Divorce Attorney Job Description
[Insert company name here] is an established and successful law firm specializing in [insert key areas of focus here]
We’re looking for a Divorce Attorney to work on cases involving child custody, wills, trusts, leases, and more. The work centers on divorce, legal separation, and marriage annulment.
Roles & Responsibilities
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Responsible for the division of assets and debt among spouses.
- If there are children involved, a divorce lawyer helps set the terms for child custody and child support. Thorough research is required in order to gather supporting evidence in each case.
- Detailed paperwork must be compiled and then submitted to the court documenting the evidence. For legal separations, a divorce lawyer carries out the separation through court orders.
- Work on related matters, such as child custody disputes, wills, trusts, and leases, as these issues relate to the pending divorce.
- Review client paperwork including a client’s past tax returns, net worth statements, retirement plan summaries, prenuptial agreements, real estate tax bills, medical Insurance information and stocks, bonds, and brokerage accounts.
- Advise and represent their clients at settlement conferences and in front of judges.
- Handle a large amount of paperwork and file documents with the courts.
- Build and maintain client relationships
- Maintain the reputation of the firm at a high standard
- Experience handling all aspects of family law cases from beginning to end
- History of working in family law for at least [insert number] years
- Works well under pressure
- Strong negotiation, conflict resolution, and communication skills
- Empathetic, compassionate, and understanding attitude to clients and willingness to go over and above to provide a superior quality of service to them
- No attorney disciplinary record
- Excellent writing/editing skills
- Familiarity with Microsoft Word and Outlook
- Strong attention to detail
What you’ll get in return
The firm offers a generous benefits package along with compensation based on experience level and client orientation.
- Competitive compensation based on experience
- Medical insurance plan
- Dental insurance plan
- Vision insurance plan
- Contribution to life insurance plan
- 401k profit sharing
- Parking reimbursement
- Social, charity, and wellness events
To apply for the role or have a confidential discussion, contact us on [insert recruiter email address] or [insert recruiter phone number]