Family Law Attorney
Vasquez de Lara Law Group
Miami, FL US
Posted ago
Vasquez de Lara Law Group

We are seeking an associate who is passionate about helping parents going through family court in divorce, paternity, or post-judgment court proceedings. We are not your typical small law firm. Our entrepreneurial law firm continues to grow, and we’re looking for an attorney who can hit the ground running to give our clients outstanding representation. Ideal candidates have a minimum of 4 years of experience as lawyers in family law, and who have solid litigation experience.

Skills and experience are appreciated and valued, and certainly considered, but your personality, character, intelligence, and integrity are also extremely important considerations. High-maintenance, humorless, self-entitled, or self-important individuals will not succeed in this position and need not apply.

Compensation:
From $90,000+ DOE. The expected annual compensation range for this position would be $90k-$110K but could exceed this depending on the bonus multipliers offered. We pay a base salary plus monthly, quarterly and annual bonuses based on hours billed and firm performance. You will also get a percentage of any matter you bring into the firm.

Responsibilities

  • Guide clients by providing strategic direction on their cases, understanding their needs and wants, pivoting when needed and keeping the client at the center of each matter
  • Represent clients in court proceedings when needed
  • Be able to draft pleadings, conducting discovery, handle mediations and settlement conferences, pretrial hearings
  • Delegate and communicate with other attorneys and paralegals to efficiently move the case forward and prevent details from falling through the cracks
  • Be results oriented with high quality, professional results

Qualifications

  • Candidate needs to have strong written and oral communication
  • Strong negotiation skills and solid courtroom presentation
  • 4+ years working in a law firm with family law experience
  • English/Spanish speaker
  • Must be a member of the Florida Bar in good standing
  • Must have litigation and courtroom experience
  • Must have enough experience to be able to handle trials independently

To Apply:

  • Please follow these instructions. APPLICATIONS THAT DO NOT FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. 
  • Prepare a cover letter with no more than two paragraphs and a single closing sentence. In the first paragraph explain what you believe are the 3 most important qualities that must be possessed by an attorney working with people experiencing divorce. 
  • In the second paragraph tell me why you applied to this particular ad. As a closing sentence please write, “I have read the instructions contained in the job posting and have followed the instructions.” 
  • Wizehire will ask you to take a DISC assessment - which is not required, but helpful!

Compensation
$90,000
About Vasquez de Lara Law Group

We are a growing and fast-expanding family law firm located near Dadeland Mall. Our mission is to help our clients deal with family problems that have become legal problems. One of our firm’s values is family. We are not only a great legal team but we genuinely care for our employees and staff. We offer competitive salaries, paid vacations, paid holidays and PTO and offer medical insurance, life insurance and disability insurance. We also have a matching IRA. Come work and grow with us!

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