Trellis Legal Support Attorney (Contract Based) 
 

Trellis Legal, an innovative business transactional law firm representing farmers, small businesses, and non-profits in Pennsylvania is seeking a drafting and transactional contract-based support attorney. Trellis focuses on providing accessible legal services and is excited to grow our team as our client needs and the opportunity to provide new legal solutions expands.

This is a unique position for an attorney looking for more flexible working hours and work within a small agile team focused on creating and providing better ways to deliver legal services in our region. Position will have independence and attorney will provide legal support to existing and new clients of firm. The attorney will help increase firm capacity with the goal to create opportunity for growth within the position. Job will include:

-conducting client intake calls

-legal research and drafting of client advising letters

-contract document drafting and review for firm clients (client agreements, NDAs, independent contractor agreements, liability waivers, commercial leases, terms of use and privacy policies)

-provide entity formation services to clients (filing entities with PA Department of State, drafting formational documents-operating agreements, for profit and non-profit by-laws, resolutions, policies, etc., and submitting advertising requirements and other related documents)

-review legal documents drafted by principal attorney

-Helping develop standardized intake forms and streamlining legal processes

-Drafting blog posts and resources for firm online resource library and blog

-Help create contracts for Template Library

-Opportunities to innovate

Candidates should have at least 2-4 years experience in business transactional law have knowledge in google docs, word, google drive, and Lexis Nexis research. Must be a licensed PA attorney. Experience with intellectual property law beneficial but not required. COVID19 vaccination required.

1099 position paid at hourly rate, flexible hours, estimated 20 hours per week but could vary based on need. Candidate must be located in Pittsburgh region, but office time is flexible.

 

Rate: $60-75/hr depending on experience and familiarity with areas of law. Potential for growth within the company. Open to conversations about compensation. 

Please submit resume and cover letter to marlene@trellispgh.com.