Estate Planning/Elder Law Attorney Job in Worcester, MA Near Me - 313540 |

Estate Planning/Elder Law Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Massachusetts - Worcester

Job ID VQ1X313540

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 5 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

Estimated Salary Lower than Highest Salary Band in Market (Varies by Firm)

Practice Areas Trusts and EstatesLitigation - Trusts & EstatesProbateEstate & Tax PlanningElder LawLitigation - Trusts & Estates - DefenseLitigation - Trusts & Estates - PlaintiffsTrusts and Estates - General

2024-04-16 12:35:55

A law firm in Worcester, MA, is seeking an Estate Planning/Elder Law Attorney with extensive experience and expertise in handling the estate planning and elder law domains. The ideal candidate will oversee the entire estate planning and trust/estate administration process, managing client relationships, drafting complex estate plans, and addressing various legal matters in compliance with Massachusetts laws.


  • Handle and oversee the estate planning and trust/estate administration process from initiation to conclusion.
  • Conduct initial client intake meetings encompassing estate plans, Medicaid applications/eligibility, and postmortem estate/trust administration.
  • Maintain ongoing communication and relationships with clients and other advisors involved in the planning/administration process.
  • Draft intricate estate plans, including revocable, irrevocable, and testamentary trusts, as well as wills.
  • Administer estates, including managing probate proceedings.
  • Manage various types of trusts from inception to completion, such as spousal/marital trusts, special needs trusts, and irrevocable insurance trusts.
  • Handle guardianship and conservatorship clients and associated legal proceedings.
  • Develop Medicaid/MassHealth eligibility plans and complete MassHealth applications for long-term care and nursing home benefits.
  • Navigate the relevant tax landscape, including income, estate, and gift tax matters.


  • 5+ years of relevant practice experience in estate planning and elder law.
  • License to practice law in Massachusetts.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, including proficiency in drafting and proofreading legal documents.
  • Comfortable supervising and delegating tasks to paralegals and administrative staff.
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision while also collaborating with staff members when necessary.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage and complete multiple time-sensitive projects.


  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.


  • Bar admission to practice law in Massachusetts.


  • Proficiency in estate planning, elder law, and trust/estate administration.
  • Thorough understanding of Massachusetts estate planning and Medicaid laws.
  • Knowledge of tax regulations, including income, estate, and gift taxes.
  • Strong client relationship management skills.
  • Legal document drafting and review expertise.

Job Location: Worcester, MA


  • The firm offers benefits, including 401(k) with matching, dental insurance, health insurance, life insurance, and paid time off.

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