Paralegal (Estate Planning)

Paralegal (Estate Planning)2018-10-09T11:16:38+00:00

Job Summary

Fast paced law firm in Albany, NY seeking paralegal and/or legal assistant for a full-time position supporting a team of attorneys focusing in the areas of estate planning and probate. We offer competitive compensation/benefits including, but not limited to, paid vacation, paid parking, paid new parent and bereavement leave, 401K plan (with employer match and profit sharing) and medical/dental insurance, and the opportunity to be part of a great team.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Candidate will work closely with clients, attorneys and paralegals to support the drafting and implementation of trusts, estate planning documents and probate/administration petitions. This individual should be highly motivated, detail-oriented and project a positive attitude. Candidates will possess excellent organizational, written/verbal communication and time management skills.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Associates degree or paralegal certificate from accredited university is preferred, but not required
  • Prior paralegal or legal assistant experience is preferred, but not required
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word and Excel
  • Experience with Billing software
  • Excellent follow up skills and attention to detail
  • Proactive, mature, and professional

We are willing to train the right candidate. To be considered for this role please submit a cover letter with salary requirements to Lorraine R. Silverman, Esq. at Applications without this will not be considered.

Contact Info

126 State Street, 6th Floor
Albany, NY 12207

Phone: (518) 436-4170

Fax: (518) 436-1456


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