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Tax/Trusts and Estates Project Legal Assistant Practice Support

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Law Firm

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Legal Staff

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Jan 27, 2022

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Oct 14, 2021


New York City, NY, United States

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Tax/Trusts and Estates Project Legal Assistant Practice Support
Duties: Assisting with drafting and assembling estate planning documents. Processing executed documents and preparing correspondence to clients and accountants. Gathering, reviewing, and organizing asset information for eventual probate and estate tax reporting. Preparing and/or coordinating the preparation of probate filings and estate tax return filings both locally and throughout the United States. Preparing probate-related filings and executing electronic probate filings. Preparing and filing various Internal Revenue Service forms. Assisting in compiling documents for and preparing responses to IRS audit requests. Maintaining indexes and organizing case files and workrooms. Indexing and organizing files for off-site storage. Assisting with document collection, review, and production. Filing and obtaining documents at various courts and agencies. Utilizing legal research software. Conducting research using various resources including databases and the internet. Assisting with department projects as needed and performing other work-related duties as assigned.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: High school diploma, with a paralegal certificate and/or Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred. Excellent academic record. Superior organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and manage a large workload efficiently and effectively. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Exceptional interpersonal skills, a commitment to professionalism, integrity, and collegiality. Exceptional problem-solving skills, critical thinking abilities, and the ability to work well under pressure. Flexibility to work overtime as necessary, including nights and weekends and travel, as necessary. Proven ability to multi-task and set priorities while meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Highly detail-oriented, including the ability to assess and respond to underlying detail issues and implications.

Additional info

Job Number: 1961.

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Hiring Coordinator
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
399 Park Avenue
New York City, NY 10022

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