Montana Association of Legal Assistants*Paralegals


***Please note that jobs may only be posted for 14 days***



The Paralegal position performs a variety of paralegal functions for the Agency Legal Services Bureau, requiring the incumbent to work individually as well as with the attorneys, the management staff, and the Attorney General.

The incumbent performs paralegal and administrative duties involving research and analysis of legal information such as statutes, court decisions, codes, rules, regulations, and other sources for use by staff attorneys.

The paralegal is responsible for 120 monthly hourly billing requirements.


  • Two years of substantive work as a paralegal plus
  • The following requirements listed under statute (25-10-305 (2), MCA):
  • Associates degree in paralegal studies from an accredited institution or
  • Bachelor’s degree in paralegal studies from an accredited college or university; or
  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from an accredited college or university and completion of no less than 18 semester credits of course work offered by a qualified paralegal study program; or
  • Certification by the national association of legal assistants or the National Federation of Paralegal Associations; or
  • Has received a high school diploma or its equivalent and has performed not less than 4,800 hours of substantive legal work under the supervision of a licensed lawyer documented by the certification of the lawyer or lawyers under whom the work was done and has completed at least five hours of approved continuing legal education in the area of legal ethics and professional responsibility; or
  • Has graduated from an accredited law school and has not been disbarred or suspended from the practice of law by any jurisdiction.

Tip: When attaching your resume, you must mark each of the attachments as a “Relevant File”.

Your Résumé: Please include all work experience as well as job duties that demonstrate your qualifications for this position. Include dates of employment (month & year- start & end) and the reason you left each job.

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Assist busy attorneys specializing in civil litigation, personal injury, real estate and business, probate, criminal defense, and appeals. The successful candidate must provide superb case management, prepare and file legal documents promptly, provide excellent customer service, calendar and schedule meticulously, and assist attorneys with day-to-day functions. Must have strong computer skills. Candidates should be comfortable working independently and be able to manage a wide variety of tasks. HOURS: Full-time, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday; occasional overtime. SALARY: $34,000 to $48,000, DOE, plus profit-sharing and performance-based bonuses. BENEFITS: 100% paid health, dental and vision insurance premiums or election for partial reimbursement, 3% SIMPLE IRA matching and profit sharing (paid quarterly), all of which are immediately vested. Paid time off: all U.S. Court Federal holidays, Thanksgiving Friday, all days between Christmas and New Year's, plus two weeks paid vacation to start, all subject to probationary period. Paid downtown parking and cell phone reimbursement. In-office work at downtown office required, but some remote work options available. EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 2 years' legal experience but five years' experience preferred. Excellent references required. WORK LOCATION: Onsite/hybrid in Missoula, MT 59802. Job Type: Full-time. Salary: $34,000.00 - $48,000.00 per year. Benefits: Dental insurance, Health insurance, Life insurance, Paid time off, Retirement plan, Vision insurance. Schedule: 8 hour shift. Supplemental pay types: Bonus pay. Ability to commute/relocate: Missoula, MT 59802: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required). Experience: Legal Assistant: 2 years (Preferred). Work Location: Hybrid remote in Missoula, MT 59802.


Solo estate planning attorney looking for a contract or part time paralegal to draft documents, prepare court filings, update clients, proofread, organize probate, and more.  Paralegal must have a high attention to detail, be good with clients, willing to learn, and prompt but thorough.  Estate planning/probate experience a plus but not required. Prefer a virtual paralegal.  Must be computer and cloud literate.  Located in Bozeman, but paralegal can be located anywhere.  To be considered for this position, please email your resume and cover letter to

Montana Association of Legal Assistants*Paralegals
MALA is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. PO Box 9016, Missoula, MT 59807

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