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Estate Attorney

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Description:  Seeking 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 load; team-oriented atmosphere.  Interested applicants should provide a resume, writing sample and transcript. 

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  1. Tell us about yourself.
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  2. What do you know about our firm?

Follow-up:  How does your knowledge of our firm, as far as work climate and role in the community, coincide with your desire to work here?

  1. Coming from a different field of law, why are you choosing Estate Planning?

  2. What traits from your current position and/or past jobs are relevant to working in this area of law?

  3. If we offered you a position in Estate Planning, would you take it?

  4. You are moving to a different realm of law.  How can you assure me that you are capable of making that change?  

Follow-up: What are your motivations for making the change?

  1. Tell me about your writing experience.

  2. What classes did you take in law school to assist you in this position?

  3. This position will involve direct client contact. Tell me about your communication skills.

  4. 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 you cannot complete the project, how would you handle the situation?

  5. How much courtroom experience have you had? 

Follow-up:  How many trials have you had?

  1. Do you have anything to add?
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