Trust and Estate Planning Attorney – All Offices

Job Title: Trust and Estate Planning Attorney

Locations: Denver, Greenwood Village, Phoenix, Salt Lake, New York City, Orange County, Los Angeles, San Jose

Messner Reeves LLP, an established full-service, business law firm, with 12 offices nationwide in Arizona, California, Colorado, New York, New England, Nevada, and Utah, seeks a Trust and Estate Planning Attorney. The ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic, attention to detail, the desire to assist clients with professional communication and solid work product.

This is not your typical law firm. What you will not find at Messner Reeves is bureaucracy, politics, committees, or unnecessary meetings in stuffy boardrooms; instead, you would be joining a collaborative, energetic group of intellectual capital dressed comfortably and working hard for their clients. You will see collaborations taking place and entrepreneurial minds thinking outside the box to create common-sense solutions to complex problems.

Who better to manage the direction and growth of your career than you? At Messner Reeves, you are in the driver seat with complete control of your future. With exceptional resources and full support from the firm, you are empowered to immediately begin building your client base and grow your practice. When we were founded over 25 years ago, we were entrepreneurial out of necessity, but now we maintain our entrepreneurial spirit by choice.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Competent in drafting and implementing estate planning documents, including wills, trusts and related documents.
  • Able to advise on trust and estate administration, including competency in tax compliance obligations for individuals, estates, and trusts.
  • Utilizes tax law knowledge to help clients devise ways to reduce taxes or fees that may be imposed on an estate.
  • Knowledge of probate proceedings for trust and estate administration, guardianships, conservatorships, and related matters. Including initiating and managing probate or administrative proceedings, appointments or resignations of fiduciaries, disclaimers, inventory, and claims against estates.
  • Responsible to maintain wealth management relationships by integrating fiduciary knowledge, financial planning, business development, and investment knowledge.
  • Strong legal research and writing skills are a must.
  • Desire to participate in client interaction, ongoing client relationship management.
  • Help identify opportunities with existing clients and new prospects.

 

Salary Range: $120K – $150K

Benefits: Competitive salary, company paid medical/ dental benefits, vision, 401K match, vacation, sick, and holiday pay