Role details

Estate Planning Associate Attorney

New York   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Prominent Trusts & Estates firm seeks an Associate with a book of business
  • Looking for minimum of $80,000 in business (Trusts & Estates)

About Our Client

Well-known trusts and estates boutique.

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for estate planning for high net-worth individuals, as well as estate administration for multi-million dollar estates.
  • Working closely with fiduciaries through the probate process and complete administration
  • The Associate will be responsible for maintaining his/her own book of business ($80,000 minimum)
  • Represent individuals in sophisticated estate and tax planning matters as well as in the preparation of Wills and all types of trust agreements
  • Serve as legal counsel to Executors and Trustees in all facets of the administration of simple and complicated estates and trusts including the preparation of estate and gift tax returns.
  • Occasionally work on estate and trust litigation, such as contested Wills, difficult probate proceedings and disputed accountings
  • Represent clients in Surrogate's Court as needed

The Successful Applicant

Qualifications

  • JD from a US accredited Law School
  • Have a minimum $80,000 book of business
  • Admission to the NY State Bar
  • LL.M in Trust and Estates desired
  • 7-10 year's experience as an Attorney with Estate Planning and administration documents
  • Have understanding and experience with Surrogate Court's motion practice
  • Be able to handle files independently
  • Be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communications skills (written and verbal)
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office

What's on Offer

Competitive base salary and benefits

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