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Family Law Attorney

Albany, NY
Full Time
Salary: $60,000 - $90,000 Yearly
Our law group is growing and we are looking for a sharp family attorney who will zealously represent our clients in all areas of family law. You’ll assist individuals in a variety of situations such as navigating prenuptial agreements and attending court hearings for divorce, alimony/spousal support, and child support. The prime candidate will have experience with a range of sensitive legal issues such as child abuse, child custody, and domestic violence, and be able to maintain composure, negotiate, and argue effectively even in emotional and high-stress situations. If you are passionate about helping people navigate some of the most difficult challenges they may face in their lives, start your application today

  • Organize and maintain client files to ensure they are kept current
  • Work closely with paralegals and senior partners to ensure swift action through the civil litigation process
  • Manage the division of marital assets, including real estate, during divorce proceedings when needed
  • Attend court proceedings as needed to represent clients
  • Create legal documents such as pleadings, motions, marital settlement agreements, contracts, judgements and orders for a high volume of cases
  • Work closely with paralegals and Managing Attorney to ensure swift action through the civil litigation process

  • Strong knowledge base of representing plaintiffs and defendants
  • Prior work or studies in criminal justice preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree with a legal background and J.D. degree are required
  • Candidates should be great negotiators and communicators, specifically in situations when emotions and stress are high
  • Active membership with the ABA (American Bar Association)
  • Must be admitted to practice law in New York State and in good standing with the bar

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