Experienced Estate Planning Associate 1-5 Years

This is a unique opportunity to work in Santa Barbara. Position includes working on sophisticated estate plans, conservatorships, post death probate and trust administrations.

Description: Mullen & Henzell L.L.P., a long-established and prominent Santa Barbara law firm, is searching for an experienced estate planning attorney to work with the firm’s Estate and Wealth Planning Group.

Requirements: The appropriate candidate will have an opportunity to provide services to a sophisticated client base and cooperate and assist other members of the Estate and Wealth Planning Group as appropriate. Strong relationship skills as well as technical skills are essential. Current California Bar membership is required.

Location: Our main office is in downtown Santa Barbara just one block from the Courthouse.

Compensation and Benefits: The Mullen & Henzell Associate compensation package consists of a base annual salary plus substantial incentive compensation determined by productivity. Based on an annual 1,750 billable hour budget, the compensation range for a 1-to-5-year associate would be between $120,000 and $210,000, depending on experience and other job-related factors permitted by law. A full-time associate is also eligible for the following firm benefits: vacation, sick time, medical Insurance, dental insurance, Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, life insurance, disability insurance, 401(k) plan and profit-sharing contributions.

Partnership Track: At Mullen & Henzell, we make a point of hiring “future partners, not profit centers.” Our billable hour expectations are lower than those of most firms our size and reflect our commitment to maintaining a balance between a challenging legal career and a satisfying personal life.

Application: Please send resume, cover letter and writing sample – Attention Jared A. Green, Recruiting Partner: Recruit@mullenlaw.com

Mullen & Henzell is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. 

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