Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Doherty, Wallace, Pillsbury & Murphy, P.C. is currently seeking qualified candidates for a Legal Assistant position and a Paralegal position. A complete posting for each position follows. Please send all inquiries and resumes to Hiring Partner at DWPM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Paralegal – Trusts and Estates
Springfield, MA

Doherty, Wallace, Pillsbury & Murphy, P.C. is looking for a paralegal to support the firm’s trust and estate practice in its Springfield, Massachusetts office.  The ideal candidate is highly organized, detail-oriented, able to manage and prioritize multiple tasks, a fast learner, and can perform high quality work correctly and efficiently.

Responsibilities include: general administrative support and assistance;  drafting and review of legal documents, including estate planning documents and probate pleadings, assist with estate and trust administration matters (e.g.: prepare and file probate documents, draft correspondence, assist with inventory and account preparation, client and third party communications, preparing and filing estate tax returns); organize and maintain case files, scheduling, and other paralegal duties or special projects as may be assigned. 

The firm will train the right candidate.


  • Strong working knowledge of technology, including Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, and Excel) and Adobe
  • Ability to work with and keep sensitive and personal information confidential
  • Strong communication and organization skills
  • Bachelor’s, Associates Degree, or Paralegal Certificate highly preferred

To be considered, please send a resume to

Our law firm has been serving the Western Massachusetts community for decades, providing exceptional legal services to our clients across various practice areas. We pride ourselves on maintaining a professional and collaborative work environment that values individual growth and teamwork.

Doherty, Wallace is always looking for talented lawyers and professionals to join our team. As a leading Western Massachusetts law firm with offices in Springfield and Northampton, DWPM has an active and varied practice. We pride ourselves on having a collegial work environment with strong ties to our community. We never lose focus on our primary mission of providing high quality legal services to our clients.

We offer excellent working conditions, support, and benefits. Associates can expect professional growth, and guidance and mentoring from partners. Qualified attorney candidates will be licensed to practice law in Massachusetts, have a strong work ethic, excellent academic credentials, strong legal research, writing, and advocacy skills, and good interpersonal skills.

If you do not see a current position that matches your skills and experiences, but would like to submit an application, please send an email with your letter of interest and resume to the Hiring Committee at

All inquiries will be kept confidential.



Doherty, Wallace is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.