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Family Law Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location New York - White Plains

Job ID Q8H5329832

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 3 - Max. 8 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

2024-04-03 05:01:43

A law firm in White Plains, NY, is seeking a Family Law Attorney with 3-8 years of experience. The ideal candidate will handle a diverse range of family law matters, including divorce, child custody, support, and adoption, providing compassionate legal representation to clients facing family-related legal issues.

Duties:

  • Manage a caseload of family law matters, including divorce, child custody, visitation, child support, spousal support, and adoption.
  • Conduct client consultations and case assessments to understand client needs and goals.
  • Provide legal advice and guidance to clients on their rights and options in family law matters.
  • Draft and review legal documents, including petitions, complaints, motions, and settlement agreements.
  • Represent clients in court hearings, mediation sessions, and negotiations.
  • Collaborate with other attorneys and professionals, such as mediators and therapists, to achieve client objectives.
  • Advocate for clients' interests and rights, especially regarding the best interests of the children involved.
  • Maintain regular communication with clients to provide updates and address concerns throughout the legal process.

Requirements:

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.
  • Admission to the New York State Bar.
  • Minimum of 3-8 years of experience practicing law, with a focus on family law.
  • Knowledge of New York family law statutes, rules, and procedures.
  • Strong negotiation, advocacy, and litigation skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple cases simultaneously.
  • Compassion and empathy for clients facing challenging family situations.

Certifications:

  • Admission to the New York State Bar is required.

Skills:

  • Thorough understanding of family law principles and practices.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Exceptional communication and client management skills.
  • Proficiency in legal research tools and databases.
  • Ability to effectively negotiate settlements and agreements.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Commitment to ethical conduct and client advocacy.

Benefits:

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

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