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Trusts and Estates Attorney in Chicago, IL

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Company name

McGuireWoods LLP.

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type


Practice Area

Trusts and Estates

Years of Experience

Max 4 yrs required


USA Chicago, IL

Date Last Verified

Sep 04,2017

Posted on

Aug 21,2017

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Private Wealth Services Associate The candidate must have: Excellent academic credentials and writing skills. 2-4 years of legal experience working with high-net worth clients, with an emphasis on drafting estate plan documents, performing tax research, administering trusts and estates, preparing corporate/LLC documents for family-owned entities, and experience working with families and fiduciaries (individual and corporate). Areas of experience that would be helpful for a successful candidate include the ability to: (i) draft wills, revocable and irrevocable trusts; (ii) research, analyze and explain a broad range of tax issues (individual income tax; corporate and partnership tax; estate and gift tax); (iii) handle the administration of estates (including preparing probate documents and attending court hearings; reviewing estate tax returns) and trusts (including assisting clients with the transfer of assets and the funding of trusts); (iv) draft a broad range of company documents (formation documents; governing documents; assignments; notes; consents; contribution agreements; etc.); and (v) research and advise on state probate and trust law to provide advice to fiduciaries on a variety of issues involved in the administration of trusts (including in semi-contested matters). Prior employment in a sophisticated law firm environment is preferred.

Additional info

Send cover letter, resume and law school transcript.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
McGuireWoods LLP.
77 West Wacker Drive
Suite 4100
Chicago, IL 60601-1818