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We are currently seeking to fill the following specific roles on our team.  If you are interested in applying for a listed role, please e-mail a cover letter and resume to [email protected] and then complete the form at the bottom of this page.  Thank you for considering our firm, and please check back often for updates to this site.


Erin Patterson Law, PLLC is seeking a full time, experienced Estate Administration Paralegal to join our busy boutique law firm located in the Dilworth neighborhood, just outside of Uptown Charlotte. The firm focuses solely on estate planning and estate administration, serving clients in both North and South Carolina.

Professional Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in estate administration/probate and trust administration at a law firm is required
  • Experience supporting multiple attorneys and working directly with clients
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Adobe and other legal software used by the firm
  • Notary Public certification a plus


  • Assist attorneys in preparation for and during client conferences including reviewing intake information, estate documents, and financial data
  • Draft probate and estate administration documents such as court filings and accountings for attorney review
  • Effectively manage a robust caseload by prioritizing tasks, understanding the internal and external parties involved, and monitoring relevant deadlines
  • Organize and maintain voluminous electronic client files and documents
  • Assist clients by answering questions and providing instructions on non-legal matters
  • Prepare, review and deliver correspondence and documents to clients, government agencies, financial institutions, and other professional advisors

Personal Qualities:

  • A proactive, energized self-starter
  • A positive, solutions-oriented attitude
  • Superior organizational skills and extreme attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize tasks with daily, weekly and longer-term deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Willing and eager to learn and accept feedback
  • Exhibits compassion and empathy for clients facing personal struggles
  • Exceptional professionalism and the highest ethical and confidentiality standards
  • Punctual in arriving to work and preparing for client conferences
  • Flexible and can work well independently and also collaboratively with team members

What We Offer:

  • A culture where expectations are clear and hard work is balanced with flexibility
  • The ability to work with and learn from sophisticated clients and talented professionals
  • An emphasis on teamwork, collaboration, and strong internal communication processes
  • An environment where creative ideas are welcomed and expected

Schedule, Compensation and Benefits:

  • Full Time, in-office position
  • Competitive pay commensurate with experience and bonus potential
  • Medical, dental, vision, and retirement plan benefits
  • Half-day Fridays; Generous vacation policy and paid holidays
  • Monthly cell phone stipend
Thank you for your interest in our firm! If you are interested in this role, please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Then, complete the following intake form.
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How Can We Help?

We are standing by and ready to assist you with your estate or business legal needs. Let us know how we can instill confidence and help bring you peace of mind. Your family and your business depend on it.