Contract Probate Legal Secretary


A probate paralegal job in metro Detroit is available courtesy of Special Counsel. To be considered, you must have a paralegal certificate, Bachelor’s degree prefered, with at least 2  years’ experience in a similar law firm handling estate planning, trusts, wills.

Paralegal (Estate Planning & Probate) Job Responsibilities:

  • Drafting of petitions and pleadings, obtaining asset values and assist with distribution of assets
  • Prepare initial notices and annual Trustee’s reports to beneficiaries
  • Prepare deeds, schedules of assets and guardianship pleadings
  • Prepare schedule of allocations to trusts, gift tax returns and inventories


  • At least two years of experience with trusts, estate planning and/or probate law
  • Bachelor’s degree or ABA Paralegal certification preferred
  • Proactive self-starter with ability to adapt to changing priorities
  • Excellent writing and drafting skills

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.