Attorney/Lawyer

Attorney/Lawyer

Robert Half | Menlo Park, CA, 94025, US

Posted 7 days ago

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Description

Description

A well-known AV-rated firm, has an immediate opening in our Menlo Park location for full-time family law attorney (this position can also be based in our San Ramon office). Employees continue to work primarily from home. In the future, it is anticipated that associate attorneys will go into the office occasionally to address specific trial or client needs. Our firm offers a unique set of benefits, including employer subsidized health and dental insurance, vacation and sick time, a flexible spending account and HSA. We also have an employer funded profit-sharing plan and opportunity to earn bonuses on a quarterly basis based on firm and individual performance.

Responsibilities

- Receive assignments from multiple partners and have the ability to independently prioritize assignments, work on a number of assignments simultaneously and meet deadlines.

- Make court appearances independently and handle various family law hearings on behalf of clients.

- Work well independently and as a team and verbally communicate clearly, skillfully and discretely with clients, Opposing Counsel, experts, and consultants, etc. Work effectively with legal secretaries, paralegals and attorneys.

Requirements

Skills and Experience

- Licensed attorney with 3+ years of experience

- Court Appearances experience preferred

- Solid understanding of family law

- Must possess analytical, legal research and writing skills

- Ability to thrive in a dynamic, high-pressure environment, to prioritize tasks and adapt to quick changes while remaining diligent through each task performed

- Detailed and have the ability work independently

- Candidates need to be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Experience with DissoMaster, Essential Forms and Lawgic is ideal. Excellent research skills are required, and you must be comfortable with numerous research means (LexisAdvance, Attorney's Briefcase, online sites and hardcover library books).

- Candidate should possess excellent writing skills and be able to draft motions, pleadings, letters, memos, and other documents.

If you want to grow your legal career and consider yourself a self-starter, this is a great opportunity for you. A competitive base salary, bonus potential and benefits package come with this position. This position is for someone who loves working in a strong team-oriented environment. Salary is commensurate with experience and competitively offered with market rates.

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