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Davis, Agnor, Rapaport & Skalny takes great pride in the professionals that work for the firm.  Each of them embody the firm's values and contribute to the firm's success and continued growth.  Our employees are enriched by their experiences at the firm, and they grow personal and professionally during their time with our company.

Our Firm offers a competitive salaries and outstanding benefits.

Davis, Agnor, Rapaport & Skalny is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity of all types in the workplace.

Full Time Estate Administration Paralegal

Job Description

We are seeking a full time estate administration paralegal to join our team and handle the probate and trust administrations for the firm.  The successful candidate will work exceptionally well with clients who are in high stress situations, have an intense focus on details and organization, be process driven, and be consistently dependable.

Responsibilities

  • Assist with administration of estates and trusts, including preparation of probate petitions and related court filings, and identification and valuation of assets
  • Maintain financial records for use in the preparation of accountings and tax returns
  • Effectively work with attorneys, paralegals and other members of our team
  • Communicate directly with clients
  • Assist with estate planning overflow on occasion

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school
  • Paralegal Certificate and/or knowledge of accounting and tax programs
  • 3 years’ experience in Estate Administration in Maryland
  • Experience in preparing fiduciary income tax returns and Maryland estate tax returns is preferred
  • Experience with DC and Pennsylvania Estate Administration is preferred
  • Team player with the ability to work well with others
  • Strong work ethic with very high standards for both quality and quantity of work
  • Strong written and verbal communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to keep track of and prioritize deadlines, and manage varied tasks
  • Ability to work productively within a team and willingness to learn/acquire new skills
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Excellent typing, spelling and grammatical skills
  • Proficiency with computer programs including Microsoft Office Suite, Excel, QuickBooks, Estate Valuations and Pricing Systems and other legal software
  • Experience with PracticeMaster is preferred

For consideration for the position, please email your cover letter and resume to Eric Hightower

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