Trusts & Estates Administrator – Paralegal

Join this top-ranked, award-winning wills, trusts, estates, and elder law firm in Arlington, VA, and grow your career and experience.

This well-respected regional law firm in Arlington, VA, near the metro seeks a Trusts and Estates Administrator – Paralegal with a minimum of 5 years of in estate planning and trust and estate administration to join their busy growing T & E team with some of the finest lawyers and paralegals in the legal field. 

No billable hour’s requirement

A hybrid model of 3 days in the office and 2 days remote.

Based on experience, education, and background, the firm will pay up to $90,000

Hours are 9 am-5:30 pm M-F with flexibility.

Fantastic firm management and administration and a happy, cooperative, and respectful culture that believes in work-life balance 


Estate planning for high-net-worth individuals, including drafting, reviewing, and analyzing NTS and assisting clients with the entire process of funding trusts.

Estate and trust administration in the jurisdictions of Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia, including reviewing the will/trust, analyzing it in light of the known financial and family situation, researching statutes and case law in those jurisdictions, and drafting agreements and other legal documents necessary in complex administrations.

Clear, concise, and correct oral and written communication at an appropriate level to the situation and interaction with the client.


5-15 years of senior Trusts, Estate Planning, and Administration experience as a paralegal, legal assistant, or trust officer in a law firm or financial institution

A bachelor’s degree is preferred but not required.

A paralegal certificate is preferred but not required.

Someone who can work both independently and with a team

You must demonstrate patience and be very responsive to questions to become the firm’s T&E subject matter expert.

Salary is commensurate with experience and a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision.  Life insurance, STD, LTD with voluntary options to increase coverages.  401k, 12 vacation days, 10 sick days, and Federal holidays.  The firm pays the cost for an employee.