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Trust & Estates Paralegal

 

LOCATION: New York, NY

 

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:  Base salary up to $115,000 plus Bonus, Medical, Dental and Vision benefits, generous vacation and sick/personal days, paid holidays, 401K, and more!

 

ORGANIZATION:  Elite International Law Firm

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Responsible for all aspects of estate planning and estate and trust and administration

  • Prepare, service and file court papers for probate proceedings, appointments or resignations of fiduciaries, disclaimers, and inventories, and claims against estates

  • Prepare Federal and New York estate tax returns

  • Prepare beneficiary designation forms and asset transfer forms

  • Perform all aspects of insurance trust administration from the transfer of policies to trusts, preparation of “crummy” notices, and management of trust bank accounts for payment of premiums

  • Prepare receipts and releases

 

REQUIRED SKILLS:

 

  • 5+ years of Trust & Estates experience within a law firm

  • Experience in legal research and locating individuals

  • Knowledge of Medicaid, and how to prepare a Medicaid application, preferred 

  • Ability to draft wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and health care documents is a plus

  • Advanced Microsoft Word and proficiency with Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of staff

  • Highly adaptable, proactive and works well under pressure

  • Bachelor's Degree and/or Paralegal Certificate preferred

 

TO APPLY:  If your experience meets the requirements of this position, please submit your resume in Word format.

 

CONTACT:

 

Mary Suneetha

Managing Director

Filcro Legal Staffing

New York, NY 10017

 

Resume Submission Link |  Main Paralegal Page | Contact | Alt Job Page

 

EEO EMPLOYER:  Filcro Legal Staffing and the organizations we represent are equal opportunity employers. We recruit, employ, compensate and promote Trust & Estates Paralegals regardless of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status and we comply with all federal and state laws.

 

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