Family Law Attorney
Atticus Family Law, S. C.
Minneapolis, MN US
Posted ago
Atticus Family Law, S. C.

Every family law attorney wants a job that’s more good than bad. Each should be paid well and have great benefits. Each family law attorney deserves to be respected and heard. Together they thrive with like-minded firm colleagues in pursuing a clear mission to help clients in family law transitions.

Since I hired my first employee in 2004, it’s been my experience and belief that making clients successful and happy starts and ends with putting great attorneys, paralegals, and staff first. A staff-centric firm is a firm that develops great results for clients. Great family law attorneys that seek a position that will serve their professional and personal needs, giving them no reason to look at other jobs in the years to come, should apply to Atticus Family Law, S. C. I welcome interest and referrals for all who seek a great place to work and practice.

Please note that only those applicants who follow our application procedure will be considered.

We value our staff and offer the following:

  • Competitive salaries
  • A monthly bonus program
  • Health and Dental insurance stipend
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Profit sharing after one year of service
  • Professional training opportunities including CLE
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Paid time off

Attorney will work amongst the firm’s Minneapolis, Saint Paul, and Stillwater offices in addition to enjoying remote work from their home.

Salary commensurate with experience.

To apply for this position, please submit a detailed resume as well as a cover letter telling us why you are searching for a new position, why you are the best candidate for this position, and a writing sample.

No emails, phone calls or in-person applications will be accepted.


Our ideal candidate has 4+ years’ experience in family law and has knowledge of Minnesota procedures. The candidate also has strong attention to detail and follow-up skills. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Drafting motions, affidavits, legal arguments, testimony, and trial briefs
  • Hearing preparation
  • Case consultation and strategizing with client
  • Communicating with opposing party, courts, and others
  • Performing case law research to identify and apply relevant judicial decisions, statutes, etc.
  • Investigating the facts of a case
  • Reviewing and monitoring new and updated laws and regulations
  • Crafting substantive correspondence
  • Editing and approving paralegal-crafted documents


  • 4+ years’ experience in family law
  • Admitted to Minnesota Bar
  • Expresses sensitivity to others – can make clients feel comfortable sharing personal information relating to their cases
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Open-minded and willing to learn
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Can quickly adapt to changing deadlines
  • Ability to manage many cases at one time
  • Technologically savvy
  • Extensive use of Microsoft Office products

$100,000 - $150,000 yearly
About Atticus Family Law, S. C.


For family law clients who believe they deserve a fair outcome, Atticus Family Law, S. C. helps them make sure their outcome is not a hammock of misery but rather a springboard to a bright future. The design of AFL is that of a metaphorical law firm pizza – our clear vision & standards, well-chosen personnel, and quality clients are the crust, sauce, and cheese, respectfully. While pizzerias focus on toppings, AFL recognizes that without having proven crust, delicious sauce, and fresh cheese that any innovative law firm features, being the toppings, will not make the excellent pizza that leads to bright futures.

PLA will oversee an assistant practice manager; finance/sales/office admin; and a legal staff of 4 paralegals, three attorneys, and a 3rd-year law student. Operations are also supported by outside vendors for bookkeeping, telephone reception, HR consulting, tech support, payroll, and law firm development consulting.

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