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Associate Attorney – Estate Planning, Probate, and Trust Administration

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The Wooster office of Critchfield, Critchfield & Johnston, Ltd., (“Critchfield”) seeks a full-time estate planning attorney to handle the administration of probate, trust, and estate planning. Candidate should have at least two years of experience with preparation of basic and advanced estate planning as well as estate and trust administration. Experience with estate tax planning and preparation of estate and gift tax returns preferred. The ideal candidate will be intellectually curious with highly developed organizational, communication, and time-management skills, as well as the ability to react quickly to changes as priorities are revised or reshaped in a fast-moving environment.

Perks and Benefits

Critchfield offers the following benefits for our attorneys: a mentoring program with training and development opportunities, an annual bonus program, a 401(k) retirement plan, access to health, dental, and vision insurance, short-term disability, flexible spending account, an employee assistance program, and firm-paid life insurance and long-term disability coverage.

Critchfield is an equal-opportunity employer.


  • J.D. degree
  • Licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in estate planning, probate, and trust work

How to apply

Please send a cover letter, law school transcripts, resume, and writing sample to

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is Critchfield’s policy that all employees and potential employees will be evaluated on the basis of qualifications and ability without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic, in all personnel actions, including recruitment, hiring, promotions, training, transfers, demotions or layoffs and in all matters involving compensation and benefits.

The firm will, upon request, in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, provide reasonable accommodations to enable employees with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their jobs. Employees wishing to request such accommodations should contact the Human Resource Manager. Questions or complaints of discrimination should be directed to the Human Resource Manager or to the Managing Member.

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