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Associate Attorney - Remote with limited travel to Sioux Falls

Associate Attorney - Remote with limited travel to Sioux Falls

Job Title:              Associate Attorney

Company:           Halbach|Szwarc Law Firm

Location:             Remote Position with limited travel to Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Position Type:   Full-time

About Halbach|Szwarc Law Firm:  South Dakota’s newest full-service law firm built on a fully-remote platform with an office in the historic Cathedral Neighborhood in downtown Sioux Falls, Halbach|Szwarc Law Firm is committed to delivering exceptional legal services across the United States and beyond. With a focus on integrity, professionalism, and client satisfaction, our group of experienced attorneys and paralegals provides comprehensive legal solutions across various practice areas as a hybrid and fully-remote team.

Job Overview: We are currently seeking a talented and experienced business and estate planning attorney to join our team. The Ideal candidate will have at least 3-5 years of experience in business and corporate law, real estate, will and trust planning, and estate and trust administration, and related areas, including mergers and acquisitions. This individual will play a key role in advising clients on a wide range of legal matters, including business formation, contract drafting, succession planning, estate planning, trust and estate administration, and more. Halbach|Szwarc Law Firm attorneys are licensed to practice in South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, and Wyoming, but work with estate and business clients located around the world.

Responsibilities:

  1. Entity Selection and Formation. Provide legal counsel to clients on business formation, including selecting the appropriate legal structure, drafting formation and related governing documents. Familiarity with Corporate Transparency Act requirements preferred, but not required.
  2. Business Document Preparation: Draft and review various agreements, including purchase agreements, lease agreements, asset and real estate purchase agreements and related agreements.
  3. Estate Planning. Provide legal counsel to clients to assist them to establish and update their estate plans, including drafting wills, testamentary trusts, powers of attorney, living wills, revocable trust, and irrevocable trusts.
  4. Estate and Trust Administration. Assist clients to manage and administer estates, both through formal and informal probate. Provide legal counsel to clients regarding the proper administration of various revocable and irrevocable trusts.
  5. Client Interaction: Provide exceptional client communication and service and maintain strong client relationships.
  6. Remote Collaboration. Work remotely and collaboratively using modern technology to meaningfully engage with clients and team members.
  7. Stay Informed: Stay abreast of changes in relevant laws, regulations, and legal trends affecting business and estate planning law.

Qualifications:

  1. Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.
  2. Undergraduate degree in business, economics, finance or accounting preferred, but not required.
  3. 3-5 years of experience practicing law with an emphasis on business and estate planning.
  4. Strong understanding of business law, estate planning principles, and related areas.
  5. Excellent drafting and negotiation skills.
  6. Strong self-starter with an ability to work independently and remotely, managing a caseload effectively and efficiently.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Unlimited PTO.
  • Paid Holidays.
  • Monthly Health Insurance Stipend.
  • Monthly Technology Stipend.
  • Bonus eligible based upon performance.
  • Competitive 401(k) and Profit Sharing.
  • Paid Continuing Education Expenses.
  • Collaborative and positive work environment.

If you are a motivated, detailed oriented, and personable individual with a commitment to excellent work product and responsive client service, we invite you to apply for the Associate Attorney position at Halbach|Szwarc Law Firm. Please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience to Alex Halbach at alexh@halbachlawfirm.com and Stefan Szwarc at stefans@halbachlawfirm.com.  Applications will be accepted until May 15.

Halbach|Szwarc Law Firm is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in the workplace. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Doctoral

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