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Family Law Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location California - San Jose

Job ID P9WJ320170

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 5 - Max. 18 Years

Ranking 1 : Mostly Consumer $

Estimated Salary Consumer Facing Salary (Tends to be on Lower End to Lowest in Market (Varies by Firm))

Practice Areas Family Law - General

2024-04-01 23:16:20

A law firm - Family Law Attorney

Job Overview:

The Family Law Attorney will be crucial in guiding clients through divorce proceedings, ensuring the protection of their rights, and facilitating efficient case prosecution. This position demands a seasoned professional with at least 5 years of experience in Family Law, capable of managing substantial caseloads, making independent case-by-case decisions, and exhibiting leadership in strategy development.

Job Details:

Duties:

  • Initiate and manage client relationships, gathering factual information to determine legal needs and efficiently progress through the court system.
  • Prepare standard family law documents, propound, and respond to discovery.
  • Conduct and defend depositions, with the readiness to take cases to trial when necessary.
  • Regularly consult with clients and relevant parties.
  • Provide leadership and direction to paralegals and legal assistants.
  • Cultivate relationships with existing and prospective clients.
  • Conduct monthly case reviews to ensure dedication to client cases.
  • Document and relay all communication to clients.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a Family Law Attorney.
  • Ability to manage large caseloads efficiently.
  • Proficiency in independent decision-making on a case-by-case basis.
  • Strong interpersonal skills for effective client and party consultations.
  • Strategic thinking to develop and implement case strategies.
  • Leadership qualities to guide paralegals and legal assistants.
  • Relationship-building skills for client retention and expansion.

Education:

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

Certifications:

  • Certification in Family Law is preferred.

Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Familiarity with relevant legal research tools and databases.
  • Proficient in document preparation and legal proceedings.
  • Time management skills to handle multiple cases simultaneously.

Job Location:

San Jose, CA

Benefits Offered:

  • 401(k) with matching.
  • Health insurance.
  • Dental insurance.
  • Vision insurance.
  • Life insurance.
  • Paid time off.

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