Experienced Paralegal (Estate Administration) – Raleigh/Top $$

Professional Services
Job Type: 
Professional Services
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Legal Staff
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Direct Hire

Our client, a long-standing and established law firm serving North Carolina and beyond, is actively recruiting for a sharp, knowledgeable and self-directed Paralegal to assume key role on its Trusts, Estates & Wealth Preservation team.  This is an important role and firm will pay excellent wage to attract and retain the best.

Key things to note:

  • Team has been very successful in finding trust, estate and wealth preservation solutions for its many clients.  This is a newly-created role initiated due to an increase in client matters and growth of the team.  Seek a skilled candidate who is eager to contribute.
  • Role will require regular contact with clients.  We seek a strong communicator (both verbal and written) who can provide excellent client service and compassionate support.
  • The firm’s environment is fast-paced, dynamic and busy.  Attorneys are consistently generating client work that will need attention.  Seek candidate who is a proactive project manager with the ability to handle high volume of work.
  • Role will involve drafting correspondence, legal documents, forms, etc.  Work must be error-freeStrong writing, proofreading skills and keen attention to detail will be necessary.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Handling communication with clients and assisting with overall client relationship
  • Locating, developing and analyzing relevant case information and financials
  • Monitoring pending items and providing follow-up to all relevant parties
  • Preparing inventories and accountings for estates and trust
  • Assisting in preparation of fiduciary income tax returns and estate and gift tax returns
  • Preparing and filing probate forms, applications, inventory of assets, final accountings, schedules, petitions and orders

Targeted candidate will offer 3+ years of estate administration work in a law firm or banking/wealth management setting.  Understanding of and experience with legal procedures and protocols, estate administration financials and the probate court system will be important.  Other priorities include:

  • Superb communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Outstanding organizational skills (ability to prioritize and juggle essential)

This is an immediate need and a Direct Hire opportunity.

Please forward Word resume for prompt consideration.  Local candidates only.