Estate Planning Attorney

6 days left

Rockville, Maryland
Nov 19, 2018
Dec 24, 2018
Full Time

Stein Sperling Bennett De Jong Driscoll PC, a 50-plus attorney, AV-rated Washington, DC area law firm, has an immediate opening for an Associate Attorney in its Rockville, Maryland office to join the firm’s expanding Estates and Trusts Practice Group.  This is an outstanding opportunity for a JD with a current or anticipated LLM in taxation with an emphasis in Estates and Trusts, to expand their legal knowledge while working alongside a nationally recognized group of Maryland based attorneys.  Stein Sperling’s estate planning attorneys counsel clients on the intricacies of business and personal estate planning needs in order to provide them and their families with an efficient and understandable estate plan that benefit their short-term and long-term objectives.

Position Description

The Estate Planning Attorney will provide support to the Principals and senior attorneys in the Estates and Trusts Practice Group.  On a daily basis, the Attorney will meet with clients and work closely with members of the Group to develop individually designed estate plans, draft estate planning documents, and research legal and tax issues associated with a wide range of planning strategies. In addition, the Attorney will have the opportunity to work with and guide clients and their families through the probate and trust administration process.

About Us

Since 1978, our attorneys have offered guidance and counsel to meet the business and personal needs of thousands of clients. Our unique structure and teamwork approach create an environment that provides our clients with the resources and commitment of our entire firm.

 “Passion” is not a word used to describe many law firms. However, it is passion – for the law, our clients, quality service, creative thinking and practical solutions – that permeates Stein Sperling’s culture and distinguishes all of our work. It is the driving force behind our confidence in successfully resolving our clients’ matters, and it has fueled our connection to the people, businesses and communities we serve. As a result, we are leaders in each of our practice areas and have earned a reputation as one of the premier “go-to” law firms in this region. Stein Sperling strives to be an extremely well-balanced law firm, providing a broad range of services to meet the business and personal needs of an even broader range of clients. Our focus on a team approach and our flexible, dynamic organizational structure offers our clients the benefit of our full range of legal resources.

Desired Qualifications

  • One or more years of related work experience with a law firm, trust department, or similar environment preferred but not required
  • Prior work experience or exposure to drafting estate planning documents, including wills and trusts
  • LLM degree in Taxation with an emphasis in Estates and Trusts or expected to be awarded within a year, or an attorney who is a CPA with Estates and Trusts experience.

Excellent communication, presentation, and legal writing skills with a high level of attention to detail required

  • LLM degree in Taxation with an emphasis in Estates and Trusts or expected to be awarded within a year

Excellent communication, presentation, and legal writing skills with a high level of attention to detail required

  • Current ability to practice law in Maryland and/or the ability to sit for the Maryland bar required
  • District of Columbia, Virginia and Florida bar admissions a plus

Application Process

Qualified candidates are requested to send a copy of their resume to for consideration, noting Estate Planning Associate in the subject line. Visit our website at  for more information about our company.   Stein Sperling is an Equal Opportunity Employer and affords equal opportunity to all qualified applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.

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