Paralegal - Private Client

At Taft, we work as one team, driven and committed to helping our clients succeed. A full-service law firm with approximately 600 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.

We are looking for an energetic, customer-service focused paralegal to serve our Private Client team in Taft’s Minneapolis office.

We are seeking a Paralegal with 5+ years trusts and estates experience to support our Private Client team in the 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:

  • Works with lawyers to draft 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.
  • Prioritizes work and monitors deadlines.
  • Enters, reviews, and corrects time charges timely.


  • 5+ years’ experience with related legal work.  
  • Paralegal degree/certificate, or equivalent combination of experience.
  • Proficient command of the English language and standard grammar rules.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Ability to adapt to workplace stressors and competing priorities.
  • Maintain client confidentiality.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

Interested candidates should apply to Alycen Cummings,

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