Robert Half International Trusts & Estates Legal Secretary in San Francisco, California
Robert Half Legal is recruiting a Trusts & Estates Legal Secretary for a well-established boutique estate planning and probate law firm in downtown San Francisco. This position supports the managing partner whose current, very long-time legal secretary is relocating to the Central Valley. The principal responsibility is assisting with the drafting of wills, trusts, powers of attorney, advance healthcare directives, and estate plans from dictation. Other responsibilities include probate court filings, trust administration, some landlord-tenant work, recording of deeds, commercial lease preparation, organizing client files, correspondence, and legal documentation, and other administrative and some paralegal-like tasks. The work schedule (can be flexible) is 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The firm wants to hire a legal secretary who is very experienced in the wills & trusts practice and is comfortable and proficient with transcription from dictation. The compensation package includes a target base salary of $80,000 – 90,000+/yr (DOE, for a 35-hour work week), generous annual bonuses (circa 1-2 paychecks), medical/dental/vision insurance benefits (firm pays 100% of employee’s premium), monthly commuter stipend, and paid vacation and sick leave. The firm has a big office space and requires health and safety measures are in place (including social distancing and masks worn in the common areas). For confidential and IMMEDIATE consideration, please email resume to Jon Lucchese, Vice President of Permanent Placement Services Division, at email@example.com . Thank you!
Hands-on experience with legal correspondence and court filing procedures is a plus
Ability to effectively interact, verbally and in writing
3+ year Legal Secretary
Law firm setting experience
Revocable Trusts experience highly desired
Prior experience with Probate & Estate Administration
Foundational knowledge in recordation
General familiarity with drafting correspondence and legal documents
E-file experience highly preferred
Adeptness in scheduling appointments and managing attorney calendar
Earlier work involving landlord-tenant law
Adeptness in court filing
Real estate law experience is a plus
Probate law experience preferred
Good client relations skills
Experience with basic office functions
Legal files experience highly valued
Previous experience working with leases
Background working with estate planning
Proficiency in real estate transfers
Client intake experience highly desired
Real estate leasing experience desired
Basic familiarity with civil litigation experience
Demonstrated knowledge of transactional matters
Hands-on experience with power of attorney forms
Advance Directives experience desired
Expertise in assisting attorneys
General familiarity with transcription
Basic knowledge of deeds
Strong understanding of word processing and spreadsheets is preferred
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Salary: $75,000.00 - $95,000.00 / Yearly
Location: San Francisco, CA
Date Posted: October 16, 2020
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Reference: 00410-0011593403
Staffing Area: Legal