Trust and Estate

Los Angeles, CA 90071

Employment Type: Direct Hire Position Type: Paralegal Job Number: 24629 Rate DOE: $79,950 to $138,450

Job Description

Law firm seeks a Trust & Estate Paralegal with 5 years of experience at a mid to large sized law firm to manage estate planning and administration matters from inception to completion. Paralegal will draft estate documents such as wills, trusts, assignments, and deeds; file documents with the court; research title to real properties; prepare court documents for probate and trust matters and probate documents for the administration of an estate; administer probate and trust cases, including preparation of trust administration documents (trust administration letter, affidavits, consents, real property transfer documents); prepare and review accounting for probate and estate matters; obtain necessary information for estate and trust tax preparation; prepare estate tax returns; research charitable status of named beneficiaries; prepare and arrange for revisions of departmental forms; maintain department referral and estates lists; maintain attorney information lists; assist in associate and other personnel training; prepare agendas for monthly meetings; coordinate client development events for internal team; and contact regulatory bodies, clients, and court.

Hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. for a 37.5-hour week

Position is hybrid, 3 days onsite

Job Requirements

An ABA approved paralegal certificate is required; bachelors degree and certification in estate planning is preferred. Candidate will be proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, document management system, and Windows 10; NetDocs and BNA Forms preferred. Trust and Estate Paralegal will have excellent interpersonal and analytical skills and be highly organized.

Additional Information

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 37 years of experience finding candidates legal jobs in law firms nationwide. Applicants will be considered in a manner consistent with federal, state, and local requirements as applicable. Salary ranges are provided in good faith at the time of posting and represent the compensation KDA/our clients are willing to pay for the advertised position. Exact compensation will be determined by a wide range of factors including but not limited to experience level, education/training, relevant skills and location.
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