Description:

Temmerman, Cilley & Kohlmann, LLP, a sophisticated trust & estates firm with offices in Santa Clara and Contra Costa Counties, has immediate openings for an associate in its planning and administration group as well as its litigation group. The ideal candidate will have at least two years experience.

The position allows for significant growth and increased responsibility, with the

associate eventually managing their own caseload and upward mobility. Excellent writing skills are required, as are sound technical skills, attention to detail, judgment, and reasoning. Candidates should be highly motivated, self-starters, possessing good judgment and sound reasoning skills. Candidate must be admitted to practice law in California.

Candidates for the planning and administration practice should have prior exposure to drafting, estate planning, and estate and trust administration. Candidates should have a working knowledge of income, estate and gift taxes.

Candidates for the litigation practice should have prior exposure to drafting pleadings, engaging in discovery, and case management. Candidates should have a working knowledge of trust and estates litigation.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide legal support to clients and assist attorneys
  • Maintain client relationships
  • Prepare legal reports and documents

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong legal knowledge
  • 1-4 Years Experience