Hickman Lowder

We meet the lifetime legal needs of children and adults with disabilities, the elderly, and their families.


For over 40 years, Hickman Lowder has been meeting the lifetime legal needs of children and adults with disabilities, the elderly, and their families. We believe in the value of each human being, and that everyone, regardless of age, health, or capacity, deserves the best life possible. Our mission inspires our team every day to continue our important work of advocating for individuals whose lives are complicated by special concerns.

We place tremendous value on our people, our clients, and our community and seek to hire those who do the same. Whether you are interested in starting or continuing your legal career with us or you have a professional background that meets one of our staff needs, we want to hear from you!

Are you ready to join our team? Please forward your resume and cover letter to the attention of Attorney Elena Lidrbauch at [email protected].

Open Positions

Job Title:        Assistant Bookkeeper (Part-Time (20 hours), Hourly, Non-Exempt)

Location:       Cleveland Office, 1300 E. 9th Street, Suite 1020, Cleveland, Ohio 44114

Summary:      The Assistant Bookkeeper is responsible for helping the Bookkeeper with all aspects of the firm’s day-to-day accounting and financial activity as directed by the Bookkeeper.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Record all receipts and make bank deposits for both the firm and client trust accounts.
  • Maintain chart of accounts and client trust account ledgers.
  • Conduct reconciliation of general ledger and all accounts.
  • Maintain petty cash fund in Cleveland office.
  • Prepare and process monthly client billing, per the Firm’s Billing Procedure.
  • Prepare and process bi-monthly payroll.
  • Pay firm and client invoices in a timely manner.
  • Communicate with clients and vendors via telephone and e-mail.
  • Prepare checks for signature.
  • Create and maintain AP and AR filing system.
  • Generate statements and reports, as needed.
  • Provide assistance to attorneys and paralegals regarding client bank statements and accounts.
  • Prepare and process Probate Court fee petitions.
  • Assist accountant with tax preparation.
  • Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or GED, Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or business administration preferred.
  • Knowledge of basic accounting and generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Excellent customer service, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Solid computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and Quicken.  Experience with PracticeMaster/TABS or similar software a plus.
  • Must pass a criminal background check.

To Apply:
Please forward resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to [email protected].