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Company: Aston Carter
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Our client, a leading North American investments firm, is looking to add a Paralegal to their St. Louis, MO team.
Contractor will serve as a resource for team of 13 Estate Settlement Officers to administer trusts and probate estate for Trust Company clients. Duties and tasks will include, but not be limited to:
Researching possible Trust and Estate accounts and assets and helping marshal those assets.
Serving in-office as part of dual control over TPP and other trust assets held by the trust company that need to be appraised, sold, distributed, etc.
Processing paperwork to assist with settlement of probate estate.
Researching options to address assets within estate settlement work (car titles & transfers, etc).
Coordinating multiple requests and projects from multiple Estate Settlement Officers at once, staying on top of deadlines and communicating status updates, managing & resetting expectations when all requests cannot be completed.
Researching and completing process for collecting bank accounts, life insurance policies, annuities, etc.
High energy high performing team to work with. Team is collaborative and willing to help contractor learn the "why" to help them process the work correctly and efficiently.
Opportunity to learn the details of estate settlement and probate work.
Opportunity to drive your work and performance while still having the resources of a team and company (legal, tax, and other professionals).
Opportunity to build a long-standing relationship with EJ Home Office associates.
Legal administrative, Microsoft Office suite, estate law, probate law
Additional Skills & Qualifications:
Experience as a paralegal in estate settlement work, probate work, or other work related to estate planning.
Ability to manage multiple tasks from multiple people and completing tasks correctly and on time.
Ability to prioritize and shift priorities if an urgent task comes in including willing and able to ask questions if unsure of priority or communicate with those impacted if priorities must change.
Excellent communication skills.
Experience Level:
Intermediate Level
About Aston Carter:
Please Note: Scammers are posing as Aston Carter. We'll never contact you via Gmail, Telegram, or WhatsApp and we'll never solicit money from you.
At Aston Carter, we're dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions - from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless.
Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and premium services to more than 7,000 companies across North America. Spanning four continents and more than 200 offices, we extend our clients' capabilities by seeking solvers and delivering solutions to address today's workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals, visit Aston Carter is a company within Allegis Group, a global leader in talent solutions.
The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.
If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email ( for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.

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