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Estate Administration Paralegal

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Raleigh, NC, United States

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Posted on
Mar 14, 2023


Established Raleigh law firm is seeking a full time paralegal to start training with retiring paralegal immediately. This position will support two law partners in a busy and fast-paced trusts and estates department. There will also be some corporate and business law work as well.

Job duties include:

  • Drafting estate planning and corporate documents for attorney review;
  • Preparing estate administration forms for filing with the court;
  • Drafting professional correspondence to clients, courts, and third parties;
  • Creating Excel spreadsheets and other attachments to be filed with the court;
  • Maintaining frequent daily contact with clients (email, phone, and in-person);
  • Scheduling meetings and conferences on attorneys' calendars;
  • Working with on-line cloud based document assembly software;
  • Keeping track of billable time and entering billable time weekly; and
  • Handling the execution of estate planning and estate administration documents.

Job requirements include:

  • 2 or 4-year associate or bachelors' degree;
  • Paralegal certificate from an ABA-certified paralegal program is strongly preferred, although paralegal work experience may be substituted;
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience working in a professional law firm environment;
  • Ability to work independently and capacity to manage and balance multiple tasks and priorities with accuracy and precision;
  • Polished, professional, and positive client-oriented attitude;
  • Demonstrated honesty and personal integrity;
  • Demonstrated reliability and dependability;
  • Exceptional proofreading skills as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Exceptional organizational skills, especially attention to details and deadlines; and
  • Proficiency with technology, including Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Adobe Acrobat, and cloud-based software.

Great work environment with long-term employees. Competitive salary and benefits.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • In office, not remote

Travel requirement:

  • No travel


  • Associate (Required)
  • North Carolina Paralegal Certification (Preferred)


  • Microsoft Office: 1 year (Required)
  • North Carolina Estate Administration: 1 year (Preferred)

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