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Trust and Estates Legal Administrative Assistant #28878

Trust and Estates Legal Administrative Assistant

Salary: $65K - $85K

2-5 years of legal administrative/estate planning experience required

A prestigious Boston law firm is hiring a Trust and Estates Legal Administrative Assistant to support the delivery of quality legal services to clients by providing specialized administrative and secretarial assistance to assigned attorneys and legal personnel about all aspects of the Private Client and Non Profit practice areas. This job involves multi-tasking, document production, heavy administrative functions, and client contact, and requires a high degree of executive secretarial and technical skills. 


  • Trusts and Estates Legal Administrative Assistant will support two to three attorneys or other legal personnel as a primary assignment and provides backup support to other legal personnel as requested
  • Demonstrate professionalism in all internal and external interactions with clients, co-workers, and third party affiliates
  • The position maintains strict confidentiality in all client and firm matters


  • Associate’s Degree
  • 2-5 years of legal administrative/estate planning experience
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, and comparison software
  • Excellent organizational skills, including file maintenance and, billing preparation
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with courtesy and diplomacy
  • Efficiently follow written and verbal instructions
  • Maintain effective relationships with a diverse group of attorneys, clients, staff, and outside contacts with discretion and strict confidentiality
  • Applicant must be a dependable team player who works collaboratively and cooperatively with others in a team-oriented environment

Categories: Direct Hire|Legal Jobs, Direct Hire|Administrative Jobs, Region| Metro Boston - Massachusetts

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