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Estate Planning Paralegal

Job Code: 58539260
Location: Dallas, Texas
Date Posted: 8/29/2017
Position: Paralegal
Practice Area: Estate Planning
Employment Type: Temp-To-Hire

Estate Planning Paralegal
The Special Counsel office in Dallas, TX has a current need for an Estate Planning Paralegal. Applicants must have excellent grammar, writing, proof-reading, and communication skills with an eye for detail. Must be familiar with wills, trusts, probate, guardianship, elder law and taxation matters. Entry level paralegals and junior candidates will possess the knowledge and experience to best fit this role, so please apply!
 
Duties:
• Draft, revise, and e-file probate pleadings and correspondence for Texas counties; Maintain knowledge of Texas probate law
• Conduct fact research
• Assemble exhibits/documents for trials, and prepare binders for conferences and hearings
• Prepare witness materials for depositions
• Assist in the preparation of discovery requests and responses; Communicate with clients and witnesses
Requirements:
• Minimum Two (2) years of experience working in the fields of Estate Planning and Probate Administration
• High school diploma with some College preferred
• Paralegal certificate from an ABA approved program
• Must have the ability to prioritize in a deadline-oriented environment
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Outlook
 
The role offers valuable law firm experience. If you would like to apply for or learn more about our Estate Planning Paralegal position, please email your resume to dallas@specialcounsel.com  or contact the Special Counsel Dallas, TX office via our website www.specialcounsel.com .    Follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/SpecialCounselDallas and Twitter @Discov_Projects
 
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