The Burton Law Firm
5 yrs required
Sacramento, CA, United States
Sep 24, 2020
Annual Salary: 110k-135k DOE base and potential bonuses
Trust and Estates Attorney
The Burton Law Firm
Position Title: Trust and Estates Attorney
Position Type: Full Time Salary, with potential for automatic bonuses.
Pay: Annual Salary: 110k-135k DOE
Billable Requirement: Minimum 1500 billable hours per year. Bonuses available for meeting and exceeding billable requirements.
Benefits: Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Health Club Access and 401k plan.
Fax or E-Mail Resume: 916-737-5658 (fax); firstname.lastname@example.org
Brief Job Description: Successful applicant will be a senior associate in the Estate Planning,Probate, and Trust Administration department of the Firm. Position includes supporting senior attorneys in complex matters, directing, assisting and mentoring jr attorneys, and handling their own estate planning practice. Senior attorneys include three California Bar Certified Specialists in Estate Planning, Trusts, and Probate Law, as well as the Department Head and two other attorneys who practice in these areas. Successful applicant will be required, from time to time, to assist the litigation department in disputes surrounding their area of law, though this is not a litigation position. Further, applicant will routinely be requested to provide support and information dealing with their area of expertise to the other practice areas of the Firm, specifically including business, non-profit, tax and international departments. Senior Attorney’s practice areas include ultra high net worth estate planning, complex trust administration, business succession, international planning, interstate planning, asset protection, chartable giving, disability planning and trust disputes/litigation. Strong drafting, problem solving, research, and negotiation skills are required.
Position will primarily be in the Sacramento location, but successful applicant will be required to work in the Roseville or San Francisco offices from time to time.
About the Firm: We are a ten attorney boutique law firm specializing in Trusts, Wills, and Estate Planning; Trust Administration and Probate; General Business Law, Formations, Mergers, Acquisitions; Business Succession; Tax Law; International Law; Intellectual Property Law; Real Estate Law; Employment Law; Probate, Trust and Fiduciary Litigation; and General Business Litigation. We have two locations: Our Sacramento office is located at 400 Capitol Mall in the Wells Fargo Building, on the 18th Floor. Our Roseville office is located on Douglas Blvd, near Sierra College Blvd. We also maintain a satellite office on Spear Street in San Francisco.
Requirements of Position:
I. Must be a member in good standing with the California State Bar having at least five (5) years of legal experience and preferably with at least three years of Estate Planning, Trust Administration, Tax Planning and Probate experience preferably in California and experience with advanced estate planning.
II. Having an LL.M in Tax or Estate Planning and/or specialization in advanced Estate Planning techniques is highly desired.
III. Must have superior client communication, writing, research, computer and organizational skills.
IV. Must be a highly motivated, professional team player with the desire to develop and grow the department, including experience in marketing and working with channel partners.
V. Comfort and competency with computers. Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook mandatory. Experience with Lexis practice management programs (Time Matters and/or Practice Advantage), Worldox and Wealth Counsel is a strong plus. Candidate must be able to handle a heavily computerized environment and be comfortable working with: word processing programs; e-mail programs; case and file management software; and office-wide calendaring and coordination software.
The Burton Law Firm