Job Details


Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Legal Staff

Date Last Verified

Dec 30, 2021

Posted on

Jun 24, 2021


Danbury, CT, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Trusts and Estates >> Trusts and Estates
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Assist attorneys in all aspects of estate settlement and trust administration.

Duties Include:
(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 administration.

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) s a plus
  •      Experienced with Probate Court e-filing via TurboCourt
  •      Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and similar

? A warm and caring personality and good listening skills

? Completion of a Paralegal program is a plus, but not required

Job Type: Full-time

Company info

Chipman Mazzucco Emerson LLC

Company Profile

At Chipman Mazzucco Emerson LLC, you will find a team of attorneys that spans generations but has a common goal: providing high-quality, responsive service to every client. We combine many years of experience with forward-thinking perspectives to provide the comprehensive, results-oriented service that our clients deserve.

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