Trusts and Estates Legal Assistant

Gravel & Shea PC
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Location: Chittenden County,
About the Job

Prominent mid-size law firm in downtown Burlington, Vermont seeks legal assistant for our trusts and estates practice.

The successful candidate will have a strong work ethic and initiative; excellent writing, organizational, and communication skills; fluency in Microsoft Office programs and adaptability to technology generally; good time management skills; and the flexibility to work with multiple attorneys.  Qualified candidates must have prior legal assistant experience.  The ideal candidate will have experience and/or strong familiarity with estate planning, probate, and trust administration documents and filings, experience drafting deeds and property transfer tax returns, and experience preparing trust and probate accountings.

We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive health insurance and other benefits.  For more information about Gravel & Shea, please visit

A qualified candidate should promptly submit a cover letter, résumé, and at least one writing sample to:

Carole Gaynor, Finance and Operations Manager

Gravel & Shea PC

P.O. Box 369

Burlington, VT  05402-0369

Gravel & Shea is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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