Associate Attorney with 5 years of experience Job in Roseland, NJ Near Me - 316748 | BCGSearch.com

Associate Attorney with 5 years of experience

Type Full-Time

Location New Jersey - Roseland

Job ID 3UQ9316748

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 5 Years

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Practice Areas Divorce Law

2023-11-15 03:41:20

A law firm in Roseland, NJ, is actively seeking an experienced Associate Attorney with a minimum of 5 years of family law experience. The ideal candidate will play a crucial role in immediate client contact, assume responsibilities, and demonstrate a passion for family law. The position involves handling all aspects of divorce and related matters, including courtroom litigation, client collaboration, and ownership of cases from discovery to trial.

Duties:

  • Conduct client meetings, recommend legal strategies, and advise clients on business and legal transactions.
  • Prepare and draft legal documents on behalf of clients, including pleadings and motions.
  • Negotiate settlements of legal disputes and litigate family law cases in a courtroom environment.
  • Delegate work to paralegals and legal assistants, monitoring their performance.
  • Attend and appear in court or before government agencies in New Jersey.
  • Ensure compliance with all legal standards and regulations.
  • Perform administrative and management functions related to the practice of family law.

Requirements:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree.
  • Admission to the New Jersey Bar is required.
  • 5+ years of experience in family law, with a focus on divorce and related matters.
  • Experience researching complex family law matters.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships with clients and navigate courtroom proceedings.
  • Previous experience as a trial court law clerk is a plus but not necessary.

Education:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) degree.

Certifications:

  • Admission to the New Jersey Bar.

Skills:

  • Strong research and analytical skills in family law matters.
  • Effective communication and negotiation skills.
  • Case management and ownership of client cases.
  • Ability to collaborate and mediate effectively.
  • Proficient in drafting legal documents.

Benefits:

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Retirement plan.
  • Life insurance and paid time off (PTO).
  • Continuing Legal Education (CLE), Bar dues, and some approved voluntary bar memberships.

This New Jersey law firm specializes in complex family law and personal injury claims. Their areas of practice include divorce, alimony, child support, divorce, child custody, property division, domestic partnerships, no fault vs. fault divorce, and more. Their offices are located in Roseland, Somerville, and Hackensack.

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