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Associate Attorney - Trust and Estates #30534

Associate Attorney - Trust and Estates

Salary: Up to $150K

4+ years of sophisticated estate planning experience required 

An established law firm is seeking an Associate Attorney to join their growing Trust & Estate Practice Area in their Worcester, MA office. This position includes the planning and implementation of sophisticated estate planning strategies and involves extensive interactions with clients and other professional advisors requiring the highest level of technical knowledge, confidentiality, and professionalism. 

Responsibilities

  • Associate Attorney will demonstrate knowledge and skills in the areas of estate planning strategies, trust administration, and income, gift, estate, and generation-skipping tax matters, including tax return preparation
  • Handle a wide variety of tasks to assist attorneys in the practice, including drafting trust and estate documents and communicating with clients or client representative
  • Meet with clients to determine goals and objectives
  • Plan and implement sophisticated estate planning strategies 
  • Draft Estate Planning documents

Requirements

  • Superior academic credentials including a J.D.  
  • LLM in taxation preferred
  • 4+ years of sophisticated estate planning experience 
  • Admission to the Massachusetts Bar; Admission to other Bars is a plus
  • Ability to use all Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Knowledge of and experience with client records management software such as NetDocuments
  • Operate effectively in an environment that stresses individual accountability
  • Have a strong working knowledge of Massachusetts probate and trust law
  • Demonstrate superior and written communication skills
  • Be highly organized with extreme attention to detail
  • Use effective problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Be extremely effective in a fast-paced environment, multitasking and assisting highly experienced senior partners to deliver high-quality client service

Categories: Direct Hire|Legal Jobs, Region| Worcester - Massachusetts, Region| Hybrid

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