Paralegal (Tax, Probate, Estate Planning) - posted 5/1/19

Paralegal (Tax, Probate, Estate Planning) - posted 5/1/19

Company Name: 
Akerman LLP
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Full Time
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Akerman LLP, a leading U.S. law firm, is seeking an experienced Tax Paralegal for its Orlando office. Working with the firm's Tax Practice Group, the successful candidate should be highly motivated and possess a minimum of ten (10) years of tax experience, including, probate, estate planning, and estate and trust administration. This position will assist and support all aspects of a busy tax practice, including preparing and filing court documents, telephone communication with clients and courts, file maintenance, preparation of accounting and (estate tax returns may be useful but not necessary), and preparation of trust transfer documentation.

Qualified candidates should:  a) possess a working knowledge of the Florida Probate Rules and  Florida Rules of Civil Procedure and Florida Statutes;  b) possess the experience and organization skills  to efficiently and effectively handle the varied responsibilities of case management; c) have experience drafting and analyzing legal documents; d) have the skills and experience to work with electronic management of case documents, including computer-based redaction, review and processing of case documents and preparation for electronic production of documents; and e) have working knowledge of or the ability to learn e-discovery and litigation support software. Requisite skills include the ability to produce accurate and high-quality work product while working on multiple projects for multiple cases; strong organizational and communication skills;  attention to detail;  advanced knowledge of computer applications (including Word; PowerPoint; Excel; and Outlook and document assembly programs); and, maintaining effective working relationships with colleagues.

We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package. Please submit your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements. EOE M/F/D/V

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