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Job Title:           Paralegal

Firm:                  Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella, P.C.

Department:      Wealth and Succession Planning Group

Reports to:        Department Chairman

Hours:                9:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (with possible flexibility)

Classification:   Non-Exempt Salaried


Candidate would be joining the Wealth and Succession Planning Group at Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella, P.C., which is one of the most respected estate planning groups in the midwest.  The group represents individuals, families and fiduciaries in all phases of estate planning, trust administration, charitable giving, succession planning, ownership transition, and trust and estate litigation.


Job Description:

I. Administration of Estates and Trusts. Candidate would be asked to assist lawyers regarding the administration of probate estates and trusts.  Work would include:

II. Estate Planning. Candidate would be asked to assist lawyers regarding the funding of revocable trusts.  Work would include:

III. Tax Return Preparation. Candidate would be asked to assist lawyers regarding the preparation of tax filings.  Work would include:

IV. Miscellaneous. Candidate would be asked to assist lawyers regarding other matters that arise from time to time and that are related to the work performed by the attorneys in the Wealth and Succession Planning Group. 

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The information presented is intended to describe the general nature and level of work required of an employee holding this position.  This information is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills.  From time to time job duties and responsibilities may be modified or adjusted to meet the demands of the job, without a formal revision to this description.

Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella, P.C. is an equal opportunity employer.  No person will be excluded from consideration for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy and sexual orientation), age, physical or mental disability, arrest record, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other protected classes under the law.  This policy applies not only to recruitment and hiring practices, but also with regard to promotion, transfer, rate of pay and termination.

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