Legal Administrative Clerk – Trust & Estates (Boston)

Bowditch & Dewey is seeking a full-time Legal Administrative Clerk to support and assist a sophisticated, dynamic and fast-paced Estate Planning Group in its Boston office. This position provides a unique opportunity for an ambitious, driven individual to gain knowledge, experience and skills related to the legal, administrative and business activities of a high-level Trust & Estates practice. Recent college graduates interested in attending law school in the future are encouraged to apply.


  • Assessing, organizing and saving documentation
  • Creating and updating files and filing documentation in appropriate files
  • Destroying outdated files following protocol, or moving these to inactive storage
  • Retrieving records on request and forwarding these to relevant parties
  • Light bookkeeping duties
  • Making copies of and delivering records
  • Assisting with phone inquiries
  • Preparation of mail and courier packages
  • Special projects as assigned


  • College graduate, with an interest in attending law school
  • Proficient in use of computers, specifically MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and ability to learn new legal software
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Proficient with using photocopy, scanner and facsimile machines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information
  • Ability to take initiative and complete multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to take direction and have a flexible attitude with respect to work assignments
  • Great attention to detail
  • Desire to learn with an interest in working in a law firm

Dedicated to Diversity: Bowditch & Dewey focuses on inclusive hiring of those candidates having excellent skills with a broad range of experiences, knowledge and perspectives. Diversity within the Firm promotes an open and mutually respectful workplace and the delivery of superior service to its clients.  

If you are interested in becoming part of an organization that provides exceptional service, cost-effective representation and successful results, please:

Send resume and cover letter in confidence to:

Human Resources Department

Bowditch & Dewey, LLP
311 Main Street
P.O. Box 15156
Worcester, MA 01615-0156

Equal Opportunity Employer

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