Job Details

Estates Trusts Paralegal

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Aug 10,2018

Posted on

Jul 27,2018

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

Pittsburgh, PA
Practice Area
Tax >> Tax - General
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Estates & Trusts Paralegal Candidate must have Bachelor’s degree preferred. 5+ years of experience in estates and trusts paralegal work. Must have experience with tax return preparation including individual income tax, fiduciary income tax, estate tax, inheritance tax and gift tax. Must be personable and will possess excellent multitasking and organizational skills. Must also be able to work in a fast-paced, high volume work environment. Will be dependable, possess a strong work ethic and strong problem solving skills; they will be a true team player and promote the goodwill of the firm. Must have: Excellent communication and organization skills. Solid understanding of Pennsylvania estate and trust law. Knowledge of Probate Process and Probate Code. Knowledge of basic Orphan’s Court rules and procedures. Strong research skills and knowledge of legal databases (eg. Westlaw, LexisNexis). Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite with an emphasis on Excel and Word. Experience with estate and trust administration software (Lackner knowledge is a plus). Experience with tax preparation software.

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Company info

Danielle Mundekis
Office Manager
Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC.
310 Grant Street
Suite 44
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Review:

"Tense and Micromanaged Environment"

Current Employee - Reviewed on July 28, 2017

Trust your employees more with their own decisions. If they are the ones that have been working on the file, then they actually might make a better decision than supervisors.

Pros : I stayed busy at this firm and I was never bored. The work was very challenging, if not overburdening. There were a variety of projects to get experience from.
Cons : You are under close supervision and scrutiny working here. The relationship between management and lower attorneys is tense and harsh.
Current or former employee? : Current Employee

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