Welcome to Pierro, Connor & Strauss (PCS), where legal excellence meets compassionate advocacy. As a boutique law firm specializing in Estate Planning, Estate/Trust Administration, Elder Law, Special Needs Planning and Education Advocacy, Business Planning, Tax Planning, Guardianship, and Estate & Trust Litigation, we are dedicated to providing personalized and effective legal solutions to our clients.

With offices strategically located in Albany, New York City and Garden City-Long Island, along with affiliated locations in Hudson, Lake Placid, Utica, NY, Falmouth, MA and Clark, NJ, PCS serves clients with commitment and integrity.

Supportive Work Culture

At PCS, we recognize that our success is built upon the talent, dedication, and diverse perspectives of our team members. We foster an open and collaborative work environment where every individual is valued and empowered to thrive. We offer competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits including individual health, dental and vision insurance, a 401(k) plan with match, life insurance, and paid vacation/sick/personal time, and opportunities for professional growth and advancement.

We are seeking individuals who not only possess strong legal knowledge and experience but also embody the following qualities:

  • Superior communication skills
  • Ability to think critically and proactively, and remain effective under pressure
  • A collaborative team player as well as a self-motivated independent worker
  • Highly organized and exceptionally detail-oriented
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a keen sense of urgency

Client-Centric Approach

At PCS, we prioritize a client-centric approach, always putting the needs of our clients first. Whether it’s creating or updating estate and trust plans, advocating for individuals with special needs, or navigating complex legal matters, our team is committed to delivering exceptional service and achieving the best outcomes for our clients.

If you are passionate about making a difference in people’s lives through the practice of law and share our core values of integrity, compassion, and excellence, we invite you to explore career opportunities at Pierro, Connor & Strauss. Join us in our mission to provide exceptional legal services and positively impact the lives of those we serve. Submit your resume today and take the first step towards becoming an integral member of our team.

Current Open Positions

Pierro, Connor & Strauss, LLC is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Estate Administration Paralegal to join our team. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in supporting our attorneys in managing the administration of estates, ensuring compliance with relevant laws and regulations. The ideal candidate will possess in-depth knowledge of probate procedures, exceptional organizational skills, and the ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently. If you are a detail-oriented and proactive professional with a passion for estate law, we invite you to apply and contribute to our commitment to providing high-quality legal services.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the entire estate administration process from inception to closure.
  • Prepare and file probate documents, petitions, and related court forms.
  • Coordinate communication with courts, clients, beneficiaries, and other relevant parties.
  • Conduct legal research on probate laws, regulations, and case precedents.
  • Analyze complex legal issues related to estate administration and provide strategic recommendations.
  • Review legal documents, including wills, trusts, and other estate planning instruments.
  • Prepare correspondence, affidavits, and other legal documents as needed.
  • Communicate with clients to gather necessary information and provide updates on the status of estate administration.
  • Address client inquiries and concerns with professionalism and empathy.
  • Oversee the management of estate assets, including financial accounts, real estate, and personal property.
  • Work closely with financial institutions, appraisers, and other professionals involved in the estate settlement process.
  • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal laws governing estate administration.
  • Collaborate with attorneys, paralegals, and support staff to streamline workflow and ensure efficient case management.

Qualifications:

Education and Certification:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or paralegal certification from an accredited institution.
  • Additional certification in estate planning or administration is a plus.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 1-3 years of experience as an estate administration paralegal.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing complex estate administration cases.

Skills:

  • Proficient in legal research, document drafting, and case management.
  • Strong knowledge of probate laws and procedures.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and client service skills.
  • Detail-oriented with exceptional organizational and time management abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.

Technology:

  • Proficient in legal case management software, preferably Clio and/or NetDocuments
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

Compensation Range: $55,000 – $65,000

Pierro, Connor & Strauss, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Pierro, Connor & Strauss, LLC, an established New York State law practice with offices in Albany, New York City, Long Island, and Hudson, is currently seeking a dedicated, motivated Attorney with five (5) to seven (7) years of practice experience in high net worth estate and tax planning. Experience planning and drafting Intentionally Defective Trusts, Spousal Limited Access Trusts, Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts, Charitable Lead and Charitable Remainder Trusts, and Grantor Retained Trusts preferred. This position will can be located in either our Latham, NY or Midtown NYC locations.

The ideal candidate will also possess the following qualities:

  • Superior communication skills
  • Ability to think critically and proactively, and remain effective under pressure
  • A collaborative team player as well as a self-motivated independent worker
  • Highly organized and exceptionally detail-oriented
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a keen sense of urgency

Qualifications

  • Juris Doctor
  • Licensed to practice in New York
  • Detail-oriented with exceptional organizational and time management abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.

Technology:

  • Proficient in legal case management software, preferably Clio and/or NetDocuments
  • Proficiency with Wealth Docs preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

Compensation rage: $130,000.00 – $250,000.00 per year dependent on office location and commensurate with experience

Relocation assistance can be provided

Pierro, Connor & Strauss, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Pierro, Connor & Strauss, LLC, an established New York State law practice with offices in Albany, New York City, Long Island, and Hudson, is currently seeking a dedicated, motivated Attorney with a minimum of three (3) years of Surrogate’s Court litigation experience. Practice experience in Trust and Estate Planning, Elder Law, Special Needs Planning, Guardianships, and/or Estate Planning is preferred. This position will be primarily located in Albany with some New York City case work.

The ideal candidate will also possess the following qualities:

  • Superior communication skills
  • Ability to think critically and proactively, and remain effective under pressure
  • A collaborative team player as well as a self-motivated independent worker
  • Highly organized and exceptionally detail-oriented
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a keen sense of urgency
  • Rainmaking capability

Pierro, Connor & Strauss concentrates its practice in Estate Planning, Estate/Trust Administration, Elder Law, Special Needs, Business Planning, Tax Planning, Guardianship, and Estate & Trust Litigation.

Salary is commensurate with experience, and any existing client base. The firm provides individual health insurance, a 401(k) plan, life insurance, and paid vacation/sick/personal time.

Pierro, Connor & Strauss, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

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