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Senior Associate Attorney needed for Syracuse office

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Syracuse, NY, United States

Senior Associate Attorney needed for Syracuse office

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BCG Attorney Search

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4-20 yrs required

Full-time

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A law firm in Syracuse, NY, is seeking a Senior Associate Attorney specializing in family law and divorce cases. The Senior Associate Attorney will play a vital role in providing legal representation and support to clients navigating familial legal matters, focusing on divorce, child custody, spousal support, adoption, and other family law issues. Responsibilities include managing a caseload, conducting legal research, drafting legal documents, representing clients in court, engaging in client counseling, and participating in negotiation sessions.

 

Duties:

  • Manage a caseload of family law and divorce cases, including conducting legal research and drafting various legal documents such as petitions, motions, and settlement agreements
  • Represent clients in court proceedings, including hearings and trials, advocating for their interests in family law matters
  • Engage in client counseling, providing guidance on legal rights, responsibilities, and potential outcomes related to family law and divorce
  • Participate in negotiation sessions to reach settlements or engage in alternative dispute resolution methods like mediation
  • Collaborate with the Regional Managing Attorney, contributing to a supportive work environment and mentoring legal professionals
  • Travel to courts and proceedings throughout central New York State, with some travel to Albany and Saratoga Springs locations as required
  • Achieve the billable hour requirement set by the firm and work closely with the billing department to ensure accurate client billing

 

Requirements:

  • Membership in good standing with the New York State Bar, memberships in other State Bars advantageous
  • 5+ years of family or matrimonial law experience and/or general litigation experience preferred
  • Prior experience in private law firms, corporate, or government settings desirable
  • Proficiency in managing sensitive legal matters such as divorce, child custody, domestic violence, and matrimonial disputes
  • Deep understanding of the New York Family Court Act and Domestic Relations Law
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Strong organizational skills, follow-through, and flexibility in handling changing priorities and deadlines
  • Ability to advocate effectively in court and office settings, managing high-stress litigation matters with composure

 

Education:

Juris Doctor (.) from an accredited law school

 

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and incentive plan
  • 401(k) retirement plan with matching
  • Health, dental, vision/Rx, pet, and life insurance policy options
  • Paid time off, including 7 personal days, 7 paid holidays, and a summer Friday program
  • Open-door leadership philosophy
  • Professional, diverse, inclusive, respectful, and friendly workplace environment
  • Ongoing legal training for attorneys and legal support staff
  • Collaborative team atmosphere
  • Summer Friday schedules
  • Focus on work-life balance
  • Career advancement opportunities

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A law firm in Syracuse, NY, is seeking a Senior Associate Attorney specializing in family law and divorce cases. The Senior Associate Attorney will play a vital role in providing legal representation and support to clients navigating familial legal matters, focusing on divorce, child custody, spousal support, adoption, and other family law issues. Responsibilities include managing a caseload, conducting legal research, drafting legal documents, representing clients in court, engaging in client counseling, and participating in negotiation sessions.

 

Duties:

  • Manage a caseload of family law and divorce cases, including conducting legal research and drafting various legal documents such as petitions, motions, and settlement agreements
  • Represent clients in court proceedings, including hearings and trials, advocating for their interests in family law matters
  • Engage in client counseling, providing guidance on legal rights, responsibilities, and potential outcomes related to family law and divorce
  • Participate in negotiation sessions to reach settlements or engage in alternative dispute resolution methods like mediation
  • Collaborate with the Regional Managing Attorney, contributing to a supportive work environment and mentoring legal professionals
  • Travel to courts and proceedings throughout central New York State, with some travel to Albany and Saratoga Springs locations as required
  • Achieve the billable hour requirement set by the firm and work closely with the billing department to ensure accurate client billing

 

Requirements:

  • Membership in good standing with the New York State Bar, memberships in other State Bars advantageous
  • 5+ years of family or matrimonial law experience and/or general litigation experience preferred
  • Prior experience in private law firms, corporate, or government settings desirable
  • Proficiency in managing sensitive legal matters such as divorce, child custody, domestic violence, and matrimonial disputes
  • Deep understanding of the New York Family Court Act and Domestic Relations Law
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Strong organizational skills, follow-through, and flexibility in handling changing priorities and deadlines
  • Ability to advocate effectively in court and office settings, managing high-stress litigation matters with composure

 

Education:

Juris Doctor (.) from an accredited law school

 

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and incentive plan
  • 401(k) retirement plan with matching
  • Health, dental, vision/Rx, pet, and life insurance policy options
  • Paid time off, including 7 personal days, 7 paid holidays, and a summer Friday program
  • Open-door leadership philosophy
  • Professional, diverse, inclusive, respectful, and friendly workplace environment
  • Ongoing legal training for attorneys and legal support staff
  • Collaborative team atmosphere
  • Summer Friday schedules
  • Focus on work-life balance
  • Career advancement opportunities

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