Paralegal

Long Island, New York Permanent USD60,000 - USD85,000 per year Hybrid working
  • Rewarding Paralegal role with an award winning law firm in Long Island
  • Highly collaborative boutique firm in Long Island.

About Our Client

Boutique, full-service, law firm with just under 100 attorney's - in-office position (occasional home working permitted) based in their Long Island (Garden City) office, the firm has three other US offices.

Job Description

Responsibilities as Trusts & Estates Paralegal vary and include:

  • Assist Attorneys in necessary aspects of managing large trusts and estates
  • Form 706 filing
  • Ensuring compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and internal policies
  • Conducting legal research and draft legal documents related to trust administration
  • Collaborate with Attorneys, Accountants, and Clients
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date trust records and documentation
  • Handle trust-related inquiries from beneficiaries, attorneys, and other stakeholders Assistant will provide administrative support to the Practice Groups and assist with various legal tasks
  • Perform administrative tasks such as answering phones, taking detailed messages, managing emails and processing new cases with calendering all follow-up matters
  • Proofread legal documents for accuracy and completeness
  • Draft correspondence to clients
  • Some phone contact with clients



MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

The ideal Associate Attorney will have demonstrable experience:

  • 2+ years' law firm experience required
  • Experience in trust administration or a related field
  • Strong mathematical/accounting/tax skills
  • Proficiency in legal drafting, research, and writing
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Fully versed in Microsoft Excel
  • Strong clerical skills for organizing and maintaining trust records, including
    managing confidential information
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Knowledge of Form 706 filing

What's on Offer

The Legal Assistant will receive:

  • Competitive salary $60,000 - $85,000 depending on experience
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Annual bonus
  • In-office working, occasional home working permitted
  • Excellent opportunity for someone interested in this rewarding legal space, keen to learn and develop, working with a highly collaborative and successful Firm
Contact
Anna Jacobs
Quote job ref
JN-032024-6361719

Job summary

Sector
Legal
Sub Sector
Paralegals / Legal Assistants - Private Practice
Industry
Business Services
Location
Long Island
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Anna Jacobs
Job Reference
JN-032024-6361719
Job Nature
Hybrid working