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Litigation Associate - Marital & Family

Company: McKinnon Legal
Location: Pembroke Pines
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Associate Attorney - Family Law Litigation Attorney

We are a highly sought-after Family Law Firm that is on track for aggressive growth and we need an experienced attorney to join our team and work directly with the owner and attorneys to support the team and help clients.

We want to be known for helping clients come out of an extremely emotional process feeling as though they are a better person, in a better position, and that they had a team behind them that really cared and fought for them. We are growing fast, and we need a professional dynamo who can hit the ground running.

This position will be responsible for important work, including:



--- Manage full case-handling responsibilities from inception through resolution
--- Cultivate relationships with the firm's existing and future clients
--- Analyze case-specific legal issues and documentation
--- Provide leadership and direction to paralegals and legal assistants

Our next Associate Attorney will relate to the below statements:

--- You are an awesome juggler of tasks and can change gears quickly
--- You have a positive outlook
--- You love challenges
--- You are a team player
--- You do not take the client's issues personally
--- You are an amazing scheduler with a sickening degree of attention to detail
--- Your middle name is "No Drama"
--- You enhance the work environment
--- You love to help transform lives

Ideal Candidate:

--- Family Law Associate with experience in heavy asset divorces, highly contentious family law, and dependency matters
--- Ability to take initiative on work that needs to be done and complete tasks with minimal oversight
--- Minimum of 7 years of litigation experience
--- Ability to deal with challenges and resolve them
--- Teachable
--- Motivated
--- Loves Family Law
--- Personable
--- Advocates for the client

We look forward to reviewing your application.

Responsibilities:
--- Work as part of a team with all levels of experience and be open to cross-training for coverage outside the associate duties
--- Manage full case-handling responsibilities from inception through resolution
--- Work as part of a team with all levels of experience and be open to cross-training for coverage outside the associate duties
--- Effectively manages client expectations
--- Cultivate relationships with the firm's existing and future clients
--- Analyze case-specific legal issues and documentation
--- Our team works and collaborates together all in-house - this is not a remote position.
--- Eager to resolve matters in the client's best interest

Qualifications:
--- Self-starter
--- Open-Minded
--- Trial skills
--- Evidentiary Hearings
--- Negotiation skills
--- Excellent written and oral communication skills
--- Mediations and Settlement Conferences
--- Minimum networking requirement
--- Deposition experience
--- Licensed to practice in Florida

About Company:
McKINNON LEGAL's passion lies in bringing about better solutions for the family litigation clients we serve. We aspire to expand the practice to a multiple-lawyer organization to serve more families going through hard times coping and resolving a myriad of issues, including co-parenting, timesharing, the amicable division of assets acquired during the marriage, support, and other ancillary matters related to the family. We enjoy bringing people out of difficult situations and are grateful when they let us know how our firm has made a huge impact on the trajectory of their futures. We love bringing resolution to acrimonious situations and helping post-divorce parties live better.

Keywords: McKinnon Legal, Pembroke Pines , Litigation Associate - Marital & Family, Legal , Pembroke Pines, Florida

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