Family Law Attorney

DIVORCE & FAMILY LAW

FOR WOMEN

 

Job Description

North Dallas family law firm seeking attorney with 5+ years’ experience. 

  • Ideal candidate is compassionate, knowledgeable, emotionally intelligent and empathetic with boundaries, team player with strong sense of personal responsibility, solutions and results oriented, adaptable, confident but not cocky, and values honesty, communication, cooperation, responsiveness, courage, humor, adaptability, organization and optimism

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Meet and communicate with clients
  • Devise and communicate strategies
  • Draft, finalize and customize pleadings, discovery, and other legal documents
  • Supervise and delegate work to paralegals and other team members
  • Prepare for and attend court hearings, mediations, and depositions
  • Communicate with opposing counsel, court personnel and others in a professional and respectful manner while advocating for our clients
  • Meet billable requirements
  • Deliver excellent customer service
  • Networking and rainmaking
  • Other lawyerly things

Skills:

  • Ability to work with team
  • Ability to work with a predominantly female client base
  • Ability and experience with complex property matters
  • Ability and experience with high conflict custody matters
  • Ability and experience with domestic violence and other abuse matters
  • Team player as well as self-directed individual
  • Positive attitude, adaptable, and open-minded
  • Strong sense of responsibility and ownership
  • Desire to succeed and help others
  • Efficient and effective
  • Must be organized, detail-oriented, critical thinker and excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Word and MS Office 365, including Outlook

Networking and rainmaking are not required but are encouraged

Qualifications:

  • Active member of the State Bar of Texas in good standing
  • Comprehensive knowledge of family law (Board certification a plus)
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in family law, especially divorce
  • Valid Driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Pass background check and drug test
  • Pass interview and other skill testing

Compensation & Benefits

  • DOE 
  • Base salary ($65,000.00 to $120,000.00 /year), plus incentives
  • PTO and Holidays
  • Retirement plan and profit sharing
  • Recognized work-life balance
  • Work from home options
  • Clients are screened to maximize enjoyment of the practice of law
  • Beautiful office environment with amenities
  • Convenient North Dallas location
  • Winning team to support you
  • Association with a prestigious and growing firm
  • Professional development and personal growth encouraged

How to Apply

Please note that your ability and willingness to follow these instructions explicitly will play a big role in whether you will be considered for this position.

Submit the following to [email protected] :

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter containing the following in bullet-point format:
  • What are you looking for in this position financially, professionally, and personally?
  • How do you plan and prepare for a trip to the grocery store?
  • Name of one great movie you have seen or book you have read in the last year, and why you liked it so much.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FAMILY LAW PARALEGAL

Job Description 

 

North Dallas Family Law firm seeks experienced paralegal.

  • Ideal candidate is compassionate, knowledgeable, emotionally intelligent and empathetic with boundaries, team player with strong sense of personal responsibility, solutions and results oriented, adaptable, confident but not cocky, and values honesty, communication, cooperation, responsiveness, courage, humor, adaptability, organization and optimism

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform billable legal work that does not require a license to practice law
  • Meeting and exceeding billable hour requirements
  • Understanding that your role supports the team that supports you
  • Legal tasks, such as drafting pleadings, memos, motions, decrees, and other; preparing and responding to discovery; meeting with clients to complete inventories, financial affidavits, discovery; communicating with courts, opposing counsel, and others; ensuring the attorney is prepared for mediation and court; updating the attorney on case matters; calendaring deadlines; research; being a strategic partner with the attorney on case matters

 

Skills include:

  • Ability to work with team
  • Ability to work with a predominantly female client base
  • Ability and experience with complex property matters
  • Ability and experience with high conflict custody matters
  • Ability and experience with domestic violence and other abuse matters
  • Team player as well as self-directed individual
  • Positive attitude, adaptable, and open-minded
  • Strong sense of responsibility and ownership
  • Desire to succeed and help others
  • Efficient and effective
  • Must be organized, detail-oriented, critical thinker and excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Word and MS Office 365, including Outlook
  • Networking and rainmaking are not required but are encouraged

 

Requirements:

  • Associate degree required
  • Paralegal degree and/or certification helpful but not required
  • Experience with Clio helpful but not required
  • Spanish or Russian speaking helpful but not required

 

Compensation and Benefits:

DOE

Competitive salary (range $40,000 – $65,000)

 

Bonuses based on performance

Retirement plan

Paid time off, vacation, sick days

Work from home options

Clients are screened to maximize enjoyment of the practice of law

Beautiful office environment with amenities

Convenient North Dallas location

Winning team to support you

Association with a prestigious and growing firm

Professional development and personal growth encouraged

 

How to Apply

If this sounds like the role you’ve been looking for, please apply by submit the following to [email protected] :

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter containing the following in bullet-point format:
  • What are you looking for in this position financially, professionally, and personally?
  • How do you plan and prepare for a trip to the grocery store?
  • Name of one great movie you have seen or book you have read in the last year, and why you liked it so much.

 

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