Trust and Estate Secretary

West Los Angeles, CA

Employment Type: Direct Hire Position Type: Secretary (Corporate) Job Number: 22927 Pay Rate: Up to $85,000

Law firm seeks a Trust & Estates Secretary with 4 years of related experience.  The Secretary will prepare, edit, file, and maintain legal documents and correspondence related to estate planning matters; correspond with clients via phone and email; manage attorney schedules and calendar, preparing for appointments proactively, and working collaboratively with docketing staff; ensure daily mail is handled appropriately and follow up; open files, send New Client memos, and request conflict checks; and provide notary service onsite and off-site with attorney.  Additional duties include taking notes during meetings; transcription; and making travel arrangements.  The hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. for a 37.5 hour work week.

Salary range is $80,000 to $85,000


Word advanced features skills, typing of 75 wpm, and a Notary Commission are required.  Experience with WordPerfect and Hot Docs is preferred.  The Estate Planning Secretary must work as part of a team, and maintain confidential information in a discreet manner.  Candidate will be expected to meet deadlines, maintain a high quality work product, and conduct his/herself with diplomacy and tact at all times with staff, clients, and vendors.

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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