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Experienced Probate Attorney

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5-7 yrs required

Memphis, TN, United States

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Posted on
Jun 14, 2022


If you are interested in applying for this position, please read the instructions at the end of this posting and follow all instructions explicitly.

Do you want to help give clients peace of mind after the death of a loved one by navigating them through the probate process? Do you want to help clients ensure that their deceased loved one’s estate is distributed according to the deceased’s wishes? We are a dedicated law firm located in Memphis, TN that is on track for aggressive growth, and we need experienced probate attorneys to join our team and work directly with the owner and attorneys to support the team and help clients. We are looking for someone committed to creating an amazing client experience and who has the ability to be a calming and comforting presence for clients during a potentially anxious time.

This position is not an entry-level position and requires a minimum of 5-7 years of extensive experience handling probate estates in Tennessee. You will be called upon to assist junior attorneys in your capacity at the firm. Salary is commensurate with skill and experience and is negotiable. The compensation package includes base, salary plus bonus compensation for production and performance. We offer benefits, including health insurance and paid time off. We pay for continuing legal education, bar dues, and some approved voluntary bar memberships. If this exciting opportunity appeals to you, we look forward to reviewing your resume. 

Please follow these instructions. Prepare a cover letter that explains what you believe are the 3 most important qualities or values for an attorney working with individuals dealing with the repercussions that follow the death of a loved one. Please include your desired compensation range. As a closing sentence please write, “I have read the instructions contained in the job posting and have followed the instructions.” 


  • Conducting client meetings to evaluate strategies for moving through the probate process.
  • Handling testate and intestate estate matters from start to finish.
  • Appearing in Court as counsel for the Estate on various estate-related hearings.
  • Advocating for estate beneficiaries when necessary on contested probate estates.
  • Assisting clients with establishing Conservatorships.
  • Delegate work to paralegals and legal assistants and monitor their work.
  • Ensuring that all cases are moving forward within the workflow with a timely resolution.
  • Working to make client satisfaction a top priority and finding quick resolutions to client complaints and concerns.


  • We need an attorney who possesses exceptional communication skills and problem-solving skills needed in order to work with all levels of staff and clients.
  • We need an attorney with a passion for working with people and who is able to show care and compassion to clients who are dealing with emotionally difficult circumstances.
  • You need to be detail-oriented and possess the ability to develop and apply comprehensive planning and organizing strategies to ensure projects are appropriately prioritized and resources are used effectively and efficiently.
  • You need to have 5-7 years of extensive probate practice experience and be incredibly comfortable appearing in Court on a regular basis.
  • We need an attorney who will be able to navigate the contested issues that can arise in estates and conservatorship procedures and possess the ability to advocate for clients’ positions zealously.
  • You must possess the ability to independently formulate sound decisions and select an effective course of action using available information.
  • We need an attorney who possesses the ability to craft estate planning documents based on clients' needs or the ability to learn how to craft estate planning documents on behalf of clients.
  • Skills and experience are important and valued, but your personality, character, intelligence, and integrity are also extremely important considerations.
  • If we can’t count on you to show up in court on time, don’t apply.
  • High-maintenance, humorless, self-entitled, or self-important individuals will not succeed in our Firm and need not apply.


$115,000+ DOE

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