Family Law Attorney
Halligan LLC
Denver, CO US
Posted ago
Halligan LLC

Family Law Attorney

Our firm is seeking a skilled, passionate, and capable family law attorney who will be an integral part of our growing, entrepreneurial, and boutique law firm.

The ideal candidate will contribute their domestic relations and family law knowledge and experience to strengthen a dynamic and energetic team. Halligan LLC is poised for growth, and we are looking for a skilled and committed attorney who can hit the ground running to provide our clients with outstanding representation. 

The ideal candidate will additionally have superb research and writing skills, strong rapport with clients, and extensive court experience. The ideal candidate will be passionate about family law, dedicated to assisting clients in challenging periods of their lives, and committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for clients. Candidates will be supported by a dedicated paralegal and a robust support staff, and will have the opportunity to practice domestic relations law at a high level.

Compensation

Base salary is commensurate with skill and experience. The firm offers a competitive base salary between $100,000 and $200,000, in addition to the opportunity to earn bonus compensation for performance, billable hour achievements, and client generation. 

The firm's benefits package includes paid attorney registration dues, paid time off, sick time, dental, vision, and medical insurance, a monthly internet stipend, and a retirement plan with employer-matching contributions. The firm is pleased to be able to offer associates who regularly meet performance benchmarks the ability to work on a remote or hybrid basis.

Responsibilities

The Job

  • Conduct client meetings
  • Devise and implement strategies to reach the client’s goals
  • Provide high-level production support on complex family law cases
  • Engage in full-service family law services, which may include representing pre and post-decree, child custody, and modification of parenting plans
  • Independently maintain an average caseload and monitor and mentor less senior attorney cases
  • Directly supervise the quality of work performed by paralegals
  • Delegate work as appropriate while balancing client expenses, support staff ability, and case need
  • Conduct discovery, provide high-level legal research support when needed, draft and review complex pleadings and motions, conduct pretrial hearings and conferences, motion hearings, mediation, and family law trials

Qualifications

If these statements apply to you, then keep reading:

The Essentials

  • Applicants should have a minimum of 1 year of experience successfully helping clients achieve their desires in their family law matters.
  • Experience in Colorado family law is preferred but not required
  • Applicant must have extensive knowledge of and experience with complex, high-asset cases
  • Applicant must be able to manage a caseload of a minimum of 20 active cases
  • Personality, character, intelligence, and integrity are extremely important considerations
  • Applicant believes in continued professional development, actively participates in continuing legal education, and is aware of his/her own knowledge gaps
  • The applicant is an advocate of diversity and inclusivity in the workplace
  • The applicant is able to work directly with Managing Partner to assist on an as-needed and by-request basis
  • Applicant values a work-life balance and does so while meeting work responsibilities
  • Applicant sets reasonable boundaries for client communication and attorney availability
  • The applicant maintains exceptional levels of professionalism and decorum under all circumstances
  • Applicant sets realistic client expectations and engages in appropriate client management
  • Applicant employs a keen eye for detail and takes pride in the quality of his or her work

Compensation
$100,000 - $200,000 yearly
About Halligan LLC

How to Apply

We are excited to hear from the candidates! If this opportunity aligns with you, we look forward to reviewing your credentials and learning more about you and your career goals!

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