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Current Openings

Attorney

Trusts & Estates Associate (Woburn, MA)

McLane Middleton, Professional Association has an immediate opening for an associate based primarily in our Woburn, Massachusetts office.  This candidate should possess a strong academic record and excellent written and oral communications skills with 4-5 years of experience with a focus on estate planning, tax planning, and trusts and estates administration.  McLane Middleton presents an opportunity for professional development and personal satisfaction in a fast paced and stimulating work environment. Competitive compensation and benefits package offered.

Qualified candidates should direct cover letter, resume, transcript and writing sample to:

Jessica Boisvert
Attorney Hiring Coordinator
McLane Middleton
Email:  [email protected]

All submissions will be kept confidential.

 

Trusts & Estates Associate (Manchester, NH)

McLane Middleton has an immediate opening for an associate based in our Manchester, New Hampshire office.  This candidate should have a strong academic record and excellent written and oral communications skills with 4-5 years of experience with a focus on estate planning, tax planning, and trusts and estates administration.  McLane Middleton presents an opportunity for professional development and personal satisfaction in a fast-paced and stimulating work environment. Competitive compensation and benefits package offered.

Qualified candidates should direct cover letter, resume, transcript and writing sample to:

Jessica Boisvert
Attorney Hiring Coordinator
McLane Middleton
Email:  [email protected]

All submissions will be kept confidential.

 

Patent Attorney

McLane Middleton is seeking an experienced patent attorney (5+ years) for our Manchester, NH office either as an employee or on a contractual basis.  Ideally, this individual will have an existing client base, with a focus on patent drafting and U.S./foreign prosecution experience.  Prefer technical expertise in the areas of biotechnology, chemistry, materials science software and/or electrical.  McLane Middleton presents an opportunity for professional development and personal satisfaction in a fast paced and stimulating work environment.  Competitive compensation and benefits package offered.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to:

Jessica Boisvert
Hiring Coordinator
McLane Middleton

Email:  [email protected]

All submissions will be kept confidential.

 

Corporate Attorney - Manchester, NH

McLane Middleton, Professional Association is seeking a corporate attorney with at least 4 - 5 years of relevant experience for our Manchester, NH office.  The successful candidate must have transactional experience and superior academic credentials, communication and writing skills.  McLane Middleton presents an opportunity for professional development and personal satisfaction in a fast-paced and stimulating work environmental.  Competitive compensation and benefits package offered.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume, transcript, writing sample and references to:

Jessica Boisvert
Hiring Coordinator
McLane Middleton
Email  [email protected]

All submissions will be kept confidential.

Corporate Attorney - Massachusetts

McLane Middleton, Professional Association is seeking a corporate attorney with at least 4 - 5 years of relevant experience to join our Woburn, MA team.  This successful candidate must have transactional experience and superior academic credentials, communication and writing skills.  McLane Middleton presents an opportunity for professional development and personal satisfaction in a fast-paced and stimulating work environment.  Competitive compensation and benefits package offered.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume, transcript, writing sample and references to:

Jessica Boisvert
Hiring Coordinator
McLane Middleton
Email  [email protected]

All submissions will be kept confidential.

Commercial Real Estate Attorney

McLane Middleton, Professional Association is seeking a commercial real estate attorney with 10+ years of experience for our Manchester, NH office. Focus is on commercial financing and purchases; experience in land use and title matters will be helpful. Admission in Massachusetts will be a plus. The successful candidate must possess superior academic credentials, communication and writing skills. McLane Middleton presents an opportunity for professional development and personal satisfaction in a fast paced and stimulating work environment. Competitive compensation and benefits package offered.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume, transcript, writing sample and references to:

Jessica Boisvert
Attorney Hiring Coordinator
McLane Middleton
Email:  [email protected]

All submissions will be kept confidential.

Experienced Energy Attorney

New Hampshire’s largest law firm, McLane Middleton is seeking an energy attorney for our expanding Woburn, MA office. The successful candidate must possess a full practice, with a focus on energy, technology law, regulatory policy, transactional experience and superior academic credentials, communication and writing skills.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume, writing sample and references to:

Jessica Boisvert
Attorney Hiring Coordinator
McLane Middleton
Email: [email protected]

All submissions kept confidential.

Patent Attorney

McLane Middleton is seeking an experienced patent attorney (8+ years). This individual should have a developed practice, with a focus on patent drafting and U.S./foreign prosecution experience. Prefer technical expertise in the areas of biotechnology, chemistry, materials science software and/or electrical. The position is at our fast growing Rte. 128/Woburn, Massachusetts office. McLane Middleton presents an opportunity for professional development and personal satisfaction in a fast paced and stimulating work environment. Competitive compensation and benefits package offered.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to:

Jessica Boisvert
Attorney Hiring Coordinator
McLane Middleton
Email: [email protected]

All submissions kept confidential.

Paralegal

Trusts and Estates Paralegal / Trust Officer

McLane Middleton is seeking a Trust Officer.  The qualified individual will act as the relationship manager with McLane Middleton clients and will be responsible for the administration of assigned personal trust and fiduciary accounts.  The Trust Officer will communicate with grantors, fiduciaries and beneficiaries on a regular basis in order to develop and maintain positive relationships. 

Responsibilities:

  • Act as the relationship manager on trust accounts
  • Be responsible for administration, management and servicing of assigned fiduciary and investment management accounts
  • Review account-related legal documents such as wills, trusts, leases, agreements, etc. and consult with attorneys regarding legal needs and interpretation of trust documents, wills and other materials
  • Administer trusts in accordance with the governing instrument and relevant law
  • Be the primary contact for all matters related to the assigned account
  • Prepare documents for account opening, agreements, transfer and assignment documents, beneficiary designations, investment objectives, notices, delegations and authorizations
  • Manage disbursement requests and approvals, prepare disbursement forms and releases
  • Complete, document, and present appropriate notices, account reviews, reports and accountings
  • Assist tax preparers with annual preparation, coordinate review and execution of tax returns, and coordinate quarterly tax payments

Requirements:

  • Knowledge of trust administration and investment accounts
  • Experience working with high net worth clients
  • Experience administering trust accounts
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred

Please forward Resumes to:

Ryan King, Director of Human Resources

[email protected]

Paralegal - Trusts and Estates (Woburn)

McLane Middleton has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Trusts and Estates  Paralegal. We are seeking an individual with a broad base of Trusts and Estates experience . The ideal candidate will be a self-starter and able to work with multiple attorneys and manage workflow, with experience corresponding and interacting directly with clients. Experience drafting estate planning documents, including trusts, is a plus. Candidates must have at least an associate's degree with paralegal studies emphasis; bachelor's degree from ABA approved paralegal program preferred. Certification from NALA or NFPA is a plus. We offer competitive salary and benefits.

Direct resume with cover letter to:

Ryan King, Director of Human Resources
Email:  [email protected]

Staff

Administrative File Assistant

Under the supervision of the firm’s Director of Information Governance, the Administrative File Assistant (“File Assistant”) supports all Central Filing operations, including file retrievals, scanning, circulation tracking, creation and maintenance of electronic and hardcopy folders and filing updates.  In addition, it is anticipated that this position will provide support for the maintenance of the firm’s original estate planning instruments, corporate record books, as received from legal professionals within the firm.  Day-to-day tasks include inter-filing, creation of new vault pouches, books, creating duplicates for clients, redacting personal information, scanning, circulation tracking and related areas.  The File Assistant also performs data entry and maintenance within the relevant practice and records systems.* 

Must be able to lift 40 lbs and perform repetitive motion tasks routinely, e.g., moving boxes of files, operating binding and hole punch machinery. 

Strong attention to detail required, professional demeanor and attitude, customer service orientation, subject matter interest and a ready willingness to own and accept responsibilities are required. 

* Note: This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of responsibilities, skills, duties requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job.  While this list is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, McLane Middleton reserves the right to revise the functions and duties of the job or to require that additional or different tasks be performed when circumstances require it, such as emergencies, changes in personnel, workload or technological developments.

 

Direct resume with cover letter to:

Ryan King, Director of Human Resources
Email:  [email protected]

 

Tax Preparer

McLane Middleton is seeking a tax preparer to work in its Tax Department to assist with the preparation and filing of annual tax returns.  The position can be Full-Time, Part-Time or Seasonal.  This position will be based in the Firm’s Manchester, NH office.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities  

•Prepares income tax returns for trusts, estates, individuals and businesses.
•Reviews financial records including Forms 1099 and substitutes therefore, income statements, expense receipts and previous tax returns to determine a strategy for preparing current returns.
•Communicates with clients to obtain tax return source documents and other information necessary to prepare return
•Prepares required data compilations and calculations as required to develop information necessary to prepare returns.
•Consults tax resources and law books to obtain assistance with atypical return issues.
•Verifies client prepared forms to check for errors or miscalculations.

  • Will work closely with the firm’s Trust Department
     

 Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
•Displays exceptional mathematical skills and pays close attention to detail.
•Has knowledge of tax law, legal codes, precedents, government regulations and Internal Revenue Service rules.
•Shows strong written and verbal communication skills and excellent organizational skills.
•Displays good office management skills including keyboarding and data management and storage.
•Demonstrates sound judgment and has good decision-making abilities.
•Has knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and tax-related terminology.
•Possesses knowledge of accepted accounting practices

 

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting/economics (preferred) or equivalent experience
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong mathematics skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel programs required

Direct resume with cover letter to:

Ryan King, Director of Human Resources
Email:  [email protected]

 

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

McLane Middleton is seeking a Certified Public Accountant to work in its Tax Department to assist with the filing of annual tax returns.  The position can be Full-Time, Part-Time or Seasonal.  This position will be based in the Firm’s Manchester, NH office.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities  

  • Work closely with the Tax Department to ensure performance of tax planning, client interaction and special projects
  • Will also work closely with the firm’s Trust Department
  • Collaborate with staff on income tax preparation and planning
  • Represent clients with IRS, State or other audits
  • Review completed tax forms and provide recommendations
  • Research and resolve tax and accounting issues
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients through ongoing communication and exceptional service

 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Displays exceptional mathematical skills and pays close attention to detail.
  • Has knowledge of tax law, legal codes, precedents, government regulations and Internal Revenue Service rules.
  • Shows strong written and verbal communication skills and excellent organizational skills.
  • Displays good office management skills including data management and storage.
  • Demonstrates sound judgment and has good decision-making abilities.
  • Has knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and tax-related terminology.
  • Possesses knowledge of accepted accounting practices.

Education and Experience

  • CPA certification required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required (Master’s preferred)
  • 5+ years’ experience in public accounting
  • In-depth tax knowledge at the local, state and federal levels
  • Dedicated to providing exceptional client service
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Direct resume with cover letter to:

Ryan King, Director of Human Resources
Email:  [email protected]

Legal Administrative Assistant / Manchester, NH Office

McLane Middleton  is seeking a full time experienced Legal  Administrative Assistants for our Manchester, NH office . These positions will be supporting  busy practice areas and require excellent technical skills , specifically in Microsoft Office. Strong organization and communication abilities, ability to think outside of the box and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. Position will also involve other administrative tasks.  Prior Paralegal and/or Legal Secretarial experience is a must.  May also serve as a floater between practice areas.

Direct resume with cover letter to:
Ryan King, Director of Human Resources
Email: [email protected]

 

 

Integrity and trust

At McLane Middleton we establish and maintain long-standing relationships with our clients to help us better achieve their unique goals over time. This approach to building trust requires that our esteemed lawyers and professionals use their broad, in-depth knowledge and work together with integrity to ascertain sound resolutions to legal matters for their clients.

Strength in numbers

McLane Middleton is made up of more than 105 attorneys who represent a broad range of clients throughout the region, delivering customized solutions. As a firm we are recognized as having the highest legal ability rating. The firm is rated Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell and is recognized as one of the nation's leading law firms in Chambers USA. Our attorneys are distinguished leaders in their respective practice areas.

Meet Our People

Commitment and collaboration

McLane Middleton's versatile group of attorneys and paralegals become trusted authorities on each case through collaboration. We work with our clients to learn their individual needs first and foremost and, together, we develop comprehensive solutions to their specific legal matters. This approach helps us exceed our clients' expectations efficiently and effectively, client by client, case by case.

Practice Areas

A history of excellence

McLane Middleton was established in 1919 in New Hampshire, and has five offices across two states. However, deep historical roots don't allow you to become innate. Our firm is organized, technological, and knowledgeable. Our history means we are recognized. But our reputation is built on the highest quality of service and experience in very specific areas of law.

The Firm

Intelligence paired with action

Our team continuously seeks opportunities to enhance their professional development and put key learnings to action. The pursuit of further insight guides us to volunteer service opportunities, speaking engagements, and teaching roles. Our lawyers are sought after thought leaders across their industries, and recipients of leadership awards throughout the region.