Careers

Current Positions:

Mid Level Associate Attorney: Trusts & Estates Section

The Firms Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Section seeks an associate with 3-5 years experience in; Estate Planning, Trust Administration, Probate, Conservatorships. The ideal candidate will have both the desire, and ability to become a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law.  Assignments will include counseling clients on Estate Planning, drafting of Estate Plans, representing Trustees in the administration of Trusts, representing Executors in the administration of Probates.

Candidates should have significant law firm experience drafting documents, tracking billable time, managing a file from retention to closing.

Distinguished academic record from a nationally recognized law school and exceptional research, writing and verbal communication skills are essential. Associate salaries are based on years of experience and bonus consideration is given for productivity and performance. Must be a current, active member of the California State Bar.

Please address cover letter, resume and references, law school transcript, and a brief, recent writing sample electronically to Zachary M. Plottel. Director of Operations.

Harris & Plottel, LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. No telephone calls, e-mail applications only, please. Principals only.

 

Legal Assistant: Trusts & Estates Section

We have an exciting opportunity to join our growing Estate Planning, Trust/Probate Administration and Long Term Care Planning (Elder Law) Firm.  The successful candidate will support the Estate Planning and Medi-Cal practice.  This position demands a responsible and organized professional to support the Attorneys and liaison with the clients.  We are extremely service oriented and pride ourselves on helping our multigenerational clients.  This position is demanding and fast-paced, yet extremely rewarding.

The ideal candidate must be driven to serve, have extreme attention to detail, and substantive knowledge of Estate Planning, Trust/Probate and/or Medi-Cal benefits.  Excellent time management and computer skills are required to excel in this position.  Experience in Hot Docs and Time Matters or other practice/business management software a plus. We offer competitive benefits after successful completion of 90 day probationary period.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to office@harrisplottel.com in MS Word or pdf with justified margins.  In the “Subject” section of the email type “Your Name — Legal Assistant.”  Any applicants who do not follow these specific instructions will not be considered.

Harris & Plottel, LLP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. No telephone calls, e-mail applications only, please. Principals only.