Family Law Senior Associate Attorney

Jun 19, 2024
Jun 21, 2024
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Salary: $175,000 – $200,000 per year

A bit about us:

For the last 4 decades, this 40–attorney, plaintiff–side law firm has developed a great reputation throughout Central Florida. They provide a wide range of practice areas including: Personal Injury, Residential & Commercial Real Estate, Family Law with matters including divorce, child custody & child support, and immigration; Estate Planning; Bankruptcy; Criminal Defense; Intellectual Property; and Employment Law.

The firm believe in fostering a collaborative and respectful work environment, free from unnecessary bureaucracy. They foster and encourage a positive work–life balance for its staff and team members. They provide a wealth of experienced in–house administration and litigation support resources to its attorneys, including dedicated paralegals, a management team, a customer service center, marketing (including digital/internet marketing & SEO), information technology, accounting, human resources, cloud–based case management, and top tier technology and communication systems. The firm maintains 10 satellite offices throughout Central Florida, which include full time staff, reception, visiting attorney space, and conference rooms.

Why join us?

  • 401(k)
  • Health, Dental & Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • PTO
  • Mileage/travel reimbursement
  • Hybrid schedule possible after ramp–up time

Job Details

The firm is seeking a full–time Senior Associate Attorney to assist in the management and litigation of its busy and growing Family Law practice. This attorney will be based in the firm's main office in Orlando with a significant presence in the office and in the courtroom. However, there are also opportunities for flexible office hours. This Associate will handle all manner of Family Law matters in Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Brevard, Volusia, Lake, Polk & Sumter counties, including Dissolution (contested and uncontested), Paternity actions, Child custody disputes, Child support/Paternity, Enforcement & Modifications, Injunctions, & DCF/Shelter Proceedings.

  • Develop/recommend case strategy
  • Conduct research and draft pleadings, briefs, and motions
  • Report on hearing, depositions, appearances
  • Corresponds with attorneys, court personnel, and clients regarding cases
  • Must be able to handle heavy caseload with little supervision
  • Provide guidance and advice to associate attorneys and paralegals to resolve or prevent conflicts
  • Utilize Microsoft office and other office software to create and edit documents
  • Bring a positive and team–oriented demeanor to our office environment

  • Member in good standing with the Florida Bar
  • 6+ years of experience litigating all aspects of Family Law matters
  • Experienced in Dissolution (Contested and Uncontested); Paternity Actions; Child custody disputes; Child support/Paternity; Enforcement & Modifications; Injunctions; DCF/Shelter Proceedings
  • Board certification in Marital & Family Law is highly preferred but not required
  • Significant prior Civil/Family trial experience
  • Willingness to travel to Orange, Osceola, Seminole, Brevard, Volusia, Lake, Polk & Sumter counties from Orlando as necessary to manage the caseload
  • Highly empathetic with great interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Cloud–based Lead Management & File Management Systems. Filevine, Lead–Docket experience helpful

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