About the job

Lerch, Early & Brewer, a Bethesda, Maryland private law firm with 70+ attorneys is seeking an experienced Estates and Trusts attorney to join our robust practice. This unique opportunity includes an immediate participation in a significant client base already built and ready for the right person to step in and assume client responsibilities. Having a book of business is not required.


  • 5+ years in estate planning
  • MD Bar Required
  • DC/VA Bar Preferred
  • Proven experience and knowledge in complex estate planning strategies
  • Experience assisting clients with international issues a plus


  • Assist high-net-worth individuals and families with preservation of wealth and administration of estates and trusts
  • Develop gift, estate, and generation-skipping transfer tax plans
  • Develop plans to address business succession, marital issues, creditor and asset protection
  • Assist clients with the creation and administration of charitable planned giving vehicles and charitable foundations
  • Assist executors and trustees in the probate process and the administration of estates and trusts
  • Counsel clients in gift, estate, and income tax matters

For more information about our Estates and Trusts practice, please visit our firm’s website at:



Lerch Early offers excellent benefits including health and dental insurance, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave and 401(k). The firm is conveniently located near the Bethesda Metro.

Help Us Learn About You:

The best applicants provide a cover letter (attached to your resume) telling us about your estates and trust experience and your interest in working at Lerch Early. We’d love to learn about you, so please share information you think distinguishes you from other candidates.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and hire attorneys and staff with a broad variety of backgrounds and capabilities.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to [email protected] and note in the subject line that you are applying for the Estates and Trusts position.