The Legal Assistant is an integral part of the client service and delivery team for the individuals, families and other clients in our Individual Clients Department. The Legal Assistant will have significant client contact as well as contact with other members of the client's team such as accountants and investment managers and will be responsible for managing, producing and processing administrative and client-specific information in a manner that ensures that Day Pitney successfully meets its business and client service objectives. Providing support to timekeepers and working as part of a virtual support team, the Legal Assistant is responsible for complex work that requires knowledge of trusts and estates practice, knowledge of procedures and filing requirements of the probate courts, and knowledge of and adherence to compliance policies (e.g. conflicts of interest, privacy, deadline docketing, misuse of inside information). A successful Legal Assistant will perform administrative and client-specific work in a manner that supports Day Pitney's objective of distinguishing itself through exceptional service. The Legal Assistant serves as a "client relationship manager" and is responsible for integrating new clients into the firm's business structure, maintaining and managing critical client information, coordinating and producing a high volume of client and administrative work and communicating directly with the client as directed by those for whom he or she works. Responsibilities for this position may include those of a Project Assistant.