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Job Opportunities


Associate Attorney

We are seeking an Associate Attorney to join our Virginia Beach law firm.

Virginia Beach law firm, Midgett Preti Olansen, is seeking an attorney with 0-3 years of experience. Candidates must have strong analytical and interpersonal skills, and must be able to work within a team environment. This is an ideal opportunity for lawyers who want to expand their knowledge base and experience a broad range of practice areas.

As a new associate at MPO, you will have the opportunity to:

Estate Planning: Design and implement simple and complex estate plans, and draft documents such as wills, revocable and irrevocable trusts, generation skipping trusts, intentionally defective grantor trust, charitable remainder annuity and lead trusts, advance medical directives and durable powers of attorney.

Estate and Trust Administration: Engage in all types of estate and trust administration matters, including, probate estate, private trust, testamentary, conservatorship and guardianship administration. Representative tasks include, preparing inventories and fiduciary accountings, providing advice to appointed fiduciaries, income tax compliance, and significant interaction with fiduciaries, beneficiaries and CPAs.

Corporate and Commercial Planning: Prepare various corporate documents, such as, leases, purchase and sale agreements, operating, shareholder and buy-sell agreements, employment agreements, and various executive compensation agreements. You will also have the chance to assist with the sale and acquisition of business entities, and participate in commercial real estate closings and leasing transactions.

Taxation:Represent individuals and businesses before the IRS, state, and local taxing authorities, in tax disputes, audits, appeals and collection actions, which will include removing levies, garnishments and liens, amending and correcting previous tax returns, filing delinquent tax returns, negotiating with the IRS and state governments to establish payment plans, conduct Collection Due Process Hearings (CDP), and submit Offers in Compromise (OIC) to settle taxpayer debts that cannot be repaid. You will also have an opportunity to learn simple and complex tax compliance and reporting by preparing individual, fiduciary, gift and estate tax returns.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • JD from an ABA-accredited law school and admission in good standing to the Virginia state bar.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Outlook and Excel.

Associate Attorney

Midgett Preti Olansen, is seeking an attorney with 0-3 years of experience. Candidates must have strong analytical and interpersonal skills, and be able to work within a team environment. Excellent opportunity for lawyers who want to experience a broad range of practice areas. Our new associate will have the opportunity to experience estate planning, probate and trust administration, IRS and state and local tax audit and tax collections, corporate transactions, and corporate governance. Must have a Virginia law license. Email cover letter and resume to anna.basurto@mpopc.com. For more information visit www.mpopc.com.

Trusts and Estates Paralegal

We are seeking a Trusts and Estates Paralegal to join our Virginia Beach law firm.

Responsibilities would include:

  • Preparing asset transfer documents, such as deeds, asset assignments and designated beneficiary forms.
  • Extensive communication with clients, financial planners and accountants.
  • Assisting attorneys with the administration of probate estates, conservatorship accounts, testamentary trusts, and private trust accounts. Representative tasks include, preparing probate tax returns, inventories and fiduciary accountings.
  • Previous experience preparing Form 1040, Form 1041, Form 709 and Form 706 a plus but not required.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of Trusts and Estates experience.
  • Professional demeanor, excellent communication skills, writing skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, excellent organizational skills and the ability to work independently.
  • Proficiency in Acrobat, MS Word, Outlook and Excel is critical.

Estate Planning Paralegal

We are seeking an Estate Planning Paralegal to join our Virginia Beach law firm.

Responsibilities include:

  • Drafting wills, trusts, advance medical directives and durable powers of attorney.
  • Preparing asset transfer documents, such as deeds, asset assignments and designated beneficiary forms.
  • Extensive communication with clients, financial planners and accountants.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • 3 years of Estate Planning or similar experience.
  • Professional demeanor,excellent communication, organizational and writing skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Outlook and Excel is critical.

Document Scanning Clerk

We are seeking a document scanning clerk to join our growing Virginia Beach law firm. Compensation is competitive, and benefits include medical, vision, life and disability insurance, and a 401(k) plan.

Responsibilities include:

  • Scan and verify documents using appropriate scanning equipment and software.
  • Prepare documents for scanning by removing staples, paper clips, taping rips, inserting cover sheet, counting, numbering, and identifying different document classifications.
  • Adjust documents in a manner that is attuned with the scanner.
  • Must meet daily production goals.
  • Participates in maintaining a clean and safe work environment.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Law firm or professional service firm experience a plus.
  • Candidate must have a professional demeanor, outstanding attention to detail, and excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to prioritize assignments and work well under pressure.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Outlook and Adobe Acrobat.