Estates Planning Paralegal (Columbia, MD)

We are seeking an Estates Paralegal to join our Columbia, MD office. The paralegal will assist multiple attorneys with a variety of duties related to estates planning and administration. This position promises substantial client contact, autonomy and a great potential to enhance and broaden your skills/knowledge in the fields of estates administration and estate/tax planning.

 

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Administer decedents’ estates, including the preparation of fiduciary accountings and estates tax returns.
  • Meet and communicate directly with sophisticated clients on estate planning matters.
  • Draft standard estate planning forms and other legal documents (power of attorney, wills, court petitions, resignations, etc.)
  • Assist in the preparation of estate and gift tax returns
  • Facilitate trust administrations.

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a transaction Paralegal role, preferably estates work.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and written.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 2010 or newer (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 Mid-Atlantic region. Offit Kurman offers a collegial and professional work environment, as well as competitive salary and benefits, to include Paid Time Off and 401(k) matching.

 

To apply, email resume to Charlotte Gillespie (charlotte.gillespie@offitkurman.com) and include “Estates Columbia” in the subject line.