Family Law Attorney Job in Richland, WA Near Me - 335138 | BCGSearch.com

Family Law Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Washington - Richland

Job ID 2UMU335138

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 1 - Max. 6 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

2024-05-30 06:38:50

A law firm in Richland, WA, is seeking a compassionate and skilled Family Law Attorney with 1 to 6 years of experience to join their collaborative team. The ideal candidate will have courtroom experience, litigation skills, and a strong desire to help families navigate legal challenges. The firm offers a supportive work environment with resources such as weekly attorney meetings, WSBA desk books, and an active private chat group for peer support and advice. This position includes a comprehensive benefits package, including a 401(k) retirement plan, contributions to health and dental plans, a subsidized gym membership, and disability coverage.

Duties:

  • Represent clients in family law matters, including divorce, child custody, child support, spousal support, and property division.
  • Conduct legal research and analysis to support case strategies.
  • Prepare and draft legal documents such as pleadings, motions, and settlement agreements.
  • Litigate cases in court, presenting evidence and arguments effectively.
  • Advise clients on their legal rights and obligations, providing compassionate and clear guidance.
  • Participate in mediation and negotiation sessions to resolve disputes amicably.
  • Attend weekly meetings to collaborate with other firm attorneys and share insights.
  • Utilize WSBA desk-books and other firm resources to stay updated on family law practices and procedures.
  • Engage in the firm’s private chat group to ask questions, share knowledge, and support fellow attorneys.
  • Maintain detailed and organized case files, ensuring all documentation is accurate and up-to-date.

Requirements:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Active license to practice law in the state of Washington.
  • 1 to 6 years of experience in family law.
  • Proven courtroom experience and strong litigation skills.
  • Excellent research, writing, and analytical skills.
  • Compassionate approach to helping families and resolving conflicts.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a collaborative team.

Education:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.

Certifications:

  • Active license to practice law in the state of Washington.

Skills:

  • Proficiency in legal research tools and case management software.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Analytical thinking and problem-solving abilities.
  • Client-focused with a compassionate approach.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and legal case management software.
  • Ability to effectively utilize resources such as WSBA desk-books.

Benefits:

  • 401(k) retirement plan.
  • Contributions to health and dental plans.
  • Subsidized gym membership.
  • Disability coverage.

The law firm specializes in family law matters. Its practice areas include Divorce, Child Custody, Visitation, Child Support, Modification of Court Orders, Adoption, Domestic Violence, Fathers' Rights, Grandparents' Rights, Paternity, and Relocation. The firm has offices in Richland, Walla Walla, and Spokane, Washington.

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