Legal Administrative Assistant – Probate & Estate Planning

Miller Johnson is seeking an experienced full-time Probate & Estate Planning Legal Administrative Assistant for our downtown Grand Rapids office.


  • Coordinating administrative and legal practice tasks and projects for attorneys
  • Calendaring and coordinating meetings, appointments, deadlines, tasks, and conference calls
  • Preparing new client intake materials; opening new client matters; billing activities
  • Client interaction by phone, email and in person
  • Preparing, editing, proofreading, and assembling legal documents and correspondence
  • Processing business, agency, and court forms
  • Notarizing and/or witnessing documents as needed

Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years administrative experience
  • Probate and estate planning experience required; Medicaid experience a plus
  • Advanced knowledge and proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and PDF creation
  • Excellent grammar, proofreading, and communication skills
  • Knowledge of court and agency processes and procedures
  • Exceptional client service, discretion, and judgment to ensure client confidentiality
  • Self-motivated with the ability to be flexible and work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
  • Proactive, organized and detail-oriented

At Miller Johnson, we believe in fostering an exceptional work experience that includes a healthy work-life balance, an inclusive culture that values uniquely talented team members, and a technologically advanced environment.  We offer competitive wages, flexible scheduling, paid time off, and annual performance reviews.  Our benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability insurance, long-term care insurance, 12 weeks paid parental leave, tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance, and a 401(k) retirement plan. EOE.