Trusts and Estates Senior Attorney, Oakland, CA

  • 26 Jan 2022 10:55 AM
    Message # 12318903
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Donahue Fitzgerald, LLP is seeking a senior attorney for our Trusts & Estates practice group in our Oakland and/or Walnut Creek office.  In this time of significant planning opportunities for clients, the Trusts & Estates group has seen a demand for its services increase exponentially.  The position is well-suited for someone who enjoys being busy and wants to work for a firm with an established path to partnership. 

    Knowledge, Skills and Experience

    ·         5+ years of estate planning and trust administration experience, with a background in tax, preferred

    ·         Experience  in drafting and implementing complex estate planning strategies such as GSTT legacy trusts, SLATs, GRATs, sales to IDGTs, and CRTs

    ·         Experience in handling probate matters, including preparing and filing motions and trust litigation, preferred  

    ·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    ·         Ability to interface with clients on a regular basis

    ·         Must be detail oriented

    ·         Ability to problem solve and work with a variety of personalities and work styles

    ·         Must be a self-starter with superior organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple assignments within a fast-pace environment

    ·         L.L.M in tax or requisite courses in law school that have been applied in practice

    ·         Proficient with MS Office Suite and a Document Management System, desired

    The ideal candidate also will have strong academic credentials from a top law school. Must be admitted and a member in good standing of the California Bar.

    This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established firm that offers interesting work, a collaborative working environment, opportunities to support pro bono activities and competitive benefits.

    Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, writing sample and salary requirements to, and please reference Trusts & Estates Attorney in the subject line of your e-mail.

    DF LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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