Wanted - Paralegal

Seeking an experienced and all-around awesome Family Law Paralegal

We are currently seeking an amazing Family Law Paralegal to join our Family Law Team.

This is a full-time position with stellar benefits including:

Unlimited PTO

(yes you read that right!)

Premium Healthcare

Paid Family Leave

Competitive Salary

…and more!
This is a full-time position in our Temecula, California office. This position reports directly to our firm’s Supervising Attorney. The successful candidate will join a progressive paralegal team in a positive environment, working with four lawyers well known in the community, and highly respected by both bench and bar.

We are looking for someone who is a good fit within our firm’s culture. This means teaming up with someone who shares the same passion for helping people through some of life’s most difficult moments. We insist on honesty and integrity. The right fit for this position will be someone of high moral character.

Position Overview

We operate from a set of core beliefs. These are our values and what shapes our law firm’s culture:

At Bennett & Bennett, we value the power of teamwork and collaboration. We are looking for a career-minded paralegal who exhibits the utmost in professionalism, and works cooperatively and enthusiastically in a family law, conservatorships, guardianships and general probate environment. The ability to work well as a team player and thrive in a fast-paced environment is essential. The ideal candidate must be a highly organized self-starter who can interface with our sophisticated Clientele and produce high-quality work. We are looking for someone who takes pride in anything they sign their name to. Our best candidate is someone who can produce high-quality work without compromising efficiency.

The Nuts & Bolts

This is a full-time position in our Temecula, California office. You will have your own office, fully equipped with a new iMac computer (we are a Mac-based office) and whatever tools you need to be productive.

This position reports directly to our firm’s Supervising Attorney. The right person for this job is decisive, thoughtful, and self-motivated. We are looking for someone who is a good fit within our firm’s culture. This means teaming up with someone who shares the same passion for helping people through some of life’s most difficult moments. We insist on honesty and integrity. The right fit for this position will be someone of high moral character.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • Paralegal certificate with all continuing education requirements met;
  • 5+ years California paralegal experience in family law and/or probate (significant family law experience preferred, extensive civil litigation experience will be considered);
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Polished and professional manner and appearance;
  • Excellent attendance record;
  • Providing outstanding customer service to Clients, vendors and business affiliates;

  • Proficient in MS Word; Essential Forms, Legal Solutions and/or LawYaw;

  • Strong typing skills;
  • Dissomaster/XSpouse, Propertizer a plus;
  • Preparation and organization of case pleadings, notes and legal documents relating to Family Law, Guardianships, Conservatorships, Wills, Trusts and civil discovery matters;

  • Knowledge of local practices, court forms, rules and filing procedures;

  • Ability to maintain attorney calendars and scheduling;

  • Preparing attorneys for hearings and trials;

  • Conducts oneself as a career professional (not just an ordinary “job”); and
  • Knowledge and use of Apple (iMac) computers, iPhones, iPads a plus.
Compensation: Highly competitive and commensurate with experience.

Team Bennett Benefits

Did we forget to mention all of the Team Bennett perks? We may be a small team, but we’re growing quickly. Our Small-But-Mighty team is full of talented and motivated individuals who love what they do and actually look forward to coming to work every day. That being said, these awesome benefits don’t hurt either:
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off: We expect our team members to deliver exceptional results to our clients, and we reward that hard work by giving them unparalleled flexibility. We know high-performing legal professionals excel when they are healthy, happy, and well-rested. That’s why we allow our full-time employees to take as much time off as needed to do their best work;
  • Party Like It’s Your Birthday: Walking into work on your birthday? Whomp, whomp. At Bennett & Bennett, we offer PTO for every team member on their birthday. So hit the beach, relax at the spa, chill at a winery – we don’t care what you do, just don’t come to work!
  • 401(k) Plan: We offer a generous 401(k) program with employer matching;
  • Health Insurance: Our firm provides premium health insurance with full medical and vision benefits;
  • We LOVE our Team: What can we say? We really like each other! From quarterly team-building events (think, stand-up-paddleboarding and go-cart racing), to Friday champagne toasts, we are always looking for opportunities to kick off our shoes and have some fun.

Application Instructions

*Please do not call or fax our office regarding this job posting. Eligible candidates will be contacted for an interview, which may initially be via Internet video conferencing.

What We Do

We are a premium experience law firm, in business to create value and unparalleled results for our Clients, our Colleagues and our Owners. Our mission is to create certainty for our Clients, deliver the wisdom and protection of an elite inner circle, and deploy strategies to overcome challenges and succeed at life.

We come alongside the Clients we serve to help them worry less, live productively, and step into their full potential.

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