Current Openings

Attorney

Commercial Real Estate Attorney – Manchester, NH

McLane Middleton is seeking a commercial real estate attorney with 10+ years of experience for the Manchester, NH office. Admission in Massachusetts is a plus. Focus is on commercial financing and purchases; experience in land use and title matters will be helpful. 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
Email:  [email protected]

All submissions will be kept confidential.


Commercial Real Estate Attorney – Woburn, MA

McLane Middleton is seeking a commercial real estate attorney with 10+ years of experience for the Woburn, MA office. Focus is on commercial financing and purchases; experience in land use and title matters will be helpful. 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
Email: [email protected]

All submissions will be kept confidential.


Corporate Attorney – Manchester, NH

McLane Middleton 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
Attorney Hiring Coordinator
Email  [email protected]

All submissions will be kept confidential.


Corporate Attorney – Massachusetts

McLane Middleton 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
Attorney Hiring Coordinator
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
Email:  [email protected]All submissions will be 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
Email: [email protected]

All submissions kept confidential.

 


Paralegal

Corporate Paralegal – Manchester, NH or Woburn, MA

McLane Middleton has an excellent opportunity for a full-time Corporate Paralegal with experience in entity formation, business transactions, and corporate governance. Knowledge of SOS, IRS, and UCC filings along with keen attention to detail and the ability to work independently are required. Ability to manage multiple assignments and projects is essential. Familiarity with corporate databases and data rooms are additional strengths. Candidates must have at least an associate’s degree with paralegal studies emphasis, a bachelor’s degree from an ABA approved paralegal program is preferred but not required. Minimum of 3 years’ experience required. Certification from NALA or NFPA is a plus; we offer competitive salary and benefits.  Position will be based in Manchester, NH or Woburn, MA.

Direct resume with cover letter to:

Pamela Ouellette
Director of Human Resources
Email  [email protected]


Real Estate Paralegal (Commercial) – Manchester, NH

McLane Middleton is seeking an experienced Commercial Real Estate Paralegal for its Manchester, NH office.  Requires previous experience with conducting title searches, detailed examination of Title abstracts, drafting of real estate closing documents and knowledge of processing commercial real estate transactions including issuance of commercial title insurance policies.  Ideal candidate will be a proven self-starter who is able to work as a team member in providing clients quality legal service in an extremely fast-paced environment.  Primarily New Hampshire and Massachusetts matters.  Prior experience in law firm setting with billable hours experience preferable.  Associates degree or bachelor’s degree preferred with a paralegal emphasis.

Direct resume with cover letter to:

Pamela Ouellette
Director of Human Resources
Email  [email protected]


Trusts and Estates Drafting Paralegal – Manchester, NH

McLane Middleton is currently seeking a talented Estate Planning Document Drafting Paralegal to join the firm’s Manchester, NH office.

The position requires an understanding of estate planning concepts and experience drafting estate planning documents, including health care documents, powers of attorney, Wills, Trusts, and related documents. Knowledge of trust and estate administration is a plus.

  • Associates Degree with Paralegal Emphasis or Bachelor’s Degree from an ABA approved Paralegal Program preferred
  • Prior Trusts and Estates experience in law firm environment preferred
  • NALA or NFPA Certification is a plus
  • Excellent writing and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong project management skills with attention to detail and deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to prioritize project requirements
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment with a client service focus
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.

Direct resume with cover letter to:

Pamela Ouellette
Director of Human Resources
Email  [email protected]


Trust and Estate Administration Paralegal

McLane Middleton has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Trust and Estate Administration Paralegal. We are seeking an individual with a broad base of experience including probate and trust administration, working knowledge of the Probate Court rules and procedures and probate accountings, Federal gift and estate tax returns, and familiarity with trust accounting computer programs. Ideal candidate will be a self-starter, able to work independently and have previous paralegal experience in the administration of trusts and estates, including the preparation of U.S. Estate Tax Returns (Form 706). 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.

Direct resume with cover letter to:

Pamela Ouellette
Director of Human Resources
Email  [email protected]


Business Administration

Administrative File Assistant

Under the supervision of the firm’s Director of Information Governance, the Administrative 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 Administrative File Assistant also performs data entry and maintenance within the relevant practice and records systems.

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.

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.

Direct resume with cover letter to:

Pamela Ouellette
Director of Human Resources
Email  [email protected]


Client Intake Coordinator

McLane Middleton is seeking a Client Intake Coordinator for its Manchester, NH office. The Client Intake Coordinator position is a key role that requires an exceptionally detail oriented professional who enjoys the challenge of working with a busy accounting team.

Daily Tasks:

  • Perform conflict checks
  • Obtain conflict sign offs and waiver letters, and other required approvals per policy guidelines
  • Create new clients and matters in Aderant system
  • Matter Maintenance and scanning (reopen matters, address changes, matter title changes, rate changes, etc.)
  • Engagement Letter management
  • Maintain conflict database and rebuild conflict indexer

Other Tasks:

  • Train new legal assistants on new matter (Hotdocs) and conflict search procedures
  • Assists with other accounting projects as time allows

Qualifications and Skills

Education
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or in a relevant discipline preferred or in combination with relevant experience.

Skills
Must be PC proficient
Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy
Capable of handling confidential information
Ability to complete tasks and projects in a timely manner
Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as strong interpersonal skills
Ability to multi-task, work under pressure, and thrive in a fast-paced setting

Direct resume with cover letter to:

Pamela Ouellette
Director of Human Resources
Email  [email protected]


Legal Administrative Assistant (Corporate) – Manchester, NH

Excellent opportunity in our Manchester, NH office for a Legal Administrative Assistant in the firm’s Corporate department. Ideal candidate will have previous legal secretarial experience and experience in Corporate Law.

Excellent technical skills a must, proficiency with Microsoft Office necessary. Must have strong organizational skills, proofreading skills, attention to detail, ability to communicate with clients in a professional manner, ability to handle sensitive and confidential matters and the ability to work independently, as well as part of a team.

Direct resume with cover letter to:

Pamela Ouellette
Director of Human Resources
Email  [email protected]


Staff Accountant/Payroll Professional

McLane Middleton is seeking a Staff Accountant/Payroll Professional to support the payroll and benefit functions for the Firm. The ideal candidate should be an individual that is a team player, enjoys a fast-paced environment, the ability to multi-task, trouble-shoot, navigate change well and maintain a positive attitude. The position will be based in the Firm’s Manchester, NH office.

Responsibilities:

  • Process bi-weekly and monthly Payroll
  • Track and administer PTO (Paid Time Off) per Firm policy
  • Work with the Human Resource department to manage payroll deductions for benefit plans and assist with reporting as well as other tasks that may be assigned.
  • Ensure confidentiality related to payroll and benefit information submitted to accounting.
  • Upload 401(k) deferral files
  • Support 401(k) testing, reporting and calculations for employee matching contributions.
  • Assist with payroll related budgets
  • Train as back up to Trust Operations with the Accounting Team
  • Support the Director of Finance and Accounting Team with special projects

Qualifications:

  • Associates degree or equivalent experience required, Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 3+ years of relevant experience
  • Must observe the strictest confidentiality
  • ADP Time and attendance system experience preferred
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team
  • Ability to multi-task and meet daily/monthly/annual deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Proficient with Microsoft office products (Excel and Word)
  • Solid data entry, spreadsheet management and computer skills

Please visit www.mclane.com for more information

* 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:

Pamela Ouellette
Director of Human Resources
Email  [email protected]


Staff Accountant – Trust Operations (Manchester, NH)

McLane Middleton is seeking a Staff Accountant to manage trust accounting, assist with various banking tasks, and assist with billing and other accounting projects. The ideal candidate should be an individual that is a team player, enjoys a fast-paced environment, has the ability to multi-task, trouble-shoot, navigate change well and maintain a positive attitude. This position is based in our Manchester, NH office.

Trust Operations Job Duties:

  • Handles client trust account activity including preparing deposits, check writing, confirming and wiring funds
  • Opens and maintains client interest bearing accounts
  • Prepares month-end trust reports
  • Manages Title Insurance Audits

Other Job Responsibilities:

  • Global Exchange – entry and submission of foreign vendor invoices
  • Assists with client billing on a monthly basis
  • Process monthly client prebills
  • Manages client write-offs
  • Various banking responsibilities including bank reconciliations
  • Assists with budgeting

Job Requirements:

  • Associates degree in Accounting or Business required; Bachelor’s degree preferred with either a major in Accounting or a major in Business with an Accounting concentration
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in general accounting or relevant experience
  • Familiarity with trust accounting or related banking experience
  • Knowledge of the general ledger and the month-end close a plus
  • Must observe the strictest confidentiality
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team and prioritize tasks
  • Ability to multi-task and meet daily/monthly/annual deadlines
  • Ability to learn, grow and assist the team
  • Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft office products (Excel and Word)

Direct resume with cover letter to:

Pamela Ouellette
Director of Human Resources
Email: [email protected]


Trust and Estates Legal Administrative Assistant – Manchester, NH

McLane Middleton is seeking a full time experienced Trusts and Estates Legal  Administrative Assistant for our Manchester, NH office. This position will be supporting our Trusts and Estates practice area and requires excellent technical skills, 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 and Trusts and Estates experience is a must.

Direct resume with cover letter to:

Pamela Ouellette
Director of Human Resources
Email  [email protected]


Trust Officer

McLane Middleton is seeking a Trust Officer.  The qualified individual will act as the relationship administrator 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, beneficiaries, and other professionals on a regular basis in order to develop and maintain positive relationships.

Responsibilities:

  • Act as the relationship administrator 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, accountings, and reporting
  • Experience working with high net worth clients
  • Experience administering trust accounts
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred

Direct resume with cover letter to:

Pamela Ouellette
Director of Human Resources
Email  [email protected]


Trust Services Group Legal Administrative Assistant – Manchester, NH

McLane Middleton is seeking a full time experienced Legal Administrative Assistant for our Manchester, NH office. This position will be focusing on supporting our Trust Services Group, requiring excellent technical skills, strong organization and communication abilities, and ability to think outside of the box.  Being able to work in a team based environment as well as independently is a must.  This position will also involve other daily administrative tasks.  Prior Paralegal and/or Legal Secretarial experience in Trusts and Estates is preferred.

Direct resume with cover letter to:

Pamela Ouellette
Director of Human Resources
Email  [email protected] Ouellette

 

 

McLane Middleton believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against its employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state or local laws. Equal employment opportunity will be extended to all persons in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, evaluation, discipline, layoff, and termination.