Trust and Estates Admin Paralegal

Trust and Estate Administration Paralegal

Special Counsel is currently searching for highly motivated, team-orientated candidate interested in joining a DuPage County law firm as a Trust and Estate Paralegal.  Having a tax background will be helpful. The successful candidate will be able to perform each of the following tasks:

  • Reviewing client estate planning documents for post-death administration of estates and trusts
  • Preparing court pleadings to open and close probate estates.
  • Preparing trust and will summaries, inventories, accounting, and spreadsheets
  • Assisting with the collection, valuation, and distribution of assets
  • Preparing federal and state estate tax returns, gift tax returns, and fiduciary income tax returns
  • Preparing client memos and correspondence
  • Funding marital and family trusts


  • Certificate in Paralegal Studies
  • 3+ years of trust and estate administration experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft applications including Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Professional interpersonal skills and knowledge of business etiquette
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

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