Job Summary

Estate Planning Attorney Internship (Summer 2025)

At Relational Estate & Elder Law, we are passionate about bringing confidence and peace of mind about the future to residents in Winchester, Northern Virginia, and the Shenandoah Valley. Our team of legal professionals specializes in estate planning, elder planning, and estate administration, and we love to come alongside our clients as they seek to protect themselves, their families, and their assets. With the right legal documents, we help them create plans for the future that accomplish their goals and allow them to rest easy.

To apply, please email your resume to LaurenPaige@relational.law.

Description: The Estate Planning Attorney Intern will assist in ensuring that our estate planning matters are processed correctly and promptly. Our clients are worried about their families and futures, and this position will be a key part in our mission of providing them with hope and peace of mind through Relational Estate Planning®.

What We Are Looking For: A detail-oriented, organized, and meticulous person who enjoys learning and will strive to meet our high standards for quality legal work.

Anticipated Start Date: June 2025 (negotiable)

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Internship Benefits

  • Pay of $18-$20 an hour
  • Potential for college credit (if applicable)
  • Experience with law-specific technology
  • Shadowing, mentoring, and training opportunities with our team
  • Opportunity to participate in client meetings and consultations
  • Opportunity to experience drafting and revision of legal documents such as contracts, wills, trusts, and more.
  • Exposure to “Relational” principles
  • In-person is preferred
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Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure clients move promptly through the Estate Planning Process.
  • Ensure quality assurance on estate planning documents and client experience.
  • Attend estate planning document review meetings.
  • Manage revisions to the process for estate planning.
  • Draft and/or revise estate planning documents, deeds, contracts and/or corporate documents, as needed.
  • Participate in signings Ashburn signings (if available).
  • Shadow other team members in client meetings, client phone calls, and consultations.
  • Assist other team members with keeping detailed records of meetings, and other client interactions.
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Requirements

  • Currently attending law school
  • Familiarity with Westlaw
  • Experience with Zoom

Necessary Skills

  • Detail-oriented, organized, competent, and efficient
  • Self-motivated with strong time management ability
  • Resourceful with an ability to problem-solve
  • Trustworthy and reliable
  • Friendly and professional verbal communicator
  • Ability to write clearly, concisely, and with correct grammar
  • Tech-savvy and quick to learn new concepts
  • Able to multi-task and handle multiple priorities
  • Calm and empathetic demeanor in the face of client interactions
  • Proactive and eager to assist other team members
  • Excellent research and critical thinking skills
  • Strong communication abilities
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite or Google platforms
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently