Opportunities

Monzingo Jobs

Civil Litigation/Family Law Paralegal – Hybrid Remote

Remote/Hybrid for Fairfield County and New Haven County, Connecticut, residents only:

A premier Connecticut Family Law firm is seeking a full-time Paralegal to join the team! You will provide paralegal support to attorneys in family law matters. The successful candidate will be familiar with Connecticut court procedures and proficient with preparing attorneys for trials, hearings, and mediations.

Ideally, the candidate will be in Fairfield County, but the position is primarily remote, with 2-4 days “per month”  in-office in New Canaan, and thus all candidates willing to occasionally commute will be considered. The firm represents clients throughout Connecticut with primary offices in New Canaan, Stamford, Hartford, New Haven, and Groton.

Must be proficient using MS Word and Excel. Familiarity with Family Law Software is a plus.

The Firm offers a competitive salary, matching 401k, contributory health insurance, and robust PTO.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct family law case file intake, analyze case facts, organize, calendar, and prepare files for attorneys’ review.
  • Assist with the drafting and reviewing of legal documents.
  • Record and store client information (paperless office).
  • Prepare Excel spreadsheets summarizing financial case data.
  • Prepare files for Court for attorneys.
  • Docketing and filing.
  • Keep attorneys and clients on schedule with file deadlines, calendar, court dates, and mediation.
  • Trial, Hearings and Mediation preparation in all respects – from file inception to conclusion.

Qualifications

  • Previous experience as a Paralegal in a family law litigation role is preferred, but not required.
  • A minimum of two years of experience as a paralegal or legal assistant.
  • Paralegal Certificate or Degree preferred.
  • Ability to prioritize and streamline.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Deadline and detail oriented.
  • Impeccable work ethic.
  • Familiarity with Connecticut court procedures.

Skills

  • Proficient in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Familiarity with Clio or MyCase software is a plus
  • Family Law Software is a plus
  • Advanced typing, proofing, writing, and communicating
  • Excellent follow-up and follow-through
  • Superior client service approach
  • Outstanding phone demeanor and skill

Perks

  • Primarily a remote work role, with 2-4 days per month in the office as needed.
  • Hours are 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday.
  • Salary/compensation commensurate with experience.
  • Health Insurance (80% employer contribution).
  • 5% 401k match.
  • Generous PTO policy.

Apply

Please submit a resume and summary of qualifications related to the above requirements. All inquiries are held in complete confidence. Will consider an experienced legal assistant or paralegal without family law experience.

Back to All Jobs
  • Upload CV / Resume / Other Documents
  • Drop files here or
    Max. file size: 300 MB.
    • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

    Share this job with others

    Remote/Hybrid for Fairfield County and New Haven County, Connecticut, residents only:

    A premier Connecticut Family Law firm is seeking a full-time Paralegal to join the team! You will provide paralegal support to attorneys in family law matters. The successful candidate will be familiar with Connecticut court procedures and proficient with preparing attorneys for trials, hearings, and mediations.

    Ideally, the candidate will be in Fairfield County, but the position is primarily remote, with 2-4 days “per month”  in-office in New Canaan, and thus all candidates willing to occasionally commute will be considered. The firm represents clients throughout Connecticut with primary offices in New Canaan, Stamford, Hartford, New Haven, and Groton.

    Must be proficient using MS Word and Excel. Familiarity with Family Law Software is a plus.

    The Firm offers a competitive salary, matching 401k, contributory health insurance, and robust PTO.

    Responsibilities

    • Conduct family law case file intake, analyze case facts, organize, calendar, and prepare files for attorneys’ review.
    • Assist with the drafting and reviewing of legal documents.
    • Record and store client information (paperless office).
    • Prepare Excel spreadsheets summarizing financial case data.
    • Prepare files for Court for attorneys.
    • Docketing and filing.
    • Keep attorneys and clients on schedule with file deadlines, calendar, court dates, and mediation.
    • Trial, Hearings and Mediation preparation in all respects – from file inception to conclusion.

    Qualifications

    • Previous experience as a Paralegal in a family law litigation role is preferred, but not required.
    • A minimum of two years of experience as a paralegal or legal assistant.
    • Paralegal Certificate or Degree preferred.
    • Ability to prioritize and streamline.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Deadline and detail oriented.
    • Impeccable work ethic.
    • Familiarity with Connecticut court procedures.

    Skills

    • Proficient in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
    • Familiarity with Clio or MyCase software is a plus
    • Family Law Software is a plus
    • Advanced typing, proofing, writing, and communicating
    • Excellent follow-up and follow-through
    • Superior client service approach
    • Outstanding phone demeanor and skill

    Perks

    • Primarily a remote work role, with 2-4 days per month in the office as needed.
    • Hours are 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday.
    • Salary/compensation commensurate with experience.
    • Health Insurance (80% employer contribution).
    • 5% 401k match.
    • Generous PTO policy.

    Apply

    Please submit a resume and summary of qualifications related to the above requirements. All inquiries are held in complete confidence. Will consider an experienced legal assistant or paralegal without family law experience.

    monzingo-emblem white

    Position Contact

    Mary Beth Monzingo Link, CPC
    (239) 770-8823 Direct | (800) 213-0991 Fax
    mb@monzingolegal.com