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Family Law Associate

The Geller Law Group is an award-winning, mid-sized law firm in Northern Virginia looking to hire a Family Law Attorney. This position is a hybrid, full-time role. Virginia law license is required, DC and/or Maryland is a bonus.

Our mission is to provide clients with an exemplary level of legal services and expertise at an affordable rate. Our firm’s mission and size lend itself to the personal and prompt service one expects from their legal counsel.

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Details

Must be a self-starter and possess excellent communication and organizational skills. Our expectations include that you have the ability to quickly learn new tasks, think ahead, work independently, be detail and deadline oriented, and work well with others.

Required Skills & Experience

  • 1-5 years of family law experience. (Civil litigation experience will be considered for less experienced applicants)
  • VA law license is required. DC &/or MD a bonus.
  • Ability to supervise work performed by paralegals.
  • Familiarity with the courts of Northern Virginia.
  • Self-motivated, able to work both independently and collaboratively, and think outside of the box.
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills are required.
  • Assisting in drafting, discovery, motions, trial preparation, and trials.
  • Capable of clearly expressing written and oral ideas with proper grammar, formatting, and professionalism.
  • Ability to manage changing deadlines, client demands, work for multiple partners, and multiple cases.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Effective time management, planning and organization skills to accomplish tasks in a timely manner are needed.

Preferred Skills & Experience

  • Comfortable working remotely and familiar with the technologies involved in a hybrid environment.
  • Able to balance multiple client matters and understand the importance of deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Highly trustworthy and discreet; and
  • Common sense and good judgment.

Salary Range: $100,000 – 140,000 [Compensation commensurate with experience.]

Benefits & Perks

  • Teleworking & flexible hybrid schedule
  • Paid time off
  • Medical, vision & dental insurance
  • Short Term Disability coverage
  • Long Term Disability coverage
  • 401k match
  • Matching Charitable Donations
  • Paid community service days
  • Flex Spending & Dependent Care Benefits
  • Paid parental leave
  • Telecommunications reimbursements

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Probate/Estate Planning Attorney

The Geller Law Group is an award-winning, mid-sized law firm in Northern Virginia looking to hire a Probate/Estate Planning attorney who may be interested in a more flexible schedule within a growing firm. We are committed to helping our team members achieve genuine work/life balance and have received numerous awards as a “Best Place to Work” in the DC/VA region. This position is full-time and may be performed remotely. Virginia law license is required (DC and/or Maryland is a bonus).

Our mission is to provide clients with an exemplary level of legal services and expertise at an affordable rate. Our firm’s mission and size lend itself to the personal and prompt service one expects from their legal counsel.

Must be a self-starter and possess excellent communication and organizational skills. Our expectations include that you have the ability to quickly learn new tasks, think ahead, work independently, be detail and deadline-oriented, and work well with others.

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Compensation: $120,000 – 160,000 (base) depending on level of experience

Skills & Experience:

  • Licensed in Virginia;
  • 3+ years of probate experience in Virginia;
  • 1+ years of estate planning experience (i.e. drafting wills, trusts, and ancillary documents);
  • Prior experience in a law firm or with the Office of the Commissioner of Accounts;
  • Understands the importance of deadlines and highly organized;
  • Ability to relate to people in a variety of situations, be highly trustworthy and discreet, and to use good judgement;
  • Ability to converse with clients about their objectives;
  • Comfortable working remotely and the technologies involved with this environment.
  • Familiarity with conservatorship and guardianship work and trust administration is a plus; and
  • Familiarity with advanced estate planning documents (i.e. CRUTs, ILITs, SNTs) is a plus.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Drafting wills, trusts, and ancillary documents;
  • Handling probate, conservatorship and guardianship matters;
  • Handling trust administration;
  • Handle multiple client matters independently; and
  • Supervising associates/ paralegals/legal assistants

Benefits & Perks:

  • Teleworking & flexible hybrid schedule
  • Paid time off
  • Medical, vision & dental insurance
  • Short & Long Term Disability coverage
  • 401k match
  • Matching Charitable Donations
  • Paid community service days
  • Flex Spending & Dependent Care Benefits
  • Paid parental leave
  • Telecommunications reimbursements

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DC Will Witnesses

The Geller Law Group is hiring 3-5 people to be witnesses for estate document signings for our DC office for about 1-5 hours per week, as needed, on an ongoing basis.

No legal experience is required, the schedule is very flexible, and it does not require a regular weekly or monthly commitment. Compensation is $17/hr. and work must be done on-site.

Notary a plus!

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If you’re interested in being considered for a position, please email us your resume and cover letter to hr@thegellerlawgroup.com.

Reinventing the Law Firm Model for Modern-Day Families

GLG President & CEO Rebecca Geller started her legal career at a large DC-based law firm. After seeing strong, brilliant, talented women fleeing the profession because senior lawyers showed disrespect for lives outside the firm, Rebecca determined it was time to stop making women fit into work environments traditionally defined by men and founded The Geller Law Group. 

Washington Business Journal 2020 Best Places to Work
Virginia Best Places to Work
Geller Law Group recognized as Best Workplaces for Commuters

Geller Law Group Voted Best Places to Work 

Within a decade, The Geller Law Group has grown from one to over 30 lawyers and professional staff and has been recognized on Best Places to Work lists from both Washington Business Journal and Virginia Business for revolutionizing the law firm model by creating an environment where employees can be actively involved parents.

GLG also has been included among a select group of companies recognized by Best Workplaces for Commuters for offering employees exceptional commuter benefits. Even before the pandemic, we set up and allowed our team to work from home, which helps reduce the number of cars on the road, thereby reducing overall greenhouse gas emissions, fossil fuel consumption, and energy usage. Additionally, telecommuting makes our employees’ lives easier and more manageable as they meet work and family life challenges.

I found the best firm in the world. The support that you give to your employees is incredible.

– GLG Employee

In the past my work was really just a job…not a career. But at The Geller Law Group, it’s not just a job, I finally feel I have found a career and a home. Thank you for being such great leaders!

– GLG Employee

I’ve never worked in a firm like this ever where they actually want you to grow and talk to you about growth and compliment you. You make me want to do better.

– GLG Employee

The firm feels more like a family to me.

– GLG Employee

I feel recognized and supported on so many levels. Thank you for giving me the flexibility to do my job, but also being able to be available for my family.

– GLG Employee

The firm has been so kind to me and appreciates my time and my work. I see my career progressing here in the future.

– GLG Employee

I continue to be grateful for the firm’s flexibility in allowing each employee to take ownership of their work and individually determine how to balance same with personal life.

– GLG Employee

I feel I am being recognized at GLG. I value working with our team and take pride in putting in 110% every day.

– GLG Employee

I’m incredibly proud of the fact that we have created a genuinely warm, supportive, and rewarding work environment for our law firm’s employees.

– GLG Employee

I am very grateful to have such wonderful managers/supervisors. I could not have made it through this year without their support and understanding.

– GLG Employee

Firm Culture

The Geller Law Group works in a team and collaborative environment, and we expect our co-workers to strive towards this common goal. We work with all team members to develop their strengths because we feel that in a collaborative, flexible work environment with stimulating legal work they will be happiest, which ultimately benefits the firm and its clients.

Our culture also embraces Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We regularly conduct trainings focused on issues such as sexual harassment, hostile work environment, and racial sensitivity/diversity. Our high retention rate reflects our firm’s commitment to a genuine focus on our employees’ overall well-being.

Where Partners Can Be Parents

As a founding principle of the firm, we have always encouraged our employees to work from home and build their schedules around the lives of their families and our clients. During the pandemic, our remote work and flexible schedule policies were utilized more than ever enabling working parents to help their kids with virtual school, take care of their children when childcare wasn’t available, and help older relatives. 

Giving Back

We also encourage and enable our team to actively support their communities and chosen nonprofits. Giving back brings our employees a sense of pride in their work and belonging within a firm that truly cares about its community. 

We support our employees’ personal interests outside of work through our firm’s donation matching program and regularly buy tickets for them to attend charitable events for causes they support. We’ve donated over $750,000 in money and gift certificates to fundraisers and we provide legal assistance to organizations our team members care about. 

An Equal Opportunity Employer 

The Geller Law Group provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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