Trust and Estate Corporate Legal Secretary

Orange County, CA

Employment Type: Direct Hire Position Type: Secretary (Corporate) Job Number: 28083 Pay Rate: Up to $85,000

Law firm seeks a Trust and Estate Corporate Legal Secretary to support two Associates in the Orange County branch office, and overflow for a Managing Partner.  Selected Legal Secretary will support tax, wealth management, financial and estate planning practices.  Candidate will create, edit, proofread, format and record legal documents including wills, trusts, partnership and operating agreements, corporate formation documents, pleadings, exhibits, and subpoenas; assist with signings of new Trusts, Restatements, Amendments, Exercises of Power of Appointment, Durable Powers of Attorney, and Special Needs Trusts; handle probates of decedent estates; and DoD inventory of asset valuations; and appraisals and property transfers.  Other responsibilities include client contact, maintaining WIP list, attorney billing, travel arrangements, and other administrative duties.  The hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. with occasional overtime needed.

Salary range is $78,000 to $85,000

The Trust and Estate Corporate Secretary will have Word advanced features skill, and typing of 65 wpm.  Estate planning and probate experience is required.  Candidate must be highly organized, with the ability to work well with clients, attorneys, staff, and others.

Kent Daniels and Associates is a legal staffing service specializing in the placement of temporary, temp-to-hire and full-time regular employees in law firms and corporate legal departments in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, and nationwide. We staff all positions in law firms and all three shifts - day, swing and graveyard. Kent Daniels was established in 1986, giving us 33 years of experience finding candidates legal jobs in law firms in the LA area.

Applicants will be considered in a manner consistent with federal, state, and local requirements as applicable.

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