Associate Attorney
Law Offices of Beth A. McDaniel, PLLC
Renton, WA US
Posted ago
Law Offices of Beth A. McDaniel, PLLC

Are you experienced in probate, guardianship, long-term care planning, special needs planning, or trust administration? If so, we are looking for you! Our firm is hiring an associate attorney who will support us by:

  • Having an excellent work ethic with the ability to work independently
  • Excellent writing, grammar, and proofing skills with strong attention to detail
  • Prefer experience drafting, editing, and finalizing estate planning documents, correspondence, and pleadings
  • Experience in the preparation of deeds and other transfer documents
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Experience with practice management software (we use Zola Suite)
  • Recognition that client service and satisfaction are a priority
  • Team player, with a pleasant, positive, professional demeanor; and ready to hit the ground running!

Compensation is $96,000 DOE (PTO,401K with company match, Medical/Dental/Vision, Bonus Program)

Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with clients and senior associates and other staff to move cases toward resolution efficiently
  • Keep files organized to make sure the most recent updates are accessible to other attorneys, paralegals, and staff
  • Perform legal research, prepare for and attend hearings or other legal proceedings, and give general counsel under the supervision of senior associate attorneys
  • Analyze conflicts in legal matters, advise clients on solutions, and negotiate on behalf of clients
  • Create legal documents, including correspondence, briefs, motions, pleadings, contracts, affidavits, and settlement agreements for contract negotiations and proceedings
Qualifications
  • Solid communication skills and problem-solving skills required in order to work with clients, staff members and senior attorneys

  • Completion of a Juris Doctor (J.D. degree) from an accredited law school
  • A member of WSBA in good standing and actively involved or eligibility for reciprocity with the WSBA (Washington State Bar Association)
  • Successful completion of the Washington State bar exam
  • Prepared to learn from senior attorneys to meet our client needs and grow our client base
  • Exceptional communication skills and problem-solving skills are needed in order to work with all levels of staff and our clients
  • Experience in probate, guardianship, long-term care planning, special needs planning, or trust administration
  • A solid work ethic; high self-motivation; positive attitude; ability to work well with a variety of individuals
  • A high level of integrity, confidentiality, and accountability
  • Proven oral and written communication skills

Compensation
$96,000 DOE
About Law Offices of Beth A. McDaniel, PLLC

The Law Offices of Beth McDaniel, PLLC provides legal services in the areas of Estate Planning, Probates, Guardianship, and Elder Law. We are a small law firm that aims to provide personalized services to meet the needs of a diverse group of clientele. We are passionate about health, longevity, mindset, honoring intentions, and peace of mind. We work hard as a team while recognizing there is more to life than practicing law.  

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