Midtown NYC Boutique Trusts & Estates Law Firmseeks associate with two or more years of experience in trusts and estates, particularly probate, administration and planning. Surrogate's Court and litigation experience helpful, but not necessary.
Join AV rated, Super Lawyers attorneys in a vibrant, best practice environment, focusing on all manner of trusts and estates practice. Work independently and with more experienced attorneys on uncontested probate/intestate administration and estate administration. Prepare accountings. Work on fiduciary tax returns and deal with the tax authorities. Advise fiduciaries on their duties. Counsel beneficiaries on their rights. Work with more experienced attorneys representing fiduciaries, beneficiaries and distributees in complex Surrogate's Court litigation; draft pleadings, motions, estate and trust accountings, discovery demands and responses; handle and organize detailed and complex discovery, turnover, accounting and file documentation. Counsel estate planning clients and draft estate and tax planning documents. The degree of supervision and independence depends on a person's level of experience and ability to work independently.
We value a balanced approach to practicing law: a commitment to excellence in addressing client matters while embracing quality of life outside the office. That means \"reasonable\" hours, except when motions, hearings, trials or other time sensitive matters require longer days. It also means a competitive salary and terrific compensation benefits for a motivated person who values working diligently in a fun and professional environment, dedication to clients, career accomplishment and professionalism, along with time for a full personal life. Convenient midtown NYC location in Class A building with beautiful offices and amenities.
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