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Probate Paralegal

Williams Parker
Sarasota, FL
  • Expired: October 24, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Williams Parker, the region's largest and oldest law firm, is actively seeking an experienced Probate Paralegal to join our client-centric team in handling high-volume, complex probate and trust administration in the Sarasota, FL area.

Why this role is important

The Probate Paralegal provides expert-level support to the section attorneys during probate proceedings by preparing and filing probate documents in the administration of an estate (petitions, motions, testamentary letters, inventories, accountings, and notices); filing life insurance claims and other death benefits; contacting beneficiaries and next of kin regarding admission of the will and other probate hearings; administering estate accounts and assisting with the liquidation and transfer of property; preparing and filing the decedent's final income and tax returns; participating in the administration of guardianships and trusts; and assisting with name changes and adoption proceedings. Paralegals in estate planning and probate law research the law and local court rules to better guide the attorney when making estate decisions.

If YOU are ready to level up your career with sophisticated work alongside talented long-term happy employees who enjoy the best pay and benefits package around, we want to hear from you today.


Essential skills

  • Client service
  • Research
  • Project management
  • Accounting
  • Mailings

Technical knowledge

  • MS Word, Outlook, and Excel experience
  • Document management system experience
  • EstateWorks or similar, strongly preferred
  • BNA 706 Tax Preparation, preferred

Behavioral abilities

  • Adaptability
  • Creativity
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Innovation
  • Listening skills
  • Solid time management skills
  • Strong work ethic


At Williams Parker, you will have an opportunity to play an important role in continuing the success of our law firm and to take advantage of the many benefits we offer for your personal and professional growth. You will also find you are joining a team of attorneys and staff who have made Williams Parker not only a top-notch law firm but also a great place to work. We offer a competitive total rewards package, including:

  • Health and disability insurance
  • Firm-paid life insurance, with ability for employee to purchase additional insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Employee Savings Plan with employer contributions
  • 401(k) with employer contributions
  • Paid time off
  • Paid parental leave
  • Perks platform offering over 30,000 unique discounts
  • Referral program
  • Wellness programs

Williams Parker


Sarasota, FL