Estate Planning Associate Attorney Job in Houston, TX Near Me - 324994 | BCGSearch.com

Estate Planning Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Texas - Houston

Job ID D818324994

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 2 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

Estimated Salary Lower than Highest Salary Band in Market (Varies by Firm)

Practice Areas Trusts and EstatesEstate & Tax PlanningTrusts and Estates - General

2024-02-14 04:23:33

Job Overview: A law firm in Houston, TX, is seeking an Estate Planning Associate Attorney with at least 2+ years of experience. The ideal candidate will have expertise in estate, wealth, and tax planning, particularly with high-net-worth individuals, families, and privately-owned companies.

Duties:

  • Provide legal counsel and support on estate planning matters for clients.
  • Draft wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and other estate planning documents.
  • Conduct legal research and analysis related to estate and tax laws.
  • Advise clients on business succession planning and asset protection strategies.
  • Collaborate with senior attorneys and partners on complex estate planning cases.
  • Communicate effectively with clients to understand their needs and goals.

Requirements:

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Admission to the State Bar of Texas or eligibility for admission by waiver.
  • Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law or working toward eligibility for Board Certification.
  • Minimum of 2+ years of experience in estate planning law.
  • Strong analytical aptitude and attention to detail.
  • Excellent writing credentials with experience drafting legal documents.
  • Compelling interpersonal and communication skills.

Preferred Skills:

  • Background in tax law with knowledge of estate and gift tax planning.
  • Experience working with high-net-worth individuals and families.
  • Familiarity with business succession planning and asset protection strategies.

Education:

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.

Certifications:

  • Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate Law or working toward eligibility for Board Certification.

Skills:

  • Strong analytical aptitude
  • Excellent writing credentials
  • Compelling interpersonal and communication skills

Representing clients across the U.S., this firm has grown into a nationally known firm since 1912. Specializing in a wide range of areas, the attorneys have become recognized for their contributions to the legal community and their practical expertise. The firm fosters a collegial and collaborative environment where everybody strives to succeed.

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