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Associate Attorney needed for Raleigh office

Type Full-Time

Location North Carolina - Raleigh

Job ID R7SY334472

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 3 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

2024-05-28 00:16:09

A law firm in Raleigh, North Carolina, is seeking an Associate Attorney with a passion for family law to represent clients during challenging times. The ideal candidate will handle cases from inception through trial, with a focus on delivering excellent customer service and advocating for clients in family law matters.

 

Duties:

  • Represent clients in family law cases, including divorces, alimony, child support, child custody, and equitable distribution.
  • Handle cases from inception through trial, including drafting pleadings, discovery, and other legal documents.
  • Conduct informative initial consultations and provide guidance to clients.
  • Supervise and delegate work to paralegals and team members.
  • Participate in firm meetings and contribute to the growth and development of the firm.
  • Prepare for and attend court hearings, mediations, and depositions.
  • Communicate professionally with opposing counsel, court personnel, and others while advocating for clients.
  • Deliver excellent customer service and maintain a modern approach to family law practice.
  • Handle a high volume of cases with a strong attention to detail and organization.
  • Practice in Wake and Durham Counties and potentially travel to surrounding counties.
  • Keep written track of billable hours and maintain proficiency in timekeeping.
  • Utilize MS Office 365, including Outlook, Word, and Excel, and law office practice management software (Practice Panther).

 

Requirements:

  • Licensed to practice law in North Carolina.
  • Graduated from an accredited law school.
  • Experience with family law and an intent to remain in this area of practice.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of NC Family Law (Chapter 50), the NC Rules of Civil Procedure, and the NC Rules of Evidence.
  • Working knowledge of Local Rules for Family Court in Wake and Durham Counties.

 

Education:

Juris Doctor (JD) degree from an accredited law school.

 

Skills:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to empathize with clients facing challenging situations.
  • Strong attention to detail and grammar.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Positive attitude, adaptability, and open-mindedness.
  • Efficient and effective time management skills.
  • Tech-savvy with the ability to learn and utilize software systems.
  • Existing knowledge or willingness to expand knowledge to handle wills, trusts, and estates is a plus.

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