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Assist attorneys in all aspects of estate settlement and trust administration.
(1) The probate paralegal will assist with the preparation of probate applications, prepare
inventories, returns and lists of claims, estate tax returns (federal and state), fiduciary income tax
returns, interim and final accounts, closing statements and all other applications and documents
routinely prepared in connection with the settlement of estates and trust administration.
(2) The probate paralegal will communicate with the client (meetings, emails, letters and telephone)
during all stages of estate settlement and trust administration for the purpose of collecting
information necessary to complete reporting and filing requirements described above and to keep
tabs on the client’s concerns and needs.
(3) The probate paralegal will communicate with (by letter, e-filing, and telephone) the probate courts
and tax authorities on a regular basis.
(4) In general, the probate paralegal will be involved in all aspects of estate settlement and trust
Skills and Qualifications:
? Attention to detail
? Strong oral and written communication skills
? Strong editing skills
? Experience or knowledge in accounting, taxes, and probate
? Knowledge of fiduciary accounting systems (OneSource, in particular, by Thomson Reuters)
is a plus
? Experienced with Probate Court e-filing via TurboCourt
? Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and similar applications
? A warm and caring personality and good listening skills
? Completion of a Paralegal program is a plus, but not required
Job Type: Full-time
Chipman Mazzucco Emerson LLC
At Chipman Mazzucco Emerson LLC, we pride ourselves on providing client-centric legal guidance to individuals and businesses in Fairfield County, elsewhere in Connecticut and in nearby parts of New York. We strive to find the optimal solution for each unique situation. We are well aware of conventional approaches, but we also think outside the box. Though we lean on our experience for knowledge, we also recognize that the law is constantly evolving. We keep apprised of the latest legislation and court cases and provide state-of-the-art advice.