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Associate Attorney in Jacksonville, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/16/2018

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Job Description

Contract to Hire or Perm option.

Multi office Family Law practice is hiring an Associate Attorney. A great building platform for someone beginning their legal career.

Associate Attorney will manage litigation cases and resolve legal disputes on behalf of clients by developing agreements, negotiating contacts, settling claims and advocating for clients in court. Will work a wide range of fields, spanning from estate planning, disability/social security, debt resolution and probate services.

Associate Attorney will work under the supervision of a more experienced Attorney and Legal Assistant.

Associate Attorney Duties and Responsibilities

Provide Legal Support

Associate Attorney will complete extensive case-related research into relevant laws and regulations, negotiate on behalf of clients, draft and interpret contracts and legal documents, and oversee compliance to these documents. Will work within a case management system. They must plan and present arguments and counter-arguments in a court of law.

Maintain Client Relationships

Will communicate often and explain complex legal proceedings and concepts to clients. Will also include regular networking events to source new potential clients.

Prepare Reports

Responsible for keeping all stakeholders abreast of the progress of a case by creating reports and communicating verbally.

Associate Attorney Skills

Excellent communication skills with strong interpersonal and leadership skills. Will have strong analytical abilities and extreme attention to detail. Capable of working both in teams and independently, will be versatile and they take the initiative in their work.

  • Experience in Family Law is ideal but not required

Will be interviewing immediately, pre-screening required.

Pay rates will be commensurate with experience, base pay, benefits and incentives available.

2 locations - Riverside / Neptune beach Location