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Matrimonial & Family Law Associate

Location: Cabanillas & Associates, P.C. - White Plains, NY

Description: We are seeking a highly motivated, Spanish-speaking Associate Attorney for our Matrimonial/Family practice in White Plains, New York. This is a full-time position.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Prepare pleadings, motions, and briefs as needed.    

  • Appear in various courts throughout the tri-state area.    

  • Direct cases through litigation cycle, review new files for coverage, and develop a cost effective litigation strategy.    

  • Think strategically, handle large volume of cases and be able to attend Court as necessary.    

  • Organize and track case status and assisting in the management of attorney court appearances, calendars and client matters.     

  • Zealously represent clients in divorce, custody, child support, and other family matters brought in Supreme Court, Family Court and any concurrent matters.  

Candidate Requirements: 

  • Admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.  

  • A minimum of 1-2 years of experience required. 

  • Knowledge of Supreme Court and Family Court procedure is necessary. Experience may also include having worked in a family/divorce clinic in law school or internship/clerkship with Judges in the field.    

  • Excellent writing and communication skills, ability to prioritize and work under a tight schedule, ability to multi-task, in depth knowledge of legal terminology and principles, and the ability to analyze legal documents for accuracy.  

  • Must be a team player, reliable, and demonstrate ability to work directly with clients.  

Required Languages: English & Spanish (Proficiency in Spanish is a must.)

To Apply: 

If you would like to apply for this position, we invite you to email us at with "ATTN: Wendy M. Weathers, Esq." in the subject line. 

Please be sure to include your resume, a short cover letter explaining why you're interested and why you think you'd be the best person for the position.