Paralegals and Support Staff


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At Shumaker we pride ourselves on our progressive human resources approach in the recruitment and career development of highly capable and diversified paralegal and support personnel.  With more than 250 team members in support roles across our five offices, Shumaker is committed to providing each person with equal opportunity, competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package.

Why You Benefit

Legal staff professionals and paralegals will find Shumaker to be a rewarding place to build their careers.  We are a good place to work because we emphasize teamwork that values the roles professional staff members play in serving our clients.  Our strong commitment to and success at building diversity means that each of our offices strives to reflect the experiences and capabilities of the communities where we practice and live. 

What You Can Expect from Shumaker

The positions we offer include a wide range of options, from financial analysts and informational technology specialists to recruitment coordinators and secretarial personnel.   The primary mission of our paralegals and professional staff is the same as that of our lawyers:  to add value to our clients by helping them meet their objectives.  We seek highly-motivated people who can help us achieve that mission.  If you want to share in that commitment, you’ll find a firm that is absolutely committed to the full realization of equal employment opportunity without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, national origin or veteran status.  We want you to excel, and will give you all the support you need to do so.



Paralegal - Toledo

The Toledo office of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, an Am Law "Top 250" law firm,
seeks a Trusts and Estates Paralegal.  The position involves working with a team on
trust and estate administrations, document preparation and tax returns.
Extensive probate experience is required.  Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
are important.  Position requires Bachelor's Degree from an ABA approved program.
At least three years relevant experience is preferred.  Good working knowledge of computer programs such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Adobe/Nuance are strongly preferred.
We offer challenging work in a fast-paced environment, competitive salary and benefits.



Recruiting Contact


Charlotte, NC
Neil Armstrong
Office Administrator
Telephone:  704-375-0057
Fax:  704-332-1197

Columbus, OH
Jason L. Womack
Office Manager
Telephone:  614-463-9441
Fax:  614-463-1108

Sarasota, FL
Todd E. Rains
Director of Operations, Sarasota
Office Administrator
Telephone:  941.366.6660
Fax:  941.366.3999

Tampa, FL
Melissa G. Hansen
Office Administrator
Telephone:  813.229.7600
Fax:  813.229.1660

Toledo, OH
Wendy S. Zimmerman
Director, HR/Toledo Operations
Telephone:  419.241.9000
Fax:  419.241.6894