Family Law Attorney / Senior Family Law Attorney

We are looking for an experienced Family Law Attorney or Senior Family Law Attorney to join our firm with 6+ years experience. This position is expected to be able to research and develop case information, evidence, and settlement options; track cases; handle trial preparations with senior attorney; and work with paralegals/legal assistants. Primary responsibilities: Keeps cases on track with organized files; monitoring calendars; meeting deadlines; documenting actions; researching case law; inputting information into file database and case management software; confirming case status with support staff and communicating regularly with clients.

• Executes case strategy with paralegals, clients and support staff.

• Manages high level/high asset cases by maintaining contact with people involved in the case; preparing for depositions; reviewing standard court documents; drafting letters; writing and reviewing discovery; dictating responses to opposing counsel; generating status reports.

• Keeps clients informed by maintaining contact; communicating case progress.

• Maintains case costs by verifying outstanding balances with clients, and essential staff.

• Supports case planning by preparing case summaries and materials for mediation conferences; preparing pleadings; monitoring discovery responses; organizing materials for team case review.

• Is involved with trial proceedings working with support staff in organizing evidence; preparing exhibits; scheduling witnesses; ensuring that witnesses are ready/prepared when needed.

• Attends business development and networking functions with firm leadership and solo.

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