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Senior Probate Paralegal - Reed Longyear Malnati & Ahrens, PLLC - Seattle, WA

11/10/2020 1:58 PM | WSPA Bevins (Administrator)

Senior Probate Paralegal - Reed Longyear Malnati & Ahrens, PLLC - Seattle, WA

The Probate and Estate Planning group at Reed Longyear is seeking a full-time paralegal. Any applicant must have comprehensive knowledge in administering probates and trusts in King County and be comfortable referencing local rules and procedures for other counties.

Reed Longyear is a well-established and long-standing general practice firm in downtown Seattle with strong ties to the local community. We are close to transit centers, ferries, and the King County courthouse. We have a collaborative atmosphere, good benefits, and friendly co-workers. We look forward to the ideal candidate to join our team.

Essential Skills and Experience:

·      At least five (5) years of experience in Probate administration

·      Paralegal certificate, Bachelor’s Degree, or appropriate Paralegal experience

·      Drafting probate filings including petitions, oaths, notices, orders, declarations

·      Drafting and mailing probate notices including notices of appointment and creditors notices

·      Drafting non-probate notices to creditors

·      Scheduling and meeting deadlines for probate procedures

·      Creating trust and estate inventories and accounting and working with clients to obtain necessary documentation to complete an inventory

Essential Technology Skills:

·      Familiarity with Practice Master or other similar practice management software (or the ability to quickly learn new software)

·      High proficiency with Microsoft Office

·      Ability to use drafting software to expeditiously draft documents

·      High proficiency with use of calendaring software to ensure court filing deadlines are met

Useful but not Required Legal Skills:

·      Familiarity with the estate planning process including drafting wills, trusts, powers of attorney

·      Familiarity with guardianship proceedings

COVID-19 considerations: All attorneys and staff practice safe COVID-19 protocols. Our firm is temporarily operating semi-remotely due to COVID-19. 

Interested applicants should send a resume to msak@reedlongyearlaw.com

Washington State Paralegal Association
19540 International Blvd., Ste. 105
SeaTac, WA 98188



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