Business Services Practice Area
The leading western suburban law firm has an immediate need for an attorney to join its Corporate Practice Group.
This is an ideal position for a candidate who wants to develop a sophisticated practice in a collegial environment which also provides ongoing business development training.
The ideal candidate will have 0-2 years of experience. The ideal candidate with experience would have knowledge related to mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, debt and equity offerings, restructurings, entity selection and formation, general corporate matters and sophisticated commercial contract work.
Candidates should also possess a strong work ethic, be detail oriented and have a desire for autonomy and significant client/matter responsibility while leading teams on projects.
Candidates must have excellent drafting and negotiation skills, a superior academic background and a desire to have significant client interaction. Candidates must be committed to extraordinary client service.
This is an exceptional opportunity in a diverse and progressive law firm environment.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package including billable hour requirements that provide for work/life balance.
Please send current resume along with references and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Estate and Trust Administration Practice Area
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 followingessential 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.
ACQUIRED SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE
Three or more years of practical and relevant 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.
Submit your resume and salary requirement to email@example.com
Equal Opportunity Employer – Only those candidates being offered an interview will be contacted.
No phone calls please.
Trusts and Estates Practice Area
The leading western suburban Chicago law firm has an immediate need at its Wheaton, Illinois location for an Estate Planning Senior Associate with three to five years of experience to join its Estate Planning Group.
The ideal candidate must have experience working on sophisticated estate planning and estate administration matters, tax planning, as well as with providing general business advice.
The right person must possess excellent drafting skills, have a strong financial or accounting background, have a deadline-oriented attitude, and a desire to have significant client and referral source interaction.
Please send your resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Equal Opportunity Employer – Only those candidates being offered an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.