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Litigation - General Attorney / Trusts and Estates Attorney in San Jose, CA

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Company name

Steburg Law Firm

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Attorney

Practice Area

Litigation - General/Commercial
Trusts and Estates

Years of Experience

2-5 yrs required

Location

San Jose, CA

Posted on

Mar 12,2018

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Taxation/Trust and Estate Litigation Associate Attorney The candidate will do research legal issues for trust and estate litigation matters. Will draft pleadings, discovery memoranda, motions and other legal documents. Handle trust and estate litigation matters from inception through trial, including taking and defending depositions, propounding and responding to discovery, attending mediations and settlement negotiations. Attend hearings on a regular basis in probate courts. Make independent decisions and advise clients on pre-litigation and litigation matters. Handle conservatorship or guardianship matters from initiation of proceedings to representation of conservators or guardians for the duration of these matters. Handle probate administrations from initiation of proceedings to discharge of personal representative. Communicate with IRS and/or State taxing agency by telephone, mail, facsimile, and/or email. Negotiate with IRS and/or State taxing agency to release wage and/or bank levies. Prepare and analyze financial documents to choose optimal resolution path for clients. Other projects as assigned. Must have interest in probate and trust law and/or tax law. Strong verbal and written communication skill is essential. Strong interpersonal skill is essential. Should have 2-5 years of experience (probate litigation experience is preferred). Must be admitted and in good standing with the California State Bar.

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Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Steburg Law Firm
2033 Gateway Pl.
5th Floor
San Jose, CA 95110