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Trusts And Estates Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Florida - Jacksonville

Job ID O2RT333651

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 3 - Max. 6 Years

Ranking 4 : Medium to Large Business $$$$

Estimated Salary Highest Salary Band in the Market

Practice Areas Estate & Tax PlanningTrusts and Estates - General

2024-06-10 23:47:25

Job Overview:

A law firm is seeking a highly skilled and motivated Trusts and Estates Associate Attorney to join their team in Jacksonville, FL. The ideal candidate will have 3-6 years of experience in trusts and estates, including complex estate planning, asset protection planning, trust and estate settlement, and taxation. This role requires a deep understanding of the legal intricacies involved in estate planning and the ability to provide exceptional client service.

Job Duties:

  • Provide comprehensive legal counsel in complex estate planning, asset protection planning, and trust and estate settlement.
  • Develop and implement sophisticated estate planning strategies to meet clients' financial and personal goals.
  • Advise clients on tax implications of estate planning decisions and structures.
  • Handle the administration of estates and trusts, including probate proceedings and preparation of estate tax returns.
  • Conduct thorough legal research and stay updated on estate planning laws and regulations changes.
  • Draft and review various estate planning documents such as wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and healthcare directives.
  • Assist clients with wealth transfer strategies and intergenerational planning.
  • Represent clients in disputes related to trusts and estates.
  • Collaborate with other attorneys, accountants, and financial advisors to provide holistic solutions to clients.
  • Participate in business development activities, including client meetings, seminars, and presentations.

Requirements:

  • 3-6 years of relevant experience in trusts and estates law.
  • Proven experience in complex estate planning, asset protection planning, trust and estate settlement, and taxation.
  • International estate planning experience is considered a plus.
  • LL.M. in Estate Planning or Taxation.
  • Juris Doctorate degree from an ABA-accredited law school.
  • Active membership in The Florida Bar.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • High level of professionalism and ethical standards.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines effectively.
  • Strong client service orientation and interpersonal skills.

Education:

  • Juris Doctorate degree from an ABA-accredited law school.
  • LL.M. in Estate Planning or Taxation.

Certifications:

  • Member of The Florida Bar.

Skills:

  • In-depth knowledge of trusts and estates law.
  • Expertise in tax implications of estate planning.
  • Proficiency in drafting estate planning documents.
  • Strong research and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Proficiency with legal research tools and estate planning software.

Job Location:

  • Jacksonville, FL

This AmLaw firm is well-known for their banking sector, representing all 10 U.S. bank holding companies. Specializing in its Latin America practice, this firm prioritizes and provides diversity and inclusion amongst its associates. This firm has also obtained numerous accolades including a perfect score through the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index for Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality two years in a row, Top 25 For Female Partners by The American Lawyer, and Top 60 Firms For Diversity by The American Lawyer's Diversity Scoreboard.

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