Family Attorney Job in Upper Marlboro, MD Near Me - 284428 |

Family Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Maryland - Upper Marlboro

Job ID 10YI284428

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 1 - Max. 2 Years

Ranking 2 : Consumer and/or Business $$

Estimated Salary Consumer Facing Firm Salary-Tend to Be on Lower End in Market (Varies by Firm)

Practice Areas Family Law - General

2024-04-16 01:25:47

Upper Marlboro office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks a family attorney with 1-2 years of working in a law firm on family law issues as well as real estate (determining marital property). The candidate will advocate on behalf of clients by understanding their needs, effectively analyzing the situation, and forming a strategy for a plan of action. Will maintain client files to ensure they are properly organized and up to date. Collaborate with senior partners and paralegals to effectively move files through the civil litigation process. Prepare legal documents such as legal pleadings, motions, marital settlement agreements, contracts, judgments, and orders for a high volume of cases. Manage the division of marital assets, including real estate, during divorce proceedings when needed. Develop a strategic approach and provide leadership and direction to paralegals and legal assistants. Manage full case-handling responsibilities from inception through resolution. Conduct legal research and prepare memoranda on issues relating to ongoing or potential cases. Draft and review initial pleadings, motions, briefs, and other pleadings. Appear in Court to represent clients. Prepare clients and cases for trial. Interact with clients and work with experts. Cultivate relationships with the firm's existing and future clients. Prior work or studies in criminal justice preferred. Should have Active membership with the ABA (American Bar Association). Must be Licensed to practice in Maryland and the District of Columbia. Must have 3 years of family law litigation experience (This is non-negotiable). Must be familiar with Google Drive and G-Suite products. Criminal and/or Personal Injury law experience is highly desired. MyCase (case management system) experience is highly desired.

The candidate should have the ability to successfully represent both plaintiff and defendant sides of a case. 4-year degree with a legal background and a J.D. degree is necessary. Must have excellent communication and negotiation skills, especially in highly stressful and emotional situations. Should have excellent writing and oral communication skills.

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