Trusts & Estates Paralegal
Acorn Law
Westlake Village, CA US
Posted ago
Acorn Law

Our growing firm is searching for an experienced Paralegal to handle estate planning, trust administration, probates, and other probate court petitions.

Our ideal candidate has at least 2 years of experience in estate planning, trust administration, and probate matters. You enjoy communicating with clients and have a compassionate demeanor. You are self-motivated and take charge of matters assigned to you. You are detail-oriented, have prior experience with managing cases from opening to resolution, and have excellent organization and project management skills.

This is a full-time, in-office position, with the opportunity for some hybrid work and a flexible schedule.

We value our team and provide the following competitive benefits package:

  • Health insurance (50% contribution)
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Group Life
  • Vacation / PTO
  • FSA account
  • 401(k) with employer matching
  • Holidays
  • Closed between Christmas and New Year’s (paid)
  • Convenient location in Westlake Village


  • Draft estate planning documents, including trusts, wills, powers of attorney, advance healthcare directives, guardian nominations, transfer documents, and deeds
  • Assist with Trust Administration and Probate matters from opening to resolution
  • Draft petitions, Judicial Council forms, and other probate court pleadings
  • Prepare and serve government/agency notices
  • Communicate with clients, beneficiaries, and court clerks/officers
  • Draft other legal documents and correspondence


  • Minimum 2 years of trusts and estates law firm experience
  • Strong client communication skills
  • Team player with independent resourcefulness and problem-solving capabilities
  • Ability to prioritize to meet deadlines
  • Strong grammar, communication, and organizational skills
  • Computer competency and knowledge of Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat, and AdobeSign
  • Experience with WealthCounsel is a plus but not required
  • Experience with Lawmatics a plus but not required
  • Notary required, if you are not a notary, we will help you become one

$60,000 - $90,000 yearly
About Acorn Law

At Acorn Law, we believe it’s not about the law, it’s about people, and our approach reflects that. We are a small, boutique firm that specializes in estate planning, probate, and elder law. We aim to create lasting relationships with our clients and to become trusted advisors they can count on.

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