Associate Attorney
Jacobs Berger, LLC
Morristown, NJ US
Posted ago
Jacobs Berger, LLC

We are looking for an attorney who has a passion for family law and experience handling all aspects of divorce and related matters to join our growing law firm. We’re looking for a motivated individual who is serious about de-stressing the divorce process and who can give our clients and their families outstanding representation. You should be able to show through your work that their goals and plans matter. You need to be a self-starter, enjoy a collaborative work environment focused on excellent service, and have compassion. You should possess the ability to build relationships with your clients and know your way around a courtroom (both virtual and real!)

Responsibilities

The Job

  • Our firm exclusively practices family law (divorce, prenups, visitation, mediation, etc.)
  • Demonstrate experience in taking ownership of a client's case – discovery, pleadings, motions; collaboration and mediation; pretrial hearings, motion hearings, and trials
  • Conduct client meetings and recommend strategies
  • Delegate work to paralegals and legal assistants and monitor their work

The Essentials

  • We need an attorney who can contribute to developing the strategy of a case and who knows where to find the rules of procedure to back up that case strategy
  • We need an attorney who knows how to find your way around the courtroom and how to project confidence and competence when dealing with people on behalf of our clients
  • If you see a case file as an opportunity to help someone build a new life, you’ll like the way we think
  • Skills and experience are important and valued, but your personality, character, intelligence, and integrity are also extremely important considerations
  • We need an attorney we can count on to show up in court.
  • We are growing, and you will be called upon to wear many hats.

Here’s what we offer:

  • Salary commensurate with skill and experience and is negotiable
  • Competitive benefits package including health insurance, retirement plan, life insurance, and unlimited PTO. We also pay for CLE, bar dues, and some approved voluntary bar memberships
  • Hybrid remote work schedule
  • Positive (and appreciative) team environment

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • NJ Bar Admission required
  • Minimum 3 years experience in family law

About Jacobs Berger, LLC

Women-owned and operated boutique family law firm in Morristown, NJ with a focus on de-stressing the divorce process and all areas of family law.

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