Junior Or Mid-level Private Client Associate
The candidate will work alongside partners and senior associates in advising high net worth individuals and their advisors on primarily complex domestic estate and tax planning, trust structuring, and estate and trust administration, including working with business interests, investment vehicles, family enterprises, and charitable organizations. This role has been contemplated as full time, but part time applicants with the re... read more
Donahue Fitzgerald, LLP is seeking an associate attorney with 1-6 years of litigation experience to focus primarily on trust and probate litigation. The attorney will work primarily with a team of attorneys on challenging and substantial claims related to trust and probate disputes involving matters such as claims for breach of fiduciary duties, will and trust contests related to lack of capacity and undue influence, judicial interpretation of wills and trusts, trust and es... read more
Donahue Fitzgerald, LLP is seeking an associate attorney for our Trusts & Estates practice group in our Oakland office. In this time of significant planning opportunities for clients, the Trusts & Estates group has seen a demand for its services increase exponentially. The position is well-suited for someone who enjoys being busy and wants to work for a firm with an established path to partnership.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
• 5+ years of estate planni... read more
Litigation Associate Attorney
The candidate should have 3-5 years of experience in general civil litigation, preferably with a background in business, environmental, and real property litigation. Experience with land use, trust, and estate litigation is a plus but not a prerequisite.
The candidate will work closely with firm members and clients (in writing, in person, and by telephone) to ascertain and modify client goals, collect evidence, answer questions about the law, facts, procedures, and case status; guide clients through probate, trust, and conservatorship administration and litigation matters and conduct legal research and develop strategies. Will draft discovery plans, client letters, opinion letters, demand letters, settle...
Associate Attorney - Part Time
The candidate with experience in business law and civil litigation is necessary and in employment law and/or estate planning is desirable. The minimum amount of experience to qualify is one year. This individual MUST be extremely organized, professional and self sufficient. This position will include transactional work and litigation. This individual must have excellent client communication with strong research and writing skills. Attorneys a...
Part Time Estate/Trust Litigation Attorney
The candidate will be responsible for full trust litigation and estate planning and needs to be experienced in the following areas of law: all types of estate planning (including living trust and will packages, powers of attorney, probate matters, estate administration, trust administration, will and trust contests, specialized trusts including special needs trusts, and conservatorships). Must be experienced Independent Contract A...
Estate Litigation Attorney
Candidate will support litigation practice.
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Estate Planning Associate Attorney
Responsibilities: Conduct initial consultation with clients. Identify the appropriate strategy to meet the client’s expressed objectives and make recommendations to fulfill those objectives including advising on the appropriate type of trust(s) to meet the client’s objectives. Draft estate planning documents, including wills, distinct types of trusts, ancillary documents. Ability to explain complex legal concepts and explain all provi...
Estate Planning/Administration Attorney
The candidate will be drafting pleadings for collection of assets and modification of irrevocable trusts, compiling estate tax returns, and working closely with clients on collecting and valuing assets; basic and sophisticated estate planning, including family succession planning, irrevocable trusts, and compiling gift tax returns; and business planning, including formation and operation. Experience and knowledge with generation-skip...
The candidate will be filing pleadings/complaints. Preparing and responding to demand letters, discovery, etc. Conducting legal research including personal injury, criminal appeals, wrongful termination, guardianship, breach of fiduciary duties and court appearances. Should preferably have 2 years of experience. Areas of practice: Criminal, Civil, Family Law, Probate, Trusts.
The candidate will join a Family Law, Estate Planning and Mediation Firm. Will be trained in how to handle communications, negotiations, court appearances through drafting motions, declarations, and stipulations. Must have multi-tasking and strong interpersonal skills.
Note: This is a contract position.
Estate Planning Attorney
The candidate must have 3-5 years of recent experience designing plans for high net worth clients, designing and drafting irrevocable trusts, intentionally defective grantor trusts, irrevocable life insurance trusts, charitable split-interest trusts, and grantor retained annuity trusts, as well as experience in complex trust administration. The Associate Attorney position requires superior analytical, communication, drafting, writing, and research ...
Sacramento office of our client seeks estate planning and trust administration associate attorney with 1-3 years of experience. The candidate will meet with prospective and existing clients for consultations on estate planning matters of all levels of complexity, and pre- and post-mortem trust administration. Will be the lead attorney on a large number of matters and work with paralegals and support team members to complete the work. Meet with existing clients and review po... read more
Our growing law firm is seeking a local Business Law Senior Attorney to manage a large caseload of matters consisting of Business and Corporate Law.
We are also seeing a mid-level, local, Estate Planning Associate Attorney to manage a large caseload of matters consisting of Estate Planning, Trust Administration, Probate, and Medi-Cal Benefits.
We have cultivated a remarkable team that embraces the belief that the work we do is more than just a job, ... read more
The candidate should have 5+ years of experience in negotiating, documenting, and managing business and real estate transactions. Must have good business judgment, superior drafting and analytical skills, strong attention to detail, and a commitment to a collegial work environment. Experience in estate planning and trust administration is desired. Strong interpersonal skills to interact with a broad base of clients is important. A LLM degree is a plu... read more