Trusts and Estates Paralegal – Asheville, NC

The Van Winkle Law Firm is seeking a full-time Estate Administration Paralegal to join our Trusts & Estates practice in our Asheville, NC office. This position provides support in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Compensation is dependent on experience and skill set.
Duties include:
• Preparation of deeds and related documents for the transfer or real property title
• Preparation of Estate and Gift Tax Returns
• Prepare forms for incoming and outgoing court papers and to document specific actions required for legal proceedings and/or personal or Firm requirements
• Prepare correspondence including routine pleadings, letters, memos, estate qualification and various other documents and forms
• Manage deed processing, transfer, and funding of assets
• Be a primary contact for Firm Clients
• Maintain positive contact with clients and observe confidentiality of client matters

Qualifications for this position include:
• Paralegal or Trusts & Estates experience preferred
• Paralegal certification or advanced skills / education is a plus
• Applicant with a CPA license and relevant paralegal experience would be highly considered
• Demonstrating good judgment and professionalism, and exhibiting flexibility and versatility to provide exceptional Client support
• Demonstrating strong reasoning and resolution skills
• Willingness to learn the practice and its systems
• Organized with strong attention to detail
• Strong Customer service / client satisfaction aptitude including the ability to always make a positive first impression
• Self-motivated
• Technologically proficient with MS Office Products and electronic document management
• Friendly co-worker and team player

Job Type: Full-time