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Trusts & Estates Paralegal

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  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Full-service Pittsburgh law firm seeks a Paralegal/Legal Administrative Assistant to support the Estates and Trusts Group and/or our Litigation Group. This is a full-time, permanent role on-site in Pittsburgh, PA.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing attorney calendars;
  • Tracking of court-related deadlines and filings;
  • Assembling pleading binders;
  • Assistance with trial preparation and deposition summarization;
  • Estate administration process (probate, required filings, inheritance tax returns, inventory, receipt and release, family settlement agreement, etc.);
  • Assist with the estate planning process (draft wills, powers of attorney, flow charts);
  • Follow up phone calls to clients, financial institutions, credit collection agencies;
  • Prepare/Finalize pleadings;
  • Electronically file pleadings;
  • File federal, state, local tax returns;
  • Participate in attorney/client meetings;
  • Preparation of correspondence to clients and outside parties/institutions.

Qualifications:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel and Outlook;
  • Proficient with legal research tools, including Westlaw;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Ability to manage projects, follow through on assignments and manage deadlines;
  • High degree of initiative, attention to detail and accuracy, and timeliness;
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to establish positive relationships at all levels;
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities and deal with time sensitive issues in an effective manner;
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs;
  • College degree preferred

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