Paralegal - Private Client

At Taft, we work as one team, driven and committed to helping our clients succeed. A full-service law firm with 625 attorneys and over 1,000 total on our team, we have the collaborative approach, advanced technological resources, and depth of services that make us a preeminent law firm in the Midwest.

Taft is seeking a paralegal to support our Private Client practice group in Taft’s Minneapolis office.

We are seeking a paralegal with 3-5 years' trusts and estates, litigation, and/or tax experience to support our Private Client team in our Minneapolis office. All Taft employees operate under a “Client First” philosophy—in all things, we seek to provide exceptional services to our clients. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assists lawyers in drafting estate planning documents, including wills, powers of attorney, health care directives, and various types of trusts.
  • Assists lawyers in probate and trust administration.
  • Drafts and e-files various probate pleadings and accounting documents.
  • Assists in the collection and distribution of estate assets.
  • Effectively prioritizes work and monitors deadlines.
  • Enters, reviews, and corrects time charges timely.


  • 3-5 years related experience.  
  • Paralegal degree/certificate, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office programs.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and writing skills.
  • Ability to adapt to workplace stressors and competing priorities.
  • Ability to maintain client confidentiality.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.

Interested candidates should apply to Alycen Cummings,

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The information in this posting presents general duties, tasks, and responsibilities but is not intended to be an exhaustive listing.