Douglas Family Law Group PLLC Associate Attorney White Plains, NY · Full time

Associate Attorney

Description

Hey Future Team! We are recruiting the BEST of the BEST for our legal team as we are growing and expanding! We at Douglas Family Law Group strive for excellence and greatness! Are you a self starter individual with a passion to help people? Enjoy working collaboratively and also independently? Do you have the sense to leave your job because of toxic work environment, unreachable goals/deadlines and want to find a place you feel you can do your best? Then please apply today!!


Douglas Family Law Group, PLLC is a boutique law firm located in White Plains, New York that offers customized legal services tailored to individual needs such as advocating for clients in court, mediating disputes, helping clients to plan for the future, child custody, divorce, family offense, and support. Check out our Linkedin Life section, instagram and other social media platforms to get a feel of the team you could be joining!! :)


Job Description:

We are currently seeking a highly experienced and dedicated Attorney to join our family law practice. As an Attorney, you will play a critical role in delivering exceptional legal counsel, guidance, and representation to our clients. The successful candidate will have a deep understanding of family law, extensive courtroom experience, and a proven ability to handle high-stakes cases with finesse and professionalism.


Responsibilities:

1. Provide expert legal counsel and representation to clients in all areas of family law, including divorce, child custody, spousal support, property division, domestic violence, and prenuptial agreements.

2. Conduct thorough legal research, draft legal documents, and prepare compelling legal arguments to support clients' cases.

3. Attend court hearings, trials, and negotiations, effectively advocating for clients' rights and interests.

4. Collaborate with other attorneys, paralegals, and support staff to ensure smooth case management and prompt resolution of legal matters.

5. Engage in client communication, demonstrating empathy and understanding while maintaining professionalism and confidentiality.

6. Stay updated on the latest developments in family law, including changes in statutes, regulations, and precedents, to provide accurate and informed advice to clients.


Requirements:

1. Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.

2. Admission to the state bar and in good standing.

3. Minimum of 3 years of experience practicing family law, with a focus on complex cases.

4. Extensive courtroom experience, including successfully leading trials and settlement negotiations.

5. Strong knowledge of family law statutes, regulations, and legal principles.

6. Exceptional research, writing, and analytical skills.

7. Excellent oral advocacy and negotiation abilities.

8. Demonstrated ability to manage high caseloads and prioritize tasks effectively.

9. Strong organizational and time management skills.

10. Compassionate and empathetic approach towards clients, exhibiting strong interpersonal skills.



Salary

$125,000 - $160,000 per year