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Trusts and Estates Associate Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location New Jersey - Newark

Job ID UZJL325418

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 1 - Max. 3 Years

Ranking 4 : Medium to Large Business $$$$

Estimated Salary Highest Salary Band in the Market

Practice Areas Trusts and EstatesEstate & Tax PlanningLitigation - Trusts & Estates - DefenseTrusts and Estates - General

2024-04-04 20:21:37

A law firm in Newark is seeking a Trusts and Estates Associate Attorney with 1-3 years of experience in estate planning, estate administration, related tax planning, and estate litigation support. NJ and NY Bar admission, along with a strong academic background, are required. An LLM in taxation is a plus.

 

Duties:

  • Assist clients with estate planning, including drafting wills, trusts, and other estate planning documents.
  • Handle estate administration matters, including probate and trust administration.
  • Provide tax planning advice related to estates and trusts.
  • Assist with estate litigation matters, including will contests and trust disputes.
  • Conduct legal research and analysis on trusts and estates issues.
  • Draft legal documents, including pleadings, motions, and briefs.
  • Communicate with clients, opposing counsel, and other parties involved in estate matters.

 

Requirements:

  • 1-3 years of experience in trusts and estates law.
  • NJ and NY Bar admission.
  • Strong academic background.
  • LLM in Taxation (preferred).

 

Education and Certifications:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Admission to the New Jersey and New York State Bar.

 

Skills:

  • Knowledge of estate planning and administration laws.
  • Understanding of tax implications related to trusts and estates.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in work.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

This firm has given a lot of thought to the interplay between the New York and the New Jersey legal markets. Although one of the oldest and largest in New Jersey, this firm wants to capture the Manhattan type work at Manhattan type billing rates. Although they are not quite there yet, this firm has developed a structure that enables it to base the bulk of its personnel and resources in New Jersey, and have a small New York space from which to handle the 'big city' work. An interesting plan, to be sure. Associates here rave about the reasonable hours and the immediate responsibility, many of whom deal directly with clients and handle entire cases. This is one of the few New Jersey firms where you will see the reverse commute--attorneys leaving Manhattan to take advantage of pleasant work environment and excellent training ground.

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