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Experienced Estate Planner

Employer Info:

Vandeberg Johnson Gandara PS

Mid-sized Tacoma law firm comprised of experienced and dedicated team of professionals, offering a broad range of high-quality legal services to businesses, governments, and individuals.
Job Name
Experienced Estate Planner
Brief Description
Midsize law firm is seeking an experienced Estate Planning and Administration Attorney who can manage a dynamic workload in a supportive close-knit environment which prides itself on fostering a commitment to work-life balance.
Job Type
Education Level Required
J.D. / Law Degree
Location City
Tacoma, WA 98402, United states
Contact Person
Daelyn Julius
Contact Email
Contact Phone
(253) 383-3791
How to Apply
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Job Details
Specific job duties include the ability to:
  • Showcase excellent verbal and written communication skills that can be clearly articulated to clients and colleagues alike;
  • Educate clients;
  • Design and craft custom estate plans utilizing vehicles such as: wills, trusts (both testamentary and inter-vivos), and powers of attorney;
  • Analyze and effectuate effective tax avoidance strategies;
  • Facilitate entire spectrum of estate administration from client contact to strategy to court appearances if necessary; and
  • Construct and implement solutions through the use of TEDRA.
Candidates must:
  • Possess a JD from an accredited law school or equivalent law clerk program and be licensed to practice law in the State of Washington;
  • Have at least 5 years prior experience with estate planning and administration in a sophisticated law firm;
  • Be a self-starter who possesses the ability to work independently and as part of a team; and
  • Though not necessary a background in taxation such as a bachelor’s degree in accounting and/or an LL.M in taxation will be given preference.
Ultimately successful candidate will be an enthusiastic contributor to the Firm and office culture, and have a collaborative approach to not only their work environment, but also their individual work product.
Compensation Range: $90,000 - $150,000 depending on experience and current book of business
Job may be hybrid and/or part-time, for which compensation will be adjusted accordingly.
Possible Benefits include:
  • Bonuses;
  • Medical insurance;
  • Long-term disability;
  • Life insurance;
  • Profit sharing;
  • 401(k);
  • Paid holidays;
  • Parking;
  • CLEs;
  • Bar and other dues.