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Estate Planning Attorney

Company: Sheryll Law, PC
Location: Riverhead
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:

We are seeking an attorney who can provide quality legal services to our large, diverse client base. Our ideal candidate will work passionately and effectively alongside our senior partners and staff to ensure a successful outcome for our clients. Contact us today if you have outstanding research and writing skills, can handle a heavy caseload, and are comfortable using today's legal software!

Responsibilities:

--- Manage administrative assistants, paralegals, and law clerks
--- Determine case strategies and solutions to serve clients' needs after analysis
--- Represent clients in court to argue motions during legal proceedings
--- Counsel clients by assessing options and determining the best course of action for a successful outcome
--- Complete legal research and prepare motions, pleadings, and briefs
--- Consult with clients to ascertain their estate planning objectives, and provide legal guidance on matters such as wills, trusts, tax planning and asset protection
--- Draft, review, and revise a variety of estate planning documents including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and healthcare directives
--- Conduct legal research on matters related to estate planning, tax law, and probate to ensure the firm's advice is up-to-date and compliant with current law
--- Collaborate with senior attorneys to strategize and implement estate planning goals tailored to individual client's needs
--- Represent clients in probate court and other legal forums as needed
--- Manage client relationships, including conducting initial consultations, follow-ups, and maintaining open lines of communication
--- Oversee paralegal and support staff in the preparation and organization of documents and legal filings

Qualifications:

--- Candidates must currently be a member of their local bar association - active member preferred
--- Work independently while handling a heavy caseload
--- Over 1 year of experience representing clients in a law firm
--- Public speaking, decision-making, communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills are necessary for this role
--- Ability to use Microsoft Office is required
--- Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school
--- Admission to the New York State Bar, with good standing
--- Minimum of 2-4 years of experience in estate planning and related practice areas
--- Proficient in legal research tools and case management software
--- Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
--- Strong analytical ability and problem-solving skills
--- Capacity to manage multiple clients and various assignments simultaneously

About Company:
Our firm helps people protect their hard-earned legacy from probate, long-term care expenses, and unnecessary taxes by planning ahead. We believe everyone should make an estate plan to protect as much of their money as possible.



We are here to guide clients through the complicated probate, tax, and long-term care laws, achieve positive results and help them provide a legacy for their families. It is incredibly important to us that clients come out of an extremely emotional process where their future may quite literally be on the line feeling that they had a legal team behind them who really cared, fought for them, and gave them a voice.

Keywords: Sheryll Law, PC, West Haven , Estate Planning Attorney, Legal , Riverhead, Connecticut

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