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Paralegal - Private Client Service - New York (Park)

OVERVIEW: Duane Morris LLP, a global law firm with 900+ attorneys in offices across the U.S. and around the world, offers innovative solutions to the legal and business challenges presented by today’s evolving global markets.


SUMMARY: Our Private Client Services team provides complex, sophisticated services to individuals, charitable organizations and fiduciaries. The Paralegal will be responsible for supporting attorneys in all phases of trust and estate administration.



  • Preparation and filing of probate forms
  • Drafting court documents; including petitions, receipts and releases, distributing estate assets
  • Preparing Federal and State estate tax returns, gift tax returns and other administrative filings
  • Interact with clients, attorneys, investment advisors; bank officers, etc.
  • Maintain custody accounts
  • Act as witness and/or notary at the signing of estate planning documents when necessary
  • Maintain strong public relations with clients and vendors as well as observing confidentiality andattorney/client relationships
  • Special projects as requested



  • Interested in career-oriented candidates with at least 3 years of related experience and a strong desire to further their career in the trust and estates field.
  • Highly organized, detail oriented, industrious and well-rounded
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments to meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong mathematical aptitude and strong Excel skills.
  • A commitment to providing excellent client service required
  • Bachelor’s degree or paralegal certification required.




  • Comprehensive Healthcare, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Plans
  • Commuter, HSA and FSA Spending Accounts
  • Short-term and Long-term Disability and Life Insurance Coverage
  • 401k and Pension Plan
  • Up to 27 PTO Days, 10 Paid Holidays
  • Employee Referral Bonus ($3,000.00)
  • Professional Development Training
  • Back-Up (Family) Care Advantage and Employee Assistance Program


PAY TYPE : Hourly

ANNUAL PAY RANGE: $80,000-$120,000




Please Note: The hourly and/or annual salary amount is based on a *good faith* compensation analysis in pursuant of New York City Human Rights Law(NYCHRL) listed under *Senate Bill 9457*. Final starting salary/wage is dependent on the candidate’s experience level, industry expertise, skills and other factors that are defined in the job description.



EEO STATEMENT: Duane Morris is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please contact Shawn Tato, HR Assistant at 215-979-1224.



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The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not a contract or employment agreement and is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of all functions, responsibilities or requirements. In addition, Duane Morris reserves the right to amend, suspend or terminate any benefit plan, in whole or in part, at any time. The authority to make such changes rests with the Plan Administrator.