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Legal Staff Paralegal in Schenectady, NY

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Company name

Cioffi, Slezak & Wildgrube, P.C.

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Practice Area

Trusts and Estates

Years of Experience

3-5 yrs required


Schenectady, NY

Posted on

Feb 08,2018

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Estate Administrator / Paralegal Duties: Focus in trusts and estates supporting a team of attorneys. Preparing all court documents necessary in probate and accounting work; facility with HotDocs software. Supporting executors and trustees in their fiduciary roles, from asset gathering and valuation through distribution. Maintaining estate checking accounts. Communicating with clients, beneficiaries, attorneys, accountants, appraisers, real estate brokers, etc. Preparing related tax returns using LaCerte software: Estate Tax, Fiduciary Income Tax, Personal Income Tax. Preparing deeds and related forms. Preparing Accountings.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university. 3-5 years of progressive estate administration experience in a law firm or trust department environment. Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office. Experience with TABS preferable but not necessary. Experience with electronic filing desired. Must be able to manage time and multiple priorities to ensure work is completed within strict deadlines. Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Collaborative team player. Strong analytical abilities and problem-solving capabilities.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Cioffi, Slezak & Wildgrube, P.C.
1473 Erie Blvd.
1st Floor
Schenectady, NY 12305