Senior Divorce and Family Law Attorney

Full-time 205 views 1 applications
Company Freed Marcroft LLC Location Hartford, CT, United States

Law Firm

Attorney

Min 5 yrs required

Full-time

Apr 29, 2022

Dec 25, 2021

Profile

Freed Marcroft seeks a Senior Attorney to Complement our Growing Divorce and Family Law Firm

If you have experience as a senior attorney and these words resonate with you, you are really going to want to learn more about this role!

Intense - Likes Variety - Mobility - Works at a Faster Than Average pace - Leads - Takes Initiative - Quick to Connect - Lively - Fast-Talking

Summary

The focus of the Senior Attorney position is making connections with clients and colleagues and motivating and inspiring them to achieve their goals. Poise and an engaging, empathetic communication style based on natural warmth and enthusiasm is the key to achieving the goals of this role. The work involves driving toward results by enrolling the commitment and buy-in of others. While the job requires strong initiative and self-direction, results are only achieved with and through people. A sincere appreciation for people and how they are each uniquely motivated is the foundation for designing and implementing interactive communication and decision-making processes. Knowledge and skill in how to successfully influence and persuade others by understanding how their individual needs and motivations link to goals is essential. The role requires a high degree of “selling,” both when negotiating and advocating on behalf of clients. The job environment is fast-paced and results-oriented. While there is an urgency to achieve goals, responsibility for the achievement of results needs to be shared and effectively delegated among other legal professionals when necessary. Enlisting the buy-in and support of others will often require a “selling” rather than “telling” communication style. A self-confident, extroverted style that can enliven, engage and positively impact others is essential. The Senior Attorney role has a variety of tasks and is dynamic and changing. Because goals and desired results can quickly change, the position requires regularly meeting and pro-actively establishing relationships with new people. The ability to understand, quickly react, and motivate others to adapt to the changing environment is a critical key to success. In general, the core of this position requires a motivated and motivating experienced attorney.

Job Characteristics

  • Variety of activities
  • Multiple cases occurring simultaneously
  • Multi-tasking
  • Sense of urgency for goal achievement
  • Fast-paced environment
  • People/relationships focus
  • Team-building
  • Inspire, motivate others, and engage their commitment
  • Involve others in decision-making process
  • Cooperative, collaborative decision-making
  • Must assume responsibility for risk
  • Extroverted, warm, enthusiastic, empathetic
  • Stimulating communicator
  • Persuasive “selling” style Collaborative approach
  • Leadership based on ability to motivate others
  • Strong commitment to results
  • Delegate authority readily

Who We Are

Freed Marcroft's attorneys practice exclusively divorce and family law, because we believe that we are our best and do our best by committing our focus an inch wide and a mile deep. We work with clients across Connecticut, and a substantial number of our clients are either out-of-state or international clients with Connecticut family law matters. As we tailor each divorce to that client's goals and situation, we offer both remote and in-person meetings, and all approaches to divorce and legal services -- including low-and high-conflict litigation, mediation, and collaborative law.

Our Core Values

Senior Attorneys realize the firm’s Vision and Mission to transform client lives by exemplifying its core values:

  1. We are high achievers who are goal-oriented.
  2. We are responsible and accountable.
  3. We are challengers at heart.
  4. We take full responsibility.
  5. We give the benefit of the doubt.
  6. We are tenacious and committed.
  7. We are enthusiastic, positive, and joyful.
  8. We collaborate and operate as a team.

Salary and Benefits

Salary is commensurate with skill and experience and is negotiable. Freed Marcorft's team is Remote First, and this position offers flexibility to structure your time between remote and in-office work. The compensation package includes base salary plus bonus compensation for production, performance, and client referrals. We are also open to discussing compensation for your existing book of business. We offer a generous benefits package including a 401K retirement plan with an employer contribution, health insurance, paid time off, and short and long-term disability. We also pay for continuing legal education, bar dues, Attorney Occupational Tax, and some approved voluntary bar memberships.

Next Steps

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Company info

Freed Marcroft LLC

Company Profile

Connecticut Divorce and Family Law Attorneys. We help people end unhappy marriages and create better lives for themselves and their families. Freed Marcroft's team guides select clients through the legal aspects of divorce and family law issues while remaining mindful of their overall wellness. Freed Marcroft’s lawyers practice family law, including mediated, collaborative and litigated divorces, international and interstate alimony, complex financial issues, custody and child support issues, prenuptial agreements, and adoptions. FREED MARCROFT'S MISSION We transform lives. FREED MARCROFT'S VISION We believe that we each have one life, and we support individuals making the brave decision to live it the way they choose. We believe that divorce is transformative. As divorce lawyers, we are committed to getting our clients to the life they want to live. We do this by creating and delivering a better way for people to divorce, in line with each client’s individual goals. We do this with a framework and structure we've developed that supports and allows the very best of us – our collective creativity and knowledge – to give one-of-a-kind client experiences. We do this by being really, really smart, and really, really focused. But having empathy and integrity. By using our experience and knowledge to anticipate what our client may need/think/feel before s/he needs/thinks/feels it. Our job is to be the experienced guide, deserving of trust. If we do that, we aren’t just honorable, we are transformative. FREED MARCROFT'S CORE VALUES Our team realizes the firm’s Vision and Mission to transform client lives by exemplifying its core values: 1. We are high achievers who are goal-oriented. 2. We are responsible and accountable. 3. We are challengers at heart. 4. We take full responsibility. 5. We give the benefit of the doubt. 6. We are tenacious and committed. 7. We are enthusiastic, positive, and joyful. 8. We collaborate and operate as a team.

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