Paralegal (Estates and Probate)

Bristol, CT

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Description

Westaff has an immediate opening for an experienced Paralegal (Probate and Estates) in Bristol, CT

This is a Full Time Permanent position, pay rate: $25/hour

Full Time or Part Time Paralegal with experience in probate administration. Candidate should be professional, well organized, detail oriented and computer savvy. The Paralegal will work on estate administration, preparation of inventories, accountings, correspondence with the client and probate courts as well as financial institutions. Experience Required.

The job is currently working mostly remotely but training will take place in office.

Responsibilities of the Paralegal:

  • Estate administration
  • Assist with the drafting and reviewing of legal documents, including inventories, accountings, correspondence with the client and probate courts as well as financial institutions
  • Maintain and prepare accountings for trusts
  • Search land records to determine ownership
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with state and federal regulations
  • Record and store client information

?Qualifications:

  • Previous experience as a probate paralegal or other closely related field
  • Familiarity with legal research
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Deadline and detail-oriented

Hours: M-Th, 8-4:30 and Fri 8-2.

In the winter this changes to 8:30-4:30 M-F

Rate: $25/hr.

PTO, bonus opportunities, 401k buy-in and partial matching starts 1 yr in. No health care is offered at this time.

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