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Wealth Planning Associate with excellent academic credentials and 1-5
years legal experience. Experience in corporate law, estate
planning and/or trusts is desired. An LL.M. or MBA is also
desired. Immediate and direct responsibility for own case
atmosphere. Interested applicants should provide a resume, writing
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What do you know about our firm?
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Coming from a different field of law, why are you choosing Estate Planning?
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This position will entail involvement with both the Estate
Department and with the Corporate Department. If both Departments give you a project that is due immediately and
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