Associate Attorney - Family Law
Kimbrough Legal, PLLC
Austin, TX US
Posted ago
Kimbrough Legal, PLLC

Our firm is hiring an Associate Attorney who will support us by conducting legal research, drafting documents, maintaining client files, and assisting with legal counsel. The ideal candidate will have some courtroom experience and strong legal research and writing skills. If you’re ready to jump-start your growth in the industry and learn how to strategize in the courtroom to successfully represent clients, reach out to us today!

Responsibilities
  • Keep files organized to make sure the most recent updates are accessible to other attorneys, paralegals, and staff
  • Analyze conflicts in legal matters, advise clients on solutions, and negotiate on behalf of clients
  • Prepare correspondence and legal documents such as contracts, pleadings, briefs, affidavits, motions, and settlement agreements for contract negotiations and proceedings
  • Attend court hearings or other legal proceedings, perform legal research, and work with senior associate attorneys to provide legal advice
  • Communicate with senior associates, paralegals, and clients to ensure cases are handled efficiently
Qualifications
  • Candidates must have passed the bar exam
  • Effective communication skills and problem-solving skills are necessary to work with all levels of staff and clients
  • Active member of the American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Willingness to learn from senior attorneys to meet our client needs and grow our client base
  • Has a Juris Doctor (J.D. degree) from an accredited law school

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Admission to the Texas Bar
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience handling family law cases (non-negotiable)
  • Ability to track billable hours
  • Advanced knowledge of computer technology and the Internet (MS Word and Excel) and the ability to learn new programs easily
  • Multi-tasking skills and the ability to work well under pressure
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Reliability and dependability
  • Problem analysis and problem-solving
  • For working from home: fast internet connection (20MB+) and a quiet work environment for receiving and making professional calls

Compensation
$85,000 - $125,000 yearly
About Kimbrough Legal, PLLC

Kimbrough Legal, PLLC provides clients in Austin, San Antonio, and the surrounding areas with bold, passionate legal representation for divorce, family law, and criminal defense cases. We’re good at what we do because we follow one simple principle: the client comes first. It’s why we pride ourselves on creating thoughtful client-centered solutions that are both practical and accessible for those we serve.

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