German Estate Attorney / Erbrechtsanwalt (m/w)

The Transatlantic Estate Law Firm PLLC is looking to hire a German Associate Attorney to work on our high volume of estate planning and estate administration matters related to Germany. This is an outstanding opportunity for a candidate to expand his/her knowledge and practical experience handling sophisticated international matters.

Position Description

  • Advise clients on German inheritance law and estate settlements;
  • Conduct research and draft memoranda and attorney opinions on German inheritance law and related tax issues both in English and in German;
  • Conduct inheritance-related court proceedings in Germany;
  • Supervise the paralegal work on estate settlements;
  • Prepare German inheritance tax returns;
  • Significant client contact;
  • Interaction with German courts, financial institutions and tax authorities;
  • Part-time work is possible.

Required Qualifications

  • 2 to 6 years of relevant law firm experience;
  • Exceptional writing ability both in English and in German;
  • License to practice law in Germany;
  • Eligibility to register as a Foreign Legal Consultant in the District of Columbia;
  • Authorization to work in the United States;
  • Intellectual rigor, reliability and thoroughness;
  • Outstanding people skills.

What We Offer

  • Exceptional opportunity to expand knowledge and skills;
  • A pleasant and collegial work atmosphere;
  • Own office with window;
  • High salary;
  • Retirement plan contributions;
  • Health insurance, if needed;
  • Access to Beck-Online;
  • Flexibility.

Application Process

Qualified candidates should send their resume and a writing sample to