Job Title: Estate Planning & Administration Paralegal

Full Time

Reports to: Estates Practice Partner

This is a great opportunity for an experienced or aspiring Paralegal to join a fast-paced, growing law firm based in Annapolis, MD. The successful candidate will be working closely with clients and attorneys to draft estate planning documents and assist with the administration of probate and trust estates. The position’s objectives include ensuring the provision of effective, high-level client service, increasing the practice group’s efficiencies and productivity, and facilitating timely communication among the firm’s stakeholders.


  • Prepare estate planning documents including but not limited to Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, and Medical Directives.
  • Prepare estate administration filings including petitions, inventories, accountings, final reports and fiduciary accountings.
  • Prepare documents relating to the identification, collection, and valuation of assets.
  • Assist in managing client inquiries, scheduling appointments, and maintaining excellent client relations with clients, court clerks and agency staff. Serve as a point of contact between clients and attorneys.
  • Organize client files, meetings, and coordinate client timelines leveraging workflow management software.
  • Assist with tracking billable hours, preparing invoices, and managing client billing inquiries.
  • Perform general administrative tasks, including answering phones, managing mail, and maintaining office supplies within the Practice Group.
  • Complete other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including outlook, word, excel.
  • High level of initiative and the ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Commitment to continuous learning.
  • Positive, proactive and professional attitude.
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment, excelling at stress free productivity.

Education and Experience:

  • Paralegal certificate from an ABA accredited program preferred, or a combination of education and/or experience.
  • A minimum of two (2) years’ experience in the area of estate planning or estate administration (both are preferred).

This is a terrific opportunity to join a culture-orientated growth company. The is a full-time, in-office position with competitive benefits. Liff, Walsh & Simmons is an equal-opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Interested candidates should submit cover letter and resume to

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Emily Channell

Emily Channell

Emily Owens Channell is the Director of Human Resources at Liff, Walsh & Simmons.

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