Job added in hotlist
Applied job
Contract job
Recruiter job
Employer job
Expanded search
Apply online not available
Similar Jobs
Senior Associate General Counsel
Enel Green Power
Andover, MA
Apply Now >
Associate Attorney
Johnson & Borenstein, llc
Andover, MA
Apply Now >
Associate Attorney
Danvers, MA
Apply Now >
Associate Attorney needed for creditor’s rights law firm
BCG Attorney Search
Danvers, MA
Apply Now >
Associate Attorney
North Andover, MA
Apply Now >
View more jobs in Gloucester, MA
View more jobs in Massachusetts

Job Details

Associate Attorney

Company name
Kline, Gardner & O'Connor P.C.

-2 yrs required

Gloucester, MA, United States

Employment Type


Posted on
May 17, 2022


The associate will primarily focus on real estate transactions, preparing probate and domestic relations pleadings, preparing summary process complaints, preparing estate planning documents, drafting and recording real estate documents.  However, the position will also assist the firm lawyers with other transactions and may be the first point of contact for prospective and current clients.  This employee will manage vital organizational operations to keep the firm operating efficiently and smoothly.

This position is entry level and will be overseen by two experienced attorneys within the office. The individual will be taught how to take a matter or transaction from the initial client meeting to the final stages.

The right individual will have high energy and a positive/vibrant attitude, a high level of organization and strong customer service skills. The candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Office, and attention to detail is a must. Additionally, this person must be flexible, creative and a proactive problem solver adept at achieving results in a collaborative environment, but also able to function effectively working independently.

Job Tasks / Responsibilities

•         Prepares basic legal documents in the areas of domestic relations, estate planning, probate and real estate.

•         Retrieves documents from internal and public sources, and manages transactional files for attorneys.

•         Proofreads prepared documents for submission.

•         Obtains documents and certifications from other firms, courts or state agencies.

•         Conducts basic searches and creates reports in databases or other document repositories.

•         Obtains and reviews documents at municipal offices, Registry of Deeds, and Land Court.

•         Drafts closing documents, prepares for closing and manages post-closing matters.

•         Participates in client meetings, telephones calls/conferences, and prepares written communications as directed by the supervising attorneys.  Participates in client document execution meetings.

•         Fields phone calls and directs to appropriate team members.

•         Communicates with clients by phone, email and in-person.

•         Creates procedures as necessary for file organization.

•         Writes and distributes communications, memoranda, file notes and other correspondence as requested.

•         Assists with the coordination of special projects with attention to detail and timely follow-up.

•         Manages information flow on server and faxes, conducts document control and maintains filling system.

•         Performs other duties as assigned.


Experience/Education: Law Degree is required, recent graduates studying for the bar exam are welcome to apply. However, this position will require the individual be licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts within a year of being hired. Prior experience working in a law firm a plus. Must be a self-starter and resourceful. Notary license a plus.  Must demonstrate the ability to maintain strict confidentiality of the firm’s affairs.

Skills:  Strong verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, time management skills, and ability to prioritize required. Must be proficient in MS Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, and IT proficient. 

Abilities: Ability to multi-task, as well as the ability to work in a high volume and deadline driven environment is essential. Ability to establish work relationships with clients, and other office personnel.

References: A minimum of three (3) references are required, with at least one (1) reference from a professor or other Legal Professional and one (1) personal reference.

Work Conditions

This is an in-office work environment. Travel will be required to various courts, banks, other firms, etc. Teamwork will be required.

Salary & Hours

This is a full-time position that works 40 hours per week.  Office hours are 9am - 5pm with one hour for lunch. Starting rate is commensurate with qualifications. 

To apply please email a cover letter and resume to


Company info

Kline, Gardner & O'Connor P.C.

Similar Jobs:
North Andover office of our client seeks an associate attorney with 2+ years of experience with real estate closings. Should have personal experience with preparing Closing Disclosures, HUD Settlement Statements, closing packages,...
Associate Attorney
Location : Wakefield, MA
Associate Attorney | Employee Workers Comp & Plaintiff Personal Injury The candidate' must be an experienced attorney in Massachusetts workers comp and motor vehicle personal injury claims both pre-litigation through Hearing or T...
EmploymentCrossing provides an excellent service. I have recommended the website to many people..
Laurie H - Dallas, TX
  • All we do is research jobs.
  • Our team of researchers, programmers, and analysts find you jobs from over 1,000 career pages and other sources
  • Our members get more interviews and jobs than people who use "public job boards"
Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss it, you will land among the stars.
EmploymentCrossing - #1 Job Aggregation and Private Job-Opening Research Service — The Most Quality Jobs Anywhere
EmploymentCrossing is the first job consolidation service in the employment industry to seek to include every job that exists in the world.
Copyright © 2022 EmploymentCrossing - All rights reserved. 169 192