Description:Are you looking for a terrific place to work, in a collegial environment, with excellent client relationships and an opportunity to gain experience and succeed? Then we may be the perfect match for you. We are not your typical law firm, where the only thing that matters is billable hours. Our mission is to relieve our clients' stress and provide outstanding results. We take pride in our firm's culture, where everyone works to meet their full potential and accomplish their professional goals. While we work hard, we also take time to have fun, volunteer and support our community.
We are searching for a Senior Trusts & Estates Attorney to handle probate and estates administration matters, estate planning and some estate litigation. This attorney's principal goal will be to serve, support, and advise clients in all stages of planning, while guaranteeing that the clients' transactions comply with state laws and regulations, and actively helping clients avoid potential legal risks and violations.
The ideal Trust & Estates Attorney is a natural self-starter who is ready to hit the ground running and can complete matters with little or no supervision. They must also be able to capably delegate and manage a workflow from client intake to matter resolution. This attorney must bring an ownership mentality as it relates to firm-level performance and accountability. This position is ideal for someone who wants to take control of a caseload and advance their career, partnership potential exists.
Meet with, advise and prepare documents for clients of the firm in legal matters within the Trusts & Estates practice area, and provide expertise, including, but not limited to:
- Creation of complex wills
- Establishment & management of trusts
- Accounting and Tax Returns
- Probate law
- Family foundations
- Wealth transition
- Estate administration
- Estate litigation
Ensure that work meets the firm's quality control standards.
Excellent communication and written skills
Highly organized and loves systematized processes
- Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited law school. An LL.M in Taxation is a plus
- Admission to practice and in good standing with the State Bar of New Jersey
- Minimum of 5 years of sophisticated experience with Trusts & Estates matters
- Representation of high-net-worth individuals, including senior corporate executives and owners of privately held businesses is a plus.
Compensation is commensurate with experience. Bonus, Incentives, Benefits and Retirement offered.
Applicants should apply by sending a PDF version of your resume and cover letter indicating how you would help us accomplish our mission of providing extraordinary service and outstanding outcomes. If you are tired of cover letters, feel free to send us a 30 second to 1 minute video explaining how we are the right fit for your practice.