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Trust & Estate Paralegal

Washington, DC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Law firm is seeking an experienced Trusts and Estates paralegal with experience in either estate planning or estate administration and probate. Candidates must have at least three years of estate planning or probate administration experience in a law firm, trust company, or similar setting.


Prepare estate planning documents, including flowcharts, revocable and irrevocable trusts, wills, powers of attorney, advance directives, IRA beneficiary designations, and deeds Experience with maintaining and controlling the workflow of the estate planning process for clients, maintaining ongoing client status reports on active client workloads, and assisting attorneys at client validation/execution conferences and follow-up Estate Administration/Probate Paralegals Experience in estate administration, and the preparation and filing (including electronic filing) of probate, trust administration documents, and fiduciary accountings and related notices Preparing and filing estate, gift, and trust tax returns, including 1041, 709, and 706 forms. Manage a variety of Probate Court cases, including probate cases, filings, trust petitions, and occasional guardianship and conservatorship matters, from start to finish Maintain probate administration files and work independently to track deadlines to assist attorneys with meeting all probate-related deadlines.

Seeking paralegals who possess strong research and investigative skills, who can work within a larger team of paralegals and attorneys, and who maintain a proactive approach to successfully manage multiple deadlines and priorities. We offer our paralegals administrative assistant support as well as continuing education and professional development opportunities.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States since 1990. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.



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