A well-established law firm with offices in downtown San Jose and in Palo Alto, has an opening for an experienced Trust Administration Paralegal with its Family Wealth & Tax Planning department. This position can be located in either office.
This individual must be highly motivated, a self-starter, detail oriented, a team player and project a positive attitude. Ideal candidates will possess excellent organizational, written/verbal communication, and time management skills. Our paralegals work with all of the attorneys in the Family Wealth & Tax Planning department, and as such must be able to manage multiple projects, styles and deadlines, function at a high level, and assume significant responsibility.
Candidate must have experience with all aspects of the trust administration process including the following:
Experience with the preparation of Estate Tax Returns (Form 706), basis consistency reporting (Form 8971) and Gift Tax Returns (Form 709).
Candidate will work directly with clients and attorneys. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel is required. Bachelor’s degree and paralegal certificate, or declaration, required. Must be a California Notary (or be able to become one).