Current Openings

Attorney

Corporate Attorney

McLane Middleton, Professional Association is seeking an experienced corporate attorney with at least 5+ years of relevant experience to join our Woburn, Massachusetts team.  Ideally, this individual will have ties to the Greater Boston Communities. The successful candidate must have transactional experience, superior academic credentials, and strong 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 resume and cover letter to:

Jessica Boisvert
Attorney Hiring Coordinator
Email [email protected]

All submissions will be kept confidential.


Employment Law Attorney

McLane Middleton, Professional Association is seeking an employment law attorney with a minimum of 3 years’ management-side employment law experience.   This position can be based out of any of our five offices in northern New England, with meaningful flexibility for remote work.  The ideal candidate will possess working knowledge of federal and state employment laws, wage and hour regulations, leaves of absence, discipline and discharge issues and will have experience appearing before government agencies and preparing employee handbooks, employment-related contracts and workplace policies. The successful candidate must possess excellent academic credentials and communication and writing skills. McLane Middleton presents an opportunity for professional development and personal satisfaction in a fast-paced and motivating work environment. Competitive compensation and benefits package offered.

NH or MA Bar admission, with the expectation that the second admission will be obtained.

Qualified candidates should send cover letter and resume to:

Jessica Boisvert
Attorney Hiring Coordinator
Email  [email protected]

All submissions will be kept confidential.


Litigation Attorney

McLane Middleton is seeking a litigation attorney with 3+ years’ experience with a general litigation background. 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.

NH bar required, admission in MA a plus.

Qualified candidates should send a resume, writing sample, and transcript 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.

 


Real Estate Attorney – Manchester, NH

McLane Middleton, Professional Association is seeking an entry level real estate attorney with 1 – 3 years of relevant experience for our Manchester, NH office.  General real estate knowledge and a strong interest in real estate law is preferred.  This successful candidate must possess excellent academic credentials, communication, and writing skills. McLane Middleton presents an opportunity for professional development and personal satisfaction in a fast-paced and motivating 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.


 

Paralegal

 

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]


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

Legal Administrative Assistant – Immigration/Corporate/Education Law – Boston, MA

McLane Middleton, a leading New England-based law firm, has an immediate opening for a Legal Administrative Assistances in our Boston, MA office to support our Immigration, Corporate and Education Law practice areas.  The firm has over 100 lawyers located in five offices, three in New Hampshire (Manchester, Concord and Portsmouth) and two in Massachusetts (Woburn and Boston).  McLane Middleton is regularly listed as one of America’s leading law firms in Chambers USA, and 57 of its attorneys are listed in The Best Lawyers in America across a broad array of practice areas.  The firm has a strong tradition over its 102 year history of deep involvement in the communities where its attorneys work and live, and of active participation in the bar at both a state and national level.

Candidates are required to have excellent technical skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office.  Candidate must have strong organization and proofreading skills, as well as good 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 in a team. This position also includes various other administrative tasks.

General functions include:

  • Preparing immigration forms
  • Printing, compiling and filing immigration petitions and other immigration compliance files
  • Preparing and filing corporate documents
  • Maintaining calendars and tracking deadlines
  • Keeping track of attorney time records and billing
  • Corresponding and communicating with clients
  • Witnessing client signings for other practice areas
  • Receiving, organizing and filing mail
  • Working closely with the other admin support and provide back-up for each other.

Direct cover letter and resume to:

Pamela Ouellette
Director of Human Resources
Email  [email protected]


Legal Administrative Assistants – Manchester and Portsmouth, NH and Woburn, MA

McLane Middleton, a leading New England-based law firm, is looking for Legal Administrative Assistants in our Manchester and Portsmouth, New Hampshire offices as well as our Woburn, Massachusetts office.  The firm has over 100 lawyers located in five offices, three in New Hampshire (Manchester, Concord and Portsmouth) and two in Massachusetts (Woburn and Boston).  McLane Middleton is regularly listed as one of America’s leading law firms in Chambers USA, and 57 of its attorneys are listed in The Best Lawyers in America across a broad array of practice areas.  The firm has a strong tradition over its 102 year history of deep involvement in the communities where its employees work and live, and of active participation in the bar and numerous charitable and professional associations.

Supporting one of our practice areas, the Legal Administrative Assistant will be responsible for the following Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Providing general administrative support to assigned attorney(s)/paralegal(s) which may include drafting client letters, fielding client phone calls, coordinating appointments, and calendar management.
  • Provides highly technical document production including but not limited to typing, drafting and editing documents, redlining documents, conversion of documents from PDF to word, scanning, assembling of closing binders and making copies. Proofreads and edits documents for grammar, spelling, punctuation, and format.  Files documents and emails in the Firm’s electronic document software.  Distributes correspondence using email or hard copy delivery.
  • Understands document legal terminology, basic legal procedure and law firm document protocol. Has knowledge of legal document formats such as contracts, and agreements.  Maintains files and all client documentation.
  • Utilizes strong communication skills, both written and verbal, to ensure instructions are clearly understood and that work is completed as requested. Maintains a courteous and service driven demeanor at all times.
  • Inputs time entries on a daily, weekly and or monthly basis. Opens new client and/or matter numbers; performs conflict checks.
  • Answer telephone calls and take accurate and complete messages, gives information to callers, refers to others, or holds for team members. Provides relevant and timely information to clients and team members (including times when they are out of the office) in a professional, courteous, and effective manner.
  • Brings organizational skills to the role with the ability to provide guidance on the most efficient and effective way to complete tasks. Takes initiative and is self-starter with work.
  • This position is also expected to back-up team members by providing administrative support to other attorneys/paralegals.

Experience/Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 5+ years of legal admin experience.
  • Superior attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and oral business communication skills.
  • Strong Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)

Direct cover letter and resume to:

Pamela Ouellette
Director of Human Resources
Email  [email protected]


Receptionist/Legal Administrative Assistant – Concord, NH

McLane Middleton, a leading New England-based law firm, is looking for Receptionist/Legal Administrative Assistant in our Concord, New Hampshire offices.  The firm has over 100 lawyers located in five offices, three in New Hampshire (Manchester, Concord and Portsmouth) and two in Massachusetts (Woburn and Boston).  McLane Middleton is regularly listed as one of America’s leading law firms in Chambers USA, and 57 of its attorneys are listed in The Best Lawyers in America across a broad array of practice areas.  The firm has a strong tradition over its 102 year history of deep involvement in the communities where its employees work and live, and of active participation in the bar and numerous charitable and professional associations.

Supporting the staff in the Concord Office, the Receptionist/Legal Administrative Assistant will be responsible for the following:

  • Welcomes clients and visitors by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; transferring calls; answering or referring inquiries. Take accurate and complete messages, gives information to callers, or holds for team members.
  • Maintains reception areas and conference rooms daily as well as other areas of the office (copy room, kitchen, etc.)
  • Keeps office equipment operating by following operating instructions and calling for repairs when needed.
  • Maintain internal conference room calendar.
  • Providing general administrative support which may include drafting client letters, fielding client phone calls, coordinating appointments, and calendar management.
  • Ability to understand document legal terminology, basic legal procedures and law firm document protocols. May assist in maintaining files and client documentation.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Maintains a courteous and service driven demeanor at all times.
  • Brings organizational skills to the role and takes initiative and is self-starter.
  • This position is also expected to back-up team members by providing administrative support to other attorneys/paralegals when needed.
  • Assist with other projects as applicable.

Experience/Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Superior attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and oral business communication skills.
  • Strong Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • Professional with good organizational skills, telephone skills and the ability to multi task.

Direct cover letter and resume to:

Pamela Ouellette
Director of Human Resources
Email  [email protected]


Staff Accountant / Payroll Specialist

McLane Middleton, a leading New England-based law firm, is seeking a Staff Accountant/Payroll Specialist in our Manchester, New Hampshire office.  The firm has over 100 lawyers located in five offices, three in New Hampshire (Manchester, Concord and Portsmouth) and two in Massachusetts (Woburn and Boston).  McLane Middleton is regularly listed as one of America’s leading law firms in Chambers USA, and 57 of its attorneys are listed in The Best Lawyers in America across a broad array of practice areas.  The firm has a strong tradition over its 103 year history of deep involvement in the communities where its employees work and live. The firm is an active participant in the community and supports numerous charitable and professional associations.

Reporting to the Accounting Supervisor, the Staff Accountant/Payroll Specialist will support payroll and related accounting 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.
  • 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
  • Support the Director of Finance and Accounting Supervisor with special projects

* 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.

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 or direct your resume with cover letter to:

Direct cover letter and resume to:

Pamela Ouellette
Director of Human Resources
Email  [email protected]

 

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.