Family Law Attorney
The Colwell Law Group
Albany, NY US
Posted ago
The Colwell Law Group

We are excited that our growing law firm has expanded into the Saratoga Springs area. We are currently looking for an experienced Family Attorney who is passionate about representing clients facing one of the most challenging times in their lives. Candidates should be adept at preparing necessary legal documents in connection with prenuptial agreements, initiating and finalizing divorces, alimony, child support/child custody, and real estate.

             What we offer:

  • An outstanding and top-rated law firm
  • Great work-life balance 
  • An open-door approach fostering a collaborative atmosphere
  • A positive, supportive, and goal-driven team
  • Excellent compensation and benefits
  • Professional, respectful and friendly environment  

Responsibilities
  • Divide marital assets, including real estate, when necessary during divorce proceedings
  • Represent clients in court proceedings as needed
  • Assist clients effectively by understanding their needs analyzing the situation then strategizing and deciding on a proper course of action
  • Maintain client files to ensure they are properly organized and up to date
  • Prepare legal documents such as legal pleadings, motions, marital settlement agreements, contracts, judgments, and orders for a high volume of cases

  • Work closely with the legal team to ensure swift action through the civil litigation process

Qualifications
  • Candidates should be great negotiators and communicators, specifically in situations when emotions and stress are high
  • At least 1-2 years of working in a law firm on family law issues as well as real estate (determining marital property) is necessary
  • Bachelor’s degree with a legal background and J.D. degree are required
  • Active membership with the ABA (American Bar Association)

  • Well-written, proactive, and excellent work ethic

Compensation
$80,000 - $110,000 salary based on experience plus bonus/benefits
About The Colwell Law Group

Benefits:

  • 401(k) Matching
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision/Rx
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Vacation & Holiday Pay
  • Pet Benefit

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