Family Law Attorney
Collins Family Law Group
Columbia, SC US
Posted ago
Collins Family Law Group

Family Law Attorney (Columbia or Charleston)

This role offers an exceptional candidate the option to relocate from the Columbia area to coastal Charleston/Lowcountry. Candidates may begin work in our Columbia office and transfer after starting with our Firm.

If you are up for a Family Law Attorney position that is as demanding as it is rewarding, please continue reading. And if you are up to the challenge, we look forward to seeing your resume and cover letter.

We are a family law firm with 6 locations in North and South Carolina. We are currently looking for a hardworking, detail-oriented Family Law Attorney to join our team supporting SC legal needs in the Lowcountry, where our founder is from originally.

Preferably you will have at least three to five years of experience practicing family law in South Carolina and you will also have some experience with managing and overseeing paralegals and other support staff.

You must be a positive person and a team player. If you see the glass as being half full, you are definitely the type of person we are looking for. Our law firm is a close-knit team.

We are seeking someone detail-oriented and willing to go the extra mile to get the job done right the first time. In our law practice, getting it done right the first time for our clients is very important and we need our entire team to work with this important goal in mind.

Must be a team player. You will be working with other attorneys and staff and both you and our other staff members are accountable to each other.

The candidate should have the ability to be able to talk to people in a manner that is polite, educated, and puts them at ease. You need to have compassion when dealing with our clients.

At times, you will also need to know how to figure things out on your own and be able to creatively problem solve and come up with workable solutions.

If you are hired, you will be part of a wonderful team of people, who work hard to get the job done right the first time and take pride in the work that they do. You will be part of a team that is rewarded for their hard work.

Compensation is negotiable and based on experience. It is also subject to periodic review and raises and bonuses are based on job performance. If we succeed, you will, too!

If you have gotten this far, then you are truly an exceptional person. Most people will have stopped reading a long time ago.

If you are thinking about submitting your resume and cover letter, it means that you are a hard worker, ready for a challenge, and want to be part of a team where your hard work and efforts are recognized, appreciated, and rewarded.

HOW TO APPLY: Please send your resume and a cover letter. When you apply, in the first sentence of your cover letter, make sure you state the following: “I am your next Top Family Law Attorney.”

Responsibilities

  • Help effectively solve legal problems for clients through analyzing the situation, understanding their needs, and creating a strategic plan of action
  • Draft pleadings, motions, contracts, marital settlement agreements, handle the division of marital assets, judgments, and orders for a high volume of cases
  • Attend court proceedings as needed to ensure effective representation for clients
  • Collaborate with senior partners, multiple attorneys, and paralegals both in-person and virtual to effectively move files through the civil litigation process
  • Consult with potential clients to ascertain their needs and decide on the next steps
  • Engage in matter management to ensure all cases move forward in a timely manner
  • Set boundaries for clients when needed to ensure the firm is profitable and our attorneys protected from potential liability
  • Confirm all work from the Firm is consistent and quality-reviewed for case law and written content/clarity

Qualifications

  • License to practice law in South Carolina
  • 3+ years experience working in a law firm on family law issues, with sufficient experience to work independently on certain cases and retain new clients
  • An undergraduate degree with a legal background and Juris Doctor degree required
  • Experience with billing and keeping track of billable time on cases
  • Great negotiation and communication skills, particularly in stressful and emotional situations
  • Ability to successfully represent both plaintiff and defendant sides of a case
  • Team-oriented, flexible, organized, and willing to work across office locations when needed is a plus
  • Self-starter who will take the proactive initiative to complete priorities on a daily basis
  • Ability to creatively problem-solve and come up with workable solutions, figure things out on your own
  • Must be willing to travel locally to Charleston and the surrounding area for mediations, depositions, and court

Compensation
$60,000+ DOE
About Collins Family Law Group

We are a fast-growing regional Family and Elder Law Firm with multiple offices in North Carolina and South Carolina. We are looking for members to add to our team who are fierce, strong, and compassionate as well as ethical, professional, and trustworthy. You must be committed to excellence, value clients, and want to be a part of something extraordinary.


Benefits:

  • 401(k) 
  • 401(k) matching 
  • Dental Insurance 
  • Health insurance 
  • Life insurance 
  • Long-term disability 
  • Paid time off 
  • Retirement plan 
  • Vision insurance 

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