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


About you

  • 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]