Estate Administration Paralegal

Twomey, Latham, Shea, Kelley, Dubin & Quartararo, LLP is located in Riverhead. Established in 1973, we are recognized by Martindale- Hubbell as a preeminent law firm. We have 30 attorneys and 36 staff (17 of which are in the Trusts & Estates Department) working together to create a team atmosphere with low turnover. We are committed to strategic representation and considerate service of our clients and have a reputation for maintaining a personal interest in the people and communities we serve.

Our Trusts & Estates Department is well established and ranges from routine probates to judicial accountings, estate tax return preparations, and funding of continuing trusts.

Job Description:

Preparation of probate and administration documents.
Marshaling of assets.
Preparation of estate tax returns.
Preparation of formal and informal accountings & receipts and releases to settle estates.
Distribution of assets.
Coordination with accountants.
Must know how to e-file.

Qualifications:

Proven success working in a high volume environment.
Ability to produce quality work efficiently and accurately.
Strong attention to detail, accuracy, and consistent follow-through.
Organized.
Dependable.
Critical thinking and ability to prioritize.
Professional, positive demeanor.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Self-directed and highly motivated.
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
Empathetic and compassionate toward our clients in difficult times.
Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel required. Proficiency in Adobe professional helpful.
3-5 years law firm estate administration experience required
Ability to read and understand statutes
Working knowledge of One Source/Thompson Reuters Fiduciary Accounting and Estate Tax software helpful.

Hours: Monday through Friday, 35 hours per week.
Salary commensurate with experience.

COVID Considerations:

Must wear mask unless at personal workstation.
Must work in office (all offices and workstations socially distanced and appropriately shielded).
Extensive health & safety protocols are in place to protect our personnel, clients, and vendors.

Benefits:

Paid time off (vacation, sick time and national holidays).
Health Insurance premium contribution.
401(k).

Twomey Latham is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, and/or expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in a relation to our recruiting, hiring, and promoting practices.