Paralegal (Estate Planning & Probate)

Do you want to work for a law firm with a great collaborative environment and excellent benefits? If so, we encourage you to apply! We have teamed up with a leading Pacific Northwest firm to find their next Paralegal (Estate Planning & Probate). The ideal candidate for this role will have at least three years of estate planning legal experience, knowledge of fiduciary income tax (federal and state) and be a proactive self-starter. As the Paralegal (Estate Planning & Probate), you will handle probate matters, administer trust-related matters and prepare documentation to transfer assets to trusts.
 
Benefits:
  • PTO
  • 401K
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
 
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
 
Requirements:
  • At least three 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
Are you interested in hearing more about this Paralegal (Estate Planning & Probate) job in Downtown Portland, OR? Then please click “apply” below. This position and other great employment opportunities are available on our Special Counsel website at http://www.specialcounsel.com; please check them out!

 

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