Description:

Our busy boutique Estate Planning and Probate law firm needs to add an associate attorney to play a key role with clients. You will become part of the team that resolves Estate Planning Issues, and be able to work on Estate Planning, Trust Administration, Conservatorships, Trust and Probate disputes as you guide clients through very personal decisions in their lives.

We are searching for a highly analytical applicant who is capable of working part-time or as a contract attorney and possesses strong negotiation and organizational abilities to join our growing firm as an estate planning attorney with experience of Trust Litigation and Probate matters. You will guide them through the process of litigation. To guarantee that an estate is managed in accordance with the estate owner's intentions, this role demands a high degree of responsibility. We are searching for an applicant with knowledge in either Trust Litigation, Probate or other litigation experience. Please apply if this sounds like a great opportunity!

We are a high-growth, fast-paced boutique law firm specializing in all aspects of Trusts/Estates/Probate/Conservatorships /Trust Litigation/Trust Administration. We are looking for a high-energy associate, looking to touch all sides of Trusts, Trust Administration and Trust Litigation. The ideal candidate will have at least a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in Trusts/Estates/Trust Litigation/ Probate. As a boutique firm, the position requires cross-over in all areas of trusts/ probate/ trust litigation. Candidate should be someone who is interested in growing with the firm and is motivated, hard-working and has an excellent work ethic, but still enjoys a balanced life!

If you believe you are the ideal candidate for this position, please forward a cover letter explaining your interest in Trust Planning, Probate, and Trust litigation and the value you would bring to our firm should you be selected for this position.

Please forward the narrative, resume, and salary requirements. Applicants who are selected for an interview will be asked to complete a small project to demonstrate writing and critical thinking skills.

Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with senior partners and paralegals to effectively move files through the Probate and Trust Litigation Process
  • Assist clients effectively by understanding their needs, analyzing the situation, then strategizing and deciding on a proper course of action

Qualifications:
  • Active member of the California Bar Association
  • Excellent communication skills, especially in highly stressful and emotional situations
  • Understanding of a variety of real estate matters, including title insurance, wills and trusts, property management, and litigation
  • Undergraduate degree with a legal background and Juris Doctor degree required