Trusts and Estates Paralegal

Trusts and Estates Paralegal 

 What we do/Who we are:

Smith Debnam is a law firm that offers a comprehensive set of legal services for businesses, individuals, and families.  We have a positive work culture that encourages collaboration, engagement, and innovative thinking. The proof is in our high employee retention rate. Our success starts with recruiting and retaining the very best talent and then empowering our employees with a positive and supportive environment.

As a member of our team, you’ll enjoy a professional work environment, base salary, a quality benefits program, paid time off, and flexible work hours.

You will be:

  • Drafting probate forms, including inventories, accountings, other probate documents, motions, and orders
  • Communicating with clients, beneficiaries, institutions, and court personnel regarding the status of estate administrations
  • Monitor and manage all documentation for estate administration from beginning to end
  • Process, proofread and edit estate administration documents and other written materials
  • General duties include copying, faxing, scanning documents, data entry, answering phones, and working with practicing attorneys.

What we are looking for:

  • Prior experience in the Triangle area handling estate administrations
  • Knowledge and experience in the area of accounting
  • Able to issue-spot and to think critically and analytically
  • Able to work independently and under the pressure of tight deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products to include Word, Outlook, and Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail
  • Proven experience working independently in a prior position

Smith Debnam is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We recruit without regard to race, gender, religion, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We foster an inclusive and collaborative team environment that values the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences of our employees, colleagues, clients, and community.  Come join our team!

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