Employment Opportunity

 

Estate Planning Attorney

Broude & Hochberg, LLP seeks an attorney with experience in estate planning, estate and trust administration, and real estate law.

 

The position will entail preparing estate plans, probate and other estate and trust administration documentation, and potentially preparing estate tax returns, gift tax returns, and fiduciary income tax returns. We seek a candidate with strong interpersonal and communication skills who can work independently and who aspires to have significant client contact. The position will also require the occasional preparation and negotiation of real estate documents.

 

General Job Information

  • Full-time/part-time: Full-Time

  • Office location: Boston, Massachusetts; Remote work arrangement available

  • Travel required: No

Qualifications - Required
  • Admitted to practice law in Massachusetts

  • At least five years of experience in the fields of estate planning and estate and trust administration

  • Proficient in using Adobe Acrobat DC, Westlaw Edge, and the full suite of Microsoft Office 365 products

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Availability to begin employment on or before November 1, 2020

 

Qualifications - Preferred

  • Experience using law firm practice management software, specifically Clio

  • Experience using CCH Axcess Tax software

  • Proficiency in tax law and prior tax preparation experience, with special consideration given to those who hold a Masters in Taxation (LLM)

  • Interest in emerging technologies and their use in streamlining and improving law firm efficiency and the quality of legal services

 

Responsibilities

  • Estate planning

    • Work with partners to identify and achieve client objectives by participating in client meetings and drafting estate planning documents

    • Identify tax preferred estate planning strategies

    • Prepare client presentations to summarize estate planning strategies, including preparation of outlines and flowcharts

  • Estate administration

    • Prepare petitions for formal and informal administration and related filings

    • Work with fiduciaries in estate settlement process

    • Prepare estate accountings as necessary

  • Trust administration

    • Prepare trust administration documents and accountings

    • Conduct legal research on trust matters

    • Work with trustees in trust administration process

  • Real estate

    • Assist in residential and commercial real estate transactions, including closings and lease negotiations

    • Draft family limited partnerships and LLC agreements

Firm Background

Located in the heart of Boston’s financial district for over 70 years, Broude & Hochberg, LLP is a full-service, AV rated law firm that provides legal counsel to individuals and other entities. Our primary areas of focus include estate planning, estate and trust administration, tax planning and preparation, real estate, corporate, and non-profit law. We are a small and dedicated team of professionals who strive to provide the highest quality legal advice and services to our clients.

 

We offer competitive compensation and benefit packages and the opportunity for remote work and flexible work schedules. Broude & Hochberg, LLP is committed to providing equal employment opportunity and will consider every qualified applicant regardless of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability.

To Apply

Please provide a completed employment application, your resume, and a cover letter addressed to:

Ann P. Hochberg, Esq.

Broude & Hochberg, LLP

75 Federal Street, Suite 1300

Boston, MA 02110

Please submit your completed application materials by mail to the address above, or via email to: employment@broude.com

 

When submitting your application by email, please provide your cover letter and resume as a single pdf document.

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