Wealth Counsel
  • Seattle, WA, USA
  • Full Time

WealthCounsel is the premier provider of solutions for estate planners and business lawyers. Our comprehensive offerings of automated drafting technology, legal education and practice development help attorneys elevate their practices and achieve greater success. We believe in the power of service and the strength of an elite member community to make a difference in the lives of our customers and their clients.

 Position Summary:

Trusts & Estates Faculty

Responsible for development and delivery of continuing legal education curriculum for WealthCounsel, as well as supplemental education-related content and supporting information for use in WealthCounsel's website, other publications, and published software applications. 

Working closely with the Vice President, Learning, WealthCounsel T&E Faculty assist with education strategy and learning objectives, develop substantive legal curriculum and drafting workshops, work with the broader editorial team, member services, marketing, sales, and software development to create and deliver best-in-class continuing education, thought papers, and articles. 

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Creating substantive legal curriculum, legal drafting workshops and tutorials 
  • Reviewing content provided by speakers and authors, for both legal accuracy and to ensure brand compliance
  • Teaching virtual and in-person continuing legal education courses
  • Serving as a contributing author and editor of substantive legal and tutorial content published by WealthCounsel in various forms, including:
    • Periodic articles published by WealthCounsel or other publishers
    • Substantive tutorial recordings, including those to be embedded in WealthCounsel's websites, drafting and other software applications
    • Primary and supplemental content for WealthCounsel's document drafting systems
  • Interacting with WealthCounsel members, state and local bar associations, CLE organizations, and the public
  • Occasional travel required

Essential skills and experience:

  • Juris Doctor from ABA-accredited law school; LLM in tax or estate planning preferred
  • 8+ years experience practicing trusts and estates, probate, trust administration, and tax-based planning
  • Excellent research, writing, and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with both team teaching and solo teaching of CLE or teaching in an academic environment
  • Capable of supervising and managing the workflow of legal writers and speakers
  • Experience working with automated legal drafting software and willingness to teach drafting-focused programs
  • Demonstrable commitment to timeliness in meeting curriculum and content delivery deadlines

Essential mindset and professional qualities

  • Passion for helping lawyers and a deep desire to create thoughtful, practical, engaging education to support lawyers' practices and learning styles
  • Direct, not afraid to share ideas, and willing to take calculated risks to create stellar products
  • Ability to advocate for yourself, your team, and your products
  • Forward-thinking mindset open to change as the practice of law and consumption of continuing legal education evolves

 

Benefits:

We value our employees' time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive salary, an extensive benefits package including paid time off, medical, dental and vision benefits, 401K with matching, gym and home internet reimbursement, and future growth opportunities within the company.

Additionally, we work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture.

**Virtual Employment opportunities are open for hire in any state except Alaska, California and Hawaii.

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