We pride ourselves on attracting and retaining attorneys who are academically and intellectually gifted and highly skilled. Just as important to us is the integrity of our attorneys and the reputation for honesty and trustworthiness that our attorneys carry before the local bar and judiciary.

Estate Planning and Administration Attorney

We are seeking an experienced Estate Planning and Administration Attorney who can manage a dynamic workload in a supportive close-knit environment that prides itself on fostering a commitment to work-life balance.

Interested candidates, please send a resume to Mark Hood at mhood@vjglaw.com

Specific job duties include the ability to:

- Showcase excellent verbal and written communication skills;

- Educate clients;

- Design and craft custom estate plans utilizing wills, trusts, and powers of attorney;

- Analyze and effectuate tax avoidance strategies;

- Facilitate full spectrum of estate administration from client contact to strategy to court appearances if necessary; and

- Construct and implement solutions using TEDRA.


Candidates must:

- Possess a JD from an accredited law school or equivalent law clerk program and be licensed to practice law in the State of Washington;

- Have at least three years’ experience with sophisticated estate planning and administration;

- Be a self-starter who possesses the ability to work independently and as part of a team; and

- Although not required, a background in taxation such as a bachelor’s degree in accounting and/or an LL.M. in taxation will be given preference.


The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic contributor to the Firm and office culture and have a collaborative approach to not only their work environment, but also their individual work product.

Compensation Range: $90,000 - $150,000 depending on experience and current book of business.


Job may be hybrid and/or part-time, for which compensation will be adjusted accordingly.

Possible benefits include:

- Bonuses

- Medical insurance

- Long-term disability

- Life insurance

- Profit sharing

- 401(k)

- Paid holidays

- Parking

- CLEs

- Bar and other dues