Legal Assistant (part-time or full time)

The Transatlantic Estate Law Firm PLLC is seeking to hire a reliable and detail-oriented legal assistant for approximately 30 hours/week or full-time at our new location at 3201 New Mexico Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016.

We are a boutique law firm that helps international families preserve and pass on their assets in a tax-efficient way.  We strive to be the premier advisors for international families in the Washington DC area. Our comprehensive services include cross-border retirement planning,  tax return preparation, advice on asset acquisitions and business successions, as well as drafting trusts, wills and powers of attorney.

Position Description

  • First point of contact for clients
  • Correspondence with clients, courts, financial institutions and state authorities both in the US and in Europe
  • Preparation of simple legal forms under the guidance of an attorney
  • Office management with a modern state-of-the-art law firm management software
  • Various other administrative functions


  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Bachelor degree
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attention to details
  • Strong social skills
  • German and/or French language skills a plus

What we offer

  • Extensive training
  • Exceptional opportunity to expand knowledge and skills
  • A pleasant work environment
  • Pay: $22-$29/hr plus bonus, depending on the qualifications, experience and work performance
  • Retirement plan contributions
  • Health insurance, if needed
  • Flexibility
  • Own office with window
  • Paid garage parking
  • The possibility to obtain the designation “certified paralegal”, if desired.

Application Process

Qualified candidates should send their resume and a writing sample to