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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.
Submit your resume and salary requirement to firstname.lastname@example.org
Huck Bouma PC is an Affirmative Action EEO Employer.