Careers At Huck Bouma
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Huck Bouma PC is an Affirmative Action EEO Employer
Trust and Estate Administration Paralegal
Trust and Estate Practice Group
We are currently searching for highly motivated, team-orientated candidate interested in joining the largest DuPage County law firm as a Trust and Estate Paralegal. Tax background will be useful to this role.
The successful candidate will be organized, detail-oriented, possess excellent writing and numeric skills, maintain strict confidentiality, and display a passion for delivering outstanding results and service on a consistent basis.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the following essential promptly and accurately. Other duties may be assigned.
Specific tasks include:
Reviewing client estate planning documents for post-death administration of estates and trusts.
Preparing court pleadings to open and close probate estates.
Preparing trust and will summaries, inventories, accountings and spreadsheets.
Assisting executor/trustee with the collection, valuation and distribution of assets.
Preparing federal and state estate tax returns, gift tax returns and fiduciary income tax returns.
Preparing client memos and correspondence.
Funding marital and family trusts.
TRAINING & CERTIFICATION
Certificate in Paralegal Studies
ACQUIRED SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE
Three or more years of practical and relevant trust and estate administration experience.
Proficiency with Microsoft applications including Outlook, Word, and Excel.
Professional interpersonal skills and knowledge of business etiquette.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Job Type: Full-time
Required education: Paralegal Certificate
Required experience: Paralegal: 5 + years
Trust and Estate administration: 5 + years
Equal Opportunity Employer – Only those candidates being offered an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.
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Corporate Paralegal/Legal Assistant
Corporate Practice Group
We are currently searching for a highly motivated, team-orientated Paralegal/Legal Assistant candidate interested in joining the largest law firm in DuPage County.
The ideal candidate will possess experience in one or more of the following areas:
Mergers and Acquisitions
Asset Finance & Securitization
Essential Duties and Performance Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the following essential duties satisfactorily.
Duties must be carried out promptly and accurately. Other duties may be assigned.
-File new business formation and dissolution documents
-Obtain certificates of good standing
-Complete and file SS-4 forms to obtain EINs
-Assist with all aspects of deal closings
(i.e. signature pages, closing certificates,
drafting of local, state and federal docs)
-Compile and maintain corporate minute books
-Prepare and file qualification and withdrawal applications
-Prepare stock certificates and resolutions
-Prepare and submit statutory filings
-Handle pre-closing, signature page distribution and closing of files
-Order certified copies and certificates of ‘good standing’
-Prepare and file UCC statements, amendments and termination statements
-Compose closing checklists and manage post-closing assembly and execution of documents
-Ability to work with vendors
Knowledge of and familiarity with Westlaw and Lexis programs, in addition to some knowledge of SEC filings would be a plus
Experience & Qualifications
.Minimum 3 years of corporate/transactional experience in
providing exceptionally high quality service to clients
.BA degree and paralegal certificate, preferred
Acquired Skills and Knowledge
The successful candidate will be organized, detail-oriented, possess a professional demeanor, and have the ability to multitask and work independently.
This candidate will also possess excellent written and interpersonal skills, be able to communicate effectively, maintain strict confidentiality, and display a passion for delivering outstanding results and service on a consistent basis.
Please send current resume along with references and salary requirements:
Huck Bouma PC is an Affirmative Action EEO Employer.