Tax Associate Attorney or Of Counsel Job in Jackson, MS Near Me - 329639 | BCGSearch.com

Tax Associate Attorney or Of Counsel

Type Full-Time

Location Mississippi - Jackson

Job ID F6R3329639

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 5 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

2024-04-10 00:04:36

A law firm in Jackson is seeking a Tax Associate Attorney or Of Counsel to participate in building the existing practice, engage in significant client contact, and move into a leadership role in the long term. The ideal candidate should be academically distinguished with excellent writing and analytical skills, holding a Juris Doctorate or better in Law. They must have 5+ years of relevant experience in estate planning.

 

Duties:

  • Provide legal counsel and support in estate planning matters.
  • Conduct legal research and analysis on tax laws, regulations, and precedents.
  • Draft legal documents, including wills, trusts, and powers of attorney.
  • Advise clients on tax implications of estate planning decisions.
  • Represent clients in estate planning proceedings, including probate and trust administration.

 

Requirements:

  • Juris Doctorate or better in Law.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in estate planning.
  • Admission to the State Bar or eligibility for admission.
  • Strong understanding of tax laws and regulations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize effectively.

 

Skills:

  • Proficiency in legal research and writing.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of estate planning principles and strategies.
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to build and maintain client relationships.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and legal research databases.

A southeastern powerhouse with a diverse array of practice areas and clients, this firm has an especially well-developed public policy practice, particularly at the federal government level. Over the last two decades, this firm has featured especially robust growth, and its upward trajectory is expected to continue. Its commitment to innovation and cognizance of the changing tides in the legal industry are promising in terms of future stability and continued visibility. This firm is also widely recognized as an excellent place to work, meaning that its attorneys can count on an environment in which they are respected and given the foundation they need to grow.

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