Paralegal – Estate Planning (Los Angeles)

Offit Kurman, one of the fastest growing full-service law firms, seeks an Estate Planning Paralegal to join its Los Angeles, CA office. The paralegal will assist attorneys with a variety of duties related to estate planning & administration. This position promises substantial client contact, autonomy and a great potential to enhance and broaden your skills/knowledge in the fields of estate administration and estate/tax planning.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Draft standard estate planning documents (wills, trusts, financial and medical powers of attorney, deeds, etc.)
  • Administer decedents’ estates, including the preparation of fiduciary accountings.
  • Meet and communicate directly with clients on sophisticated estate planning matters.
  • Assist in the preparation of estate and gift tax returns.
  • Facilitate trust administration.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a transactional Paralegal role, preferably estate planning & administration work.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint), Internet research skills, document management systems, attorney time entry software.

Offit Kurman is one of the fastest-growing, full-service law firms in the United States. We offer a collegial and professional work environment, as well as competitive salary and benefits, to include Paid Time Off and 401(k) matching. We are a proud EEO employer and we are committed to a diverse workforce.