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Trust & Estates Associate

Company: Jobot
Location: Chicago
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Join a Growing AmLaw 100 FirmThis Jobot Job is hosted by: Scott RundlettAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button
and sending us your resume.Salary: $120,000 - $175,000 per yearA bit about us:As an AmLaw 100 firm, we're deeply committed to delivering exceptional legal services to our clients. Our innovative approaches, coupled with a rich history of integrity and professionalism, enable us to navigate complex challenges and achieve favorable outcomes. Through a collaborative culture rooted in diversity and inclusivity, we strive to make a meaningful impact in the communities we serve, guided by our core values of integrity, teamwork, and client-centricity.Why join us?Joining our team means being part of a dynamic community dedicated to excellence and innovation. As an AmLaw 100 firm, we offer unparalleled opportunities for professional growth and development. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion creates a supportive environment where every voice is heard and valued. We invest in our employees, providing ongoing training, mentorship programs, and resources to help you thrive in your career. Our collaborative culture fosters meaningful relationships and collaborations that transcend boundaries, making us a firm where you can truly make a difference.Job DetailsWe are seeking a skilled and experienced Associate Attorney to join our Trust & Estates Practice. The ideal candidate will have 3-7 years of relevant experience and possess a strong foundation in trust and estate matters. As an Associate Attorney, you will play a crucial role in providing legal counsel, managing client relationships, and contributing to the success of our practice.Key Responsibilities:Client Representation: Provide legal representation and counsel to clients in various trust and estate matters, including estate planning, trust administration, probate proceedings, and tax planning.Drafting and Reviewing: Prepare and review legal documents, including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and other estate planning instruments, ensuring accuracy and compliance with relevant laws and regulations.Transactional Work: Assist in structuring and implementing complex estate plans, wealth preservation strategies, and asset protection techniques tailored to clients' individual needs and objectives.Litigation Support: Support senior attorneys in trust and estate litigation matters, including will contests, trust disputes, fiduciary litigation, and contested guardianships.Client Consultation: Conduct client meetings and consultations to assess their needs, provide legal advice, and develop personalized estate plans aligned with their goals and preferences.Research and Analysis: Conduct legal research, analyze case law, statutes, and regulations, and stay abreast of developments in trust and estate law to provide informed counsel to clients and support the firm's thought leadership initiatives.Collaboration and Teamwork: Collaborate with partners, associates, and support staff within the Trust & Estates Practice group to deliver comprehensive and seamless legal services to clients.Qualifications:Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.Admission to the Illinois Bar or ability to waive into the Illinois Bar.3-7 years of experience practicing in the field of trust and estates, preferably at a reputable law firm.Strong understanding of trust and estate planning principles, tax implications, and fiduciary duties.Excellent drafting, analytical, and communication skills, with meticulous attention to detail.Ability to work independently, manage multiple priorities, and thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.Commitment to professionalism, integrity, and client confidentiality.Interested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply" button.

Keywords: Jobot, Chicago , Trust & Estates Associate, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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