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Loyola University Chicago Institute for Paralegal Studies


  • 1-2 Years Experience
  • Full Time
  • Chicago, IL

Website Handler Thayer, LLP

Trust & Estates Paralegal

Handler Thayer, LLP is an internationally recognized boutique law firm based in downtown Chicago that focuses on Business & Corporate Law, Trusts & Estates and Taxation serving family offices and privately-held companies. We are expanding our team and seeking an experienced trust & estates paralegal to join our Advance Planning Practice Group.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Compiling, organizing and indexing documentary evidence
  • Filing documents with state and federal courts in paper or electronic format
  • Basic drafting and preparation of legal documents including wills, contracts, real estate closing statements, subpoenas, and other legal documents
  • Coordinate and manage client matters and projects
  • Proofread all documents and check for appropriate formatting, spelling and grammatical errors
  • Research facts, laws, and public records as directed
  • Data and file management, calendar management support
  • Transaction and tax support
  • Perform other duties and special projects as requested; may involve handling confidential and sensitive material for celebrity, professional athlete and ultra-high net worth clients

 Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Paralegal certificate or equivalent experience
  • Must have minimum 2 years of experience in either a law firm or legal department
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, research, written and oral communication skills
  • Self-starter, detail-oriented, with ability to juggle multiple projects and deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite applications and time entry software (Perfect Law experience a plus)

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