Job Details

Paralegal, Estate Planning and Elder Law

Company name

McCandlish Lillard

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Years of Experience

2-5 yrs required

Location

Fairfax, VA

Posted on

Mar 22,2018
Practice Area
Elder Law >> Elder Law
Trusts and Estates >> Trusts and Estates
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Paralegal, Estate Planning and Elder Law The candidate will be preparing draft estate planning documents including revocable living trusts, special needs trusts, powers of attorney, advance medical directives and Wills; guardianship petitions; various letters, memos and other documents. Will be handling the administration of an estate, including the preparation of fiduciary tax returns. Reviewing and proofreading all documents for spelling, grammar, layout, content and context issues; maintaining the highest level of accuracy in documentation. Greeting clients and providing assistance, including attending document signings, when needed. Responsibility for the proper creation, updating, maintenance and retrieval of related files. Should have 2 - 5 years of experience. Experience drafting estate planning documents are needed. Excellent organizational and communication skills with close attention to detail is needed. Must have high level of proficiency using a variety of office equipment, including computer, copier, facsimile, scanner, and telephone, etc. Excellent verbal and written communications skills. High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. Position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy is needed. Excellent ability using Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) is needed. Experience with Wealthdox, Elderdox, Hotdocs, and GEMS software is needed.

Additional info

Send resume and a short cover letter.

Company info

Peter A. Arntson
McCandlish Lillard
11350 Random Hills Road
Suite 500
Fairfax, VA 22030

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