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 8, 2016

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Julie H. Johnson

IPA Job Bank Director

jobbank@indianaparalegals.org

  • 05 Dec 2016 9:17 AM | Julie Johnson (Administrator)

    Hospital seeking full time paralegal.  We bring together the latest technology, innovative procedures and the brightest, most compassionate people to serve our patients.  What differentiates these hospitals from the rest is while many hospitals have specific areas of expertise and high-quality outcomes for some conditions and procedures, these hospitals exhibit comprehensive and consistent quality across a range of conditions and procedures.  If a career in health care is your calling - and you share our mission of improving the health of our community by being attentive to the body, mind and spirit - then consider joining our family.

    Qualifications:
    • Associate degree in paralegal studies or bachelor’s degree in other areas with paralegal certificate as well as registered paralegal certification (such as RP, CP, or CLA) preferred or sufficient experience in lieu thereof.
    • Minimum of five years’ experience as a paralegal required.
    • Medical malpractice experience strongly desired.
    • Must have excellent computer skills and experience with Access, Word, Excel, Westlaw or Lexis Nexis and other products as required.
    • Must have excellent grammar, organization, proofreading and math skills.
    • Must be able to adapt self to various conditions and personalities encountered in the work environment. 
    • Registered Paralegal designation is highly desirable.

    Come join our highly supportive team and experience all of our growth potentials!

  • 22 Nov 2016 2:57 PM | Julie Johnson (Administrator)

    Top law firm is searching for an experienced Paralegal to contribute to our dynamic Real Estate practice group. Come work with our experienced lawyers who represent corporations, large and small developers, investors, retailers, financial and other institutional lenders, contractors, owners, landlords and tenants in all types of real estate legal issues.

    What you would do in this job:
    • Prepare, review, analyze & organize documents for real estate transactions.
    • Prepare, review, analyze & organize documents in connection with the formation and ongoing maintenance and governance of corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships and business trusts.
    • Assist with handling a wide range of corporate matters, such as mergers and acquisitions.
    • Conduct title proceedings and closings.
    • Correspond with clients, title companies, surveyors, city & county offices.
    • Draft and record real estate documents.

    • Maintain a calendar that includes dates and deadlines for filing pleadings, tax forms, claims, and making distributions.

    • Prepare and file pleadings and other documents required in the estate administration process.
    • Prepare and file income, gift, estate, and generation-skipping transfer tax returns.
    • Find and secure probate and non-probate assets.
    • Prepare an inventory listing of the assets beginning with the date of death.
    • Prepare an accounting from the date of death through the closing of the estate/trust process.
    • Advise on decedents' final bill payments.
    • Assist with the sale of estate property.
    • Transfer assets into the name of the estate, trust, or beneficiaries.
    • 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.

    Job Requirements:
    Desired skills and experience for the job:
    • A paralegal certificate or 4-year college degree preferred.
    • 3-5 years of previous real estate and/or estate/trust administration experience preferred.
    • Experience with general corporate matters, entity maintenance responsibilities, mergers and acquisitions and other business a plus.

     

  • 21 Nov 2016 11:41 AM | Julie Johnson (Administrator)

    Small firm with focus on domestic, criminal and appellate work looking for FT legal assistant/paralegal to help with drafting pleadings and discovery, preparing documents for filing, and assisting attorneys with all legal work.  Minimum 3-5 years experience required.  Salary based on experience.

  • 07 Nov 2016 1:43 PM | Julie Johnson (Administrator)

    Job Description

    A regional law firm is currently searching for an experienced litigation paralegal to join their downtown Indianapolis office. The successful candidate must have at least five years of experience as a Paralegal in the Litigation area.  This position will be supporting attorneys practicing in the personal injury (with medical record review), tort and insurance defense, product liability, and commercial litigation areas. Experience in criminal defense also a plus.

    Job Requirements

    • Paralegal certificate or Bachelor's degree
    • Five years of litigation experience
    • Knowledge of Indiana court procedures and rules
    • Experience with reviewing medical records
    • Experience with the discovery process
    • Proficient with drafting of court pleadings and required documents
    • Obtain and analyze various records and data
    • Document Database Management
    • Proficient with electronic filing
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
    • Exemplary organization and attention to detail skills
    • A high level of initiative and self-motivation
    • A flexible and team oriented disposition
    • A willingness to strive for the highest quality client service possible
    • Proficient with MS Word and database software
    • Ability to work well under deadlines
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work overtime as needed

    We offer a competitive salary (including bonus potential) and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, wellness program incentive and 401k/profit sharing retirement package.

  • 03 Nov 2016 4:07 PM | Julie Johnson (Administrator)

    Indianapolis plaintiff law firm is seeking to fill a paralegal (file manager) position in litigation department.  Full-time position.  Successful candidate would be expected to manage a heavy load of litigation cases from the point of complaint being filed through mediation.  Must be able to handle the high stress of the job.

    Must have plaintiff personal injury litigation experience.  Must be organized and self-motivated.  Candidate must possess strong communication, organizational, and analytical skills.  Must have knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).

  • 12 Oct 2016 2:15 PM | Julie Johnson (Administrator)

    Carmel Firm has immediate need for full time family law paralegal with one plus years of experience in a family law practice.  Candidate must have knowledge of trial rules; excellent written and verbal skills, including experience drafting pleadings and discovery.  This position requires client contact, experience with Microsoft Word, and Tabs 3 and Practice Master knowledge, a plus.  Experience in Estate and Probate paralegal work helpful, but not required.  Firm offers a competitive salary and benefit package.

  • 05 Aug 2016 7:57 AM | Julie Johnson (Administrator)

    Department:  Trust Legal, Tax & Estates

    Purpose of Position:
    Provides support for Trust Counsel in the Trust Legal, Tax & Estates department.   Incumbent recognizes the value of team dynamics when delivering exceptional customer service.  Incumbent is also responsible for ensuring compliance with Bank policies and regulations.  Independent judgment is required to plan, prioritize, and organize diversified tasks.

    Essential Functions:
    • Assists Trust Counsel by gathering and reviewing trust documents and performing first draft of legal synopses of trust documents for pre-acceptance
    • Assists Trust Counsel by gathering and reviewing trust documents and performing first draft of discretionary action synopses
    • Assists Trust Counsel by preparing first draft of other legal documents such as acceptances, occupancy agreements, releases, etc.
    • Reviews and records “future appointment” documents where Bank is named in a future fiduciary capacity under a trust agreement or will, prepares receipts and correspondence and maintains database for tracking future appointments
    • Works with obituary service to monitor deaths of beneficiaries in funded accounts and settlors/testators in future appointments
    • Assists with marketing events in which Trust Counsel is involved, including monthly attorney gatherings, biennial seminars, etc.
    • Accurately inputs, records and monitors data for recordkeeping
    • Handles miscellaneous administrative/secretarial functions, including but not limited to correspondence, special mailings, photocopying, and filing
    • Generates spreadsheets, forms, and follow-up lists for monitoring activity and for special projects.

    Requirements:
    • Paralegal certification from an accredited organization
    • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university, or comparable mix of education and experience
    • Minimum of five years’ legal experience in a law firm or in-house setting; minimum of two years supporting trust & estates activities is preferred
    • Thorough understanding of trust agreements and wills; prior experience drafting such agreements preferred
    • Proven written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to problem solve and work independently
    • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
    • Strong organization and time management skills and ability to prioritize tasks
    • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
    • Strong team orientation and demonstrated work ethic
    • Proven computer proficiency with Microsoft applications (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)

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