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Verrill strives to create a workplace defined by mutual respect, diversity, and inclusion. We have developed policies and practices that encourage personal and professional excellence.

Verrill is an equal opportunity employer.

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Real Estate Paralegal

Verrill is actively reviewing resumes for a Real Estate Paralegal in our Westport, Connecticut Office.

As one of New England’s top full-service law firms, we are interested in adding the best individuals to our team. Members of our staff enjoy a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and life insurances, retirement plans, tuition reimbursement, and vacation and personal time off.

This position is a full-time position supporting the Real Estate Practice Group. Typical responsibilities include, but are not limited to: organizing and coordinating all phases of commercial property acquisition, disposition and financing activities, preparation of entity formation documents (corporation, LLC, LP) and state filings, initial drafting documents including affidavits, easements, deeds and other real property related documents, conducting all phases of title and survey work, participating in commercial closings (including reviewing leases, tenant estoppels, executed contracts, due diligence and loan documents), communicating with clients, and responding promptly with the ability to successfully prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced paralegal with experience in a full service law firm and/or applicable educational background. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Excel, research using Westlaw and document management systems required. Previous experience with corporate governance and/or probate estate administration is highly desirable. The ideal applicant will be a motivated self-starter capable of producing high quality work in a timely and professional manner. The ideal candidate should have the ability to act as liaison between internal and external attorneys, governmental authorities, paralegals, vendors, lenders, tenants and property owners in the closing and post-closing process of commercial real estate, as well as have strong organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail.

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Help Desk Technician

Portland, ME

Verrill is actively reviewing resumes for a Help Desk Technician in our Portland, Maine Office.

As one of New England’s top full-service law firms, we are interested in adding the best individuals to our team. Members of our staff enjoy a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and life insurances, retirement plans, tuition reimbursement, and vacation and personal time off.

This would be a full time position in our Portland, Maine office, although we have been working remotely, we anticipate that this position will be in the office. The successful candidate will be the primary expert on the applications and systems he or she is assigned to support, including troubleshooting hardware and software issues. Typical responsibilities include application operation and troubleshooting, technical research, configuring and troubleshooting hardware, and audio/video equipment support. This position includes training of attorneys and staff, either one on one or as an instructor in our internal technical training program when appropriate. Previous help desk experience is strongly preferred.

The ideal candidate will have exceptional technical and organizational skills and the ability to learn independently. A college degree in computer science, information technology or related field is preferred. A commitment to providing superior customer service is essential. Candidates must enjoy problem solving and working with others to find effective solutions to computer related issues. The successful applicant will have an understanding of the role of the IT department within a full-service law firm environment.

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Private Clients Associate Attorney

Portland, ME

Verrill is seeking to add an associate attorney to join our Portland office as a member of our Private Clients Practice Group.

Verrill is a full service law firm with more than 135 attorneys conducting a nationwide practice from our offices in Boston, Massachusetts; Portland and Augusta, Maine; Westport, Connecticut; Providence, Rhode Island; and Washington, D.C.

Our Private Clients & Fiduciary Services Practice Group is among the most experienced in New England. The attorneys in the Group work closely with individuals and families to understand the clients’ priorities and goals and their intentions for the legacies they wish to provide.

The ideal candidate should have experience in all aspects of estate planning and estate and trust administration. Candidates with relevant tax experience are preferred. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years of experience of estate planning within a private practice law firm.

The ideal candidate will also have excellent legal and academic credentials; superb research, writing, and document management skills; superior verbal and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to deal directly with clients, and rigorous attention to detail combined with unflagging responsiveness to clients and their needs. Verrill offers a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as an excellent work environment in which our employees can grow and prosper both professionally and personally.

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Private Clients Attorney

Boston, MA

Verrill is seeking to add an attorney to join our Boston office as a member of our Private Clients Practice Group.

Verrill is a full service law firm with more than 135 attorneys conducting a nationwide practice from our offices in Boston, Massachusetts; Portland and Augusta, Maine; Westport, Connecticut; Providence, Rhode Island; and Washington, D.C.

Our Private Clients & Fiduciary Services Practice Group is among the most experienced in New England. The attorneys in the Group work closely with individuals and families to understand the clients’ priorities and goals and their intentions for the legacies they wish to provide.

The ideal candidate should have experience in all aspects of estate planning and estate and trust administration. Candidates with relevant tax experience are preferred. The ideal candidate will have significant experience in estate planning within a private practice law firm and some portable business.

The ideal candidate will also have excellent legal and academic credentials; superb research, writing, and document management skills; superior verbal and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to deal directly with clients, and rigorous attention to detail combined with unflagging responsiveness to clients and their needs. Verrill offers a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as an excellent work environment in which our employees can grow and prosper both professionally and personally.

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Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer

Boston, MA; Portland, ME

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we have temporarily paused this search. We will update this posting when we are accepting resumes for this role again.

Verrill is seeking to add a Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer to our Boston or Portland Office. Verrill is a full service law firm with more than 130 attorneys conducting a nationwide practice from our offices in Boston, Massachusetts; Portland and Augusta, Maine; Westport, Connecticut; Providence, Rhode Island; and Washington, D.C.

The Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer will be responsible for planning, oversight, and implementing a wide variety of marketing and business development initiatives aimed at raising the profile of the firm and enabling Verrill attorneys to build client relationships and generate new business. The Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer will be responsible for the execution of supporting the business and strategic goals of the firm's practice groups through developing and implementing strategic marketing and branding initiatives, including digital marketing, internal communications, public relations and advertising. The Chief Marketing and Business Development Officer will work closely with senior leadership to manage marketing operations of the firm while leveraging firm wide resources, including aligning internal communications with external branding and messaging.

The ideal candidate will be a strategic and results-oriented marketing professional with at least eight years of experience working in marketing and business development within a law firm or other professional services environment. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities and take initiative to lead projects. A Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in marketing preferred. A willingness to travel to our offices regularly is required. The successful applicant will have a deep understanding of the role of the Marketing department within a full-service law firm environment.

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Real Estate Attorney

Portland, ME

Verrill is seeking to add a partner-level Real Estate Attorney to our Portland Office.

Verrill is a full service law firm with more than 130 attorneys conducting a nationwide practice from our offices in Portland and Augusta, Maine; Boston, Massachusetts; Westport, Connecticut; Providence, Rhode Island; and Washington, D.C.

Verrill's real estate lawyers are widely regarded as premier practitioners in the region. Clients turn to Verrill's Real Estate Group for its broad depth of substantive knowledge, extensive experience, and sterling reputation. In particular, many clients choose our real estate team for its sound business sense and practical approach to completing a transaction. Our real estate attorneys execute skillful due diligence and competitively negotiate agreements, all with the understanding that the ultimate goal for most clients is to minimize risk while successfully completing a business transaction.

The ideal candidate will have at least eight years of Maine real estate experience and must have demonstrated abilities to develop business, maintain client relationships, and manage and mentor junior attorneys. Verrill offers a competitive benefits package, as well as an excellent work environment to grow and prosper both professionally and personally.

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Firm Highlights

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