Trust, Estate & Inheritance Disputes Associate Attorney, San Diego

Alchemy Legal - San Diego, CA

Trust, Estate & Inheritance Disputes Associate Attorney, San Diego

Vacancy type


Job category

Qualified Lawyer

Practice group

Litigation - Contentious Trust & Succession Group


San Diego (US)

Job title

Trust, Estate & Inheritance Disputes Associate, San Diego


General Practice Description:

Law Firm is top-ranked in trust and succession disputes, with the world’s largest team of lawyers dedicated to them. With 17 offices around the world including London, New York, New Haven, California, Hong Kong and Singapore, we are especially well placed to advise on cross-border issues. Our team offers a comprehensive range of probate, legal, accounting and management services. We work with a broad range of clients, including professional and individual trustees, executors and administrators, banks, and beneficiaries (both individuals and charities).

The Role:

The associate will primarily work on trust and succession disputes and other fiduciary litigation, including disputes involving estate administration, elder abuse, accountings, fiduciary duties, conservatorships, and creditor's claims. The associate will also work from time to time on other trust and estate administration or general commercial litigation matters. #LI-Post

Skills and experience required

Skills and experience required:

  • Strong academic credentials (JD required)
  • Licensed to practice in California
  • Minimum 3+ years' experience as a litigation attorney, preferably within a Contentious Trusts group
  • Demonstrated ability to support more senior attorneys through trial
  • Strong research, drafting, writing and communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong project management ability; ability to balance a large number of competing priorities
  • Team Player

Skills and experience preferred:

  • Exposure to sophisticated trust, estate and fiduciary related litigation, probate administrations, will and trust contests, and conservatorships
  • Experience with California probate courts
  • Experience advising clients on risk assessment and counseling, alternative dispute resolution, and administrative proceedings
  • Experience developing and cultivating client relationships
  • Familiarity with strategic marketing initiatives a plus
  • International experience a plus
  • Writing and presentation skills and experience, including proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and trial and litigation related software programs a plus

Compensation will be commensurate with experience, salary is flexible depending on the candidate

Prestigious law firm provides great environment and working atmosphere.

To hear more (confidentially of course), please email your resume along with salary expectations.

Thank you!

Phillip Prodehl

Alchemy Legal

Nationwide Legal Recruitment and Placement


Posted On: Friday, January 15, 2021

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