Senior Associate or Senior Counsel

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Research legal issues for trust and estate litigation matters
  • Draft pleadings, discovery, memoranda, motions and other legal documents
  • Handle trust and estate litigation matter from inception through trial, including taking depositions, attending mediations and settlement negotiations
  • Attend hearings on a regular basis in the probate courts
  • Make independent decisions and advising 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
  • Consult and advise trustees or beneficiaries on trust administration
  • Other projects, as assigned


Qualifications

  • Demonstrated interest in probate, trust and estate law
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must possess attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Ability to multitask and meet deadlines in a fast paced office environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to manage cases and clients independently


Education and Experience

  • 3 or more years of demonstrated litigation experience (probate, family law or civil litigation is required)

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