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The Merna Law Group

Job Opening: Customer Support Team Member


The Merna Law Group Customer Support Staff are highly motivated and upbeat individuals who enjoy assisting people. The support staff understands that persons seeking the services of The Merna Law Group are stressed and often afraid of the situations for which they are seeking assistance. Customer Support helps potential clients by offering them a free consultation with an attorney designed to educate the individual to actions that can eliminate their stresses.

This position is not sales although the repetition of tasks (phone calls, emails and scheduling) can take on the quality of sales in that the same processes are taken with each prospect with the intention of gaining an appointment.

This position requires attention to detail, a positive understanding of the job and its importance as well as the ability to document and communicate the effectiveness of daily activities plainly and regularly.

Customer Support Position Accountability

  • This position reports directly to John G. Merna (Senior Attorney) and Cisco Jablonski (Marketing)
  • This position is responsible for following up internet leads on an hourly basis (business day)
  • Leads come in via e-mail and are called, emailed and texted within  one hour of the business day
  • Lead activities are recorded throughout the day

Primary Duties

  • Receiving leads from email
  • Immediately calling the lead
  • Immediately e-mailing the lead appointment selections
  • Following up phone call and e-mail with a text message
  • Adding the emails from leads to company mailing list
  • “Friending” leads on Facebook
  • Providing leads with information and resources facilitating their appointment and case
  • Completing a daily report of all lead activities for the day

Secondary Duties

  • Scheduling and rescheduling appointments
  • End-of-day reminder calls for the next day of appointments
  • Answering appointment related questions
  • Directing clients to the place of business
  • Directing clients to contact information about their attorney
  • Directing clients to basic facts of bankruptcy proceeding

The Purpose of the Customer Service Position

This position is simple in its role to the organization but has complexities in the application of practices from day to day. The ideal candidate enjoys people, is a strong listener, is energetic and kind but above all… consistent. The customer support person is often the first and primary contact of The Merna Law Group a potential client will encounter. There is no room for error in serving people with impeccable service and high standards of patience and kindness.

  • To schedule appointments for the attorneys of The Merna Law Group.
  • To make it easier for clients to have an appointment with our attorneys
  • To support the information needs of our clients
  • To increase the numbers of appointments based on leads
  • To demonstrate to potential and existing clients that they are cared about and valued as a client of The Merna Law Group

Required Personal Skills

  • Kind and pleasant personality
  • The ability to keep things simple and efficient
  • The ability to accept criticism and direction
  • Attention to detail
  • The ability to focus on singular tasks
  • Understanding of the position in regards to business goals

Required Technical Skills

  • 50-60 Words Per Minute
  • Exemplary Microsoft Office 2010 Application Skills (i.e., Word, Excel, Outlook)


  • High School Diploma
  • Some College or Business/Trade School

Employment Details

Some previous work experience in sales or in legal practice are a plus but not a requirement. We will fully train the right candidate and provide daily assistance and support for the position. Compensation for the right individual will commensurate with experience and skill set. This is an in-office, non-commission position. We offer a casual yet professional work environment that is clean positive and upbeat with a windowed work area centrally located in Virginia Beach close to I-264.



Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

The Merna Law Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company does not and will not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.



 The Merna Law Group, Attorneys At Law, P.C. Didn’t have to worry about anything!5 Stars! “Just keep providing the type of service you do. You business values are based off reliability and service. Today’s Law Offices just don’t offer that kind of experience. Didn’t have to worry about anything!!! Just being able to go on with my normal life and know that all my issues are well taken care of is a relief in itself.” Reviewed by A.P. of Virginia Beach on Mar 4 . 
 The Merna Law Group, Attorneys At Law, P.C. …very helpful and friendly!5 Stars! “Everyone at the office was very helpful and friendly. The attorney answered all of our questions and helped us through the entire process. He was also very helpful answering concerns that we had after the process was completed/over. Highly recommended!” Reviewed by M.E. of Virginia Beach on Mar 11 . 
 The Merna Law Group, Attorneys At Law, P.C. …kind and friendly from the start!5 Stars! “Everyone there was kind and friendly from the start and helped us with everything in a timely manner. They were never rude no matter how much we called or asked questions.” Reviewed by B.P. of Virginia Beach on Feb 20 . 
 The Merna Law Group, Attorneys At Law, P.C. …overall experience was outstanding!5 Stars! “My husband and I were very happy with The Merna Law Firm. They are well organized, time manageable, and friendly. I was even able to bring my children with me if I needed to. In court, they stayed right there beside us and answered all questions we had. Our overall experience was outstanding and I am glad we were represented by the Merna Law Group.” Reviewed by A.M. of Suffolk on Mar 5 . 
 The Merna Law Group, Attorneys At Law, P.C. …debt free!5 Stars! “A friendly staff and outstanding attorney who helped me through a difficult time in my life. Thanks to everyone at the Merna Law Group who helped me move on to and new chapter in my life debt free!” Reviewed by M.F. of Norfolk on Mar 8 .