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Interested candidates should send inquiries to Amy McDuff, Director of Human Resources, at careers@murthalaw.com.


 

Trusts & Estates Paralegal (Temporary to Permanent Hire)
Location: Stamford (Hybrid)

With roots dating back to 1936, Murtha Cullina is a mid-size, Northeast regional law firm helping clients navigate their most nuanced, challenging and complex transaction, litigation and overall business needs.  We are looking for team members who play a role in continuing our success.  With offices in Hartford, CT, New Haven, CT Stamford, CT, Boston, MA and White Plains, NY and more than 80 attorneys, we provide the great working culture of a smaller firm with a larger firm reach. 

We believe that diversity among our staff and lawyers is essential to our continued success. It is our mission to recruit, retain and promote employees and provide them with the environment and tools they need to realize their highest potential. We invest in the retention and development of our people, because we know their success helps us become a better firm.

Murtha Cullina LLP is a regional law firm with offices in CT, MA and NY currently seeking a full-time experienced Trust & Estates paralegal for the Stamford, CT office. This is a hybrid position, with the expectation of 2-3 onsite work days per week.

Experience in estate and trust administration and related tax return preparation is required. Responsibilities include preparation of court filings, estate and fiduciary accountings, and tax returns (including Forms 1041, 706, and related Massachusetts and Connecticut forms).  Experience with Connecticut Probate filings is required; experience with Massachusetts Probate Court filings is a plus. Competitive salary and benefit package.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Paralegal Certificate or Accounting degree preferred.
  • 3 plus years of experience in Trusts and Estates and strong organizational and interpersonal skills required.
  • Must have the ability to work under deadlines and handle several assignments at one time, as well as the ability to adjust to changing priorities.
  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills and be comfortable working directly with clients.
  • Must have experience using Microsoft Office (with proficiency in Word, Excel and Outlook).  Experience with FAS and ProSeries preferred.
  • Must demonstrate a positive and professional attitude in dealing with colleagues and clients.
  • Must be a notary public or be willing to become one.

Please send cover letter and resume in confidence to Amy McDuff, Director of Human Resources, careers@murthalaw.com.


 

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