Trusts and Estates Litigation Attorney

Johnston, Kinney & Zulaica LLP (“JKZ”) is a boutique San Francisco financial district law firm whose mission is to provide thoughtful and practical solutions to support and protect our clients through life’s challenges. We are a women and minority-owned law firm. Our practice areas are estate planning, trust administration, probate and family law. We also specialize in international estate planning, tax, probate and trust administration for high wealth clients, including a significant portfolio of multinational clients in the UK, Mexico, and Central and South America. JKZ attorneys have made significant contributions to the development of LGBT estate planning and family law. We work every day to cultivate trusted relationships with our clients, our employees and our community.

Role Responsibilities

JKZ is currently looking for a Trusts and Estates Litigation Attorney with a minimum of 3 years experience in Civil Litigation, preferably with probate and trust litigation experience. Opportunities for career growth and partner-track available.


  • At least 3 years' experience as a Trusts and Estates Litigation Attorney or Civil Litigation Attorney in California
  • Experience in court appearances and drafting of motions, discovery, etc.
  • Experience with legal research using Westlaw and Nexis Lexus
  • Solid command of English including excellent spelling, grammar, punctuation, form and style
  • Organized and detail oriented

    Benefits of working at JKZ LLP

    In addition to a competitive compensation and bonus programs, JKZ also offers medical, dental and vision insurance, disability and life insurance, 401k and Profit-Sharing Plan, FSA for Healthcare and Dependent Care, PTO, VTO, Paid Parental Leave, 10 paid holidays and an amazing collaborative culture. We also offer paid State Bar and BASF dues for paralegals, as well as paid Continuing Legal Education study.

    JKZ LLP provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.