Venable LLP’s Estate Planning Group seeks a paralegal with at least three years of experience to join the practice in the Los Angeles office.
This position will support our large and diverse group of estate planning attorneys who handle all facets of trust and estate planning and administration. Experience should be directly related to wealth planning with emphasis on trust and probate administration and drafting. Peer law firm experience is preferred.
The successful candidate will have a thorough knowledge of the following: probate administration and documentation, trust administration and documentation, and preparation or supervision of accountings. Additionally experience is preferred with: 706 & 709 preparation, probate division case filing and management, trust and will drafting, and trust funding and asset management.
Key responsibilities for this position will include: • Preparation of gift and estate tax returns • Managing a variety of Probate Division cases, including probate cases, trust petitions, and occasional guardianship and conservatorship matters, from start to finish • Calendaring cases and advise attorneys of upcoming deadlines, etc. • Handling post-mortem administration issues, including required notices, real estate filings, etc. • Handling occasional trust & will drafting as needed
Venable LLP is an American Lawyer Global 100 law firm headquartered in Washington, DC, with offices in California, Delaware, Maryland, New York, and Virginia. Our lawyers and legislative advisors serve domestic and international clients in all areas of corporate and business law, complex litigation, intellectual property, regulatory matters, and government affairs. Additional information can be found at www.Venable.com.
Venable LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected Veteran status and any other protected basis under applicable law.
We comply with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring. Conviction of a crime will not necessarily be a bar to employment at the Firm. Factors such as age at the time of the offense, type of the offense, seriousness of the offense, remoteness of the offense in time, position applied for, rehabilitation, overall record, and other relevant factors will be considered in determining effect on suitability for employment.
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