Trust and Estate Planning Paralegal

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McCormack Schreiber Legal Search, Chicago’s leading legal search firm, leverages our 25 years of experience to assist attorney candidates seeking new opportunities and employers searching for top legal talent.

About the Position:

Our client, an international Am Law firm based in Chicago, is actively seeking a trust and estate planning paralegal to join its growing practice. This prominent law firm represents clients in all facets of trust and estate administration, including tax planning, tax return preparation, record maintenance, claim review, and distribution of assets. Target candidates for this role will have a minimum of five years of law firm experience drafting and reviewing estate planning and related documents, preparing tax returns and corporate agreements, and communicating directly with clients. Bachelor’s degree is required, and an ABA-approved paralegal certificate and accounting experience are preferred. This is a phenomenal opportunity to join the sophisticated practice of a large law firm!

Required Qualifications:

· 5 or more years of law firm estate planning experience, including drafting and reviewing all types of tax returns and estate planning documents, conducting research, working directly with clients, and maintaining dockets
. Bachelor’s Degree
. ABA-approved paralegal certificate preferred
. Experience with estate planning programs


· Hybrid work environment
. Comprehensive benefits package

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