Family Law Attorney

D3 Search is actively recruiting the following mid-snr. level Family Law Associate Attorney for a highly respected family law practice group/dept. located in Los Angeles, CA (90067).

Position Title:

Family Law Associate Attorney | 4+ years of family law experience (REQUIRED).

Location | Map:

Los Angeles, CA (90067)

Employment Status:

Full-time | direct hire employment opportunity. Exempt status.

Employer Work Model:

Flexible hybrid work model (3/2) after the first 60-90 days of employment.

Position Summary:

This mid-snr. level Family Law Associate Attorney role is responsible for the full oversight of all assigned client cases, including case research, client relationship management, diligent counsel, intra-firm coordination, and case outcomes.

Reporting to Senior Partners & Family Law Dept. Head, the Associate Attorney will take a focused approach in delivering high-quality client service via effective case management and high-value legal counsel within their area of specialty (family law) and legal practice.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure high quality counsel and legal advice to all assigned clients, prospects, 3rd party partners, and affiliates.
  • Perform legal research and prepare legal memoranda in order to effectively advise clients on a range of topics and areas of focus within the scope of family law.
  • Directly manage, supervise, and lead assigned administrative personnel (e.g., Legal Assistants, Paralegals, and Senior Paralegals), providing resource and direction as needed, in support of their performance.
  • Generate business by building, retaining, and growing trusted client relationships via ongoing communication, maintaining a thorough understanding of client needs, interests, concerns, goals, options, etc.
  • Develop strategies and arguments to resolve cases favorably and cost-effectively for all assigned clients.
  • Ensure thorough execution of drafting and reviewing documents as it pertains to assigned cases and projects.
  • Ensure preparation of legal documents, such as motions, depositions, pleadings, discovery (propounding and responding) etc. in a timely manner and that all case/business related materials (records, letters, legal documents, case files, correspondence, financial reports, invoices, etc.) are effectively managed for efficient and high-value client service and case outcomes.
  • Maintain effective coordination with opposing counsel and other involved parties as needed.
  • Conduct all matters in an ethical fashion in accordance with the law and in the interest of the client.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 4+ years of experience in family law practice (REQUIRED);
  • Stable employment history (required);
  • JD degree and licensed/good standing with the California Bar (REQUIRED);
  • Knowledge & expertise of family law/matrimonial matters (REQUIRED);
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and manage other team members, delegate effectively, problem-solve, prioritize work, manage time, and organize tasks effectively;
  • Proficient communication skills (written and verbal) with ability to effectively research, read, interpret, and organize information with accuracy and consistency;
  • Ability to maintain remain focused and professional in high-tense situations (e.g., communicating with highly stressed clients throughout difficult cases);
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with all organizational levels within a diverse and fast paced environment;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat.

Salary/Compensation:

Starting salary is 250K+ (DOE/DOQ). Full health benefits package, generous PTO, paid parking onsite, yearly review, annual salary increases and bonuses, etc.

If interested in the mid-snr. level Family Law Associate Attorney role with this well-respected family law practice group/dept. situated in Los Angeles, CA (90067), and you meet the above qualifications/requirements, please contact the following D3 rep.:

Don Moser | D3 Search

don@d3search.com | 213-785-2485

www.d3search.com

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