Trust & Estates Associate

Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC
May 28, 2024
Buffalo, United States of America
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Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC, a full-service law firm of more than 300 attorneys with 15 offices that are located across New York State, as well as in Boston, Kansas City, FL and NJ, is seeking an associate attorney for its premier Trust and Estates Department.


  • Admitted to practice in New York state
  • D. degree from accredited law school
  • An LLM in tax law is helpful, but not required
  • Ability to multitask, meet deadlines and promptly respond to client’s needs
  • Strong organizational, time management, and project management skills
  • Committed to legal profession and teamwork approach
  • Experience working with/overseeing a team of paralegals is preferred but not required
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Bond’s attorneys are skilled at working with clients to identify their unique needs and create plans that meet those needs. Our customized plans include designing wills, trusts, beneficiary designations and other documents needed to transfer and protect assets. Bond also works with small business owners to design and implement business succession plans.

Our clients range from individuals of modest wealth to those of significant wealth, from younger clients building a career to older clients who have already amassed their wealth, from clients who are professionals or employees of larger entities to those involved in family businesses. We strive for an ongoing relationship knowing that family needs change and estate plans evolve.

Extending our trust and estate practice areas beyond families, we also counsel fiduciaries, owners of closely held businesses, universities and other charitable and tax-exempt organizations. Our services in these areas include preparation of estate & income tax returns, accountings, preparation of a wide range of business agreements, and the formation and administration of charitable trusts and private foundations. We also assist clients in a wide range of court proceedings in all courts throughout New York and Florida.

All inquiries will be kept confidential. The salary range for this role at the Associate level is $110,000 - $150,000 and represents the firm’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. Actual compensation will depend upon a number of factors, including but not limited to the candidate’s years of experience, qualifications, skill set and office location.

Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC continues to provide all employees and applicants an equal employment opportunity in the manner required by law in all aspects of employment regardless of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, military status, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, domestic violence victim status or any other status protected by local, state or federal law. We thank all applicants for their interest and will contact those candidates who are under consideration.

Bond, Schoeneck & King condemns anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, racism, homophobia and bigotry of any kind. Bond remains committed to promoting anti-bigotry and intentional diversity throughout our communities and the legal profession. Civility and respect are cornerstones of the legal profession and our law firm.

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