The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and expertise.
Dedham law firm which concentrates its practice in the areas of Estate Planning, Elder Law and Estate and Trust Administration seeks a motivated, goal-oriented estate planning attorney with significant experience who wants to build a long-term career in a collegial team atmosphere.
Join a busy, established and growing practice with the prospect for future partnership!
The right candidate will
Have a valid license to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Pass a background check
Have the expertise and experience to meet with and advise clients regarding estate planning (including using trusts for tax and asset protection planning) and estate and trust administration matters
Have excellent communication skills – both oral and written
Have strong organizational skills and be able to work independently, efficiently and productively while handling a large number of matters
Value and deliver the highest quality work and client service
A strong estate tax background is a plus
The position entails
Independently meeting with estate plan clients, making recommendations and securing representation
Preparing drafting instructions for estate plan documents for paralegals
Reviewing and editing draft estate plan documents
Meeting with clients to review and explain their estate plan
Preparing trust funding instructions
Independently meeting with clients regarding probate and trust administration matters, advising clients and managing such matters through the administration process with the assistance of experienced paralegals
Preparing Massachusetts and federal estate tax returns
Writing articles/blog posts for website
This position also provides an opportunity to engage in networking and marketing activities to develop your own referral sources and client base.
Estate planning is more than just creating Wills or Trusts at Samuel, Sayward & Baler LLC: it is about creating a lasting trust and building long-term relationships with our clients and their families. Our mission is to help our clients protect the two most important things in their lives: the people they love and the assets they have. In doing so, we provide comprehensive and customized legal advice in the areas of estate planning, elder law, long-term care planning, estate settlement and trust administration services.
For over 30 years, our attorneys have been helping clients plan for the future. We are experienced in working with all types of clients in all stages of life – high-asset individuals and families, senior citizens anticipating or unexpectedly confronted by, long-term care needs, young couples and families, college students, and families who have lost a loved one and need assistance with estate and trust settlement.
Our Firm’s philosophy is to build long-lasting relationships with our clients and to provide Smart Counsel... for Life.