Tax Project Legal Assistant at Arnold & Porter

Arnold & Porter


Mid Level

New York, NY, USA

Not defined

16 Nov → 16 Dec

Job Description

The Practice Support Services Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Trusts & Estates/Tax Project Legal Assistant in the New York office.

The Project Legal Assistant will focus on tax and trusts & estates work by assisting our legal staff in preparing estate planning documents, probate, and tax filings. Under the appropriate supervision and reporting to the Legal Assistant Manager, the qualified candidate will effectively support attorneys and senior legal assistants on a wide range of legal tasks from matter inception through case closure. Applicants should submit their cover letter, resume, school transcript and a short writing sample for consideration.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assisting with drafting and assembling estate planning documents
  • Gathering, reviewing, and organizing asset information for eventual probate and estate tax reporting
  • Preparing and/or coordinating the preparation of probate filings and estate tax return filings both locally and throughout the United States
  • Assisting in compiling documents for and preparing responses to IRS audit requests

Requirements / Qualifications

  • A minimum of a high school diploma, with a paralegal certificate and/or bachelor’s degree strongly preferred

  • Superior organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and manage a large workload efficiently and effectively

  • Highly detail-oriented, including the ability to assess and respond to underlying detail issues and implications

  • Flexibility to work overtime as necessary, including nights and weekends and travel, as necessary

How To Apply

Apply through LegalJobs.

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