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Are you interested in expanding your career experience in multiple ways? Palmer Group is working with one of our Des Moines area clients to hire a Real Estate & Trusts Paralegal. Please apply today if you meet the qualifications below and are interested!


  • Draft written materials such as transfer and curative documents, correspondence, and legal documents
  • Coordinate real estate closings
  • Review and analyze title commitments and title documents
  • File documents with federal, state, county, and city government offices
  • Maintain transaction documentation and maintain data in client files
  • Draft estate planning documents including wills, powers of attorney, revocable and irrevocable trusts, etc.
  • Assist with administration of probate estates, trusts and guardianships, and conservatorships including, but not limited to, drafting pleadings, preparing accountings, communicating with financial institutions, as appropriate
  • Assist with the preparation and filing of fiduciary income tax returns, gift tax returns, and estate tax returns
  • Assist with special projects as assigned
  • Demonstrate a high level of professionalism in dealing with confidential and sensitive issues


  • 5+ years of experience as a legal assistant or paralegal in a law firm
  • Possess a solid understanding of real estate principles and transactions and probate processes
  • Paralegal Certificate or equivalent degree is required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft and Adobe applications and online filing systems
  • Able to manage and prioritize multiple deadlines

Work Model:

  • On-Site
  • Monday-Friday
  • 8:00AM – 4:30PM (37.5 hours/week)

Interested and qualified candidates can contact Palmer Group at (515) 225-7000 or email 

Ref: JOB-45446

Hannah Hoffman

Senior Recruiter

(515) 225-7000

3737 Woodland Ave, Suite 200, West Des Moines, IA 50266

    • Job type: Direct Hire
    • Location: Des Moines
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:
      $60,000 - $70,000 per Year