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Senior Associate Attorney- Estate Planning & Elder Law

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Company name

Estate & Long Term Care Planning

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type


Practice Area

Trusts and Estates

Years of Experience

5-7 yrs required


Raleigh, NC

Posted on

Apr 15,2018

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Are you “THE ONE” we’ve been looking for?

Are you an experienced estate planning and elder law attorney, and do you have a passion for it?

Are you ready to demonstrate your expertise at the highest level of a rapidly growing small law firm?

Then, please read on…

Carolina Family Estate Planning is an innovative, well-organized, and rapidly growing law firm that is focused solely on estate planning and elder law in Cary, NC.

The firm is looking for a senior associate who is also innovative, well-organized, and who shares our growth mindset. The senior associate will be responsible for ensuring that the legal services provided by the firm are in accord with the firm’s policies, procedures, and standards.

The senior associate’s responsibilities will extend from “soup to nuts”. He or she will: review all documents that leave the office for quality and accuracy; meet with clients to design planning that will work to best to serve clients’ interests; lead the firm’s legal production team; and help develop the firm’s operations policies and processes, to ensure the efficient and effective use of staff time, and to ensure that clients’ files move smoothly through the office. The senior associate may also be asked to write and deliver topical articles and presentations for professional and community groups. And even as the firm grows, you may need to occasionally draft and file documents, meet with clients for document signing meetings, and other duties as assigned.

The successful candidate will be an effective practitioner with a passion for helping clients using innovative, but proven techniques. They are compassionate, and yet they also understand that the firm needs to work efficiently and profitably in order to grow and to best serve the community. And the candidate is ready to mentor, lead, and manage a team within the firm that takes pride in a job well done.

We are looking for a creative problem-solver with strong research skills, a meticulous eye for detail, and the desire and capacity to review finished estate plans, document templates, probate and trust administration filings, and Medicaid and VA applications. The ability to connect with clients and other firm members is paramount to driving personal and firm success. Integrity, honesty, and trustworthiness must be unwavering to succeed, along with a willingness to do whatever it takes to help the team as a whole.

To get the job done, you must have a Juris Doctorate degree from accredited school of law with current license to practice law in the state of North Carolina with at least 5-7 years’ estate planning, elder law, estate administration and long-term care planning experience required. Prior supervisory and leadership experience helpful. 

In a nutshell, you will have a knack for producing excellent legal work, following procedures, evaluating and creating new procedures, and ensuring completion of all files by established deadlines while ensuring an effective system is in place to do so. You are also coachable, have a positive attitude, willing to learn, and always treat others with respect.

If you are “THE ONE” we are looking for, please tell us why we should schedule an interview with you, and include your pay requirements, as well. Please submit your resume by applying via No phone calls will be accepted from candidates or recruiters.

Company info

Estate & Long Term Care Planning

Company Profile

A membership organization for elder law firms.