Job Details

Trusts & Estates Attorney

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type


Date Last Verified

Jul 30, 2021

Valid Through

Nov 12, 2021

Posted on

Jun 07, 2020

Min Salary/Max Salary

USD 110000 to 135000 Annually

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Sacramento, CA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Trusts and Estates >> Trusts and Estates
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Estate Planning Attorney
Duties: Supporting senior attorneys in complex matters, directing, assisting, and mentoring junior attorneys, and handling their own estate planning practice. Assist the litigation department in disputes surrounding their area of law, though this is not a litigation position. Provide support and information dealing with their area of expertise to the other practice areas of the Firm, specifically including business, non-profit, tax and international departments. Practice areas include ultra-high net worth estate planning, complex trust administration, business succession, international planning, interstate planning, asset protection, charitable giving, disability planning and trust disputes/litigation. Strong drafting, problem solving, research, and negotiation skills are required.

Qualification and Experience

Requirements:I. Must be a member in good standing with the California State Bar having 5+ years of legal experience and with at least three years of Estate Planning, Trust Administration, Tax Planning and Probate experience preferably in California and experience with advanced estate planning.II. Having an LL.M in Tax or Estate Planning and/or specialization in Estate Planning techniques is highly desired.III. Must have superior client communication, writing, research, computer and organizational skills.IV. Must be a highly motivated, professional team player with the desire to develop and grow the department, including experience in marketing and working with channel partners.V. Comfort and competency with computers. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook mandatory. Experience with Lexis practice management programs (Time Matters and/or Practice Advantage), Worldox and Wealth Counsel is a strong plus. Candidate must be able to handle a heavily computerized environment and be comfortable working with: word processing programs; e-mail programs; case and file management software; and office-wide calendaring and coordination software.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The Burton Law Firm
555 University Avenue
Suite 275
Sacramento, CA 95825
Fax: 916-737-5658

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