San Francisco Bay Area family law firm is seeking an associate attorney to join our team. We are looking for an attorney who has passion and at least 2 to 5 years experience in family law who can hit the ground running to give our clients outstanding representation. We are a small firm.
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We offer competitive San Francisco Bay Area hourly attorney pay. Pay is commensurate with skill and experience and is negotiable. Starting hourly pay is $125 per hour. We offer generous benefits package including health and dental benefits, profit sharing, commuter benefits, bonus opportunities, and 401K. We also pay for continuing legal education, bar dues, and some approved voluntary bar memberships.
We're looking for:
Organization and attention to the details
Quick response time to clients within reason based on management of caseload
Must be a team player and have a willingness to learn, engage in and follow firm procedures
Desire to effectively manage a family law case from intake to conclusion.
Skilled in litigation, discovery, trials, mediations, knows the ins and outs of courtrooms
Have no problem appearing for hearings and multi-day trials
Willingness to be member of bar association social activities and networking opportunities
Desire to interact effectively with clients and other members of the office legal team and staff.
Excellent and strong analytical, case management, computer and writing skills.
Once given assignments, work independently, and efficiently with limited supervision.
Enjoy helping people and are fun to be around
Multi-task, work well under pressure, meet deadlines, and handle conflict resolution.
Mindful of not excessively billing clients
Achieve favorable results for clients
Able and willing to work extra hours, if necessary, to meet deadlines
Active California State Bar member.
Desire to become a certified as a family law specialist or currently certified is a plus.
You may work from home
We have a variety of cases which include simple dissolutions, premarital agreements, international move away, child abduction matters, complex, involving businesses, securities, and high-net-worth parties.
Our firm is busy and fast-paced.
1. Reply via E-mail with the subject line: Associate Attorney.
2. Send a CV in pdf format (we will not open other formats).
3. Provide your hourly rate request, a brief description of your family law experience, anything you'd like us to know about you, and why you are open to this position in the body of your e-mail.
4. Writing sample and two professional references