Job Details

Family Law Attorney

Company name

Organization Type

Law Firm

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Nov 26, 2021

Posted on

Oct 25, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required

Location

San Jose, CA, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Family Law >> Family Law
Litigation >> Litigation
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Profile

Why we think we’re the best…

Here are some highlights of our amazing culture, perks, and benefits:

  • Competitive and guaranteed income
  • Commissions on all collected billable work
  • Profitability bonus for California offices
  • 100 hour per month billable hours goal
  • Work/life balance: unlimited PTO and flexible hours whenever possible
  • Work from home / Fully remote arrangement
  • Financial work-from-home incentive paid monthly
  • Medical coverage through Kaiser Permanente
  • Vision coverage through VSP
  • Dental coverage through Aetna
  • Company paid Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term Disability coverage
  • Pre-tax Healthcare, Dependent Care, and Commuter Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program for a variety of life’s challenges from emotional wellness to financial advice
  • Discount programs through LifeMart including groceries, rental cars, pet insurance, electronics, and more
  • SIMPLE IRA with dollar for dollar matching up to 3% with immediate vesting
  • Reimbursement for travel expenses
  • Reimbursement for Bar dues, CLE’s, and other educational expenses
  • Firm paid Leadership Development
  • Team of Equals; everyone is critical to our success!
  • Promotion and advancement opportunities

Why do our Managing Attorneys love our firm?

We empower our leaders for success by providing dedicated Finance, Marketing, IT, and HR teams to free them up to lead their offices and passionately advocate for their clients. You’ll be part of a collaborative, supportive team of other Managing Attorneys to share insights and best practice. We are eager to provide you with the tools and support you need.

Job Duties:

  • Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the San Jose team
  • Accountable for the productivity and profitability of the San Jose office including work product and billable hours goals
  • Responsible for team development through education, motivation, and one-on-one counseling
  • Partner with HR on the recruitment of Attorneys
  • Assist in the recruitment and hiring of Paralegals
  • Meet regularly as needed with other Managing Attorneys and department leaders to ensure local team is receiving the support they need from their respective departments
  • Partner with HR to ensure compliance with Firm policies and procedures
  • Perform initial client consultations and retain new clients
  • Advise clients concerning family law matters
  • Prepare and present cases to judicial officers
  • Represent clients in court and other case-related proceedings
  • Prepare and draft legal documents
  • Negotiate settlements
  • Confer with colleagues with specialties in appropriate areas of legal issues to establish and verify bases for legal proceedings

Job Requirements:

  • Juris Doctorate
  • Licensed and in good standings with the California State Bar
  • Demonstrated experience in family law
  • 5+ years of experience practicing law
  • Prior experience supervising Attorneys
  • Compassion for and desire to help others
  • Team-oriented with a positive attitude
  • Excellent work ethic, self-motivated and driven

Modern Family Law is proud to be an equal employment opportunity provider to all people in accordance with all applicable laws. Inclusion and diversity are in our identity! We are happy to make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position as well as throughout the application process.

Be a part of helping people transition to the rest of their lives.

Company info

Modern Family Law

Company Profile

Let us introduce ourselves… Modern Family Law is a tech-forward, compassionate firm that helps clients move on successfully with their lives following divorce. We offer an amazing opportunity for a compassionate leader to support our San Jose office. If you are an energetic, forward-thinking, compassionate, and experienced Attorney and leader, we encourage you to apply.

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