Trust & Estate Attorney

Westside Trust & Estate Attorney

Mulberry Talent Partners has joined with Skinner Law, an Estate Planning & Tax Law firm in the Westside of Portland, to identify a Trust & Estate Attorney. This a newly created role for a thriving and growing firm. Our client offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including ‎excellent medical insurance.

The position requires a minimum of 5 years of estate and trust administration legal experience ‎in Oregon, excellent organizational abilities, communication skills, attention to detail, and a ‎desire and ability to take ownership over work assignments and work product in a fast-paced ‎and busy work environment. ‎Candidates must be an Oregon Bar member, possess exceptional credentials, and have a solid reputation in the legal community.

Desired skills:‎

  • Knowledge of all aspects of estate and trust administration, including preparing and ‎filing all probate court/estate administration documents.‎
  • Ability to manage a matter from start to finish, independently and as part of the team. ‎
  • Excellent communication and writing skills. ‎
  • Ability to work effectively under deadlines. ‎
  • Position requires substantial client contact as well as contact with other professionals ‎and court staff.‎
  • Collect, evaluate, maintain and monitor estate and trust assets, income, and expenses.‎
  • Facilitate asset transfers and distributions.‎
  • Prepare annual and final accountings along with all supporting documents.‎
  • Compile tax information and prepare estate tax returns and gift tax returns.‎
  • Experience in drafting simple wills and other estate planning documents is a plus. ‎
  • Experience in Washington estate and trust administration is a plus. ‎

Preferred Computer Skills:‎

  • Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel, Outlook‎
  • EstateWorks
  • Tax preparation software