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Trellis Legal
Transactional/Real Estate
Associate Attorney Position 


Full Time Attorney Position.


Are you an attorney with an entrepreneurial spirit, enjoy working independently, looking to represent and help small businesses, and innovate in the legal field? Trellis Legal, LLC (, a small woman-owned transactional law practice focused on providing innovative and accessible legal services to small businesses, non-profits, and individuals, is looking to hire a full-time associate attorney for the areas of business transactional and real estate law. Trellis believes in a healthy and positive work environment, no billable hour minimums, reasonable work hours/work life balance, and changing the way law serves its clients.


 Job will include:

  • Working with existing clients of the practice;

  • Building new client relationships/bringing clients with the attorney;

  • Document drafting and review;

  • Client management and advising;

  • Representation in business transactional and transactional real estate work; and

  • Developing tools for firm’s products.


Associate will work under principal attorney but will have lots of independence and will have the opportunity to grow knowledge and skillsets, lots of direct client experience, as well as help develop and expand their and the firm’s practice. Trellis focuses on using paperless methods, innovating and providing unique legal access and resources, and serving the needs of clients through transparent pricing models. Position is designed to help with existing business transactional work and general firm solicitations while expanding the firm’s practice areas to include real estate.


Applicant requirements:

  • The ability and desire to help build and shape the firm, work one on one with clients, take initiative, and build new client relationships;

  • Licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania, WV license also beneficial but not required as we have a potential West Virginia referral source;

  • Have at least 2+ years of experience in business transactional legal work and/or real estate work (entity formation, contract drafting and review, lease review, real estate closings and transactions);

  • Familiar with legal research and electronic record keeping;

  • Existing client relationships preferred.


Compensation starts at $50k+/year with additional bonus and high origination payments to allow for attorney driven salary and growth potential. Open for discussion based on if attorney has existing client base.

Health care stipend option, additional benefits, attorney liability insurance, CLEs, and license renewals covered. Flexible schedule and unlimited PTO. Office is currently located on third floor of walk up building in Lawrenceville, Pittsburgh. Office time is necessary but flexible and combined with work from home options. Perfect position for someone looking to make a move to, or combine an existing solo practice with, an innovative law practice focused on new ways to serve its clients and create healthy work/life balance in the legal industry!


Please submit cover letter and resume to by October 1, 2023 for consideration.

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