Description:

The Law Firm of A Law Firm in Detroit, Michigan seeks attorneys to join its team in the areas of estate planning, estate and trust administration, estate/trust/probate litigation and tax (general and corporate). This position is for our downtown Birmingham, Michigan office.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide legal advice and guidance to clients in the areas of estate planning, estate and trust administration, estate/trust/probate litigation and tax.
  • Conduct legal research, analyze routine and complex estate planning and tax issues, and develop effective strategies to address client needs.
  • Draft and review legal documents, including wills, trusts, patient advocate designations, durable powers of attorney and other related documents.
  • Preparation of income tax returns (personal, corporate and fiduciary).
  • Represent clients in estate and trust disputes, litigation matters and tax audits.
  • Collaborate with other attorneys and professionals within the Firm to provide integrated solutions for clients with respect to legal and financial matters.
  • Stay updated with changes in estate planning techniques, tax laws and regulations to ensure the provision of accurate and up-to-date advice to clients.

Requirements:
  • Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school and admission to the Michigan State Bar.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in estate planning, estate and trust administration, or estate/trust/probate litigation and tax law (specific requirements may vary depending on the position).
  • Strong knowledge of estate planning techniques, probate procedures, trust administration and federal and state tax laws.
  • Excellent research, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate complex legal concepts clearly and effectively to clients.
  • Detail-oriented with a high level of accuracy in document preparation.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced and demanding environment.
  • Proven ability to build and maintain strong client relationships.