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Seasoned Family Law Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location New York - Elizabethtown

Job ID LGA0231313

Skills Family Law

2022-05-17 01:53:06

Elizabethtown office of our client seeks seasoned family law attorney with 5+ years of experience in litigation as well as Collaborative Practice and/or mediation. The candidate will assist individuals in a variety of situations such as navigating prenuptial agreements and attending court hearings for divorce, custody, alimony/spousal support, and child support. Will oversee and manage the firms paralegals and client support specialists to ensure that all legal work is completed efficiently, accurately and on-time. Assume responsibility for the firms legal productive pipeline - from legal strategy sessions to delivery of work to the client. Devise legal strategies and employ strategic negotiations to provide excellent client outcomes. Approach own service to clients with patience, compassion as well as legal acumen. Work closely with Owner/Managing Partner, Paralegals, and Associates to ensure swift action through the civil litigation process. Ensure clients are effectively represented at court hearings as needed. Advocate on behalf of clients by understanding their needs, effectively analyzing the situation, and forming a strategy for a plan of action. Handle the division of marital assets, including real estate, during divorce proceedings as needed. Prepare legal documents such as legal pleadings, motions, marital settlement agreements, contracts, judgments, and orders for a high volume of cases. Maintain client files to ensure they are properly organized and up to date. Should have experience with a range of sensitive legal issues such as child abuse and domestic violence, and be able to maintain composure, negotiate, and argue effectively even in emotional and high stress situations. Competence with basic legal technology including Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Westlaw or Lexis/Nexis, Google Workspace Suite, and Dropbox is required. Must be a Certified Divorce Specialist or be willing to obtain that certification. Admission to New York State Bar essential.

The candidate should be great negotiator and communicator, specifically in situations when emotions and stress are high.

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