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Robert Half Estate Planning Paralegal in Hingham, Massachusetts


We are presently on the hunt for a meticulous and highly dedicated Trust & Estate Paralegal, with a strong background in Probate practice, to join our growing team of legal professionals. The individual will primarily be tasked with assisting attorneys in the preparation, filing, and management of all probate-related court filings and documents. He/she will play a pivotal role in the effective administration of the estate organization and planning, aiming ultimately towards keeping our clients satisfied.


  1. Assist attorneys with the preparation of legal documents and compliance reports.

  2. Handle client inquiries regarding probate, trust, and estate planning matters.

  3. Prepare drafts of wills, trusts, probate applications, death tax returns, and other related legal documents.

  4. File and manage all probate-related court documents in a timely manner.

  5. Coordinate with various entities and individuals, including clients, court officials, financial institutions, and other relevant parties.

  6. Conduct legal research and investigation as directed by attorneys.

  7. Keep track of the probate and trust files, ensuring timely notices, filings, and compliance.

  8. Manage deadlines and coordinate probate administration under attorney supervision.

  9. Maintain up-to-date knowledge about probate laws, trust, and estate planning.

  10. Carry out all tasks related to trusts like obtaining tax identification numbers, setting up trust accounts, etc.


  11. A minimum of 3 years of experience in estate and trust administration, especially in probate.

  12. Familiarity with tax and probate laws and legal terminologies.

  13. Exceptional ability to analyze and interpret legal and financial documents.

  14. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  15. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and legal research tools.

  16. Ability to operate independently with minimal supervision.

  17. Outstanding organizational skills with the ability to prioritize tasks effectively.

  18. Exceptional research and report development skills.

  19. Proven experience interfacing directly with clients, attorneys, courts, and other professionals.

  20. Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.

Being a Trust & Estate Paralegal - Probate, you will offer indispensable aid to our team of proficient lawyers and contribute positively towards achieving our firm's objectives. If you believe you have what it takes to deliver outstanding paralegal services in a fast-paced, professional setting, we can’t wait to meet you.

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