Matrimonial & Family Law Associate
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.
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.
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.)
If you would like to apply for this position, we invite you to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org 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.