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Seeking bright, ambitious attorneys and staff to join one of Boston's most exciting and successful mid-size law firms. Built on the key concepts of collaboration and respect, Conn Kavanaugh has a reputation for its excellent legal services and congenial working environment. Enjoy an easy walk from South Station to our amenity-filled 15th floor offices with spectacular views, beautiful art, and spacious café. Expect to learn a lot, be treated well, have fun, and be associated with a great firm.

Summer Associates

Since its inception in 1988, Conn Kavanaugh consistently has recruited at Boston-area law schools for summer associate and permanent associate positions. Our philosophy is to attract the best possible law school graduates, to train them at their craft, and to grow the firm from within by developing our new lawyers.

Current Opportunities

Conn Kavanaugh seeks a bright, ambitious attorney to join the Family Law practice at one of Boston’s most exciting and successful mid-size law firms.  Conn Kavanaugh has a reputation for its excellent legal services and is well-respected in the city.  The Family Law team has extensive experience and knowledge, and a successful candidate will set a career path to realize ambitious goals while doing truly interesting work.  The firm’s Family Law practice is a fast-paced and busy department and are often on trial.

 

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of experience in Family Law practice
  • Juris Doctorate Degree and License to practice law in Massachusetts in good standing
  • Excellent legal writing and research skills
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational and time-management skills (including the ability to handle deadlines in multiple cases), and interpersonal skills
  • Experience practicing before the Probate and Family Court, including experiencing handling discovery, motion practice, trial practice, and settlement negotiation and drafting
  • Substance-area and procedural knowledge of divorce and custody law in Massachusetts
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Experience in litigation involving complex and high-net worth financial issues, high-conflict custody disputes, family law related appellate matters, and probate matters (including estate administration, guardianships, conservatorship, trust matters, and litigation related thereto) is preferred.

Please submit resume via email to:

Claire Markham
Human Resources Manager
cmarkham@connkavanaugh.com 

NO RECRUITERS PLEASE

Conn Kavanaugh seeks a mid-level Associate with general commercial and/or technology transactions experience to join its growing Technology and Outsourcing Practice. A successful candidate will assist clients with negotiating technology contracts and ongoing support and management such contracts. Technology and Outsourcing attorneys work with clients on projects from start to finish; from reviewing and implementing agreements to understanding and interpreting contracts and restructuring when necessary. An attorney in this practice may also participate in resolving disputes. A thorough understanding of contract drafting and negotiations is required.

Technology Law is one of the hottest practice areas and will continue to grow as companies, agencies and organizations move to SaaS solutions, replace outdated systems, upgrade security and privacy of existing systems, increase their e-commerce presence, or just plain stay competitive in their offerings. The legal services needed to negotiate and document technology procurement are fascinating, complex and highly specialized. This trend is not going away and there is a shortage of qualified, experienced attorneys to handle these matters. Become one of them! At Conn Kavanaugh, you will be part of a team that has unparalleled experience and knowledge, you will gain access to an impressive roster of national clients, and you will have the resources needed to realize your most ambitious goals while doing truly important work.

Built on the key concepts of collaboration and respect, Conn Kavanaugh has a reputation for its excellent legal services and congenial working environment. Expect to expand your network, be treated well, have fun, and be associated with a great firm.

Qualifications:

• 3-5 years of general commercial contracting experience, preferably concentrating on technology transactions (SaaS agreements, license agreements, outsourcing, etc.)
• Strong negotiation and drafting skills
• Privacy and/or security experience a plus, but is not required
• Well-trained; large law firm training preferred, but not required
• Boston location preferred (exceptions depending upon experience level)

Please submit resume via email to:

Claire Markham
Human Resources Manager
cmarkham@connkavanaugh.com 

NO RECRUITERS PLEASE

Conn Kavanaugh seeks a Mid-to-Senior level bright and ambitious attorney to join one of Boston’s most exciting and successful mid-size law firms in its small but busy Trusts and Estates practice. Probate administration experience and trust administration experience required, including the preparation of estate tax returns and accountings. Experience with gift and fiduciary income tax returns, as well as drafting estate planning documents, a plus, and excellent organizational and technology skills are required.

At Conn Kavanaugh, you will be part of a team that has unparalleled experience and knowledge, you will gain access to an impressive roster of national clients, and you will have the resources needed to realize your most ambitious goals while doing truly important work.

Built on the key concepts of collaboration, respect, and giving back to our community, Conn Kavanaugh has a reputation for its excellent legal services and congenial working environment. Enjoy easy access to public transportation and parking near our amenity-filled 15th floor offices with spectacular views, beautiful art, and spacious café. Join us for an opportunity to grow professionally in a supportive environment.

Qualifications:

• 5-7 years of experience with the administration of trusts and estates and estate planning, to include estate and fiduciary tax preparation and planning
• Strong communication, technology, and organizational skills
• Excellent client interface capabilities with a record of business development helpful.

Please submit resume via email to:

Claire Markham
Human Resources Manager
cmarkham@connkavanaugh.com 

NO RECRUITERS PLEASE

Conn Kavanaugh seeks a legal assistant with 20+ years of relevant litigation experience for a busy Family Law practice. Ideal candidate is polished and professional, computer savvy with strong writing and interpersonal skills, and takes pride in ensuring client and attorney satisfaction. Candidate must be comfortable working independently and/or within a group and performing multiple activities under tight deadlines.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Transcribing, editing, and proofreading letters and legal documents
  • Editing and posting bills
  • Managing all of the filing for a paper-intensive practice
  • Maintaining contacts and calendars
  • Friendly and professional client contact
  • Prioritizing assignments with minimal direction
  • Assumes additional responsibilities as requested

Qualifications:

  • College degree
  • 20+ years of litigation experience
  • Desired typing speed of at least 70 words per minute
  • Must be proficient in MS Office Suite software (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Knowledge of complex billing systems (Juris) a plus
  • Ability to work overtime on occasion

 

Please submit resume via email to:

Claire Markham
Human Resources Manager
cmarkham@connkavanaugh.com 

NO RECRUITERS PLEASE

Any employment inquiries should be made in writing by emailing our Recruitment Manager.

Conn Kavanaugh is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Benefits

Your Health

  • Health and dental insurance plans
  • Vision insurance
  • Pre-tax flexbile spending accounts (FSA)
  • Discounted fitness membership, and fitness membership reimbursements

Your Life

  • 4o1(k) savings plans
  • Pre-tax parking and commuter programs
  • Education assistance, course reimbursement

Your Balance

  • Paid holidays, time off, and sick time
  • “Summer Fridays”
  • Paid parental leave
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Dependent care assistance plan
  • Firm social engagements and networking activities

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