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Staff Attorney – Trust and Estates

Bowditch seeks an experienced Attorney to join its growing Trust & Estates practice. In the Staff Attorney role, the individual’s primary responsibility will be to draft various estate planning documents for the clients of our robust and dynamic practice. This is an ideal opportunity for someone that enjoys the technical aspects of estate planning and the creation and drafting of documents. This individual will have the opportunity to collaborate with all members of the practice in support of our clients. This position allows for flexibility, and we are happy to accommodate someone wanting to work full or part-time, establish a work schedule that may be outside of traditional office work hours, and support a hybrid or fully remote work arrangement. We have offices in Worcester, Framingham and Boston.

Core Responsibilities

  • Prepare estate planning documents, including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, beneficiary designations and letters of intent
  • Draft client communications regarding estate plans, including explanatory letters and implementation instructions
  • Maintain knowledge of Massachusetts trust, probate law and relevant tax laws


  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software
  • Proficiency with client records management software such as NetDocuments
  • Proficiency with document production software such as Contract Express
  • Exemplary written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to operate successfully in an environment that emphasizes individual accountability and teamwork depending on the situation
  • Ability to achieve effective results in a fast-paced environment

Credentials – Education and Experience

  • Five or more years of experience as estate planning attorney
  • J. D.
  • Active bar membership in good standing with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • LL.M. in taxation and admission to other bars are pluses

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 which provides exceptional service, cost effective representation and successful results, please send cover letter and resume 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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