Caffry Law in Waterbury, Vermont, seeks an experienced, professional, full-time paralegal to assist with estate/special needs planning practice. Paralegal will aid in drafting estate and special needs planning documents and probate and trust administration for Vermonters with disabilities and their families. Must be organized, be able to meet deadlines, and have excellent written and verbal communication skills for client relations and court filings. Experience in a law practice, preferred, especially with estate administration or estate planning. Experience with public benefits programs for Vermonters with disabilities, a plus.
Job tasks include:
Aid in drafting estate planning and special needs planning documents; tracking client progress
Organizing and preparing final documents for distribution to clients, public benefits agencies, and other appropriate parties
Drafting documents and letters for filing with the Probate Court (in particular: estate administration, trust reformation, and guardianship matters); monitoring court deadlines and tracking progress
Maintaining and organizing confidential client files
Reception; greeting clients and answering phones
Scheduling and confirming client meetings
Assisting clients with estate and special needs planning process and providing relevant special needs information, as needed, by phone and by email
Please submit cover letter, resume, and references, to attorney Kaitlyn Keating.
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