Bilingual Legal Assistant (German and English), part-time or full-time

The Transatlantic Estate Law Firm PLLC is looking to hire a bilingual legal assistant (German and English) part-time or full-time at our new location at 3201 New Mexico Ave NW, Suite 249, Washington, DC 20016.

We are a boutique law-firm that helps international families preserve and pass on their assets in a tax-efficient way. Our comprehensive services include cross-border retirement planning,  tax return preparation, advice on asset titling and business succession, as well as drafting trusts, wills and powers of attorney. We are the premier advisors for German-speaking families in the Washington DC area.

Job description

  • First point of contact for clients
  • Correspondence with clients, courts, financial institutions and state authorities both in the US and in Europe (in German and in English)
  • Preparation of simple legal forms under the guidance of an attorney
  • Office management with a modern state-of-the-art law firm management software
  • Various other administrative functions


  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills in both English and German
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attention to details
  • Strong social skills
  • French language skills are a plus

What we offer

  • Extensive training
  • Exceptional opportunity to expand knowledge and skills
  • A pleasant work environment
  • Pay: $22-$29/hr plus bonus, depending on the qualifications, experience and work performance
  • Retirement plan contributions
  • Health insurance, if needed
  • Own office with window
  • Paid garage parking
  • The opportunity to obtain the designation “certified paralegal”, if desired.
  • Flexibility

Application Process

Qualified candidates should send their resume and two writing samples (German and English) to