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Estate Planning and Probate Attorney

Chicago, IL

Posted: 05/24/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Category: Legal - Law Firm Job Number: a0CUm000015qtHyMAI Location Requirements: Onsite Industry: Legal Services

Job Description

A forward-thinking legal services firm in Chicago, IL is searching for an Estate Planning and Probate Attorney! They are looking for candidates with a strong background in estate and gift tax, experience drafting complex estate planning documents and the ability to manage clients from the initial meeting to signing. This is an amazing chance to join a firm that is collaborative, low stress and places a strong emphasis on work-life balance. The firm hosts professional development lunches every Tuesday and is committed to maintaining a supportive and respectful environment for clients and its employees!

Estate Planning and Probate Attorney Requirements:

  • 6-7+ years of experience in estate planning
  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited university
  • Estate and gift tax knowledge
  • Experience drafting complex estate planning documents
  • Must be barred in IL
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Experience with Lean Law and Pro Systems software preferred
  • Experience with fiduciary income tax returns (Form 1041) is preferred
  • LLM degree is preferred
  • Book of business for partner consideration

Estate Planning and Probate Attorney Responsibilities:

  • Draft complex estate planning documents, including SLATs, ILITS, GRATs, and Charitable Trusts
  • Manage clients from initial meeting to signing
  • Handle gift and estate tax returns
  • Oversee probate and estate administration
  • Achieve target annual billables of 1600 hours


  • 100% Medical insurance coverage
  • Dental and Vision insurance
  • Unlimited PTO
  • 401K plan
  • Path to partnership with the potential for equity
  • High-net-worth clientele
  • Slower-paced work environment
  • Lunch and professional development every Tuesday

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