Are you a compassionate and driven individual with a passion for helping others? We strive to create a positive impact on people’s lives through a holistic approach to estate planning and business planning. Join us in making a difference and discover a fulfilling career that combines empathy and advocacy. If you would love to grow with us for the long-term, and you are able to support us to serve our clients as THE go to lawyers for families and small business owners in our community, please apply as follows:

Send us a letter that clearly conveys WHY you would be a great fit for our team with details about your past experience working directly with clients, working within various technology platforms, and how working with our office fits into your long-term career plans. Please include your base salary requirements.

If you know your Kolbe, Human Design, Enneagram Type, DISC, Gallup StrengthsFinder or any similar “work style” types, please include that information in your letter.

Please put “I’m THE ONE” in the subject line of your email and email to Any emails without the correct subject line won’t be opened.


Would you love to help families in our community do the right thing for the people they love? Are you self-motivated, easy to get along with, and detail oriented? If so, you might be the key team member we are seeking.

We are a family oriented entrepreneurial law firm with a mission of making the lives of families and small business owners better and we are seeking a sharp, driven, friendly paralegal or legal assistant to become part of our team for the long-term.


Assist attorneys in preparing and reviewing legal documents related to estate planning and business planning, including wills, trusts, partnership agreements and corporate documents.

Assist with estate and trust administration, including preparation of pleadings, inventories and accountings.

Conduct legal research and analysis to support attorneys in case preparation.

Maintain and organize client files, ensuring accuracy and confidentiality.

Communicate with clients to gather necessary information, answer inquiries, and provide updates on case progress.

Coordinate appointments, meetings and court appearances for attorneys.

Assist in the drafting and editing of legal correspondence and reports.

Collaborate with other team members to ensure a smooth workflow and provide excellent client service.

Stay updated on relevant laws, regulations, and industry trends related to estate planning and business planning.


Paralegal certification or relevant legal assistant experience.

Strong knowledge of estate planning and business planning concepts and procedures.

Exceptional organizational skills with keen attention to detail.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Proficiency in legal research and document management software.

Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion.

Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment;

Empathy, compassion, and a client-centered approach to legal assistance.

Full and part-time positions available. Salary negotiable based on experience. The ideal candidate will be able to take initiative on work that needs to be done and complete tasks with minimal hand holding. There is an opportunity for bonus compensation and benefits.

Coonen Law, PLLC

5035 Plainfield, NE, Suite A

Grand Rapids, MI 49525


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