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Family Law Attorney

Company: Collins Family & Elder Law Group
Location: North Charleston
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

We are a family law firm with 15 locations in North and South Carolina. We are currently looking for a hardworking, detail-oriented Family Law Attorney to join our team in the Lowcountry, where our founder is from originally.



You must be a positive person and a team player. If you see the glass as being half full, you are definitely the type of person we are looking for. Our law firm is a close-knit team.



We are seeking someone detail-oriented and willing to go the extra mile. In our law practice, getting it done right the first time for our clients is very important and we need our entire team to work with this important goal in mind.



Must be a team player. You will be working with other attorneys and staff and both you and our other staff members are accountable to each other.



The candidate should have the ability to be able to talk to people in a manner that is polite, educated, and puts them at ease. You need to have compassion when dealing with our clients.



At times, you will also need to know how to figure things out on your own and be able to creatively problem solve and come up with workable solutions.



Compensation is negotiable and based on experience. It is also subject to periodic review and raises and bonuses are based on job performance. If we succeed, you will, too! You will be part of a team that is rewarded for their hard work.



If you have gotten this far, then you are truly an exceptional person.



If you are thinking about submitting your resume and cover letter, it means that you are a hard worker, ready for a challenge, and want to be part of a team where your hard work and efforts are recognized, appreciated, and rewarded.

Responsibilities:
--- Help effectively solve legal problems for clients by analyzing the situation, understanding their needs, and creating a strategic plan of action
--- Draft pleadings, motions, contracts, and marital settlement agreements, handle the division of marital assets, judgments, and orders for a high volume of cases
--- Attend court proceedings as needed to ensure effective representation of clients
--- Collaborate with attorneys and paralegals to effectively move files through the civil litigation process
--- Consult with potential clients to ascertain their needs and decide on the next steps
--- Engage in matter management to ensure timely progress in all cases
--- Confirm all work is consistently quality-reviewed for case law and written content/clarity

Qualifications:
--- License to practice law in South Carolina
--- 4+ years experience working in a law firm on family law issues, with sufficient experience to work independently on certain cases and retain new clients
--- Experience with billing and keeping track of billable time on cases
--- Great negotiation and communication skills, particularly in stressful and emotional situations
--- Team-oriented, flexible, organized, and willing to work across office locations when needed is a plus
--- Self-starter who will take the proactive initiative to complete priorities on a daily basis
--- Ability to creatively problem-solve and come up with workable solutions, figure things out on your own
--- Must be willing to travel locally within Charleston and the surrounding area for mediations, depositions, and court

About Company:
We are a fast-growing regional Family and Elder Law Firm with multiple offices in North Carolina and South Carolina. We are looking for members to add to our team who are fierce, strong, and compassionate as well as ethical, professional, and trustworthy. You must be committed to excellence, value clients, and want to be a part of something extraordinary.



Benefits:

401k and 401k matching Dental, Health, Life, Vision, and Long-term disability insurancePaid time off Retirement plan

How Do I Apply?

Please note that your ability and willingness to follow these instructions will play a big role in whether you will be considered for this position. Please submit a resume and a cover letter. In the cover letter, the first sentence should name one movie you have seen or book you have read in the last twelve months, and why you liked it so much.

Keywords: Collins Family & Elder Law Group, Summerville , Family Law Attorney, Legal , North Charleston, South Carolina

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