Estate Attorney
Bixler Moore, LLC
Canton, OH US
Posted ago
Bixler Moore, LLC

Our expanding law firm is looking for an experienced Estate Planning, Probate, and Elder Law Attorney. We require a highly analytical applicant with excellent communication and organizational abilities who is available to work full or part-time. You will meet with clients, understand their goals and concerns, and build plans that include wills, trusts, and powers of attorney as our estate planning attorney. In addition, you will be expected to handle probate and estate administration matters along with our team of paralegals, staff, and attorneys. This role carries a great deal of responsibility and seeks to eliminate questions regarding how an estate should be managed. You also will be learning about elder care planning and how we protect assets for families that are facing long-term care. Our ideal candidate will have estate planning and probate knowledge, be a licensed attorney, and have excellent communication abilities. Please apply if this describes you!

We value our team and offer the following:

  • Health Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Paid Maternity Leave
  • Life Insurance
  • Continuing Education Budget
  • Marketing Expense Account
  • Weekly office lunch
  • Individual office
  • Flexibility to work less than 40 hours per week

Responsibilities
  • Advocate on behalf of clients by understanding their needs, effectively analyzing the situation, and forming a strategy for a plan of action
  • Consult clients about your plans for distributing their assets
  • Create wills, trusts, and powers of attorney for your clients
  • Organize and maintain client files to ensure they are kept current
  • Advise clients regarding retirement plans, charitable giving, and insurance options

  • Meet with your clients to understand their goals and present them with their planning options
  • Drafting probate and estate administration documents
  • Communicating with your clients regarding their matters
  • Researching novel issues in the law affecting client matters
  • Represent clients in probate court proceedings

Qualifications
  • Great communication skills, particularly in stressful and emotional situations
  • Experience at a legal firm working on estate planning and probate law issues for at least 1-2 years is required
  • Wide range of knowledge regarding real estate-related topics such as title insurance, wills and trusts, property management, and litigation
  • Bachelor’s degree with a legal background and J.D. degree are required
Compensation
$60,000 - $80,000 yearly
About Bixler Moore, LLC

At Bixler Moore, we focus exclusively on elder care and estate planning. We believe that the best plans are the result of close collaboration between our attorneys and our clients. We strive to form solid relations with our clients and serve as their “counselors for life.” We take the time to get to know our clients personally to gain an understanding of their concerns and hopes for the future. Our firm was founded in 1979 and our team has two offices, one in convenient Belden Village, which is where this position is located, and one in a historical office building that was built in 1885 in Louisville.

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