Estate Planning Paralegal

Special Counsel is recruiting an Estate Planning Paralegal for a successful and growing middle market law firm in Chicago, Illinois.  Generous compensation and benefits package.  Work will be on-site in July.


  • Working with attorneys and clients to effect and execute on their estate planning goals and to properly fund trusts and entities formed to facilitate planning.
  • Assisting attorneys in the preparation of gift tax and estate tax returns.
  • Assisting in all aspects of the probate process and trust administration process.
  • Qualifications:

  • Three (3) years minimum experience as an estate planning paralegal.
  • Must have a paralegal certificate from an accredited paralegal program.
  • College degree from an accredited college/university.
  • Desire to learn and work in a law firm.
  • Ability to prioritize workload and multi-task.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Strong organizational and communications skills.
  • Ability to exercise judgment, initiative and discretion in confidential matters.
  • Would you like to learn more about the Estate Planning Paralegal position that Special Counsel is recruiting for in Chicago, IL?  If so, then please submit your resume below. 

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