Attorneys:

Pessin Katz Law, P.A. (PK Law) provides a challenging and rewarding work environment for its attorneys who collaborate and work as a team to support the firm’s clients. Our practice areas include Corporate and Real Estate, Education law, Employment Law, General Litigation, Medical Malpractice Defense and Wealth Preservation.

Attorneys:

Pessin Katz Law, P.A. (PK Law) provides a challenging and rewarding work environment for its attorneys who collaborate and work as a team to support the firm’s clients. Our practice areas include Corporate and Real Estate, Education law, Employment Law, General Litigation, Medical Malpractice Defense and Wealth Preservation.

Current Openings:

Lateral Hires: PK Law is currently seeking qualified lateral hires.  Qualified candidates must have a minimum of five years of experience practicing law and a transferable book of business.

Wealth Preservation Associate:   Seeking an Associate with two to six years of estate planning experience.  Candidate should have coursework in federal gift and estate tax and coursework in trusts and  estates.   Income tax, corporate experience  and trust and estate administration coursework and experience is preferred.  Drafting experience and aptitude required.  Attention to detail is essential.  This position will primarily focus on drafting estate planning documents and tax research.  It will include training in elder law and probate.  Excellent growth potential.

Medical Malpractice Associate: Opportunity available for an Associate with three to four years’ medical malpractice or personal injury experience.  Candidates should have excellent writing, research and analytical skills.   Admission to Maryland Bar required.

To apply for the above positions, please send your cover letter and resume in confidence to:  recruiting@pklaw.com

Management Staff:

The management staff at Pessin Katz Law, P.A., includes leadership positions in finance, human resources, information technology and marketing.  The Chief Financial Officer, Chief Business Development Officer and Chief Human Resources Officer work together in overseeing various projects/initiatives for the firm as well as directing their respective department’s activities.   The management staff is committed to supporting our attorneys to ensure the firm is able to provide the highest level of service to our clients.

There are currently no openings.

Support Staff:

Our staff is dedicated to providing excellent client service.  Support staff positions at Pessin Katz Law, P.A., include paralegals, legal administrative assistants, IT support, administrative/records clerks and other similar  administrative support positions.   A team approach is used throughout all of our departments providing a work environment that is collegial, supportive and flexible.

Legal Administrative Assistant:  Opportunity available in small office in Columbia (near the mall)  for Legal Administrative Assistant with a minimum of one to two years of strong litigation experience.  Responsibilities include providing administrative support to two attorneys in Medical Malpractice Defense group.  Duties include, but not limited to:

  • Preparing pleadings and filing documents with the courts and/or administrative agencies, including e-filing
  • Scheduling depositions
  • Composing routine business correspondence
  • Scheduling/arranging meetings
  • Coordination of attorneys’ calendars
  • Processing invoices
  • Other similar administrative duties

In addition to a minimum of one to two years of strong litigation experience, additional qualifications include excellent written and oral communication skills, proactive work ethic, attention to detail and ability to coordinate multiple tasks/deadlines.  Strong day-to-day organizational skills, a client service focus and ability to work as part of a team are essential.  Must have proficiency in Microsoft Word.

Legal Administrative Assistant (Towson):  Opportunity available for Legal Administrative Assistant with a minimum of two years of strong administrative experience to work in our Wealth Preservation (estate planning) practice group to support senior level attorney and associate level attorney with large growing practices. Duties include, but not limited to:

  • Interacting with clients by telephone, email, and/or in-person
  • Assisting attorneys with their law practice management, new client development,  and client retention
  • Drafting basic legal documents including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, etc.
  • Participating in client meetings to witness/notarize documents
  • Overseeing clerical support staff with proofreading, file scanning/closing projects, and file opening
  • Maintaining attorneys’ calendars, including scheduling meetings/calls
  • Preparing correspondence and estate planning/probate documents
  • Assembling documents for client meetings
  • Composing routine business correspondence
  • Ensuring files are properly managed and maintained
  • Assisting attorneys with monthly billing; contacting clients regarding billing matters
  • Coordinating and processing tax software billing matters
  • Coordinating filing of real property deeds with title company
  • Other similar/related administrative duties

 

In addition to a minimum of two years of strong administrative experience, additional qualifications include excellent written and oral communication skills, proactive work ethic, attention to detail (including excellent proofreading skills), good problem solving skills/judgment, and ability to coordinate multiple tasks/deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Strong day-to-day organizational skills are essential, in addition to the ability to prioritize tasks, having a client-service focus, and having a strong sense of teamwork.  Must have proficiency in Microsoft Word.

Paralegal (Columbia or Towson):  Opportunity for  Paralegal with minimum of  one year of litigation experience to work in the Labor, Employment and Education Practice Group.  Responsibilities include  organizing/preparing exhibits; conducting research; preparing for trials/hearings; assisting with discovery requests, including conducting e-discovery searches;  reviewing/summarizing medical records;  preparing/processing/tracking subpoenas for medical records; and other similar tasks.  Attention to detail and strong organizational and communication skills are essential.  Requirements include prior experience procuring and summarizing medical records and a  Bachelor’s Degree/certificate in paralegal studies or experience equivalent. Position can be based in Columbia or Towson office.

Receptionist (Towson):Responsibilities include answering internal and external calls, maintaining conference rooms and reception area, interacting with clients/visitors and performing general clerical tasks.   Requires minimum of one year of administrative/clerical experience.  Hours:  8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Monday through Friday.

Support Assistant/Proofreader (Towson):  Opportunity available for a Support Assistant/Proofreader for Wealth Preservation Practice Group.   Responsibilities include comparing legal documents to ensure accuracy of the information presented, some typing/document scanning and other related administrative tasks.  Requires exceptional attention to detail and data entry/computer skills.  Ideal for English major.

To apply for the above positions, please send your cover letter and resume in confidence to: careers@pklaw.com.

Benefits Overview:

Pessin Katz Law, P.A., is committed to providing a comprehensive benefits package for employees and their families.  Benefits include:

  • Health, dental and vision coverage
  • Flexible spending account for healthcare and dependant care expenses
  • Life insurance
  • Short and long term disability
  • 401(k) plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Parking

Equal Employment Opportunity

Pessin Katz Law, P.A., is an Equal Opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to  sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other characteristic protected by law.