Lateral Family Law Attorney Job in Short Hills, NJ Near Me - 328190 |

Lateral Family Law Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location New Jersey - Short Hills

Job ID EJ82328190

Experience Level Junior Associate

Job Experience Min. 2 - Max. 8 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

2024-03-18 05:45:37

A law firm in Short Hills, NJ, is seeking a Lateral Family Law Attorney with an established book of business or the ability to generate revenue through online advertising. The ideal candidate will have a regular and recurring stream of clients, either through personal referrals, professional referrals, networking services, or online advertising.


  • Provide legal representation and counsel to clients in family law matters, including divorce, child custody, support, and adoption.
  • Manage a caseload from inception to resolution, including client consultations, negotiations, and courtroom representation.
  • Conduct legal research, draft legal documents, and prepare for hearings and trials.
  • Collaborate with colleagues and support staff to handle cases and meet client needs effectively.
  • Maintain client relationships and provide ongoing communication and support.


  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Admission to the New Jersey State Bar.
  • Established book of business.
  • A highly specialized attorney in the field of trusts and estates or criminal defense, who lacks a book of business but can generate revenue through online advertising, will be considered
  • Experience in family law practice, including litigation and negotiation.
  • Strong communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficiency in legal research, writing, and case analysis.
  • Commitment to professionalism and ethical conduct.

Education and Certifications:

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Admission to the New Jersey State Bar.


  • Established book of business in family law.
  • Strong client development and relationship-building skills.
  • Legal research and writing proficiency.
  • Litigation and negotiation experience in family law matters.
  • Time management and organizational abilities.
  • Adaptability and flexibility in a dynamic legal environment.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in work product.


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

This law firm focuses exclusively on family law related cases. Their areas of practice include child abuse or neglect, divorce, and custody. The firm is located in New Jersey.

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