1+ months
2018-05-242018-08-22

Paralegal - Trust & Estates

Greenberg Traurig
Los Angeles, CA

Greenberg Traurig, a global law firm, currently has an excellent full-time employment opportunity in the Trust & Estates Department of our Los Angeles office. We offer competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package.
Position Summary
The Trusts & Estates Paralegal will assist attorneys in preparing probate cases. He or she must have the ability to work in an organized, efficient manner, and be willing to support the department with general administrative duties and special projects as needed. Candidate should also be flexible to work overtime as needed.
Duties & Responsibilities
Some of the required duties will be to complete the preparation of Wills, Trusts and other estate planning forms as directed by attorneys; organize assets; coordinate trust funding; prepare real property deeds and related documents; marshal assets; organize and index documents; assist in the preparation of federal estate and gift tax returns; prepare fiduciary accountings; and prepare and file probate forms and manage dockets.  Prepare petitions for probate, trust-related documents, pleadings and declarations with applicable courts.
Skills & Competencies
The successful candidate will be a team player with a positive attitude and be able to maintain a consistently high standard of service and leadership. He or she must be a self-starter who can work well under minimal supervision as well as take a proactive approach to being team oriented. The ideal candidate will have exemplary organizational skills, attention to detail, strong client service skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to work well under pressure, multi-task and set priorities while meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
Qualifications & Prior Experience
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree and paralegal certification compliant with the State Bar of California Business and Professions Code § 6450. The ideal candidate will have at least five years of experience and be able to handle all aspects of estate planning and trust administration. Proficiency with Windows-based software and Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook are required.
At Greenberg Traurig, we are committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. It has been, and continues to be our goal, to foster a well-balanced workforce that contains a significant presence of minorities and women.
Greenberg Traurig, LLP will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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