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Estate Planning Attorney

Company name
BCG Attorney Search

4-20 yrs required

Fairfax, VA, United States


Posted on
Apr 10, 2024


A law firm is seeking an Estate Planning Attorney for their Fairfax, VA, location. Here's a detailed job description:

Job Overview:

The Estate Planning Attorney will provide comprehensive legal counsel to clients in matters about estate planning, business law, and related areas. They will play a crucial role in drafting legal documents, advising clients, and ensuring the seamless execution of estate plans. This position requires a seasoned professional with a strong business law and estate planning background, capable of managing multiple client matters effectively.


  • Provide expert legal counsel to clients on estate planning matters, including consultation, plan design, and document drafting.
  • Draft various business contracts, including client services, employment, and buy/sell agreements.
  • As needed, assist clients with advanced estate planning documents, such as ILITs, CRUTs, and SNTs.
  • Conduct consultations with clients to understand their individual needs and objectives.
  • Supervise and review the work junior associates, paralegals, and legal assistants perform.
  • Handle trust administration and probate matters when required.
  • Stay updated on legal developments in estate planning, business law, and related areas.
  • Collaborate with other legal professionals within the firm to ensure comprehensive client service.
  • Maintain confidentiality and uphold ethical standards in all client interactions.


  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.
  • An active Virginia law license is required; DC and/or MD licenses are a bonus.
  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience in business law and/or estate planning.
  • Prior experience working at a law firm in a similar role is necessary.
  • Proficiency in drafting various legal documents and contracts.
  • Strong knowledge of estate planning principles and practices.
  • Familiarity with trademarks and intellectual property issues related to small businesses is advantageous.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple client matters and meet deadlines effectively.
  • Comfortable with remote work and hybrid environments.
  • Demonstrated leadership and supervisory skills.


  • Virginia law license required.
  • Certification in estate planning or related fields is desirable.


  • Legal drafting
  • Client counseling
  • Trust Administration
  • Probate procedures
  • Business contract negotiation
  • Leadership and supervision
  • Time management
  • Communication
  • Research and analysis
  • Ethical practice

Benefits Offered:

  • Teleworking and flexible hybrid schedule
  • Paid time off
  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability coverage
  • 401k match
  • Matching Charitable Donations
  • Paid community service days
  • Flex Spending and Dependent Care Benefits
  • Paid parental leave
  • Telecommunications Reimbursements

Company info

BCG Attorney Search
1629 K ST NW, Suite 300
District of Columbia
United States 20006
Phone : (202) 955-5585
Fax : (213) 895-7306

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