THE OPPORTUNITY: In this paralegal position, you will assist attorneys in all aspects of trust and estates transactions, including documentation, due diligence, development and entitlements, closing and related activities. You will be a member of the firm’s Corporate department, reporting to the attorneys on your team.
THE DAY-TO-DAY: On any given day, you will be working with firm partners and business colleagues on a variety of requests and projects. You will: · Assist with planning documents and funding of assets (deeds / transfers of accounts / beneficiary changes) · Prepare and maintain documents relating to court accountings, trust administration and probate administration. · Prepare and administer estate plan critical dates and checklists. · Track and assist overseeing attorney with review of due diligence and trust and estate documents. · Participate in conference calls with clients. 2 · Prepare clear and concise correspondence and memorandum · Prepare initial draft document, amendments to trust, estate and miscellaneous documents for attorney review. · Review organizational and authority documents. YOU HAVE: · Two years of legal experience in corporate transactions required, experience with trust and estates preferred. · A Bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certificate · Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, Outlook or similar mail. calendar technology. · Strong writing, organizational and communication skills · Extensive knowledge of grammar, spelling, punctuation and legal terminology · Flexibility to adjust hours and to work additional hours as necessary to meet operating and business needs
WHAT WE PROVIDE: Co. provides competitive salary and benefits at all levels, and our culture embraces the entrepreneurial spirit of its professionals like no other firm. Our allied professionals are a collaborative team, helping to define the unique client experience offered by the firm. We understand that it takes more than attorneys to build a successful legal practice; everyone participates in our commitment to excellence. We are also proud to be an influential leader in inclusion and diversity. The firm has been recognized for our efforts by the Human Rights 3 Campaign and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. We are Mansfield 2.0 certified, a reflection of our ongoing commitment to advancing candidates from underrepresented groups. MORE ABOUT co. : With more than 900 lawyers across 17 offices, co LLP provides advisory, litigation, and transactional legal services to clients worldwide.
We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information or any other basis protected