Family Law Attorney Job in Fairfax, VA Near Me - 328551 |

Family Law Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Virginia - Fairfax

Job ID 6AXD328551

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 1 - Max. 5 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

Estimated Salary Lower than Highest Salary Band in Market (Varies by Firm)

Practice Areas Family Law - General

2024-04-10 02:06:05

Job Overview: A law firm in Fairfax, VA, seeks a Family Law Attorney with 1-5 years of experience. The ideal candidate must possess a Virginia law license, with DC and/or Maryland licenses considered a bonus. This role requires strong analytical skills, the ability to manage multiple cases and deadlines, and excellent communication, both written and oral.

Job Duties:

  • Supervise work performed by paralegals.
  • Assist in drafting, discovery, motions, trial preparation, and trials.
  • Manage changing deadlines client demands, and work for multiple partners and cases.
  • Balance multiple client matters and understand the importance of deadlines.
  • Ensure clear expression of written and oral ideas with proper grammar, formatting, and professionalism.
  • Familiarity with the courts of Northern Virginia.
  • Comfortable working remotely and familiar with hybrid work environment technologies.
  • Maintain confidentiality and discretion regarding sensitive information.
  • Exercise common sense and good judgment in legal matters.


  • Virginia law license required, DC and/or Maryland license a bonus.
  • 1-5 years of family law experience.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Effective time management, planning, and organization skills.
  • Highly trustworthy and discreet.
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Education and Certifications:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) from an accredited law school.
  • Virginia law license required; DC and/or Maryland license preferred.


  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Ability to think outside of the box.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Familiarity with legal research databases.
  • Ability to adapt to changing technologies and work environments.


  • Teleworking & flexible hybrid schedule.
  • Paid time off.
  • Medical, vision & dental insurance.
  • Short Term Disability coverage.
  • Long Term Disability coverage.
  • 401k match.
  • Matching Charitable Donations.
  • Paid community service days.
  • Flex Spending & Dependent Care Benefits.
  • Paid parental leave.
  • Telecommunications Reimbursements.

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