Trusts & Estates Paralegal (part-time or full-time)

The Transatlantic Estate Law Firm PLLC seeks to hire an experienced paralegal part-time or full-time to handle our increasing volume of trusts and estates planning and administration. This is an outstanding opportunity for a candidate to expand his/her knowledge and practical experience working on sophisticated international matters.

We are a boutique law firm that helps international families preserve and pass on their assets in a tax-efficient way.  We strive to be the premier advisors for international families in the Washington DC area. Our comprehensive services include cross-border retirement planning,  tax return preparation, advice on asset acquisitions and business successions, as well as drafting trusts, wills and powers of attorney.


Position Description

  • Prepare estate inventories and accountings
  • Prepare legal documents related to estate administration
  • Prepare estate tax returns, gift tax returns and estate income tax returns
  • Assist in the drafting of estate planning documents
  • Interaction with courts, financial institutions and tax authorities
  • Significant client contact
  • Part-time or full-time

Required Qualifications

  • 3 to 6 years of relevant experience
  • Intellectual rigor, reliability, thoroughness
  • Outstanding people skills
  • Experience with international tax matters, offshore asset disclosures and estate law controversy is a plus.
  • German and/or French language skills are a plus.

What We Offer

  • Exceptional opportunity to expand knowledge and skills
  • A pleasant and collegial work atmosphere
  • Flexibility
  • Pay: $30-$35/hr plus bonus, depending on the qualifications and experience
  • Own office with window
  • Paid garage parking
  • Health insurance, if needed
  • Retirement plan contributions

Application Process

Qualified candidates should send their resume and a writing sample to