Employment Opportunities

Estates and Trusts Paralegal

Seeking an experienced paralegal professional to work in our Binghamton, NY office.  Candidates for this position should have substantial experience in the areas of estate and trust administration and tax preparation. 

Duties of the job include preparing and filing appropriate documents for original probate or administration of estates, prepare and file appropriate documents for ancillary probate or administration; obtain asset information to prepare and file inventories, federal and state tax returns, final lifetime and fiduciary income tax returns, manage estate bank accounts; collect, value, transfer and distribute assets; prepare accountings, perform legal and factual research; locate missing heirs; maintain regular client contact; prepare annual trust accountings; prepare fiduciary income tax returns for trusts; prepare documents for final trust accountings and arrange for final distributions; prepare income tax returns for individual clients.

Ideal personal characteristics are professionalism, a high level of organization, a willingness to work as part of a team and a friendly, outgoing personality.  The individual in this position must be able to effectively communicate with individuals at all levels within a professional environment.  This is a full time position (37.5 hours per week) with benefits.  Please submit resume and salary requirements to the attention of Stacey Axtell, Chief Administrative Officer, Hinman, Howard & Kattell, LLP, PO Box 5250, Binghamton NY  13902-5250 or via email saxtell@hhk.com. 

Support Staff

At Hinman, Howard & Kattell, we know that we cannot provide our clients with excellent legal service without the assistance of professional and hard-working support staff. Our main office in Binghamton is a major employer in the area.

Although we have a close-knit staff and a low rate of turnover, we are a growing and dynamic firm, so our staffing needs are frequently changing. If you are looking for a professional, collegial office environment, and your credentials are superb, consider becoming a member of our team.

To apply, complete this Application for Employment and submit with your résumé and cover letter to:

Stacey Axtell
Chief Administrative Officer
Hinman, Howard & Kattell, LLP
700 Security Mutual Building
80 Exchange Street
P.O. Box 5250
Binghamton, NY 13902-5250

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