and record real estate documents.
    • Provide support to the attorneys in our Real Estate practice group by utilizing general knowledge of the workings of local and state government to research and apply a variety of land use laws and regulations.
    • Manage timelines, meet with clients and local government staff, prepare filings and supporting documents and coordinate a variety of activities related to complex zoning, planning, development, and economic incentive matters throughout Indiana.
    • Work closely with attorneys and clients on a wide range of other matters.

    What we would expect from you:
    • Energetic, organized, detail-orientated and disciplined, with the willingness to work hard.
    • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team, through effective communication and organizational strategies.
    • Ability to manage workflow and work under tight deadlines and other time constraints, with competing and shifting priorities.
    • Knowledge and commitment of the utilization of technology.
    • Ability to bill 1550 hours, annually, to meet the firm’s billing expectations for paralegals.
    • Strong project management skills.
    • Strong commitment to client service.

    Job Requirements:

    Qualified candidates will meet the following requirements:
    • A paralegal certificate or 4-year college degree in Urban Planning preferred.
    • 3-5 years of previous real estate experience, including closings, title commitments or land and zoning regulations strongly preferred.
    • Proficient with computer applications (particularly with the use of graphics).
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • 21 Sep 2017 9:21 AM | Julie Johnson (Administrator)

    Firm Information:

    Our firm is mostly virtual in nature and comprised of one lawyer and one legal assistant; however, we often partner with other attorneys and will meet clients as necessary at our office location.

    Our work involves a mixture of bundled and unbundled legal services which include quick document preparation and review, transactional representation, dispute resolution and litigation, primarily in the areas of asset protection, business, construction, distributed energy, estate planning, finance, and nearly all things real estate.

    Primary Purpose:

    The primary purpose of the intake specialist/paralegal will be to work remotely and within our cloud-based management system as an independent contractor serving in two roles; one as the initial contact new clients have with our firm, acting as intake specialist, and the other as our paralegal.

    As an intake specialist, responsibilities include taking calls from prospective and current clients, collecting and maintaining client contact data, creating CRM matters (for future marketing campaigns), preparation and tracking of engagement agreements, processing marketing workflows, and other client relationship matters. On average, we get about two prospective client calls per day.

    As a paralegal, responsibilities include drafting a variety of title, transactional, and litigation-related documents in the above-referenced areas, managing associated case workflows, and being an amicable and knowledgeable liaison between attorney and client.

    Personal Requirements:

    Must be trustworthy, adaptable, a self-starter and good time manager
    Must be personable and at-ease with many personality types
    Must be detailed, organized, and open to constant improvement of the firm, us and yourself
    Must take ownership of prospective client/client relationships and respective cases

    Technical Requirements:

    Must possess or have immediate access to quiet space to converse with clients via telephone
    Must possess a reasonably fast PC computer with a minimum of two large screens (24”+)
    Must possess a black and white printer of good quality (only for occasional printing)
    Must possess a wired or wireless headset of good quality for VoIP telephone calls
    Must possess a fast internet connection (recommended hard-wired cable access at 180+ MB/sec)
    Must possess strong competence in the use of the following cloud-based software
    • Case management software (preferably Actionstep)
    • Document template development and assembly software (preferably HotDocs)
    • Microsoft Outlook 2016
    • Microsoft Word 2016
    • Adobe Acrobat Pro DC
    • Google Chrome
    Must possess moderate competence in the use of the following software/systems
    • VoIP phone system (preferably RingCentral)
    • E-filing software (preferably FileTime and CM/ECF)
    • Microsoft Excel 2016
    • Stamps.com
    Experience/competence in working with and integrating the following social media would be a plus:
    • WordPress website and blog design and maintenance
    • LinkedIn
    • Facebook

    Time & Compensation:

    We recognized that the technical requirements are high so the firm may be able to help
    Expected number of hours per week: initially 20-30 (or more as we accommodate more clients)
    Paid as an independent contractor under written engagement
    Compensation will be negotiated based upon the number of qualifications met
    Compensation will reflect our broader expectations for this working arrangement

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Last Updated 12/31/2017

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